New scams to be aware of

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Dianna Fraser of Shirley Neighbourhood Watch has advised us … ‘Kent Police are warning drivers of a fraudulent emails, texts and phone calls from a company that claims to be the DVLA. The messages are likely to contain links to several websites that have been made to look similar to the official one. DVLA does […]

Wickham Road congestion

Posted on Mar 16, 2018

We have been advised of the following … Bromley Council have informed Croydon Council that Monks Orchard road and a section of Wickham Road will be used as part of a diversion route for an emergency road closure of South Eden Park Road (Bromley) due to an emergency burst water main. Bromley will keep LBC informed […]

Police warning about burglaries

Posted on Feb 25, 2018

In an emergency always dial 999. When non urgent please call 101.   Contact details for your local policing team are: 02087212469 Follow us on twitter for further updates at @MPSShirley   You can anonymously contact crime stoppers on 0800 555 111. Residents of Shirley, please be aware there have been a recent increase […]

Planning list to 12 January

Posted on Feb 13, 2018

Planning Notes We can report the following planning applications to 12 January 2018. 31 Annesley Drive CR0 8QX: Ref. No: 17/06137/LP – Erection of dormer extension in the rear roof slope with a Juliet balcony. Extension of roof from hip to gable end and installation of Velux windows in the front roof slope. 3 Inwood […]

New 20 mph speed limit from 15 January 2018

Posted on Jan 18, 2018

Members may not be aware that the “20” signs, which appeared early this year on various roads, became official on Monday 15 January. SPRA will be asking why this was not adequately publicised (the writer only discovered it, by chance, on Thursday 18 January and had thus been breaking the law for three days). The […]

B&Q product recall

Posted on Dec 24, 2017

We have received the following … URGENT PLUG RECALL NOTICE We are recalling two of our remote control on/off plug sets due to a potential fire risk. Triple plug and remote control set Twin plug and remote control set Back of plug showing label Plug label – Batch codes may vary Remote control front Remote control […]

Traffic counting

Posted on Nov 10, 2017

Over the next few weeks cables similar to those pictured below will be placed in a number of roads within our Ward. These cables are automatic traffic counting equipment being used to survey traffic behaviour. This study is a part of the Council’s long term plan to introduce 20mph speed limits to residential roads across […]

St George’s Chapel of Remembrance, Biggin Hill – under threat

Posted on Aug 22, 2017

To: The Secretary of State for the Department for Culture Media and Sport Protect Biggin Hill St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance Stop the part demolition of this iconic Grade II Listed Chapel, built by Sir Winston Churchill in 1951 as a permanent memorial to the 454 fallen airmen from Great Britain, the Dominions and Allied […]

Theft from motor vehicles

Posted on Jun 30, 2017

We have received the following from our PCSO Dear resident, Please be on the look out for  GOLD coloured Volvo Estate and a Lime Green coloured V70 estate. No plate numbers, they are involved in theft from motor vehicles and Builder vans in the Shirley area. Both being driven by 2 white males Regards, PCSO 7312 […]

Killing and mutilation of cats and foxes – Reward offered

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

          £10,000 REWARD For information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person/s responsible for the killing and mutilation of cats and foxes in the Greater London, Surrey, Kent, Manchester, Birmingham, St Albans and Northamptonshire areas. If you have any information on who may be committing these offences, please contact […]