Labour chooses Daby to fight Lewisham East election

Congratulations to @JanetDaby, Labour’s candidate for Lewisham East! pic.twitter.com/OdJ2mT3Lua— London Labour (@LondonLabour) May 19, 2018 Lewisham East has dodged a Momentum bullet. Janet Daby - the sensible, moderate, serious candidate on the Labour shortlist for the upcoming by-election - has been selected as their prospective MP.Daby likes talking about housing, health and education rather than ...

New timetable and more trains for Crofton Park

New trains come into service soonA completely new timetable will apply to Crofton Park trains from Sunday, May 20th.And since there is nothing harder and more confusing than trying to write about train timetables for a service you don't use, the Cinderella Line campaign for better rail services through Crofton Park has summarised it instead. ...

Maintenance Session this Saturday 19th May

We will be watering and topping up mulch to the new tree saplings this Saturday between 10.30 and 12.30. If you have a watering can, always handy to bring. We will meet by new tree plantings, on path from Bothy to the top of Vicars Hill.

Three Peaks History Walk

PASSING through Hilly Fields..but not organised by us. If you are an avid walker, historian, urban explorer, or want to discover another part of London, do please join and help support Crofton Park Railway Garden. They will be leading an history walk from their garden on Saturday 26th May from 11am-1pm. The Railway Garden will ...

History Walk of the Three Peaks Trail, May 26

House of Covvens – New Moon opening at Harts Lane SE14

It was the opening night tonight of 'House of Covvens' at Harts Lane SE14 (the road next door to Sainsburys).Conceived by artist Jodie Chinn, House of Covvens is  'an imagined political system based on empathy, inspired by ideas and practices found in Wicca, shamanism and the Riot Grrrl Movement...From the new to the full moon (15th-29th ...

Waiting in the wings for the show to begin

Labour, as expected, has chosen an all-female, all-BAME shortlist for the Lewisham East by-election. They are: Janet Daby, Brenda Dacres, Sakina Sheikh and Claudia Webbe.Daby and Dacres have years of local service with the Council under their belts. The Labour leadership and Lewisham Momentum prefer Webbe and Sheikh.Islington Councillor, friend of Jez and NEC member Claudia ...

Brockley Max 2018 – June 1-9

Not long now until the Brockey Max festival. The full programme is now available to download. Organiser Moira writes:Brockley Max 2018 features an amazing mix of art, music, comedy, film and photography events alongside the hugely popular Opening Night, Brockleywood Nights and Art In The Park.We also have our very own radio station. Brockley Max ...

“Bookies’ favourite” won’t run for Lewisham East seat

Phyll Opuku-Gyimah, the candidate widely touted to win the Labour nomination for the Lewisham East by-election, has issued a statement on Twitter saying that she will not stand. She will thus become the only person in London not running in this race.The UK Black Pride organiser had been flirting heavily with the idea on Twitter ...

Patchwork Royal Wedding

Windsor’s local homeless charity, SHOC, has partnered with Brockley-based Patchworkit to create an alternative wedding gift list for people who want to mark the Royal Wedding by supporting those in need.You can donate a toaster, towels or a range of other gifts by clicking here.