Dennis Bovell – Lovers Rock as 1970s X-Factor

Earlier this month, Dennis Bovell was made an Honorary Fellow at Goldsmiths, a recognition of his contribution to music and his links to the South East London area. Bovell is probably best known for his many reggae/dub productions, including producing Linton Kwesi Johnson, helping to establish the Lovers Rock genre (including writing Silly Games for Janet ...

Safika, Upper Brockley Road

Safika Organic Health Centre12A Upper Brockley Roadwww.safikahealthcentre.org.ukThe Safika team writes:We are an organic food store, specialising in all things organic, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free foods. We also sell vegetarian cakes, muffins, patties, bitters, tonics, roots and herbs such as Moringa and much more. We also run cooking workshops where you can learn how to ...

A History of Brockley – Part 7: The Original Brockley Road

This is the seventh part of Darrell Spurgeon's history of Brockley (click on the History tag for the series).Upper Brockley RoadUpper Brockley Road, called Brockley Road until 1915, is a long road leading from Lewisham Way south to Brockley Cross. It is part of an old lane which led from Deptford Royal Naval Dockyard to ...

Murder investigation following Upper Brockley Road incident

Lewisham Police have confirmed that detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime Command are investigating a suspected homicide following an incident at a residential address on Upper Brockley Road on Tuesday night.Two people have been arrested and are currently in custodyThere are no more details at this stage.