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About Penge Forum

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

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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AGM – here’s an agenda for tonight’s meeting

Don’t forget – doors open 7.00 at Melvin Hall for refreshments and memberships, free pen for the first 20 to pay.   Meeting proper starts at 7.30. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday 20th November 2018 AGENDA Introduction Annual Review & Accounts Appointment … Continue reading

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How your vote could help support Alexandra Rec Bowls Club

From Bromley Community Links: Until 20th November there is an opportunity to vote for projects in the Aviva Community Funding Competition. You can have 10 votes which you can use at any time during the voting phase and you can … Continue reading

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Anerley Town Hall Library Space – Meeting, Monday 19th November

SHORT NOTICE OF MEETING AT ANERLEY TOWN HALL LIBRARY 12 NOON, MONDAY 19TH NOVEMBER What is the meeting about? WHAT TO DO WITH THE OLD LIBRARY SPACE? Crystal Palace Community Trust now have the lease for the whole building – … Continue reading

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Join us for a glass of wine at the Penge Forum AGM on Tuesday 20th November, 7 pm for 7.30 pm

In advance of Tuesday’s AGM, our Annual Report for 2017/18 (at the end of this post) gives a short summary of some of the activities we have been involved in over the last 12 months. Please use the free refreshment … Continue reading

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What questions would you want to put to the council officers running our waste, street cleaning, recycling and parks service?

Why do I have to separate my recyclables when the refuse collectors throw them in the same lorry? Why is my road sometimes left in a mess after the refuse collection? How much does the council save by only collecting … Continue reading

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Refuse collections, recycling and street cleaning the focus at 2018 Penge Forum AGM

The Penge Forum AGM will be held on Tuesday November 20th 7pm at Melvin Hall.

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Meet up for Penge Forum, Saturday 3rd November, 11 – 1, Empire Square

Come and meet us at the Penge Forum tent in Empire Square on Saturday morning, 3rd November between 11 o’clock and 1 pm. As well as details of our AGM, we’ll be conducting a road safety feedback survey, have details … Continue reading

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Consultation on future of Crystal Palace Sports Centre

There is an ongoing consultation on the long term future of CP National Sports Centre.  The Mayor of London is leading this, with a view to rationalise, reduce the overall range and scale of sports, and reduce costs. There are … Continue reading

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Scheme to extend step free access in South-Eastern stations

This could also be discussed at our  Open meeting on Tuesday 25th September: https://newsroom.southeasternrailway.co.uk/news/nominate-your-local-station-for-a-share-of-gbp-300-million-fund-to-install-step-free-access?utm    

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Last chance to visit Crystal Palace Subway this year – this Sunday 23rd September

Come and visit the Crystal Palace Subway this Sunday 23 September This is possibly your last chance to visit the subway this year. Opening this SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER from 10AM TO 5PM, it’s a great chance to see this marvellous … Continue reading

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We’re pleased to announce that Cllr Josh King from Clock House ward will be joining our panel on Tuesday September 25th

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Local councillors open for question on Tuesday September 25th

                                  Cllr Kathy Bance (Penge & Cator) and Cllr Marina Ahmad (Crystal Palace) are the guests at the next Penge Forum meeting on Tuesday … Continue reading

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