"And what are we doing to welcome the torch in Beckenham? I am really keen to organise something and am trying to rally local friends to come and cheer it on followed by a picnic in the park. Anyone want to join us?"
Fantastic new beach volleyball facility at Crystal Palace Sports Centre which is not being used. They are running courses for all ages and it's also available for hire for parties. My girls go on a Tuesday evening but there's only 2 of them who attend! Such a shame so please spread the word. It's a great sport for kids who don't normally partcipate. If we don't use it we'll lose it!
We are bringing together local designers, vintage sellers and professionals once a month for a day of shopping with a little pampering & networking thrown in for good measure for all you wonderful people out there who know a good bargain when you see one and want to support your local community!!Our aim is to promote up and coming designers as well as promoting newly established businesses in the area whilst treating yourself to a cup of tea and a manicure.............come and join us at…See More
Nice to see our lovely town featured in the Standard but I agree some ommisions. It would have been nice to give some of the excellent sports clubs for children a mention, for example BromBeck hockey which is run from HSBC and Beckenham…"
"Nice to see a lovely article about the local area and the spotlight certainly increased the views of this website as searches on Google went up 15% over the weekend. Pity they didn't also point out the other excellent parks like Croydon Road…"
"The Beckenham Baptist church opposite the library has a hall (with large kitchen). The entrance to the hall is on Elm Road and is not the front entrance to the church. There are parking restrictions but only Mon-Fri, 10am to mid-day. …"
"So schools convert to Academy (unaccountable) status for an extra few quid (which may or may not be sustained in the subsequent years anyway as there is no new money), the local authority effectively closes its doors an the nature and provision of…"