Cycle Superhighway consultation for Greenwich and Deptford

In a reminder that they do more than just protect cab drivers at the public's expense, TfL has launched a public consultation about its proposed new cycle superhighway from Creek Road in Greenwich to Tower Bridge.The scheme would include stretches of two-way segregated cycle track on Tooley Street, Jamaica Road, Evelyn Street and Creek Road, ...

AFC Lewisham

AFC Lewisham is a Charter Standard football club based in Ladywell. Formed in 2012, it is a Sunday youth football club providing playing opportunities for local children. They are looking for more players. Chris writes:My son has recently joined AFC Lewsiham Under 7’s football team, and we need a 2/3 more players for a good ...

Brockley the muse

In a new interview for Music OMH, Brockley-based journalist Michael Hubbard has pinned down musician Nick Nicely to ask him about the inspiration behind his song Hilly Fields. He reveals:"I lived by Hilly Fields in Brockley. It looks out over both London and Kent. We were often up there in psychedelic reveries. It has a ...

Outdoor classroom fundraiser

The Friends of Frendsbury Garden, in west Brockley, have launched a fundraiser, which ends this evening, to support the development of an outdoor classroom in the park. They write:"Frendsbury Gardens is an inner city community garden located within Brockley. To ensure the diverse community can be use the garden all year around we want an ...

Write & Shine

Gemma writes:Join us for a Write & Shine morning writing workshop in Brockley on 26 September (8.45am-10.15am). £15 including a lovely hot drink!We'll meet at Pistachios in the Park in Hilly Fields. It's a beautiful spot for a couple of hours writing, with good coffee, fine cakes & floor-to-ceiling windows offering a view of the ...

Coming soon: Deptford Esquire

We are popping up on #Deptford High Street from 20th Oct - December, spoiling you with #CraftBeer & #Curry with Small Plates & Cocktails! x pic.twitter.com/UaNUSoumFe— deptfordesquire (@deptfordesquire) September 24, 2017Deptford Esquire is a pop-up Pakistani restaurant and micropub, running from October to December. No details yet, but follow them for news.

The Cost of Living at The Copper Tea

The Copper Tea cafe (137 Lewisham Way) is hosting a special art exhibition (Fri 22/09/17 – Sun 01/10/17) called The Cost of Living, by the contemporary artist Alma Tischler Wood, who has been supported by The Arts Council England, The Goethe Institute and Council Général de l'Oise during her career.The event is part of the ...

Labour Brockley ward organiser resigns

Just resigned as Sec and Exec member for Brockley ward. Haven't had a good time in local party recently.— William Cooper (@WillPCooper) September 22, 2017 Local Labour Parties need to address the behaviour of members and also the affect this is having on the mental health of voluntary officers— William Cooper (@WillPCooper) September 22, 2017 ...

Labour selects Egan for Lewisham Mayor

Ladies and gentlemen, your new Mayor will be Damien Egan. Young, socially-savvy and idealistic, Egan will represent a major change in style - and possibly substance - with the outgoing Mayor Bullock.Congratulations @damienegan, selected as Labour's candidate to be Mayor of Lewisham pic.twitter.com/nq7F1sAXT4— London Labour (@LondonLabour) September 20, 2017 

Hilly Fields Quiz – Questions and Answers

As usual, the Friends of Hilly Fields had a quiz at this year’s Midsummer Fayre which lots of people had a go at. Although we thought it was relatively easy, only four people got all ten questions right! Those people have been notified and should go the Hilly Fields cafe to collect their prize. Grappling ...