Sandrock Hotel – development proposals

Posted on May 24, 2018

We have been advised that it is proposed to redevelop the site of the Sandrock Hotel to provide 18 new homes and a refurbished and extended public house but with only 18 parking spaces, designed to preserve as many trees as possible. There will be a public exhibtion in the Main Hall of Shirley High School in […]

Another new scam to be aware of

Posted on May 22, 2018

Magazine Advertise Debt Alert Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.   A variety of magazine names and publishers are being used by […]

Wickham Road: planning objection

Posted on May 22, 2018

Regarding 580-582 Wickham Road (formerly Koz) The SPRA planning sub committee have reviewed the glass fronted development that has already been constructed without an initial planning application. SPRA have submitted an objection to this development on the grounds that it it is obtrusive by design, overlooking other property, is overdevelopment,  has no initial planning application and is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]