Lewisham’s Lament Configuration Shifts Again

Lewisham layout changes again this Sunday. Check bus routes @BrockleyCentral @TheLewishamWay pic.twitter.com/0nnYceMA1k— Claire Shaw (@clairebaigent) August 26, 2016

Waterintobeer – opening tomorrow

The first of Brockley's two new beer shops, Waterintobeer opens tonight at 5pm. The Mantle Road shop is fully stocked and ready to go for its preview this evening. Please let us know what you think!With thanks to Michael for the photo.

Coming soon: The South East Makers Club

On Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September, the London Design Festival is coming to South East London (Deptford . Brockley . New Cross . Peckham) with a brand new event called the South East Makers Club.More details soon, sign up for more information here.

A message from the London Beer Dispensary…

Via the Brockley Central Facebook page, the team behind Crofton Park's excellent London Beer Dispensary writes:Hey folks, Darren & Sam here, former Area Manager of Late Knights and Head Brewer of Late Knights Brewery. We understand that twitter has been going crazy with all sorts of gossip today, so thought we would clear a few ...

Have at Yee!

Hopped up on Rio gold and Super Mario Abenomics, The Times is looking ahead($) to Tokyo 2020 by profiling next generation British athletes who could break into Team GB in four years. Brockley endurance athlete Alex Yee is their back page cover star and they say:"The winner of the ITU World Junior Duathlon title earlier ...

Brockley Front Garden Sale, September 10-11

The Fourth Annual Brockley Front Garden Sale takes place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September, 11am – 4pm.Last year over 70 addresses took part in a day of coordinated front garden sales. You can choose to participate on one or both days. The format rewards neighbours who get together to organise a cluster or ...

‘Incendiarism at New Cross’ (1842)

An interesting account of apparent arson at rocket factory in New Cross, from the Evening Mail' 9 March 1842. The location, given as Minerva House, seems to have been on what is now New Cross Road just up from the White Hart Hotel - as this was the location of the New Cross turnpike gate. Also ...

Hilly Fields Relay Fun Run, September 18

Salthouse growlers

Salthouse Bottles, the new beer shop replacing Degustation on Coulgate Street, is opening next month and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to provide a growler service. Richard Salthouse writes:We want to purchase a device known as a Pegas CrafTap, which is able to select and dispense a chosen beer into a glass ...

Lewisham MP Heidi Alexander slams Corbyn leadership as “shoddy”

Once you’ve had a taste of Mayor Bullock’s firm leadership, anyone else is going to seem second rate. Having helped to kickstart the Parliamentary Labour Party’s revolt against Corbyn’s leadership, Lewisham MP Heidi Alexander is doubling down, with a column in the Guardian criticising Jezza's leadership as "shoddy and unprofessional". The former Deputy Mayor of Lewisham ...