£295,178 funding boost to help local high streets across Bromley reopen


  • Bromley Council will receive £295,178 to help local high streets reopen and attract shoppers and tourists.

  • Conservative Government investing a total of £56 million through the Welcome Back Fund to help councils prepare for the end of lockdown when it is safe to do so.

  • This is part of a wider package of measures to revitalise high streets and level up communities – including steps to make it easier for eateries to serve customers outdoors and set up market stalls this Summer.

  • Improvements can be made to local high streets across Bromley Council to help them safely and successfully open after lockdown thanks to Government funding.

 

A total of £56 million will be invested through the new Welcome Back Fund to help councils across England boost tourism, improve green spaces and provide more outdoor seating areas, markets and food stall pop-ups – giving people more, safer options to reunite with friends and relatives this Summer.

Councillors Secure Huge Improvements to Dangerous Road Junction


Conservative councillors for Copers Cope ward have succeeded in getting Bromley Council and TfL to improve the dangerous junction of Scott’s Lane, Bromley Road and Downsbridge Road with installation of a new mini roundabout and pedestrian crossing. There had been 14 collisions recorded there in the 5 years to June 2020.

Conservatives Name Tom Capon as Their Candidate for Crystal Palace By-Election

 

Bromley Conservatives have named Tom Capon as their candidate for the upcoming Crystal Palace by-election. The by-election, which has been called after the resignation of the one of the two sitting Labour Councillors, is expected to take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 – the same day of the London Mayoral and Assembly elections.

Albemarle Road Traffic Scheme to stay for 18 months











Beckenham Conservative Councillor, Michael Tickner, has welcomed the decision of Bromley Council’s Environment Committee to continue the experimental traffic measures on Albemarle Road for another 18 months.

£8.06m funding boost to tackle serious violence across London

 
  • Metropolitan Police receives an extra £8,060,500 to tackle serious violent crime, including knife crime and murder. 
  • This investment is part of the £130.5 million funding package announced to tackle serious violent crime across England and Wales. 
  • The funding package will help to prevent some of the most serious types of crime and deliver safer communities for the British public.