Hilly Fields CPZ proposed

Lewisham's neverendum on CPZ's continues. This time, the Council has proposed a zone that covers the back streets of Ladywell and a patch of the Brockley Conservation Area that runs from Hilly Fields to Lewisham Way down Tressillian Road.Mike writes:"Lewisham Council are consulting yet again for a Ladywell CPZ extension, calling it the 'Ladywell Study ...

Wild swimming comes to Lewisham

Our new Lewisham Mayor has pulled a rabbit out of the hat in first weeks in post.Beckenham Place Park will receive £440,000 of funding from the Mayor of London to create a wild swimming pool, as part of a major development project, which will be overseen by Brockley Councillor Sophie McGeevor. Lewisham Council explains:The award ...

Budgie, regard!

MISSING: My neighbour’s little boy’s much-loved budgie, Nelson. Last seen on Manwood Road. If you see or even hear him, please let us know. Thank you #SE4 #croftonpark #ladywell @BrockleyCentral pic.twitter.com/NAvgYKbpOV— Jenny Wood (@WoodyJen) May 20, 2018

Labour chooses Daby to fight Lewisham East election

Congratulations to @JanetDaby, Labour’s candidate for Lewisham East! pic.twitter.com/OdJ2mT3Lua— London Labour (@LondonLabour) May 19, 2018 Lewisham East has dodged a Momentum bullet. Janet Daby - the sensible, moderate, serious candidate on the Labour shortlist for the upcoming by-election - has been selected as their prospective MP.Daby likes talking about housing, health and education rather than ...

New timetable and more trains for Crofton Park

New trains come into service soonA completely new timetable will apply to Crofton Park trains from Sunday, May 20th.And since there is nothing harder and more confusing than trying to write about train timetables for a service you don't use, the Cinderella Line campaign for better rail services through Crofton Park has summarised it instead. ...

History Walk of the Three Peaks Trail, May 26

Waiting in the wings for the show to begin

Labour, as expected, has chosen an all-female, all-BAME shortlist for the Lewisham East by-election. They are: Janet Daby, Brenda Dacres, Sakina Sheikh and Claudia Webbe.Daby and Dacres have years of local service with the Council under their belts. The Labour leadership and Lewisham Momentum prefer Webbe and Sheikh.Islington Councillor, friend of Jez and NEC member Claudia ...

Brockley Max 2018 – June 1-9

Not long now until the Brockey Max festival. The full programme is now available to download. Organiser Moira writes:Brockley Max 2018 features an amazing mix of art, music, comedy, film and photography events alongside the hugely popular Opening Night, Brockleywood Nights and Art In The Park.We also have our very own radio station. Brockley Max ...

“Bookies’ favourite” won’t run for Lewisham East seat

Phyll Opuku-Gyimah, the candidate widely touted to win the Labour nomination for the Lewisham East by-election, has issued a statement on Twitter saying that she will not stand. She will thus become the only person in London not running in this race.The UK Black Pride organiser had been flirting heavily with the idea on Twitter ...

Patchwork Royal Wedding

Windsor’s local homeless charity, SHOC, has partnered with Brockley-based Patchworkit to create an alternative wedding gift list for people who want to mark the Royal Wedding by supporting those in need.You can donate a toaster, towels or a range of other gifts by clicking here.