Disability Voice are holding an open meeting on 23rd May from 10:15 to 12:15 to talk about improvements to Bromley North Village,
The first half of the meeting will focus on the proposed alterations to Bromley North Village, that is the area around Market Square, High Street North and East Street. The aim of these works is to re-vitalise this part of Bromley with modernised shop fronts, pedestrian walkways, crossings and increased accessibility.
The consultants, Studio Egret West , will be talking about the proposals and there will be visual displays showing what the area will look like. This is a good opportunity to put your views across to ensure the improvements really do benefit disabled people and enhance accessibility within and around this area.
There will be a break for refreshments followed by a business meeting to which we hope all will stay and find our how Disability Voice Bromley works and what the main issues are for disabled residents at the moment.
To book your place please contact:
c/o Deaf Access,
Bromley BR1 1RH
Tel : 0845 463 2804 text : 07732 449 349 (Deaf Access) fax: 020 8315 2554
The council is currently consulting on a proposal to charge disabled blue badge holders to park in the Borough’s public car parks. The original consultation did not include our members, so we have received the information very late in the day.
If this issue affects you, then read on…..
Have you or someone you know had problems with the discharge process from hospital?
Bromley LINk is trying to pull together people’s experiences to find out what’s working well, and not so well, with the discharge procedures in Bromley. If you can help, download their questionnaire, complete it and send it back (it’s free!)
If your child has or could need transport assistance getting to and from school then you may wish to respond to this consultation.
Proposed Changes to Bromley Council Social Care Charging and Introduction of Personal Budgets
As you will have read in our current Bulletin newsletter Bromley Council is consulting on changes to its Personal Budget and Personal Contributions Policy for Adult Social Care – in other words how much they will charge people to use social care services.
This is important stuff, with serious implications for many people. You need to read the rest of this post.