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Penge councillor honoured by Prince Charles

Cllr Kathy Bance had a day to remember at Buckingham Palace yesterday (Thursday) as she received her MBE from Prince Charles.  Kathy was awarded her MBE in last year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list year for her charity and community work … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch heads for Penge

The route for the Olympic Torch relay has been announced and it will be heading towards Penge on Monday July 23rd 2012.   The boroughs visited on that day are Lewisham, Bromley, Croydon, Sutton and Merton before arriving in Wandsworth for an … Continue reading

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Developments in Kings Hall Road and New Beckenham Station?

Some items of interest to residents in the Kings Hall area.   After many complaints, the council are taking the unusual step of proposing to make up and adopt the approach Road to Kent House Station from Kings Hall Road. The … Continue reading

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Maple Road market again this weekend

There was a small selection of stalls in Maple Road last weekend.  The stall holders said they were determined to be there in the long term and hope other stalls will gradually join.   Last week it was household goods, clothing, baby goods and fruit and … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Park updates

We’ve been asked for updates on various issues at Crystal Palace Park.  The Waterfall has not been working for several weeks and the dry bed is looking very uncared for. This breakdown was due to vandalism of the power supply. … Continue reading

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U-Turn on Bromley Children’s Centres – but reduced services

Bromley Council has been forced to revise its plans to reduce the number of Sure Start Children’s Centres from 23 to just 3. The Sure Start programme was one of the main priorities of the previous government. It was designed … Continue reading

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Action on High Street development

Kathy Bance sat on Thursday evening’s planning meeting.  There was one local issue.  At last night’s planning committee it was unanimously agreed that enforcement action be authorised against the landlord at 153-155 High Street, Penge, who had converted the upper floor offices into … Continue reading

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PENGE PARKING SURVEYS

Following the recent consultations on residents’ parking schemes for Penge, most areas came out against schemes which gave priority to residents but only if they bought a permit. Where there is heavy commuter parking, surveys in the Penge East/ St … Continue reading

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Extension for Penge’s “Beach”

As the sand pit is being well used, and as we may (possibly) experience better weather in the next few days, the Parks Department has agreed to leave the sand pit in the Rec until next Tuesday, when the schools will … Continue reading

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A Market for Maple Road – This Saturday

We have been aware for some time that the council was negotiating with a group of market stall holders who want to trade from Maple Road.   We did not want to publicise this until the details were confirmed.   However, half … Continue reading

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