Lewisham’s third generation of civic leaders are on their way

Lewisham Council and Operation Black Vote (OBV) recently launched another dynamic civic leadership programme to encourage and nurture more black and minority ethnic (BME) individuals into civic leadership roles. Over the next three months, the 30 participants – who are all Lewisham residents – will take part in a mixture of observation and training sessions Continue Reading

Don’t lose your right to vote

Respond to household enquiry form Residents in Lewisham have been urged to respond to the household enquiry form which asks them to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct. This form has been sent out as part of the borough’s annual voter registration canvass Continue Reading

Have your say on landlord licensing proposal

Lewisham Council is seeking your views on whether landlords should be required to obtain a licence to rent out accommodation above commercial properties (such as flats above shops) for multiple occupation. The Council believes the licensing scheme would help improve conditions in these rented properties. It would ensure that landlords manage the immediate environment around Continue Reading