• Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 5 hours ago
    I'm in a support bubble with my sister who is unable to go out without assistance. I go and see her every week at least once but, apart from a few Sundays last summer, she hasn't left her flat since March. Am I allowed at this time to bring her to my house for lunch or am I only permitted to go to her?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 7 days ago
    No I haven't got a new cat but I've spotted one in the garden which I've not seen before, not in the garden or anywhere else. It's a very pale gold colour all over and quite short hair. I've looked at cat breeds on line but can't see anything quite like it. Any ideas what it might be?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 12 days ago
    Anyone got one and would you recommend one?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 10 days ago
    I'm looking to change cleaner as I'm finding it far to heavy to lug upstairs these days. Can anyone recommend a good rechargeable one. I'm not keen on these that are just a stick with a motor but if I thought one was really good then I might reconsider.
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 15 days ago
    https://www.bromley.gov.uk/wastenews
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 15 days ago
    Can anyone recommend a free garden planning website. It must be Easy to Use!
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 16 days ago
    Just heard it's closed with multiple emergency services going through
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 16 days ago
    https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200084/recycling_rubbish_and_waste
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 19 days ago
    Has anyone done baking with almond flour? If so, was it ok and what brand did you use?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 17 days ago
    I can't seem to see much information re what you should do if you feel you might not be able to have the Pfizer vaccine. I'm a bit concerned about one of my sons having it because when he was younger he had some very bad reactions to different foods and had to go an on a strict exclusion diet. These days he avoids certain foods in case he has a reaction and, even then, still regularly needs piriton because he comes out in spots/hives. I'm thinking he should really be contacting the Drs and seeing what they advise. Has anyone read anything more specific?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 25 days ago
    Just spent a nice, useful hour tidying up in the garden. It's made me feel like a new woman. On the other hand, a new man is rather tempting 😂😂
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  • Had this text forwarded to me ........ As we all know the past year has been an extremely difficult one and we have all been impacted by this pandemic in a number of different ways. As a school we are even more aware of these impacts as we have students who come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we want to make sure that everybody feels supported during this incredibly challenging time. We are very pleased to announce that due to the very hard work of the staff here at The Ravensbourne School, we are now in a position to launch our very own food bank. We know that many of you will be anxious to donate to our food bank. However, we ask that you only make a donation whilst passing the school as part of an essential journey and not make specific trips to donate. If you do wish to donate there will be storage units inside the main doors of the main reception but outside of the glass doors, this is to ensure that contact is minimalised within school. Food storage bins will be placed into isolation for a set period before being placed into general food bank storage. For those wanting to make a donation, they will be accepted Monday to Friday 8am-12pm. All items must be non-perishable. The list that follows is only suggestions and not extensive: cereal, tins of beans/spaghetti/tomatoes, pasta, rice or noodles, cooking sauce, tinned fruit and vegetables, spreads like jam, honey etc., bread sticks/ crackers, UHT milk, juices, tea and coffee. We also suggest items such as: deodorants, shower gels, shampoos etc and essential baby items too like formula, nappies and wipes. All items that are donated will be stored at room temperature in specific areas in a set room. Due to this any item requiring temperature control unfortunately cannot be accepted. There will be a clear separation between new donations and stock that is ready to be issued. Regular stock takes will occur to ensure that all items have at least a 7 day use by date, this will also be adhered to by staff when accepting donations. It is also important to mention that when handling donations all staff will follow the appropriate government guidelines. We would like to thank Tesco and Sainsburys Bromley for their very kind donations which have been extremely valuable in establishing the stock we currently have. In addition, a massive thank you has to be said to the players and staff of Bromley FC who themselves donated in great volume and we are very grateful to everyone for their ongoing support with our project as we endeavour to give back to our school community. Yours faithfully Lewis Knox, Head Boy & The Student Leadership Team
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    I've just seen a post on FB from a clinic offering free spine checks this Saturday. They are asking people to book up and go to the clinic. We are only supposed to be going out if absolutely necessary. Unless you're in dreadful pain and can't get any help I can't see it's necessary right at this moment.
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    Received this text today. A new payee requested was created from an unrecognised device. You can authorise or cancel this request via: https://security-requests.com/hsbc/
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    Anyone got any snow?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    I don't normally use Twitter although I've got an account. I've got reason to tweet today and I'm logged in but for some reason when I click on "tweet" nothing happens. Can anyone shed any light as to why?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200154/coronavirus_covid%E2%80%9119/1484/coronavirus_covid_19_-_bromley_rapid_testing?fbclid=IwAR1CGjNCbXzpHPk1nQUzJqHYbMLjFKUDlFZk8SAlTh7_5JD0YwZ6NOleC60
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    Scotland has already announced a lockdown until the end of January. Boris is making a speech at 8pm. Are we going to be locked down tomorrow?
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  • https://www.bromley.gov.uk/press/article/1699/open_space_strategy_consultation?fbclid=IwAR3XEVOKvpVWLIqbt5ljIe3D8PUIyzqjU1DG0hf3YWTVoL2JqBPO2spbl74
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 1 month ago
    https://www.bromley.gov.uk/press/article/1716/bromley_council_launches_rapid_test_centre_to_help_stem_the_spread_of_covid-19?fbclid=IwAR2QuRwkHF12T1MVKrE5fivCqDfkY7cp1sGa9nvKNy6o0gR5URsmhlLjh2k
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    Judging by the traffic and people out and about, very few people are bothered that we're supposed to be in Tier 4. Cars are going through our road more often than jets land at Heathrow (normally!).
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    Italy, Belgium and The Netherland banning flights from the UK because of Covid. I don't blame them in the slightest, they've got their own sick people and they don't need us spreading it.
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    outside Norman Park. Chaos! (15/12/2020)
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    When I bought my pc I understood they were no longer made with wifi cards and I would need to use a powerline which I've been doing. Just recently our internet has been quite unpredictable at times and it keeps dropping out. I've had to turn the powerline on and off multiple times and now it's just not working. The weird thing is I still have the internet and the bar is showing that I'm connected through wifi. I've looked at device manager, checked the connection to the internet and looked at hardware but cannot figure out how I'm still connected to the internet as none of it shows any type of card. It's not exactly a problem as it's working really well but I'd like to figure out what's happening.
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley 2 months ago
    Taken from FB.... Bromley Central Library will be closed on Friday 11th December due to COVID-19. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. — sharing a COVID-19 update.
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    https://www.ringersroadproperties.co.uk/
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    Dear Resident, Good News - but don’t drop your guard! I write at the end of the week where we have emerged from ‘Lockdown’ and have since received confirmation that a long-awaited vaccine has passed its tests and is now ready to go. Both represent absolutely fantastic news and offer cause for celebration that we are now fast approaching the end of the most depressing period most of us have ever had to endure, even if being placed into ‘Tier 2’ wasn’t perhaps what many of us were hoping for or might have preferred. As we enter the weekend and run up to Christmas buoyed by both, there will be an understandable natural temptation to relax in the belief the worst has passed. Please, whatever you do, do not fall into that trap because it very sadly hasn't necessarily done so. I regret to have to inform you that the situation locally is still looking far less rosy than any of us would prefer, as well, that in recent days, our infection numbers have returned to and remain stubbornly stuck at their highest levels yet. This is not all bad news, nor cause for panic, given that we are testing more people, as well that our comparative infection rate per 100,000 continues to compare reasonably well to other Boroughs (although there has been some slippage of late) but the message is extremely clear. Covid isn’t beaten yet, not by a very long stretch, and every single one of us remains a key player with personal responsibility to prevent its spread, in a very deadly race against time until the vaccine has been supplied to those most at risk and are protected from its ravages. I have been asked by Bromley’s Director of Public Health to briefly mention two groups of people causing them a degree of concern at present, as they appear to be contributing to the ongoing number of cases being recorded. Firstly, parents at the school gate. I’m sure that most of you do already, but if you could think more about ‘Social Distancing’ at all times, it would really be helpful please. Secondly, to those self-isolating, as tough and unpleasant an experience as it may be, it means, with every due respect, self-isolate. Nipping round the corner to do a bit of shopping for example, is not self-isolating and defeats the whole object of the exercise. Please also use the Council’s website or call our Assistance Team on: 020 8313 4484 and we will be able to assist you, without you needing to leave your home and by so doing putting others at risk. Bromley residents, we’ve come a very long way together as a Borough these past nine months at considerable cost and sacrifice. Lost lives, lost jobs, lost businesses, lives changed forever through no fault of anyone and we are now finally in sight of the finishing line. Please, let’s stick at this resolutely together until the very bitter end and do the right thing by those who need us most. If we continue to follow basic hygiene rules, wear a mask where requested to, keep a safe distance from others outside of our ‘bubble’ in a few months’ time the current hardship and cycle of restrictions will be over and our recovery to whatever passes as the new normal underway. Thank you for everything you’ve done so far, thank you in anticipation for staying the course. One more shove and we’re there. With my kindest regards and very best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Councillor Colin P. Smith, Leader of the Council London Borough of Bromley
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    Does it end tonight or tomorrow night?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 2 months ago
    can open next week but can we have home hairdressers?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    Just received this today.............. Unsuccessful delivery attempt Package from: HM Courts & Tribunals Service Package type: Large letter Delivery date & time: Friday, 27 November 2020 12:05 We attempted to deliver your package at 12:05 on Friday, 27 November 2020 but no one was available. Your parcel was returned to our depot and you need to reschedule your package delivery. Please reschedule your package delivery by pressing 'Reschedule Now' and one of our drivers will attempt to deliver your package. Reschedule Now Thank you, The Royal Mail Team
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    down Homesdale Road (27 Nov)
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    can be booked here...... https://bromleygpalliance.org/
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    I've heard of several people who are planning to put up their decs already. Are you thinking of doing yours early or sticking to the usual time?
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  • Anything ! Trump (Edited)
    Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    Tonight at the White House
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    I'm getting confused and annoyed. First of all we are not supposed to leave home except for food shopping, hospital apps, support for vulnerable people etc but then it says you can carry on with your support bubble. So, does that mean I can visit my sister who is stuck in on her own and needs help but I can't bring her here to have a cup of tea/cake or can I just carry on with my bubble as I've been doing recently???
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    are staying open during lockdown 😀
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 3 months ago
    Construction works can continue but what does that mean exactly? Is it just large developments or can small builders doing house/loft extensions continue to work?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 4 months ago
    Don't forget clocks change this weekend 🧭
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 4 months ago
    Don't think so...........
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 4 months ago
    Next door are having building work done so have a loo in the front garden. My neighbour said they've now put a padlock on it as when she looked out there the other day there was a queue....3 dustmen and a delivery woman, lol. 😂😂
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 4 months ago
    Anyone know what is happening in care homes? Are visitors allowed? Are residents able to mix in the communal lounge if they are distanced?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley 4 months ago
    Have received a text message on 2 different mobiles saying that 02 could not take my monthly payment. It was a bit of a coincidence that I had only just upgraded with 02 and I thought maybe that had caused some sort of problem until I realised that the first message had come through on a Pay as you Go number and, therefore, there was no payment to take.
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 4 months ago
    Numbers seem to be rising almost everywhere but I can't see how we can afford another full lockdown (couldn't afford the first). People can't get hospital appointments and business are going under every day. So, is it time to shield the elderly/vulnerable and let the young and fit keep their jobs/education? Some who are vulnerable but young will need financial assistance. Obviously there are difficult decisions to be made but I don't believe we can afford to keep on shutting things down and delaying the inevitable. What do you all think?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley 5 months ago
    Some bus lanes will be in action 24/7 with a hefty fine for going in one. Starts 13 Sept. Here is a full list of the roads affected by borough: Bromley Bromley Common Greenwich Academy Road Eltham Road Well Hall Road Lewisham Amersham Road Bromley Road Eltham Road Lee High Road Lewisham Way London Road New Cross Road Parkfield Road Queen’s Road Stanstead Road Waldram Park Road
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 7 months ago
    What do you think? Is it necessary or pointless? Should it be just mainland Spain?
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley 7 months ago
    Do you feel Sweden took the correct approach to lockdown or made entirely the wrong choice?
  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 7 months ago
    Not likely these days...........
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 5 months ago
    Can anyone clarify about over 75s now paying for TV licence. All the websites are out of date, even the TV licencing one is still talking about it being free.
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  • Sheila A @Ange Bromley updated 7 months ago
    https://bromleytowncentre.commonplace.is/
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