Monthly Archives: August 2015

Book of Condolence for the tragedy in Shoreham

I have received an Email this morning from The Rev John Musson, vicar of Cudham and Downe Parish Churches, and forwarding the information should anyone wish to sign the Book. “Following Saturday’s tragedy in Shoreham, it seemed right to open a local book of condolence, given the strong links between Biggin Hill and other airfields.  This will be available in… Read more »

Spitfire Centre – “Goal End” project

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Biggin Hill Residents Association are pleased to announce our first grant from our Community Fund for the 2015/16 year. We are pleased to support the Spitfire Centre on a project called “Goal End” with a £1,000 Grant. The funds will help to install one Goal End at the front of the centre, by Church Road. The area will be lit… Read more »

Thames Water Leak – Main Road / Lebanon Gardens

  The Biggin Hill Residents Association has been talking to both Thames Water and the Council about the leak by the traffic lights which seems to have been going on most of the summer. Councillor Melanie Stevens has provided a much needed update to share “The Thames Water contractor that will be fixing this leak, have advised that their works… Read more »

Change of Venue – Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Wednesday 2nd September 2015 at 6pm At St George’s Chapel, Biggin Hill Invitation to all interested people to attend a public meeting on progress to bring to fruition the heritage centre, and safeguard the future of St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance, together at Biggin Hill. Please note the venue has been changed to the Chapel which can seat increased… Read more »

Hardest Day

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At 1pm yesterday at Biggin Hill Airport over 3,000 people watched as 25 Spitfire and 6 Hurricane second World War fighter planes took to the sky, re enacting and reminding us all present of this day 75 years ago. Churchill recorded it as “The Hardest Day” for “The Few” who took on the might of the Nazi war Machine. Great… Read more »

Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

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Wednesday 2nd September 2015 at 6pm At the St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance (was Lookout cafe but changed for a larger venue) Invitation to all interested people (which many of you may be!) to attend a public meeting on progress to bring to fruition the heritage centre, and safeguard the future of St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance, together… Read more »

Request for help from Bromley Trading Standards

Bromley Trading Standards have asked for help to locate a trader who took a considerable sum of money from an Orpington couple on 14th July 2015. The couple, both in their 80s, were cold called by two white males with Irish accents who persuaded them essential repairs were needed to their roof.  They were charged £8,000 for minor repairs which was… Read more »