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Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 16th April to 30 April 2023.  Very pleasing to see no burglaries or thefts from motor vehicles over the last fortnight.  Worrying to see a knifepoint robbery take place at Queensmead Recreation Ground.  Even worse, after the...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st April to 15th April.  Overall, the amount of crime’s been very low over the last fortnight.  Very pleasing to see no theft from or of motor vehicle.  Regarding the recent criminal damage to a vehicle in...

Shortlands Residents' Association is providing financial support to a number of street parties across Shortlands marking the new King's Coronation. These are being held in Ravensbourne Avenue, Winchester Road, Scotts Avenue , Druids Way and Bromley Crescent and in St Mary's Church Gardens, a celebration...

On Sunday 30 April 2023 from 2.30pm to 5pm (and also Sunday 18 June 2023), you’ll be able to visit Myra Bright’s garden at 37 Crescent Road, Beckenham BR3 6NF. Myra is opening her garden to the public through the National Garden Scheme (website www.ngs.org.uk), to raise money for...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 17 March to 31 March 2023. Good to see the overall crime rate was low with many crime free days during the period.  Disappointing to see three burglaries but glad none of them were house burglaries.  Regarding...

The SRA is giving its full support to the Council's Nature Friendly Verges initiative which has just been launched, with one of the trial areas on Downs Hill and Ravensbourne Avenue. For details see the press notice below. Nature Friendly Verges...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st March to 15th March. Good to see we’ve gone 10 days with no vehicle crime.  Disappointing to see a burglary and what appears to be wanton criminal damage possibly from a drunk person.  Very pleasing to have had...

The Shortlands Residents' Association has welcomed the new proposal from Bromley Council to install a zebra crossing on Hillside Road, east of the junction with Mays Hill Road. SRA Chair Mike Ricketts said, 'This is a very positive measure which will create a safe crossing point...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st to 14th February 2023. Very pleased to see no theft from motor vehicle offences in the last fortnight.  At the same time, we’ve seen an increase in vehicle interference which shows criminals are still out there.  Two thefts of motor vehicles appear...