Health Visitor Clinics Closed as Bromley Council moves service to new Provider

Bromley parents were left shocked on 2 September when they turned up to their local health visitor drop in baby clinics only to find them closed without warning. The service had previously been run by Bromley Healthcare as part of the health visiting services but these services were moved to Oxleas trust on 1 October after the contract had quietly been put out to tender by the Council earlier this year.  

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St Olave’s Head Suspended – “Council Too Slow to Act” say the LibDems

Bromley Liberal Democrats welcome the news on 19 October that the London Borough of Bromley is to conduct a thorough investigation into St Olave’s Grammar School. We call for the investigation's terms of reference to include allegations that children who made the initial complaints have since been treated unfairly.  We believe children and parents should not be penalised for raising valid concerns about the way the school is managed.

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Opposition to Site of New Academy

Bromley Lib Dems are opposing the site of the new secondary school for 1260 children proposed at 1 Westmoreland Road (the old DHSS building). We recognise the desperate shortage of secondary school places in the Borough and therefore support the concept of this school with a focus on health and wellbeing subjects. However, the site chosen is deeply flawed:

 

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The traffic on Seymour Villas and Selby Road has reached dangerous levels. It's time to do something about it

Local Lib Dem resident Mark Jones is calling on Bromley Council to address the serious traffic issues on Seymour Villas and Selby Road. 

The problem

Speeding cars use Seymour Villa and Selby Road as a cut through between Anerley Hill and Croydon Road. This increases dangers for local residents, especially children.

Road rage incidents are being caused by congestion. There have been two serious incidents in recent weeks, one in which a driver was stabbed, and another in which a local couple were threatened and spat at.

Noise and fumes from beeping and standing vehicles are creating unnecessary pollution.

Damage caused to residents' parked cars by heavy traffic use of these residential streets.

 

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