Orpington 1st Business Improvement District was awarded Silver Gilt at this year's London in Bloom awards, in recognition of its horticultural efforts, business involvement and community engagement across a range of environmenta
A scheme launched this summer across Orpington town centre aims to persuade residents to donate money to tackle the problem of homelessness, rather than giving directly to street beggars.
Local groups supporting women and girls with issues like period poverty, domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and long-term unemployment can to apply for a share of £3.5 million for their vital work.
The new Orpington Health and Wellbeing Centre opened its doors to patients on 16 September 2019, housing the Knoll Medical Practice and a range of other community clinics in modern and fit for purpose premises in the heart of Orpi
In July I was proud that Bromley councillors unanimously decided to adopt a motion setting out the ambition of net zero carbon emissions by 2029.
That was the invitation given to local residents and businesses to attend a brand new conference hosted by Orpington 1st in partnership with the Bromley Dementia Action Alliance (BDAA).
Loneliness is more harmful to your health than smoking 15 cigarettes a day. It’s certainly a statistic that grabs the attention.
The Autumn 2019 Edition of The Orpington 1st Magazine is available to read online now...