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Best New High Street Business 2014 – The Brockley Deli

Congratulations to The Brockley Deli, winner of this year's Best Newcomer Award, thanks to a record public vote. The Deli and The Proud Sow butcher dominated the vote in a highly competitive field and were able to mobilise their fan bases very effectively.In the end, the right newcomer won. The Proud Sow and third-placed LDN ...

Another Tower Block in Loampit Vale

A planning application has been made for the construction of another block of flats in Loampit Vale. The development, including an 11-storey building, is the latest high density housing planned for this stretch of road. [...]

Did 2014 go to plan?

Jonathan Jo has a mouth like an "O" And a wheelbarrow full of surprises; If you ask for a bat, or for something like that, He has got it, whatever the size is.- AA MilneBefore we make our predictions for 2015, here's a recap on what we foresaw this time last year:1. Lewisham Way would buck its ideas ...

Missing Cat From Brockley area.

2014

Rabbi Scott: You have to see these things as expressions of God's will. You don't have to like it, of course. - A Serious ManThis was a year for deeds, not words - a moment when promises finally materialised and everything in Greater Brockley got bigger and better until we tweaked the nose of God.At the ...

Dig This repotted

New Cross plant shop Dig This has found a new home, moving up the hill from next to the Hobgoblin to a shop next to the Venue, at 6 Clifton Rise. On the New Cross forum, Tamsin writes:"Lovely shop space, café area at the front. Same goods as before but the vinyl easier to browse ...

Ackroyd Centre Playgroup Bankrupt

Anti-fascists in Walworth Road and Lewisham in the 1930s

A couple of examples of 1930s militant anti-fascism found searching at British Newspaper Archive:Fascist Offices Attacked in Walworth Road, 1933'A crowd of 200 men, some of whom asserted they were Communists, attacked the Fascist local head-quarters in Walworth Road, London, SE, today. Stones were thrown, upper windows in the building were broken, and after a ...

The Korean Wonder Juggler of Ladywell (1889)

Sometimes when you're browsing in the archive for something, you stumble across something else entirely. This advert for 'Draterson Okaro, the Corean Wonder' of '43 Ladywell Park, Lewisham' was published in The Era, 29 June 1889. Only a few lines, and I haven't been able to find anything else about them, but you can't help ...