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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...

Dear Residents Please find below the crime record for the period from 1st to 15th May. Two thefts from motor vehicle and no other offences to report. In order to reduce the risk of your catalytic convertor being stolen try and park your vehicle either in a garage...

You can download the latest advice from Bromley Trading Standards on avoiding scams during the coronavirus outbreak....

Since our last post dated 7 April there have been further significant developments. It needs to be kept in mind that there are two separate but linked planning issues. The first relates to plans to convert the existing buildings into a single shop but, in the most...

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...

No crimes were reported in Shortlands ward in the fortnight to 4 May. Phishing emails Regarding phishing emails, you can report these to  report@phishing.gov.uk For dodgy tax phishing emails, report to   phishing@hmrc.gov.uk The different banks also have their own reporting addresses: phishing@natwest.com internetsecurity@barclays.co.uk phishing@hsbc.com emailscams@lloydsbanking.co.uk phishing@rbs.com reportfraud@metrobank.plc.uk phishing@santander.co.uk...

A Covid-19 mobile testing centre is due to be opened on 1 May in Norman Park car park  accessible via Hayes Lane. The car park will therefore be closed to other visitors while this is in place. For further details download the press release from...

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...