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Get ready to save Lewisham Hospital again

Fearing that plans are being made, once again, to propose closing Lewisham Hospital and selling-off its site, the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaigners are on high alert. The release of the latest South East London healthcare strategy document has set of warning bells. The document uses arguments for reconfiguring NHS services in south east London that […]

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Campaign for more street trees in Catford

Rushey Green resident Harry has launched a campaign to make Catford greener. Having recently moved to Catford from a leafy street in Forest Hill, Harry has noticed the disparity in the amount of greenery on the streets. To highlight this he has produced a map of all the street trees in Catford. Realising that Lewisham […]

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Draw Lewisham art competition

Social Housing organisation Lewisham Homes are running an art competition to showcase Lewisham-inspired artwork. You don’t have to be handy with an easel to be able to enter. Your ‘art’ could be a sketch, painting or photograph as long as Lewisham is the main focus of your work. Submissions will be displayed at a pop-up […]

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Catford Tales by the Lewisham Youth Theatre

If you’ve walked through Catford Broadway on Wednesday or Thursday this week you may have witnessed a performance by a group of young people and wondered what it was all about. As part of Celebrate Catford week, Lewisham Youth Theatre have been rehearsing for Catford Tales, a show for, by and about the people and […]

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Could you be one of Lewisham’s future leaders?

Lewisham Council has again teamed up with Operation Black Vote (OBV) to launch a search for community leaders of the future. The Council wants to encourage talented individuals from black and minority ethnic communities to take on leadership roles in organisations such as schools, voluntary organisations, safer neighbourhood panels and the Council itself. These are […]

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Deputy Mayor opens Access Self Storage store in Catford

Councillor Alan Smith, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Growth and Regeneration, cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the new Access Self Storage store on Bromley Road, Catford. At the event on 5 June, staff and customers were walked through the impressive 120,000 square foot premises, which will provide 24 local businesses with […]

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Phoenix residents vote to award £100,000 of community cash

Residents in south Lewisham have used their vote to award £100,000 of funding to support projects that will make a difference for their community. Hundreds of Phoenix residents voted for their favourite projects from 10 shortlisted schemes, to receive a share of the £100,000 Phoenix Community Chest, at a strawberries and cream themed event at […]