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Recent Street Crime

A Turney Road resident was recently robbed and school children have been targeted for robbery in Burbage Road. Sadly a Turney Road resident was robbed on 21st November at 6.40pm on Croxted Road, near the garage. The robber took her handbag and ran into the Peabody Estate. The police responded very quickly but the attacker […]

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Community Associations & Southwark & Lambeth Councils Community Safety Recent Posts

Local Meeting regarding Changes to Police Provision, Thameslink Suspension and Primary School Places

The Herne Hill Forum Public meeting on 5th December will address concerns regarding local policing changes, the proposed Thameslink service suspension and primary school places. The Herne Hill Forum Public meeting takes place on Wednesday, 5th December from 6.55pm at the Herne Hill Baptist Church (at the Corner of Half Moon Lane and Winterbrook Road). […]

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Environment Recent Posts Uncategorized

Flood Risk Management

As the local lead authority for flood management, Southwark Council has a statutory responsibility to manage the flood risk in our area.  They are working closely with Thames Water and local stakeholders to identify investment opportunities to reduce the likelihood of flooding, primarily for surface water flooding to which this area is prone.   The most […]

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Community Safety Recent Posts

7 November Q&A with Police Borough Commander, Chief Sup John Sutherland

On 27 November we attended a Q&A with the Borough Commander, Chief Superintendent John Sutherland (JS) at the Dulwich Community Council. A number of key points were taken from the meeting. 1. Councillor questions focused on the future of the Seeley Drive base in Kingswood Estate, East Dulwich police station & the Safer Neighbourhood Teams […]

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Community Associations & Southwark & Lambeth Councils Recent Posts

Friends of Dulwich Park

Please see attached newsletter from Dulwich Park Friends with updates on: Replacement of Hepworth Statue Ash trees in the park Bulb planting for spring Friends of Dulwich Park Nov-Dec 2012

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Community Safety Recent Posts

Safer Neighbourhoods

Burbage residents should have received a Neighbourhood Watch pack from the Safer Neighbourhoods Team over the weekend with important information about how to protect their home and its contents.   Some very good news: following lobbying from Burbage Neighbourhood Watch Representative, Andrew Fletcher, late night police patrols were instigated which led to the arrest of the […]

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Planning Issues Recent Posts

Old Dairy Site, Croxted Road

Lambeth Council Planning Application  – 12/04235/FUL – Old Dairy Site, Croxted Road The planning application for the redevelopment of the Old Dairy Site,  13-19 Croxted Road, London SE21 has opened on the Lambeth Council planning database at http://planning.lambeth.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=MD80P7BO0AO00.   The consultation is due to end on 3 December 2012.  You will need to register if you […]

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Environment Planning Issues Recent Posts

Community Infrastructure Levy

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a tax that councils are starting to charge on new developments in their area. The money raised is used to fund a ‘Project Bank’ which will pay for additional infrastructure that local community and neighbourhoods want but that the council can’t afford. On large developments it will replace the […]

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Planning Issues Recent Posts

Permitted Development Rights

There have been several articles in the press outlining the Government’s intention to change the rules over householders’ permitted development rights. While the headlines say that extensions up to 8m long will be permitted without planning consent, this does not apply in conservation areas and also does not apply to listed buildings – and the […]

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Closure of Lordship Lane Police Station

Below is an exchange of correspondence we have had with the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police regarding the proposed closure of East Dulwich police station in Lordship lane. Dear Susan Badman, Thank you for your email dated 01 October 2012, in which you express concerns about the future of East Dulwich Police Station. I recognise that there are a number of […]