Happy May Day

The Fowlers Troop/Deptford Jack in the Green will be out doing their traditional May Day procession on May 1st, details as follows:12.00 Depart from Dog and Bell, 116 Prince St London, Deptford SE8 3JD. (pub will open at 11.00),12.45 Rose and Crown, 1 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8ER,13.45 Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Rd, ...

NX Records

Tony Wilson: Most of all, I love Manchester. The crumbling warehouses, the railway arches, the cheap abundant drugs. That's what did it in the end. Not the money, not the music, not even the guns. That is my heroic flaw: my excess of civic pride. - 24 Hour Party PeopleGoldsmiths says:Goldsmiths, University of London has partnered ...

Brock Party

Dave Chappelle: Attention, Huxtables, there is a block party down the street. Bring Yourselves. BRING YOURSELVES! And bring Rudy, Theo, and Denise. - Block PartyBored of Big Lunches, Nina wants to step it up a notch by trying to organise a Brockley block party. She writes:I was enjoying the sun last weekend and the idea ...

Lewisham Labour selects The Minister Six

The all-woman shortlist of Labour's prospective Parliamentary candidates for Lewisham Deptford has been announced. And since whoever Labour selects to replace Dame Joan Ruddock as their representative is pretty much guaranteed to get the seat, the competition to become the Anointed One matters.The list of six includes Brockley Councillor Vicky Foxcroft, who has done a decent job ...

The Brockley Boxes

Brockley is pioneering the community adoption of the area's old red phone boxes. Phone box guardian Ali provides an update on one of Brockley's coolest projects:Now that the sun's been shining, volunteers from the neighbourhood have taken the first step towards looking after the two BT phone boxes adopted for the community. They've both had ...

Nat’s Back

Nat's Bake and Juice, the Brockley Cross Caribbean takeaway, has reopened after a prolonged closure. The area's been less chaotic, but also a little less interesting since the shutters came down.

Hilly Fields Parkrun

A while ago I got the running bug back for the first time since I was at school and got in the cross country team as a result of keeping going to avoid the bullies who always stopped off on the course for a smoke and some mindless violence.I started off last year with the ...

Greenspaces: St Paul’s Churchyard

Sitting just off Deptford High Street, St Paul's church is an 18th century, Baroque masterpiece. The churchyard itself is a walled garden and a retreat from the throng of market day, with low Portland Stone walls that offer a good place to sunbathe.The gardens look like an isometric video game, with pristine benches, gravestones, lampposts, ...

Bird Watching Guide to the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries

How to raise a complaint – an update

Some of you have asked how to make a complaint to Regenter B3 – whether this be on a day to day basis or something more substantial. We have previously provided a guide on this, but given that so many people at Regenter B3 have left, we thought it would be worthwhile updating it. One lesson ...