Monthly Archives: December 2014

Support for the homeless – Question to Council

Can the Portfolio Holder confirm that there will be an emergency homeless hostel in Bromley this winter? Reply: Yes, I can confirm that the winter shelter opened on Wednesday 3 December and runs for 3 months. Referrals are direct from housing … Continue reading

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Procurement Council Contracts – Council Question

To what extent will the Council consider and evaluate the environmental performance of those contractors who may enter future tendering processes?  What progress has been made and is expected in relation to compliance with ISO 14001? Reply: The Council considers, as … Continue reading

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Food Banks – Council Questions

A Bromley Borough Councillor recently responded to DPAC that Bromley Borough residents are not dependant on food banks but that our residents suffered more from obesity. Now that Oxfam have advised that Bromley residents are the second highest number of … Continue reading

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Royal Mail & The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam:

Christmas is fast approaching,  and cards are being posted through doors from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact them on 0906 6611911 (a Premium … Continue reading

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Planning Application – The Alex pub re-submitted plan

The following planning application has been received and Late Knights are named in the application as having agreed to operate a gastro-pub. This is for a change of use application from A4 (Public House to A3/4 Restaurant Pub). A pub area … Continue reading

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Street Cleaning Penge – Question to Full Council

We Councillors receive a great deal of casework each week but by far the most regular complaints we have to deal with are about the lack of or poor street cleaning.  Although not an urgent or high priority issue, it … Continue reading

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GLA Survey Join the Dots

Question to Full Council: There is a GLA survey ongoing called “Join the Dots”.  What has been the Borough’s involvement in this and what impact might its final report and recommendations have on plans for the communities of Penge, Anerley and … Continue reading

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