Climb St Peter’s on June 2nd

On Saturday, June 2nd, you will have a rare chance to climb St Peter's Church tower. The Wickham Road temple is hosting an open day as part of the Brockley Max Festival. They write:Have you ever wondered what’s behind the big red doors of St Peter’s? Come join our Open Day to explore this beautiful ...

Fortress Ashby Mews

The gates go inRecently, a metal gate appeared without warning across the northern entrance to Ashby Mews.This entrance to the mews has been cursed by constant fly-tipping over the years and the gates are a defense measure installed by residents.I bow to no-one in my hatred for rubbish and fly-tipping and I can imagine how infuriating ...

NUNHEAD CEMETERY OPEN DAY Saturday 19th May 11am – 5pm

The FOBLC will again be having a stall at this event organised by the Friends of Nunhead Cemetery. It's a great day, hopefully see you there!

Heidi Alexander quits MP role to be London Deputy Mayor

Some big news from me: I have today agreed to become the Deputy Mayor (Transport) for @sadiqkhan. This is a huge job with a massive impact on the life, health and economy of London. I will be leaving Parliament after 8 incredible years. pic.twitter.com/Gz4vxJAkzx— Heidi Alexander (@heidi_mp) May 8, 2018 Heidi Alexander is standing down ...

The Dengest Lunch

One needn't be a clean-eating obsessive to worry about local fast-food outlets targeting our kids so flagrantly.Shocked by the *school uniform deals* at this high street takeaway. We have to do more to tackle #ChildhoodObesity @UKSustain @Kath_Dalmeny @Children's food @BenTrelawney pic.twitter.com/RGrNOUrrK5— Katherine Button (@Kat_Button) May 4, 2018

Farmers’ Market

If you want to buy fresh locally sourced vegetables that come free of plastic wrappings, then get to Hilly Fields this Saturday morning for the Whitegates Farm Stall. They also bring some lovely plants, which usually get snapped up early. They’ll be set up by 10am and packing up for 3pm. Marsh Meat also a ...

Bank Holiday Monday – Bowls Club Open Day from 11am

LB of Lewisham do not permit BBQs in their parks.

WE don’t make the rules, but BBQs are not actually allowed in Hilly Fields or any park in Lewisham. If we did make the rules, we’d say, DON’T burn the grass and take all your rubbish from hence it came..ie home. Where it can be most economically and successfully recycled in your wheelie bins. SERIOUSLY, ...

One minute to midnight

Who watches the Watchmen?The results of the Lewisham Council elections are in. The only non-Labour candidate, Brockley's Green Councillor Coughlin, is gone.Voters of Lewisham: What is the point of this?

Bye Bullock, Enter Egan

The people of Lewisham have chosen Damien Egan as their new Mayor.Our first ever directly elected Mayor, Steve Bullock, stood down after 16 years of sterling service to make way for a new candidate. Voters duly installed the next Labour candidate. The full results are as follows:Councillor Damien Egan - Labour Party - 39951 votes ...