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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....

Bromley formed part of “Bomb Alley” in the Second World War as German bombers headed to and from central London. Many homes were damaged or destroyed, along with St Mary’s church. Local resident Linda Baldwin has compiled a list of casualties from Shortlands during the...

With thanks to David Linstead for this note about what can be seen in South Hill Wood and the accompanying page of photographs. Out and About in South Hill Wood and the Glen April 2020 Now that our walks are all so local and circumscribed by the...

This Rainbow Boy mural is on Hayes Lane opposite the junction with Kingswood Avenue. It's not a Banksy; it's by Croydon street artist Chris Shea. He is charging pubs, cafes and homeowners £50 a time to have the stencil added to their properties, raising money...

During these unprecedented times we are together fighting a respiratory virus that puts pressure on our lungs and on our heroic emergency services. Smoke from bonfires and other garden burning particularly affects those with underlying respiratory conditions as well as exacerbating symptoms in Covid-19 sufferers and...

Bromley Council is restarting the green garden waste collection from Monday 6 April.  Subscribers should put out their bin(s) out on their normal collection day. The Council will also restart recyclable waste collection on Monday, initially on a limited basis depending on the number of crews...