Two fundraisers

Two local fundraising projects to tell you about...Leaf & GrooveLeaf & Groove will take a long-disused shop space in Forest Hill and turn it into something wonderful. A second hand bookshop of distinction, also selling vinyl, donating profits to the community library scheme. Not only that, but also an underground lounge space for secret meetings ...

Forest Hill School – Strike and lobby

"A community mobilises to defend its community school #FHSandproud #SaveFHS #schoolcuts Lobby Lewisham Council Wed 22 5pm Town Hall, SE6 4RU Tonight: Wednesday 22 March 2017 5pm - come along & join parents/teachers to lobby Lewisham against the... Forest Hill School - Strike and lobby

Dawn Chorus Walk…Thursday 30th March 2017

This coming Thursday at 6am, meet at 6am outside the cafe. Iti lovely just to be there and see the dawn break. http://hillyfields.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/dawn-chorus-walk-2017.html

Iconic cat to be borough’s anchor tenant

As the Council ponders the future of Catford, a petition has been doing the rounds, demanding that the iconic model cat, which sits on top of the shopping centre, must play a prominent part in whatever master plan emerges.Today, the Council has responded, assuring worried residents that they will not do to the cat what ...

From the Big Time to Arsenal

BT Sport will screen a documentary about the careers of two people who put the Great in Greater Brockley - Ian Wright and David Rocastle."From Brockley to the Big Time" will screen on April 1. For details, click here.

Register now for Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on 30th July

World’s greatest cycling event Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 is back on 30th July at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Starfish Greathearts Foundation holds 25 guaranteed places in this event. You will cycle through a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey's stunning countryside. You can also enter as a team with your ...

Embleton Green is people!

The campaigner's photo of the threatened green spaceRosie writes:Lewisham Council has announced that it intends to build on the green space/gardens at the back of the flats on Ermine Road, fronting on to Embleton Road. One of the residents of the flats tells me that they are also to lose their garages [directly underneath the ...

Education talk and discussion This Tuesday 7:30 pm at Telegraph Hill Playclub

Free Talks and Community Discussion HOW CHILDREN LEARN: VARIOUS APPROACHES TO EDUCATION Tuesday, 21st March 2017, 7:30 pm Telegraph Hill PlayClub, Erlanger Road, SE14 5TJ An opportunity to learn about alternatives to traditional schooling. An open and friendly discussion about our current education system, child-centered education, the role of play educating our children and much ...

Brockley: Fit, but we know it

George Osborne's Evening Standard has put Brockley on its list of Zone 2 bargains (admittedly it's a pretty small field to choose from). This week's Homes & Property section says:"The leafy Victorian charms of this south east London outpost have sent prices shooting up. It is particularly popular with Docklands workers, since it is only ...