NEWS

All children together!

Chislehurst is an amazing town and many of the local independent businesses work tirelessly to bring something unique to the people who live here.  They also work hard to support each other and this was demonstrated at Easter when Pink Elephants Nursery raised over...

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How can I help my child gain confidence?

  Children are all completely different, and although they are all sent off to school everyday and treated equally and expected to do their best, it really is a very difficult learning curve for many little ones who don’t have the confidence for so many reasons.  It...

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Chislehurst Big Picnic

The Chislehurst Big Picnic is coming to town on Saturday 26th June from 11am to 4pm.  The fantastic summer event will take place in the Cockpit on the Common and is absolutely FREE! It’s a day of fun and entertainment.  All you need to do is bring a picnic rug and a...

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Buy BR7

BR7 is back!  The doors are opening, there are smiles on faces and life is coming back into our fabulous town.  From Monday, all non-essential shops are allowed to open, and although we are absolutely chuffed to bits, the shop owners are even more so.  Having closed...

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The Mama Brown & Co Children’s Poetry Writing Competition

  Creative writing is such a great way of encouraging children to express themselves and process their emotions, and after the year that was there was never a better time to put pen to paper. We are thrilled to have this month launched our first Children's Poetry...

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Chislehurst Easter egg Hunt

Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th April between 10-4pm on both days. There will be 30 minute time slots to make sure it is COVID safe and a maximum of 15 tickets available at each time slot. The tickets are £5 each and 1 ticket per Child is required. They will receive...

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Teen Mental Health – A Guide for Parents

Teen Mental Health - A Guide for Parents The following guide is from the 'My Tutor' website and gives invaluable advice for you and your child during these extremely testing times. Your child’s teenage years are an exciting time, but they can be tricky too. With...

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A Chat with Sir Bob Neill

This week we caught up with Sir Bob Neill (MP for Bromley and Chislehurst) who was kind enough to chat through where we are locally with the Covid-19 Vaccine roll out programme and how he sees Chislehurst getting back on its feet after lockdown.    

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How to market yourself when you hate being in the spotlight 

You’ve finished! Your book, your website, your product, your shop. After all the hard work it’s done! But now it’s time to start marketing. You need to get people to come into your new shop, buy your product, read your book, or attend your workshop. You need to find...

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Getting to know our Independents – Bootcamp.uk.com

Many of you will have witnessed what looks like the daily torture of fitness fanatics at Chislehurst Recreation Ground, and an ex-Marine keeping the motivation going in all weathers.  This is Bootcamp UK, and it is by far one of the best, motivational ways to get fit...

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Getting to know our Independents – Cook and Matthews Sport

Paul and Rachel Cook, of Cook and Matthews Sport, have kindly given us an insight into being an Independent in BR7 and tell us how they have managed to succeed and adapt over the years. Tell us a little bit about your business and how it all began? Well initially Paul...

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Chislehurst bucks trend of Covid closures

Gwen Lardner catches up with some of our new businesses in the High Street and Royal Parade... Chislehurst has seen a spate of new shops opening at a time when small businesses everywhere have closed for good due to the pandemic. A fishmongers, organic grocery and...

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Half Term Activities

Well half term is upon us and whereas usually we are super excited to get out and about we find ourselves in these unchartered waters of either not being able to go on holiday or have a staycation which may involve a few day trips.  Visit Chislehurst has compiled some...

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