August 2020

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period 16th July to 31st July.  Apart from a spate of theft from motor vehicle & vehicle interference between the 14/07/20 & 16/07/20 the crime rate was generally low.  From the crimes mentioned you will see...

Shortlands library will be reopening on Monday, 3 August 2020, Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. As lockdown continued the return dates for the books were put back, and new charges have temporarily been suspended, so no one should have fines.  Books reserved...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well. Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st July to 15th July. Apart from two small spates of motor vehicle crime we’ve been mostly crime free in Shortlands over the past fortnight. Remember not to leave valuable items in unattended...

At its meeting on 14 July Bromley’s Development Control Committee will discuss whether to undertake a public consultation exercise regarding the potential designation of the Shortlands Village Conservation Area.  Designating the village as a conservation area means that planning applications would be required to either...

Dear Residents Please see below the crime record for the period from 17 June to 30 June 2020. Fortunately we’ve had no burglaries.  There were three thefts of vehicles, a similar number of thefts from vehicles and an attempted fraud.  It is best to keep your vehicle keys in...

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million. There are some simple steps you can take...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well.  Please find below the crime record for the period 1st June to 15th June.  Unfortunately,  the last two weeks have seen a bit of an increase in crime on Shortlands.  This may be due to the fact that people are out...

Please see below the crime record for the period from 15th May to 31st May. We had three "theft from motor vehicle" offences.  Two of these involved valuable items being stolen from vehicles and the other a catalytic convertor theft. Remember not to leave valuable items in...

A guided historical walk of Shortlands is planned on Saturday 27th June at 2:30 pm, subject to the Covid-19 situation at the time. For more details, including how to join the walk, download the poster....