Local News

Bexley Businesses come to Parliament

James Brokenshire has welcomed a wide variety of Sidcup and Bexley businesses to Parliament for a special Bexley Business Briefing.

Sidcup Business Improvement District Approved

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that Sidcup businesses have voted in favour of the establishment of a Sidcup Business Improvement District, with businesses planning to work together to increase footfall and build a sense of community amongst traders and residents.

Autumn Statement 2016

James Brokenshire has welcomed the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement as a stable platform, providing confidence and certainty and tackling the long-term challenges facing the UK economy.

James supports Standing Up 4 Sitting Down Campaign

James Brokenshire met with a number of residents at Woodville Grove the Anchor Housing Association’s sheltered housing development in Welling to discuss what more can be done to ensure local shops and high street are accessible to all and particularly those with mobility issues.

Blackfen Christmas Lights

James Brokenshire has welcomed new steps to mark the start of the Christmas trading season in Blackfen.

Waste4Fuel Clearance begins

James Brokenshire has welcomed the beginning of the clearance of the Waste4Fuel site near the Crittalls Corner Roundabout. Having been abandoned by its operators more than two years ago, Environment Agency contractors are now removing the 18,000 tonnes which were dumped there.

Talking buses with the Guide Dogs’ Association

James Brokenshire has demonstrated his support for the work of Guide Dogs for the Bling and their campaign for ‘talking buses’ at the recent Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

James launches Hospital Watch at Queen Mary’s

James Brokenshire has given his support to ‘Hospital Watch’, a new scheme at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, designed to prevent crime in and around the hospital estate.