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by mikej
10 Jul 2020 07:14
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic
Replies: 54
Views: 4605

Re: Consultation on Proposal to Close Silverdale/Bishopsthorpe Road to traffic

Changes such as this were urged on councils by TFL as an emergency measure as part of the Covid-19 crisis response - see the original post for more information. There was no time for any consultation. There will be time later on, and we'll have the chance to give our views then.
by mikej
10 May 2020 13:03
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!
Replies: 12
Views: 1814

Re: Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!

El Cid, these deaths cover 1 March-17 April.

Robin, I can only find 2 care homes in the Sydenham ward - are there more?
by mikej
10 May 2020 07:23
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!
Replies: 12
Views: 1814

Re: Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!

Wow so again I wonder why this area has the highest death rate in Lewisham?
by mikej
7 May 2020 19:56
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!
Replies: 12
Views: 1814

Sydenham has highest Covid deaths in Lewisham!

According to the latest ONS figures, which are: Lewisham Evelyn: 15 New Cross: 13 Brockley: 5 Telegraph Hill: 4 Blackheath: 4 Ladywell: 10 Lewisham Central: 13 Lee Green: 6 Crofton Park: 7 Rushy Green: 12 Catford South: 9 Grove Park: 7 Perry Vale: 8 Whitefoot: 8 Forest Hill: 5 Bellingham: 9 Sydenham...
by mikej
3 May 2020 10:33
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: PFC Penge Food Centre Sydenham Road
Replies: 54
Views: 21201

Re: PFC Penge Food Centre Sydenham Road

It's strange that the original shop in Penge doesn't seem to attract the same comment/criticism. I wonder why?
by mikej
31 Mar 2020 09:30
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Planetary Disaster Averted - Ozone Layer Healing
Replies: 6
Views: 1814

Re: Planetary Disaster Averted - Ozone Layer Healing

Angela, that's an interesting view. According to Wikipedia: the human race sent representatives to a conference held in Montreal in 1987 which agreed the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are respo...
by mikej
29 Mar 2020 12:01
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Village Food Market
Replies: 5
Views: 1977

Re: Village Food Market

Where is this?
by mikej
19 Mar 2020 20:33
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham Book Group - February
Replies: 2
Views: 1285

Re: Sydenham Book Group - February

Obviously, the book group won't be able to meet for some time - certainly not in late March.
I'll post on here when we know a meeting will again be possible.
Stay safe!
Mike
by mikej
6 Mar 2020 11:16
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: PlanningWatch [w/b 23/09/2019] * 154-158 SYDENHAM ROAD
Replies: 6
Views: 2561

Re: PlanningWatch [w/b 23/09/2019] * 154-158 SYDENHAM ROAD

Growsydenham said "I am disappointed by the negative and unbalanced tone of the Sydenham Society email bulletin today re the proposed new council homes at Mais House. "Visible from miles away"; "change the character of Sydenham Hill forever"; "immense pressure on local infrastructure"; "residents w...
by mikej
28 Feb 2020 16:45
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham Book Group - February
Replies: 2
Views: 1285

Sydenham Book Group - February

Four of us gathered in the Golden Lion to discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. We had quite a long and very lively discussion about this book. It was quickly established that the author's account of the escape of slaves in the years before the start of the Civil War (which began in ...
by mikej
30 Jan 2020 11:09
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Sydenham Book Group - January
Replies: 0
Views: 1389

Sydenham Book Group - January

Sorry four of you were unable to attend tonight. Liz, Stuart and I were there to discuss Milkman by Anna Burns . Thanks to Sue for sending her review which was I probably wouldn't have read it if it hadn't been chosen for the group as it had so many negative reviews. I enjoyed it and wanted to finis...
by mikej
4 Jan 2020 17:20
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: CBRE say Bromley is best borough for wellbeing
Replies: 9
Views: 2288

Re: CBRE say Bromley is best borough for wellbeing

Well thank you very much! I live in Bromley Borough.

That's a rather un Robin Orton sort of comment.

Mike
by mikej
1 Jan 2020 17:29
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham book club needs new members
Replies: 59
Views: 30897

Re: Sydenham book club needs new members

Hi Marmo,
Yes we have vacancies!
I'll send you a Private Message in the next few minutes.
Mike
by mikej
14 Nov 2019 08:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham book club needs new members
Replies: 59
Views: 30897

Re: Sydenham book club needs new members

I think the bookshop has its own book group in fact.
But yes join us if you'd like to!
by mikej
13 Nov 2019 10:45
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham book club needs new members
Replies: 59
Views: 30897

Re: Sydenham book club needs new members

we look forward to welcoming you, Alice!
by mikej
11 Nov 2019 11:02
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Sydenham book club needs new members
Replies: 59
Views: 30897

Re: Sydenham book club needs new members

Hi Alice,
Yes, definitely! Our next meeting is Wednesday 27th November at about 7.30/8.0 in the Golden Lion. We're reading Exit West by Mohsin Hamid. It's available in libraries and on Amazon second hand for not very much.
Will you be able to make that date?
Mike
by mikej
24 Sep 2019 12:08
Forum: Town Cafe
Topic: Replacing windows
Replies: 16
Views: 5440

Re: Replacing windows

My advice would be to replace with the sash windows. We had 60s style double-glazed in our Victorian property, which were useless in hot weather. Then a few years ago we replaced them with double-glazed wooden sash windows, which make the house look MUCH better. Even better, they've enabled us to co...
by mikej
20 Sep 2019 19:02
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: How much air pollution around your house?
Replies: 0
Views: 1558

How much air pollution around your house?

<r>Here's the website address <URL url="www.addresspollution.org"><s>[url]</s>www.addresspollution.org<e>[/url]</e></URL> - see how polluted your home is - plus you can send an email to Lewisham (or Bromley) about your concerns through the website. Plus it gives you a link to share on social media.<...
by mikej
12 Sep 2019 15:38
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: New houses
Replies: 15
Views: 5885

Re: New houses

Bromley??? But this is on Mayow Road, a couple of km from the Bromley border!!
by mikej
12 Aug 2019 17:09
Forum: Town Kids
Topic: Earlesthorpe/Thorpes - schools help please!
Replies: 4
Views: 2292

Re: Earlesthorpe/Thorpes - schools help please!

I'm not sure why no one has replied to your query, but have a look at this website which shows the location of primaries on a map (you can zero in on Sydenham) and where their catchments have extended to in recent years. Adamsrill and St Bart's seem to cover your area. https://www.locrating.com/scho...