NEWS

Ward Panel Meeting January 2021

Hello everyone and welcome to the new look WPM. Included below are the charts for Burglary Residential, Burglary Non-Residential and Theft of and From Motor Vehicle. I have given a brief synopsis under each chart. Due to the exceptional circumstances of the ongoing...

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Costcutter Chislehurst celebrates double award win!

Local retailer Anil Patel and the team at Costcutter in Chislehurst are celebrating after being crowned Drinks Retailer of the Year at the prestigious Retail Industry Awards, as well as Convenience Store of the Year at the Drinks Retailing Awards, both of which...

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Getting To Know Our Independents!

Visit Chislehurst caught up with the lovely Catherine Southon who owns Catherine Southon Auctioneers and Valuers, based in the centre of Chislehurst.  We wanted to find out more about her and how she set up her business. Visit Chis: Tell us a little about yourself and...

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Local businesses join forces to launch Chislehurst Fitness

Three members of the Visit Chislehurst Business Group have worked together to launch a new fitness business: Chislehurst Fitness.  Chislehurst Fitness launched in September last year, offering group outdoor fitness classes and personal training sessions at Walden...

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Chislehurst Commons: A winter buzz-z-z-z

Balmy spring and summer days may be some way off, but one insect we associate with summer may already be out and about. The bumblebee, notably the Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) is our earliest wild bee to be on the wing at this time of year. Over the last...

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Chislehurst Commons share some exciting news about Prickend Pond... Work on the new access path has already started. The area shown in the photo above is well-used, and becomes muddy and difficult to walk over in wet weather. The new path will run in line with the...

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How To Use Awareness Days To Create Social Media Content

There are so many awareness days to choose from but how do you decide which ones are relevant for your business? How do you create topical and appropriate content that promotes your unique brand across social media? And how do you not get lost in the crowd but instead...

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BR7 Kiwi in New Zealand Quarantine!

Local resident, Mike, has gone home for Christmas to visit family.  Following all the Government Guidelines for both countries he is now awaiting release from New Zealand quarantine. 16th December 2020 The first thing I notice as I flew into New Zealand on a perfectly...

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Mead Road Marathon 2020

  Mead Road Infant School smashes target set to help raise money for the school and Demelza Hospice Care for Children in second year running. As part of Mead Road infants school initiative to facilitate additional daily exercise for children during the school day, the...

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How to make Power Balls!

Tempted by all those chocolate goodies this festive season? Hanna Raymond from Nutrition & Fitness by Hanna Raymond shares her expertise on how to make a healthy swap... It’s December so we have a home full of goodies and the temptation to snack more!  Instead of...

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Launching Soon: Mammas Club!

 A support group for new mums in Chislehurst The first few months of parenting can be challenging after having your baby. This is probably one of the most exciting times of your life but equally one of the most difficult as you navigate through the new terrain of...

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Shop Local: Christmas Cards of Chislehurst Commons

Christmas Cards of Chislehurst Commons are on sale now! By buying these cards you are supporting their work of maintaining 180 acres for the enjoyment of all! Christmas Cards of Prickend Pond and the Crown inn, produced by The Chislehurst Commons. Only £1.00 each...

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The Cockpit – Micro Pub

We always love welcoming new businesses to Chislehurst and never more so than when it is an independent one and a life long dream of two good friends. The Cockpit - Mirco Pub, is the newest addition to Royal Parade, owned and run by Paul Steadman and Rick Hone, and is...

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