The Summer 2019 Edition of The Orpington 1st Magazine is available to read online now...
BOStuition has been set up to assist both prospective students and existing students. Classes are held in the evenings during the week, the classes currently on offer are targeted towards students currently taking their A-Leve
This week the UK is celebrating grassroots charities through daily activities to raise the profile of the small charity sector.
Have you taken advantage of the BID's partnership with Meercat Associates yet? Join the many businesses across town and start saving.
The Orpington First Ltd AGM 2019 took place on 6th June at Scala Restaurant on Orpington High Street.
A senior Met Police officer from Bromley has been made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his work caring for families of colleagues killed in the line of duty.
Amateur athlete Chris Leek is aiming to raise £1 million for charities, including Orpington's Saxon Day Centre. with his Enduroman Arch 2 Arc effort.
Book your place for a webinar outlining the rationale and requirements of Making Tax Digital for VAT. VAT registered businesses with a taxable turnover above £85,000 will be required to collate and submit their VAT returns under M
Orpington 1st have once again installed flower towers across the high street as part of their continued efforts to improve the town centre environment.
Volunteers from Orpington St John Ambulance appear in coverage from Trooping the Colour shown on BBC One
To mark 65 years since rock ‘n’ roll anthem ‘Rock Around the Clock’ was first released, a group of older people have been reminding us all just how much that record changed the face of British society.
Thousands of families enjoyed a day packed full of creativity on Saturday (1st June) as Orpington’s glorious Priory Gardens hosted the return of Enchanted in partnership with Orpington 1st and supported by Arts Council England and
A jam-packed Summer edition looks forward to Enchanted Fest, previews Dementia Action Week, looks back at the signing of a historic friendship agreement, reviews The Orpies, shines a spotlight on new and established businesses - a
The first of the new business surgeries with Jo Johnson was held on 26th April, providing the opportunity for businesses to ask questions, raise concerns, or find out more about plans affecting your business and the support availa
Celebrating 21 years in Orpington town centre, Avinit Tattoo & Body Piercing is the borough’s longest established tattoo parlour; a bright, open and modern warehouse style studio home to a talented team of up and coming artists.
Dockless electric-assisted bikes will soon be available to hire in Orpington following an agreement between the Council and Lime for a 12 month trial.
A healthier, happier future for the wellbeing of Bromley. Mytime Active and The London Borough of Bromley have agreed a landmark deal which entrusts the Bromley leisure services remit to Mytime Active for the next 40 years.
Take advantage of the services available to you as BID levy payer and switch to the BID's waste management partner.
The red carpet was rolled out to welcome the town's business community on Thursday evening at the borough’s largest awards ceremony.
Orpington 1st were delighted to host a visit from The Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal, on 27th March.
To support businesses, the London Growth Hub and the Mayor of London have launched a new Brexit Business Resource Hub.
Orpington 1st have partnered with InLink to provide BID levy payers with a 30% discount on digital advertising.
A report released last week by House of Commons Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has urged action for town centres, made a number of recommendations which Orpington 1st have been pushing for, and put BIDs at the
If your business has a special offer or promotion, remember you have access to the Orpington Options offer scheme.
The Orpington Loyalty Card has undergone a revamp. Introducing, Orpington Options... but don't worry, you can still use your Orpington Loyalty Card to take advantage of the same deals.
Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Watch the official trailer and book your tickets now.
Celebrity chef duo Chris and James Tanner took over Orpington's BR6 Restaurant last night, cooking up a delicious three course meal for over forty guests.
“Over the last year, the issue most often raised with me has been children’s mental health. I’m very concerned that children’s inability to access mental health support leads to a whole range of additional problems, from school e
Across the London Borough of Bromley, almost 60% of businesses believed to be eligible for the "Retail" Relief have not yet applied.
Make May Purple for stroke is the Stroke Association's annual stroke awareness month, taking place every May. Stroke strikes every five minutes, and destroys lives. Help Stroke Association rebuild them.