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About Penge Forum

The membership led Residents' Association for those who live in or care about Penge and Anerley.

Details for following up issues raised at the Open Meeting on Tuesday July 9th

There was a good turnout for our Open Meeting on Tuesday 9th July at Melvin Hall.  There were several useful contacts given out: Rob Vale, Head of Trading Standards at Bromley Council gave a lively presentation including a film illustrating … Continue reading

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Survey on youth crime added to agenda for next meeting

A survey of local residents’ thoughts on gang and youth violence issues has been added to the agenda for Tuesday’s Penge Forum meeting.   This will come after we have heard from Rob Vale of Bromley Trading Standards on how to … Continue reading

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Executive Committee members will be in Empire Square, Saturday June 29th, 10.15 – 12.00 Come and meet us to find out more.

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Details of Penge Forum Open Meeting, Tuesday 9th July

The guest speakers at our July Open Meeting include Rob Vale, Head of Trading Standards at Bromley Council, who will give an illustrated talk and take questions on the latest developments to his work to counter “Scam, Fraudsters and Rogue Traders”.  His … Continue reading

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Bromley Council Review Consultation

This should get a few thoughts running.  We will ask the councillors to explain more at our next Open Meeting on July 9th.   

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Update on final completion of High Street improvements

We have been waiting for final completion of several aspects of the High Street improvement scheme.  After persistent questioning, we have now received this update from the council: When will the new waste bins and notice boards be installed? The … Continue reading

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Community Art at Penge Festival

At the Penge Fete 2019 the people of Penge (children and adults) created this piece of community art. Each person contributed a small piece of the many varied patterns inside each letter, building on what the previous person had done. … Continue reading

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Local Police meeting Friday 7th June

The Penge Police team will be at a public meeting at Melvin Hall on the 7th June.   The he 3-Borough Commander, Dave Stringer, will also be in attendance.   This is an opportunity to raise local issues as well as concerns over … Continue reading

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New Local Police and Council initiative for Penge

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Bromley Living Streets promotes walking and campaigns for safer, quieter, low-traffic neighbourhoods.

Some members might be interested in this event organised by Bromley Council: https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/get-involved/take-action-in-your-area/local-groups/bromley We (Bromley Council) believe that by getting more adults & children walking, cycling and using public transport, we can cut the number of car journeys, reduce air … Continue reading

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Application for High Street “Tap Room” opposite Homebase

There’s a planning application to convert no 47 High Street to a tap room. This is the empty shop next to Jerry’s Convenience store and the door shop near the corner of Mosslea Road, opposite Homebase. Planning reference is 19/01248. … Continue reading

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What do you most love about Penge?

Members of the Penge Forum Committee were out meeting members of the public earlier in March. 46 people were asked in Empire Square what they most loved about Penge. 15 people also responded on Facebook. Many people gave more than … Continue reading

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Penge & Cator Ward Safer Neighbourhood Panel meeting

At the recent Penge Forum Open Meeting with local police, questions were raised about the status of the Safer Neighbourhood Panel for the Penge & Cator ward. Roger Taylor, who is currently Chair of the panel, told us that it … Continue reading

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Some questions for our meeting with the police on Tuesday 12th March

Don’t miss your opportunity to ask a question.  Here are some to start with: How are our local police teams organised now that Copperfield House has been closed? How many police and PCSOs do we have working locally? Will we … Continue reading

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Meet our new Police teams at the next Penge Forum open meeting

This is an advance notice for our March meeting. As you may be aware, there have been several changes to our local policing. The Police base in Maple Road, Penge, has been closed; Bromley is now part of a 3-Borough … Continue reading

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New Borough Police arrangements and new local Sergeant at Penge Forum on March 12th

There’s new Planning Application for the conversion of our local police base in Copperfield House, Maple Road to residential. This confirms what we knew was coming, though it will be interesting to see where the local police base turns out … Continue reading

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Submission to Bromley’s Road Safety Review

Jane Morley, our road safety rep, has made a submission to Bromley’s consultation on road safety, based on the responses given at our street stall held in November 2018.   Vision Zero, a Strategy published by London’s Mayor on 24th July … Continue reading

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Penge Forum helps out in Penge

Penge Forum Committee members joined the “Friends of Penge” Choir at Pengemas in the town centre on Saturday 8th December. Also at the weekend, Penge Forum Treasurer, Stephen Brushett presented a cheque for £1639.29 to Ian Barrington of the Penge … Continue reading

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New Committee members

We were delighted to welcome two new members to the Penge Forum Committee at the AGM. Rachel New and Mark Phillippo offered their help and were voted onto the committee. They will bring new ideas and enthusiasm to our work … Continue reading

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