Press releases

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.

  • Partnership works to keep borough safe

    Published on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

    Bromley Police and the Safer Bromley Partnership are appealing for any further eye witness accounts of a fight that broke out in intu Bromley on Boxing Day.

  • Blue badge misuse - guilty verdict results in sentencing

    Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

    Misuse of a blue badge has resulted in confiscation of the badge and the driver pleading guilty following a prosecution.

  • Biggin Hill Airport ‘call in’ agenda published

    Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

    The agenda for the council meeting to examine the ‘call in’ application about Biggin Hill Airport has now been published.

  • Bromley ready for Freedom Pass renewal – look out for your letter

    Published on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

    Of the 1.2 million Freedom Pass users across London, around 138,000 older person’s pass holders will renew their passes in the New Year. This includes 6,500 in Bromley.

  • Crystal Palace Park Community Fund results in Christmas carol

    Published on Friday, 18 December 2015

    A Christmas carol has been sung for the first time at Crystal Palace, with the community coming together to support the park and the song.

  • Woman prosecuted for council tax fiddle

    Published on Friday, 18 December 2015

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

  • Rogue trader jailed

    Published on Friday, 18 December 2015

    A Faversham man has been jailed for three years after conning an 80 year old Beckenham resident out of £21,700.

  • Sevenoaks Way traffic lights fine-tuned reducing congestion

    Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

    The traffic lights in Sevenoaks Way at the junction with Leesons Hill have been adjusted to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion.

  • Biggin Hill Airport limited hours decision called in

    Published on Monday, 14 December 2015

    The decision to grant an extension of operating hours, with stringent conditions and obligations for Biggin Hill Airport, has been ‘called in’.

  • Ensure a safe and happy festive period

    Published on Wednesday, 9 December 2015

    As Christmas approaches, research shows people worry more about buying presents than anything else, but cooking Christmas dinner comes second along with family arguments!

  • Stay well this winter

    Published on Friday, 4 December 2015

    As the wintery weather heads this way, Bromley Council is working with health colleagues at the Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group to share NHS winter health advice.

  • Crystal Palace community groups get cash for the park

    Published on Friday, 4 December 2015

    Six local voluntary and community groups have been awarded community grants following successful applications to the Crystal Palace Park Community Projects Fund to deliver a specific project or activity in Crystal Palace Park.

  • Noisy neighbours successfully prosecuted

    Sound equipment

    Published on Monday, 30 November 2015

    Two noisy neighbours have been prosecuted by Bromley Council’s Public Protection Division following complaints regarding loud music.

  • Biggin Hill Airport limited hours decision

    Published on Friday, 27 November 2015

    An extension of operating hours has been agreed by the Council’s Executive, with stringent conditions and obligations for Biggin Hill Airport to fulfil.

  • Man convicted of defrauding Bromley Council

    Published on Monday, 23 November 2015

    A former Bromley resident was prosecuted on 5 November at the Bromley Magistrates Court for cheating Bromley Council out of benefits that he was not entitled to.

  • Information session for parents of children with additional needs

    Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    Parents of children with a disability or special educational needs can find out more about available support in Bromley at a special drop-in event organised by Bromley Council.

  • Money launderer sentenced following building scam

    Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    A former publican, John Paul O’Donovan, trading as JP O’Donovan Builders ltd, has been found guilty of money laundering following a short trial at Croydon Crown Court.

  • Last chance to clean-up

    Published on Monday, 16 November 2015

    Friends, neighbours, businesses, groups and other volunteers are invited to join the final Big Bromley Brush Up clean-up events of the year, at the end of November.

  • Penge butcher's shop prosecuted for poor food hygiene

    Penge butcher's shop prosecuted for poor food hygiene - November 2015

    Published on Friday, 13 November 2015

    Two men involved with a Penge butcher and grocery store have been prosecuted by Bromley Food Safety Officers for extremely poor food safety and hygiene conditions.