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Monday, September 17, 2018

Volunteers attending a ‘botany for beginners’ training day at Lesnes Abbey Woods got more than they bargained for when they discovered a plant which was previously thought to be extinct in Kent.

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Peter Craske
Monday, September 10, 2018

To help celebrate Black History Month, Freshwater Theatre will be presenting free storytelling workshops for children during October half-term week.

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Peter Craske
Monday, July 30, 2018

A woman from Bexley has become the latest resident to #DoitforBexley and help to make the borough a great place to live.

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Peter Craske
Friday, July 27, 2018

Today (27 July) it is exactly one year since Belvedere Beach on Woolwich Road officially opened, and since then thousands of local people have visited for a fun day out.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Hall Place and Gardens and Lesnes Abbey Woods have been recognised as two of the very best parks in the world by the Green Flag Award Scheme.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Its commitment to the long-term management of Lesnes Abbey Woods resulted in Bexley being awarded the London Borough Tree and Woodland Award last week (July 10).

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Peter Craske
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Bexley libraries are calling for children to sign up to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

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Peter Craske
Monday, July 2, 2018

Bexley’s Cabinet has given the green light to the planned relocation of Sidcup Library with a new ArtHouse cinema into a new purpose-build building at the heart of the town centre.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

An army of litter pickers from Welling schools have been helping to clean up the area as part of an England’s Green and Pleasant Land project.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Broadway shopping centre in Bexleyheath has been chosen as a location for a special project, which will be coming to the town this summer.

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Peter Craske
Monday, March 26, 2018

Bexley has received funding to develop Thamesmead as a potential Creative Enterprise Zone, after being shortlisted as one of 11 boroughs to have successfully bid for the initiative.

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John Lewis
Friday, March 23, 2018

A team made up of Bexley respresentatives are attempting to tackle the public health issue of loneliness and isolation in older people, through a project they successfully applied for.

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Peter Craske
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Park teams in the borough are encouraging residents to get involved in their local park or open space.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The council has today (21 March) launched #DoitforBexley - a new anti-littering campaign which asks local residents to pledge to pick up at least one piece of plastic litter a week from the borough’s streets.

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Peter Craske
Monday, March 12, 2018

Three images of local scenes have been picked as winners of the Picture Bexley competition, and will now be part of a display at Hall Place Visitor Centre, Bourne Road, along with some of the shortlisted entries.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The council has promised to build on the work that took place to bid to become the Greater London Authority’s London Borough of Culture, and has restated its commitment to put culture firmly at the centre of its growth plans.

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Peter Craske
Thursday, February 22, 2018

A festival celebrating arts and literature is bringing a free event to the Central Library, Bexleyheath.

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Peter Craske
Monday, February 19, 2018

A 91-year-old Bexley resident, who previously fell victim to scam mail, is now so clued up on how to spot a con that she is finally able to save her money for much needed work around the house, as well as advise others.

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Peter Craske
Friday, February 16, 2018

Next month will see the borough’s first ever residential street turn into a safe play area for a few hours, thanks to the council’s partnership with London Play.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Five local charities have received a share of £15,000, thanks to residents who are members of the council’s recycling reward scheme.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The newly refurbished Central Library, on Townley Road in Bexleyheath, was packed out this weekend (February 10) when book characters paid a special visit to launch the borough’s first BookBuzz literary festival.

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Peter Craske
Friday, February 9, 2018

Hall Place and Gardens, has been awarded a grant of £64,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The council is asking local people whether they think Bexleyheath town centre should ban smoking and use of e-cigarettes.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Around 60 volunteers helped the council to plant a further 1,200 young trees at Danson Park, Welling, on Saturday, January 27.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A Bexley waste crew received a prestigious award on Wednesday (January 24), at Serco’s Global Pulse Awards in Wales.

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Peter Craske
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bexley has been named as the top recycling borough in London, with 52.7pc of waste sent to recycling or composting.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New figures show Bexley is the fourth safest area in London.

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Peter Craske
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Children from two primary schools helped plant the first of many new trees in Danson Park on Tuesday, January 9.

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Peter Craske
Monday, December 18, 2017

Hall Place House and Gardens’ Green Flag status has been confirmed with a top rating, following a mystery shopper visit.

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Peter Craske
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A new street washing vehicle is coming to the borough – and the council is tasking residents with naming it.

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Peter Craske

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