Category Archives: Lewisham

Welcoming Mayor Sadiq Khan to Lewisham – Council Elections 2022

What a lovely sunny day we had to not only be out speaking speaking to our residents but welcome our Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Sadiq has shown the difference a Labour Mayor makes to Londoners and especially Lewisham. From funding for housing, and projects for our young people and we are proud to also be his Borough of

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A Domestic Abuse & Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy for Lewisham

Tonight I presented a new 5 year Domestic Abuse & Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy was agreed at Mayor & Cabinet. It is focused on Prevent, Protect, Recover, Pursue & Partnership. The timing of this renewed strategy to tackle domestic abuse and violence against women and girls (VAWG) could not be more apt. Over the past few weeks, I

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Citizen Advice Lewisham – New Universal Credit Claim & Other Advice

We have many great organisations in Lewisham one of them is Citizens Advice Lewisham. Citizens Advice Lewisham is an independent charity made up many volunteers. These wonderful volunteers from all walks of life and experience give if themselves to help our residents and communities in Lewisham. The offer free, impartial, confidential advice and information to those living or working in

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The Windrush Generation – Let Down In The Autumn & Winter Of Their Lives

The Windrush Generation as they have come to be known, in their Caribbean islands they were taught British history. They looked up to the Britain who they refered to as the ‘mother country’. The point I make is that they were brought up to ‘Be British’, there were part of the British Empire upon which the sun at that time

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Meet Brenda

In September, Labour Party members in Lewisham will have the opportunity to select Labour’s next candidate for the Mayor of Lewisham. Many of you will now know that I have decided to put my name forward to be the Labour Party candidate for Mayor of Lewisham. I have lived in Lewisham since I was a teenager, my family live here

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Grenfell Tower – Life Is Too Precious – Update Relating to Lewisham

Many of us are shocked and horrified by the scenes we saw at Grenfell Tower, and my thoughts are with all involved, those whose lives have been cut short,  injured, unaccounted for, their families, friends and community. We have seen how so many have rallied in support from the community and further afield. I visited my friend who lives next

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