Lewisham Support for Junior Doctors

So tomorrow's planned 24 hour strike by Junior Doctors in the NHS has been called off pending further negotiations after health secretary Jeremy Hunt backed down and agreed that he would not unilaterally impose a new contract on them. Junior Doctors and their supporters have been organising at local hospitals, including at Lewisham where banners ...

Looking for a party agency

I'm looking for a party agency to help me organise my grandma's birthday. She's turning 70 this year and we want to make it really special and fancy. My family moved to the area a few months ago and I haven't had the chance to research all the agencies. Thanks in advance.

The Telegraph Hill panto: Dick Whittington

The Telegraph Hill Centre writes:Dick Whittington – New Cross’s very own gloriously fun fundraising Panto, back for it’s 6th year!This year funds raised will go to Telegraph Hill Centre, an independent community organisation supporting the local community, Carers Lewisham, an amazing organisation which does so much to support people across the borough, and Bold Vision, ...

Villa Toscana Restaurant Open Christmas Day

We are happy to annouce due to popular demand we will be opening on Christmas Day. We have only a few tables left available, but please enquire on 02086923804 if you would like details of the menu and opening times.

Brockley Anathemata

Mike, from the Friends of Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries, writes:On Wednesday 2nd December at 12:30pm at 67 Arabin Road, SE4 there will be an unveiling of a maroon plaque to commemorate the Great War poet, soldier and artist David Jones (1895-1974), who is buried in the  Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries.Born in Brockley in 1895 he ...

Dismaland to Wonderland

It didn't take very long for Banksy's Dismaland art exhibition, held over the summer in Weston-super-Mare, to be recuperated by some of those who the artist may have thought he was critiquing. I spotted this poster in Brockley last month, seemingly from property developers South London Land looking for potential local sites with the headline ...

Provender, Honor Oak Park

Provender is the upgrade of former HOP deli Hills & Parkes, which sold up in October. Looks nice - please share your reviews here.@BrockleyCentral wow lots of delicious Christmas goodies at the newly managed Hills & Parks now called 'Provender' pic.twitter.com/ctLW9oEb25— Holly Sutton (@Hollyonline) November 28, 2015

"The Loveliest of Trees" – a fundraising concert for street trees

For some time, the Brockley Society’s Tree Committee has been aware of local residents who love trees and want to help, but who don’t have the time to commit.So we struck upon the idea of staging a classical concert in the historic Stone House on Lewisham Way. This “exceptionally fine late 18th Century Villa”, as the ...

Top 10 things to do before you die in the Borough Of Lewisham

Londonist has produced a 'provocative' list of the best things in Lewisham. I've given my two cents about this suspiciously Lee-centric list on Brockley Central - what do you think? 1. Best restaurant: Villa Moura, Blackheath/Lee 2. Best museum: Horniman Museum, Forest Hill 3. Best venue: Dirty South, Lewisham 4. Best pub: The Dacre Arms, ...

Have a Brockley Market Christmas

Toby from Brockley Market writes:The last full market of 2015 will be the 19th December - we will be open on the 24th Christmas eve (from 10 - 12) to pick up Christmas orders (Meat From The Butchery, fish/seafood from Veasey and Sons, turkeys geese & cockerels from Fosse Meadows - we will also have ...