Editorials

Reflections on the Year

Date: 01/12/2020

There has been a surge of people looking to redecorate their homes, re-thinking layouts etc. Achieving the best look and layout for your lifestyle and home can be
a daunting task. Find out some tips here from Clare Marie Design


Ellie Reeves MP

Date: 29/12/2020

Ellie Reeves looks back over the last 2 months


Survey

Date: 29/12/2020

The power of small businesses in Penge is BIG.

We are big believers in supporting small businesses all year round. After all they are the backbone of our community.


5 ways to up size your home without moving

Date: 06/10/2020

Thinking of making some renovations to your current property? Then why not consider remortgaging to release some equity in your home? Get in touch with Jo Jingree, our specialist mortgage adviser.  Highly experienced with 20 years of mortgage knowledge.


Healthy Habits for 2021

Date: 04/01/2021

When do people usually give up on healthy habits they set for the new year?


Ellie Reeves MP

Date: 04/01/2021

Ellie Reeves looks forward at 2021 and what this means locally.


Local Street Art

Date: 04/01/2021

A beautiful tribute to Gordon Gibbens.

His love of street art has been put together in a book entitled 'How Graffiti Saved My Dad's Life'.  All the proceeds are going to St Christopher's Hospice and the details are in the article.


Can SE20 businesses insist that employees are vaccinated?

Date: 01/02/2021

  • COVID vaccines are here, but not everyone wants one.
  • Employers should tread carefully when considering a vaccination policy in the workplace.
  • There is a multitude of legal risks, from discrimination to data protection, to take account of.

More here:

 


A gentle stretch and the rule of 3

Date: 01/02/2021

Plan using the power of 3.


From Scrubs to Pamper Hampers for the NHS

Date: 01/02/2021

Thanks to local businesses who are helping by making Scrubs for the Pru.

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Local Street Art – stay safe, stay strong

Date: 01/02/2021

We are lucky to have some of the fantastic creative Street Art locally.  This is very befitting for the strange times we are living in.


10 tips for saving energy

Date: 01/03/2021

With most of us spending more time at home than ever before keeping your energy usage under control has never been more important. To help with this Utility Warehouse have put together these top 10 tips for saving energy.


Raising money for new park benches in Cator Park & Alexandra Recreation Ground

Date: 01/03/2021

plus Easter in the Parks!


Street art: Five Years, 2 Towns & 323 Artworks

Date: 01/03/2021

Great Street art in SE20


Ellie Reeves MP

Date: 01/03/2021

Almost four years on from the dreadful Grenfell disaster the Government has failed to get a grip of the cladding scandal.  Residents of Austen Apartments in Penge are facing an estimated £30,000 per flat to remove the cladding.


Ovarian and Prostrate Cancer

Date: 01/03/2021

Ovarian Cancer awareness month


Crowdfunding campaign launched for a new stage at the legendary Crystal Palace Bowl

Date: 01/03/2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for a new stage at the legendary Crystal Palace Bowl The legendary Crystal Palace Bowl in South London once hosted the likes of Pink Floyd and Bob Marley, while in 2021 the unique lakeside venue celebrates its 60th birthday.


The best beauty salon in the uk.

Date: 09/04/2021

The best beauty salon in the uk. Who knew Britain's top salon was in Anerley!


Bromley Adult Education like a challenge!

Date: 09/04/2021

Like all other local organisations, the last year has proved challenging for your local adult education college. But there is nothing we at Bromley Adult Education like more than a challenge!


Street Art: From Dubai to SE20

Date: 09/04/2021

We thought this month we would take a look back at one of the works placed up just before the latest lockdown by Fink22 who was visiting London from Dubai


ELLIE REEVES MP

Date: 03/05/2021

In my role as Shadow Solicitor General I have been doing a lot of work around victims of crime. Sadly, victims are being let down on all fronts and this is most apparent for victims of rape and serious sexual offences (RASSO).

 


Mental Health Awareness

Date: 03/05/2021

The pandemic and lockdowns have affected many people in many different ways. Being in nature is known to be an effective way of improving our mental health and protecting our wellbeing. With the arrival of spring, this is the perfect time to connect with nature.

If you are struggling with your mental health or feeling worried or anxious, there is lots of
help available. Please do reach out and get the support you need. (Support mentioned in this article)


Beat the Heat!

Date: 03/05/2021

Make sure you and your pets beat the heat this Summer. Preventing heat stress is relatively straight forward, and just requires some forward planning.


Bear Necessities – Street Art SE20

Date: 03/05/2021

The work we are sharing with you now was recently placed up along Maple Road, just next to the St John's school.


Get Vaccinated

Date: 03/05/2021

Get vaccinated  for Covid-19
Where: Penge High Street, Empire Square SE20 7DS
When: Midday to 4pm, Tuesday 25th May 2021

For further details, please open the file below.


MWAH Fitness

Date: 02/06/2021

MWAH Fitness have a huge reputation in the Pre and Postnatal industry.  Find out more about them here.


Street Art

Date: 02/06/2021

Through her artistic output Sophie Mess sets to create vibrant botanical inspired creations, bringing the colourful beauty of nature to the urban landscape, transforming spaces and inspiring positivity with her work.


Preventing Pet Theft

Date: 02/06/2021

Unfortunately in the past year there has been an increase in pet theft, particularly dogs. This is obviously a heart-breaking and traumatic thing to happen to a loved family member, so whilst its important not to panic there are a number of things you can do to help reduce the risk. Click below to find out more.


The Bridge House Theatre Creativity and Community in Penge

Date: 02/07/2021

After a couple of meetings with the brilliant Scott and Sinon at the pub, terms were agreed and the Bridge House Theatre started a phoenix-like rise from the ashes.


ELLIE REEVES MP – Housing

Date: 02/07/2021

Over the last decade we have seen house prices soar, a huge rise in homelessness and rough sleeping and property and living conditions for many deteriorating. The impact of this on many of my constituents is all too real.


LOCAL STREET ART

Date: 02/07/2021

The work titled 'Tokyo Drag Race' depicts a futuristic dystopian scene featuring a Geisha accompanied by a cyborg at the centre of the composition and flanked on both sides by a pair of Lamborghini's in acknowledgement of the underground drag racing scene in Tokyo.


Canine behavioural problems as we emerge from the pandemic

Date: 02/07/2021


St Cyprians School

Date: 02/07/2021

From September, we are planning to offer a mini bus service to and from the school for new pupils who live in the surrounding areas such as SE20, SE24 and SE19, as well as covering areas near Purley and South Croydon.

More here


Mwah Fitness

Date: 03/09/2021

Don't stay inside your head, come outside and breath.


Street Art – Under the Sea

Date: 03/09/2021

The work in question is located along St John's Road by South-East London based artist Morgasmik,


La Belle Jolie

Date: 03/09/2021

A fully restored menu of treatments from cosmetic procedures to cancer care therapies - 2 min read


Survey – SE20’s favourite businesses revealed

Date: 01/10/2021

Much has changed over the past 18 months. From the way that we work to the way that we live. And here in SE20, it’s been a tough time for businesses big and small, including the lovely independents based in our community.


Does your web copy Stand out? – Semaphore PR

Date: 01/10/2021

Here’s Semaphore PR’s fab four reasons to put a content review on your To-Do list...


Ellie Reeves MP

Date: 01/10/2021

Labour Member of Parliament for Lewisham West & Penge


Street Art – Tokyo Dreaming

Date: 01/10/2021

The work in question is located at the corner of Evelina Road and Croydon Road. It reaches a whopping 30ft high and is by street artist Dan Kitchener.