Most read this week
- Crime reports
- HARENC SCHOOL REACHES END OF THE ROAD
- HELP US FIND OUR FOOTBALL TEAM
- INSIDE THE SOUTHEASTERN BUNKER
- BUCKING THE TREND WITH THE BICKLEY DELI
- CHISLEHURST’S FIRST FARMERS' MARKET TAKES SHAPE
- 'SCARFACE DRUGS RAT' ARRESTED
- QUEEN MARY'S HOSPITAL TURNING AWAY PATIENTS
- REVEALED: ‘CHISLEHURST NEVERLAND’ JACKSON MUSEUM
- POLICE OPERATION TO TACKLE PARK CRIME SPREE
Monthly Archives: March 2011
This morning millions of Britons will engage in a familiar routine. Bleary-eyed we’ll get out of bed and adjust the clocks around the house, bringing them forward by an hour. The origin of this annual ritual can be traced to … Continue reading
So, as the fuzz clears what was the best brew at the Chislehurst Beer Festival? Hosted by the Rotary at the Crown Inn, some 10 fine Kentish cask ales were on offer on Saturday while local band Missouri Gutts provided … Continue reading
Today is shaping up to be quite a day of activity in Chislehurst. As well as the beer festival, there will also be a Spring Fair on the Recreation Ground. Run by voluntary group Friends of Chislehurst Recreation Ground, the … Continue reading
Plans to increase flights from Biggin Hill Airport were rejected at a fiery meeting last night. The operators of the airport proposed to increase flights from 21 per day to 32 for the Olympics. Chislehurst sits beneath the flight path; … Continue reading
Bromley Council will meet tonight to decide whether to approve plans to increase significantly flights from Biggin Hill Airport. Chislehurst sits beneath the flight path of the airport, which wants to increase flights from 21 per day to 32 for … Continue reading
The moon is the closest to us for 18 years, due to the mechanics of the earth’s orbit. Here’s a cracking pic of the moon over Chislehurst, shot through a window by Henry E Jones.
It’s fashionable for companies to parade their community credentials. The walls of many supermarkets carry posters of small-scale fund raising initiatives and you can’t pay for your weekly shop in Sainsbury’s nowadays without having schools vouchers pressed into your hand. … Continue reading
Brilliant new documentary charting the history of Chislehurst Caves by Grant Stevens. Well worth a watch. Check out Grant’s video page by clicking here.
Chislehurst is well known as the home of French Emperor Napoleon III who died in exile in 1873. The village has a number of clues to his former residency, but none greater than the Royal Parade.
It’s one of Chislehurst’s landmarks, a source of inspiration for local photographers, featured on the local postcards of the village. But it’s in danger of crumbling away unless something is done to save it. These are images of the pond … Continue reading