Press releases

Bromley offers places to all 2016 on-time school applicants with a majority getting their first or second preference

Published on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Everyone applying on time to Bromley for a secondary or primary school in 2016 has been successfully offered a place.

  • On the Electoral Register – don’t forget to vote on 5 May

    Published on Friday, 29 April 2016

    The final countdown is under way to the Greater London Authority Elections on 5 May.

  • Dog owners must microchip their pet

    Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2016

    Bromley Council is reminding dog owners in the borough that, from the 6 April, all dogs in England, Scotland and Wales are required by law to be chipped by the time they are eight weeks old.

  • 92 Squadron Standard to remain at St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance

    Published on Friday, 15 April 2016

    Biggin Hill Memorial Museum Trust welcomes news that the 92 Squadron Standard will remain at St George’s Chapel.

  • Watch out for council tax banding scam

    Published on Thursday, 14 April 2016

    Bromley Council is warning residents to be vigilant regarding a council tax re-banding scam which is being operated around the borough.

  • Former local restaurant owner convicted of benefit fraud

    Published on Monday, 11 April 2016

    The former owner of Mintoos Restaurant in Baston Road, Hayes was convicted of benefit fraud at Croydon Crown Court on Wednesday 23 March 2016 following an investigation by Bromley Council.

  • Make sure you have your say

    Published on Monday, 11 April 2016

    Bromley residents who are not on the electoral register or who have moved recently have less than a week now to register in time to vote in the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections on May 5.

  • Blue badge misuse results in prosecution

    Published on Monday, 4 April 2016

    A 26 year old Croydon man has been prosecuted for misusing a blue badge when the badge holder was not present.

  • Fly-tip investigation leads to fine

    Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2016

    An Orpington man has been prosecuted following an investigation into a fly-tip incident.

  • An impressive approach to safeguarding

    Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2016

    A key priority for the Council is to safeguard elderly and vulnerable adults in the borough.

  • Safer sleeping for babies

    Published on Friday, 18 March 2016

    Healthy Bromley is raising awareness of the safest way to look after your baby when asleep.

  • Trading Standards prevent man from losing house to rogue traders

    Published on Friday, 18 March 2016

    A Lincolnshire man who tricked an Orpington resident into signing over the ownership of his £300,000 home has been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud at Inner London Crown Court.

  • Fly-tipper caught and prosecuted

    Published on Friday, 18 March 2016

    A Swanley man has been prosecuted for fly-tipping building materials in Star Lane, St Mary Cray.

  • Residents warned to be vigilant

    Published on Friday, 18 March 2016

    Trading Standards are warning residents again to be on their guard for bogus builders following two attempts to scam residents.

  • Stamping out Blue Badge misuse

    Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2016

    Enforcement action is being intensified in on-street parking locations and council operated car parks throughout Bromley to put a stop to Blue Badge misuse.

  • Together we can tackle child abuse

    Published on Tuesday, 8 March 2016

    Bromley Council is backing a campaign, in partnership with the Department for Education, to raise awareness that everyone has a role to play in protecting children and young people from abuse and neglect.

  • St George’s Chapel Memorial Museum show and tell open day

    Published on Thursday, 3 March 2016

    An informal open day is going to be held at St George’s Chapel on Friday 18 March 2016. The local community are being asked to visit and share their memories and show their Biggin Hill related artefacts.

  • Council Leader says EU is a matter for the electorate following approval of motion at Full Council

    Published on Monday, 29 February 2016

    A motion stating that Bromley Council would be better off if Britain was out of the European Union was carried at Full Council on Monday 22 February by 23 votes to 7 with 30 abstentions.

  • Bromley aims to be ‘Borough of choice’ despite diminished funding

    Published on Tuesday, 23 February 2016

    Bromley Council’s balanced budget recommended by the Executive on 10 February was agreed at Full Council on Monday 22 February.

  • Tradesman prosecuted following fly-tip investigation

    Published on Friday, 12 February 2016

    Traders and residents are being warned to make checks before they allow someone else to dispose of their waste. The warning follows a trader being prosecuted after a fly-tip incident was discovered on Skeet Hill last year.

  • Make sure you have your say

    Published on Monday, 8 February 2016

    If you’re not on the electoral register of have moved recently this is a reminder from the council you have until 18 April to apply to register to vote.

  • Disruption to council systems

    Published on Monday, 8 February 2016

    Systems update following power outage.

  • School place bid uncovers council tax fraudster

    Published on Wednesday, 3 February 2016

    A woman was successfully prosecuted for claiming single person discount on her council tax when in fact her partner was resident at the property for eight years.

  • Bromley Youth Council campaign trail underway

    Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016

    Bromley Youth Council are embarking on their 2016 elections.

  • Bromley Council prosecutes same Beckenham man three times

    Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

    On Tuesday 19 January 2016, Mr Warren Day was found guilty on three counts of breaching an Abatement Notice.

  • Beckenham awarded prestigious prize for night time economy

    Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016

    Beckenham has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag award by the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM) for its night time economy.

  • Chislehurst could get a new library

    Published on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

    A development partner has been selected that could eventually see a new purpose built library on the existing Chislehurst library site.

  • David Bowie tribute

    Published on Monday, 11 January 2016

    Following the sad news today about David Bowie, the council has issued the following reactive tribute.

  • Biggin Hill Airport ‘call in’ application dismissed

    Published on Wednesday, 6 January 2016

    The council’s Executive and Resources PDS Committee dismissed the ‘call-in’ application relating to Biggin Hill Airport’s application to their landlord, the council. The committee declined to refer the matter back to the Executive, meaning the decision now takes effect.

  • Christmas tree recycling weekend

    Published on Monday, 4 January 2016

    Residents are being reminded that they can dispose of their ‘real’ Christmas tree at one of the temporary garden waste sites open for one weekend only.