The Wisdom of Brockodiles

Featuring two salt-of-the-earth characters of the sort who were driven out of Brockley years ago by pitchfork wielding hipsters, this Pension Wise advert was shot in the Hilly Fields Cafe. If you can overlook the sub-Keeping Up Appearances script, it's a rather beautiful depiction of our park.Thanks to all the BCers who sent me the link.

Apply now for Brockley Open Studios

The registration for Brockley Open Studios is now open. To art weekend takes place July 1-3 and participation will be limited to 50 artists.The event has been running every year since 1992 and is one of the best things about Brockley. To be part of it, click here.

#OurNHS Demo – 4 March 2017

Dear South East Londoners, The threats to the National Health Service, we've been mentioning for the past couple of years in this thread -> are now coming to a head. So much so, there will be a national demonstration on the 4 March this year, called by our national group and Health Campaigns Together. Locally, ...

Villa Toscana – February Neighbours Discount

Villa Toscana are offering a 20% discount on all food for the month of February (apart from Valentines Day) to all of the lovely residents in the Brockley Area. Please call to make your reservation and just confirm your address in Brockley to claim the discount.

Lewisham MPs to vote against triggering Article 50

All three of Lewisham's MPs, including Heidi Alexander, Jim Dowd and Brockley MP Vicky Foxcroft have confirmed that they will vote against triggering Article 50 when the issue reaches the House of Commons.The borough of Lewisham voted strongly in favour of remaining in the EU, so our MPs are representing their constituents, however futile the ...

‘You can’t stamp us out’ – Save New Cross post office protest

A good turn out this morning for the protest to launch the Save New Cross Post Office campaign. As mentioned here before, the busy community facility is threatened with closure.EastLondonLines reports, 37 Post Offices around the country are under threat, with the Communication Workers Union estimating the loss of around 300 staff on top of ...

Villa Toscana – Valentines Special

Looking to take your loved one somewhere special this Valentines Day, look no further! We have a wonderful 3 course set menu, with a glass of Prosecco, and a rose for the ladies waiting for you Please call 02086923804 for more information.

Lewisham’s young carers

Today is Young Carers Awareness Day, which recognises the contribution and needs of young people in the UK who have responsibility for caring for a family member.Carers Lewisham is a charity organisation based in Forest Hill that supports unpaid Carers in the London Borough of Lewisham aged 5 upwards. It works with 7,000 people and ...

Guitar, Bass and Ukulele lessons in Honor Oak and Forest Hill

Hi everyone, If you are looking for guitar, bass or ukulele lessons in Honor Oak and Forest Hill please check out London Music Tutors: We are a small music tutor agency based in the area who offer home tuition. All our tutors are active musicians and experienced teachers who have a current DBS certificate. ...

Geoffrey Road garage replacement denied

They are a capricious bunch, the Lewisham planning team. Despite being happy to let this ugly little character through, they have rejected more handsome proposal just up the road, in-part on the basis of its looks.A proposed replacement for the Geoffrey Road MOT garage has been rejected on two grounds. Lewisham's decision says:"The proposed building, by ...