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Shortlands will be hosting its own Summer Market on Sunday 12 May. Lasting from 11am – 4pm it is being held in Valley Primary School playground, Beckenham Lane. Stalls at the Market will be selling hot food and drinks, fresh food, candles, plants, homeware, clothes...

HELP NEEDED FOR HOMELESS VICTIMS Last night there was a fire in the building above and behind 95 Beckenham Lane in Shortlands Village. A number of people who lived in the flats there have been made homeless and have lost their clothes and other possessions. If...

Councillor Adam Grant has launched a petition requesting Network Rail to install ticket barriers at Shortlands Station to deter anti-social behaviour and more dangerous offences by people disembarking at the Station with bad motives. The link to view and/or sign up to the petition is...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st April to 15th April. Fortunately the overall crime record remains low.  If you have a shed with expensive items in it, it’s worth investing in a good quality lock.  Never leave your shed unlocked.  Very pleasing...

Shortlands Residents’ Association and Ravensbourne Valley Residents are jointly organising a hustings for the candidates standing in the Council by-election in the Shortlands and Park Langley Ward caused by the resignation of Councillor Aisha Cuthbert. The hustings are being held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 24 April...

Dear Residents Hope you’re all well and had a nice Easter. Please find below the crime record for the period from 21st March to 31st March.  Pleasing to see that Faraday cases have worked on two recent occasions to prevent vehicles being stolen. For one of these offences we got...

This year's AGM is taking place fairly close to the time of the London Mayoral election and a Shortlands Ward by-election caused by the resignation of Councillor Aisha Cuthbert. In these particular circumstances I think it appropriate to emphasise that the SRA is and has...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1 March to 19 March 2024 Very pleasing to see no thefts from motor vehicle and only one theft of motor vehicle.  Disappointing to see three burglaries. The garage burglary in Farnaby Road was particularly worrying...