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About Penge Forum

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

What is happening (or not happening) to Crystal Palace Park to be discussed at next Penge Forum Open Meeting

The next Open Meeting of Penge Forum will ask: What is happening with Crystal Palace Park? It is several years now since Bromley Council agreed an outline plan for improving Crystal Palace Park.   A new Trust Board has been formed … Continue reading

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Please note that the Police meeting is on Tuesday 17th September, not as previously advertised.

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Police Meeting Tuesday 17th September

The local police “Safer Neighbourhood” team for Penge & Cator will be holding a public meeting at MELVIN HALL, SE20 8EU on Tuesday 17th September from 6 pm to 8 pm.    The meeting will be attended by the borough … Continue reading

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Consultation on proposed bridge to allow access to Dinosaur Island in Crystal Palace Park is launched ….

details and feedback form is here …. Banners and forms are also available in the Paxton Centre for people who prefer the real life experience. AND:  Crystal Palace Park will be the main subject of the Forum’s September open meeting … Continue reading

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Find out more about plans for bridge to Crystal Palace Park Dino Island this weekend

A message from the Friends of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs: Would you like to know more about our plans for the Dino Bridge? If you’d like to find out more, come along to Brown and Greens in Crystal Palace Park … Continue reading

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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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