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About Penge Forum

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

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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Reporting faulty traffic lights

The TfL customer services number for reporting faulty traffic lights is 03432 221234.

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Summer Safer Cycling Courses in Bromley

A round up from Jane, Penge Forum’s Road Safety Rep: Bromley’s Road Safety Cycle Team are running a whole host of FREE training and activities for the whole family over the summer. Need help with safe cycling? There are FREE … Continue reading

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Mobility Scooters and Electric Wheelchair Users

One of our members has asked if we could post these answers from the council to questions about the use of mobility scooters.  Know your scooter/wheelchair Does your powered wheelchair or scooter have a top speed of 8 mph? If … Continue reading

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Short report on recent Youth Activities meeting

Jane Morley writes: Penge Forum’s meeting on 25 June 2018 was held to help Crystal Palace Community Development Trust’s consultation on youth provision locally. An audience of around 50 heard short presentations from Councillor Kathy Bance, Inspector Gary Byfield, Teena … Continue reading

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June 25th Penge Forum meeting on Youth Services to be held at Anerley Town Hall

The next Penge Forum meeting will have a slightly different format. A number of members have suggested youth activities as a theme for a meeting.  So, for our meeting on Monday June 25th, we are teaming up with the Crystal Palace Community … Continue reading

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Report from Penge Forum’s Road Safety Representative

The next meeting of the Bromley Council Road Safety Panel is on Tuesday, June 5th. If you have issues you would like to be raised, such as road layout and ongoing problems, please let me know by close of play … Continue reading

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Local Election Hustings to be held on Tuesday April 24th

Penge Forum will be organising an election husting to take place on Tuesday April 24th at Melvin Hall. The names of the candidates in our three local wards (Crystal Palace, Penge and Cator, Clock House) doe the Bromley Council elections on … Continue reading

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Notes from recent Road Safety Panel meeting

Safety issues raised via Penge Forum for Bromley Road Safety Panel Meeting 13.3.18 Newlands Park, Lennard Road, Parish Lane, Kings Hall Road, Thicket Road, Maple Road, Oakfield Road, side roads off Croydon Road are all experiencing boorish behaviour by motorists: … Continue reading

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