Street care and cleaning news

First gritting of the winter

Published on Wednesday, 21 November 2018

As temperatures hovered around freezing and with sleet forecast for some areas on higher ground, roads and rural country lanes around Chelsfield and Biggin Hill were gritted last night.

  • Autumn leaf clearance in full swing

    Published on Monday, 12 November 2018

    The annual autumn leaf clearance operation is underway, which marks the busiest and most challenging season for street cleaning.

  • Council contractor finds tortoise doing a runner

    Published on Thursday, 19 July 2018

    A tortoise has been reunited with his owner after it was found wandering along Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham.

  • Preparing for winter is snow joke

    Published on Friday, 1 September 2017

    Residents’ associations, uniformed youth groups and other community groups are being invited to this year’s Snow Friends Conference on 19 September in preparation for the winter ahead.

  • Targeting fly-tipping and other crime

    Published on Monday, 24 April 2017

    A multi-agency borough-wide initiative targeting fly-tipping, antisocial behaviour and other crime launches today.

  • Last chance to clean-up

    Published on Wednesday, 18 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.

  • Snow Friends prepare for winter alongside gritting crews

    Published on Wednesday, 4 November 2015

    As gritting crews and Snow Friends prepare for winter, interested resident groups are being invited to join the scheme before the onset of winter.

  • Big Bromley Brush Up - achievements

    Volunteers taking part in Bromly Brush up in Mottingham

    Published on Friday, 9 October 2015

    Clean-up activities took place throughout the year and here you can read about some of the achievements.