Check your fridge

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The Metropolitan Police stated earlier this week that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire. Owners of a Hotpoint fridge freezer model FF175BP (White) and FF175BG (Graphite) should call the manufacturer’s freephone hotline on 0800 316 3826 to register their details for further information.

Tonight’s Open meeting

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Unfortunately the presenters for tonight’s meeting have pulled out due to operational requirements. Therefore the meeting has been cancelled. Apologies for the late notice

Grenfell Tower Fire

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Following the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire last week we decided to donate a small amount (£100) on behalf of our members to those affected by the devastating event.

Stock Hill Surgery PPG

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At 6-30pm on Friday 14th July at the WI Hall Stock Hill there will be a short presentation by the Doctor’s of the Stock Hill Practice on the problems & issues they face during the ongoing GP shortage. Together with the PPG (Patient Participation Group) they will explain what has & is being done to address the problem and what… Read more »

More Thames Water Works

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Cllr Benington and Cllr Stevens are sorry to report that Thames Water are looking to start a repair in Mill Lane, Downe tomorrow (Friday 16/06/2017), a further leak at Leaves Green Road on Monday 19/06/2017 (luckily this falls within a bus stop layby close to Milking Lane so can be fixed without temporary traffic lights) and another leak at Mount… Read more »

Jail lane Roadworks

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Thames Water have emergency works at Jail Lane, Biggin Hill to fix a water leak that is flooding a resident’s property.  Jail Lane will be closed shortly to enable the repair to go ahead. The road will be closed in between the junctions of Dowding Road, Biggin Hill and Hawthorne Avenue, Biggin Hill. Traffic will be diverted via Old Tye… Read more »

Dog community event

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Dog Trust we are holding a Dog Community Event in High Elms Country Park on Wednesday 14th June 2017 to launch the Local Environmental Awareness on Dogs (LEAD) initiative on the borough.

TfL to introduce fixed stops instead of hail and ride on R2 route

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From TfL – Between 8 November and 20 December 2016 we consulted on proposals to introduce fixed stops in place of the hail and ride facility in Biggin Hill Valley on route R2. Thank you to everyone who responded. We received 65 responses to the consultation, including four responses from stakeholders. Of the 61 public responses, 34 per cent supported… Read more »

Litter Pick

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Community Clean-Up Come and help us clean up the Main Road!  Sunday 25th June 10.30am – 12.30pm  Bags & Litter pickers provided  Meet outside ‘Waitrose’  Certificates for children taking part!

Luxted Road, Downe

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UK Power Networks (UKPN) have emergency works at Luxted Road, Downe and will shortly be closing the road to repair a LV fault. Works are close to the junction with High Street, Downe and works are likely to be in place until the end of the week. The road was closed last week for further electricity works and these emergency… Read more »

Luxted Road closed 30th May to 1st June

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Luxted Road, Downe, will be closed next week to traffic from Tuesday 30 May 2017 until Thursday 01 June 2017 due to some electricity repair work.  The closure will be in for the full three days starting at  9am on Tuesday 30 May 2017. Traffic will be diverted via Downe High Street, Rookery Road, New Road Hill, Downe Road, Leaves… Read more »

Update on Sunningvale Roadworks

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SGN have one final part of their gas replacement works on the Sunningvale Avenue / Stock Hill roundabout. Temporary three way traffic signals will be in place from tomorrow morning (Saturday 27/05/2017) and works are anticipated to be completed in one week, during the school half term holiday period. The northern arm of Sunningvale Avenue will remain closed for this… Read more »

Cudham Lane North closed to traffic following discovery of void

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Cudham Lane North is currently closed to traffic following the discovery of a small void which has been caused by a burst water main. Thames Water have been notified so that they can repair the burst water main and road surface, with it too early to know how long the repair might take. However, it is anticipated that the road… Read more »

Biggin Hill Festival Fair Saturday 1st July in the Recreation Ground, Church Road

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The arrangements for this, the 28th Festival Fair, sponsored by Biggin Hill Airport Ltd, are at an advanced stage. The Arena events will feature the Allstarz Gymnastics Club, Bright Sparks Performance Group, Bellyssima Belly Dancers and the Judo Club Entertainment will come from the Fun Dog Show, the Festival Wheels Car Show, the working display of Stationary Engines the Black… Read more »

Ransomware Cyber Attack

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Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately and in the coming days. Ransomware is a form of malicious software (Malware) that enables… Read more »

Roadworks on Leaves Green Road

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Just when we thought it was quiet on the roadwork front Cllr Benington and Cllr Stevens have informed us that SGN have emergency gas works on Leaves Green Road, Keston and are working under temporary two way signals. The works are related to a gas escape and started today (Tuesday 09/05/2017). Works fall in between the junctions with Downe Road… Read more »

Leaders needed

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Sadly our local group is close to closure due to lack of leaders. If you can help please let them know…