Russell has served the Copers Cope Ward since 1998 and previously for Bromley Common and Keston Ward from 1978 until 1986. Russel is the lead Member for Ward planning matters, currently serving on two Planning Committee's. Russell has also served on Senior Positions within the Council, he is currently involved in the future planning designations for the Borough through his Membership of the Local Development Advisory Framework Panel formulating the Local Plan. Russell is married with two sons, both of whom were educated within the Ward.
Michael Tickner is an experienced and active local Councillor who has represented Copers Cope residents for a number of years. He lives off Court Downs Road and commutes to London from Beckenham Junction every day.He has wide experience of Planning and Traffic Management issues, and is currently Chairman of the Beckenham Town Centre group which has successfully led the bid to secure £4.3m funding for a major public realm improvement. New sign posts and litter bins have already appeared in the High Street.
Having worked his entire and very successful career in the oil industry, Stephen is now retired. A lifelong member of the Conservative Party, Stephen became a Bromley Councillor in 2006 for the Copers Cope Ward where he lives.
More than 117,000 meals were claimed in Beckenham under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics. In total, more than 100 million meals were claimed across the UK under the scheme, which ran throughout the month of August. In total, 84,700 establishments signed up to the scheme, including 89 in Beckenham
Beckenham Library was one of the first in Bromley Borough to re-open on Monday 6 July as the Covid-19 lockdown eased. Although borrowing a pre-pack of books or using the computer has to be pre-registered*, Conservative Councillors and supporters (pictured socially distancing) welcomed the news.
Councillor Michael Tickner, who represents Copers Cope ward which covered Beckenham Town Centre has welcomed the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme, which will give people in Beckenham up to 50 per cent off their bills in restaurants, cafes and pubs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.
Pedestrian-friendly Beckenham High Street is starting to buzz again after the lockdown left only 45 retailers open. Bromley's Mayor has awarded Certificates of Thanks to them all for serving our community during such difficult times.