I’m worried about TTIP but I am not a paranoid anti-American luddite…

To oppose or challenge the implications of a mega bilateral trade agreement between the EU and USA is to be painted as a paranoid anti-American leftie... [...]

Result of Lewisham Deptford MP Contest a Foregone Conclusion

The general election may still be months away but the result in one seat is a foregone conclusion. The next MP for Lewisham Deptford will be... [...]

Lewisham Housing Strategy 2015 – 2020

Lewisham Council is developing its housing strategy for 2015 - 2020 and wants residents to give their views on setting objectives and priorities. [...]

Lewisham’s Big Budget Challenge: Results

Lewisham Council needs to find £85m in savings (or make £85m in cuts, depending on your point of view) over the next three years. [...]

Ten Things We Learnt from the Elections

On Thursday, 22 May Lewisham voters went to the polls to elect new councillors, a new mayor and cast their vote in the European Parliament election. Here is a list of ten things we learnt from the elections. [...]

Emergency Funds for Poor Unspent by Council

A Council-run fund designed to provide emergency help to the poor and those in desperate financial need remained largely unspent. [...]

Lewisham Council Budget 2014/15 – Winners and Losers

On Wednesday, 26 February 2014 a full sitting of Lewisham Council voted through its budget for 2014/15. [...]

Council Tenants Home Buying Scheme Fails to Make Impact

Figures released by Lewisham Council, following a Freedom of Information request, show the tenant home buying Cash Incentive Scheme has faltered since the onset of the financial crisis with grants falling from a peak of £651,000 in 2007 to only £34,000 in 2013. [...]

Brockley Green Party Councillor Darren Johnson to Step Down

Brockley's Green Party councillor Darren Johnson announced on Twitter this morning his intention to step down and not seek re-election in May 2014. [...]

An Incomplete Victory in Fight to Save Services at Lewisham Hospital

On Saturday, 14 September several hundred people marched through Lewisham to celebrate the High Court's quashing of plans by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to cut A&E and maternity services at Lewisham Hospital. [...]