The Battle of Lewisham 40 years on: The battle was won but the war goes on

As one of the New Cross Councillors, it was a real honour to speak on behalf of our community at the commemoration of the Battle of Lewisham. Forty years ago today, our community stood together against fascism and racism. The vile National Front were on the rise, and they had planned a march through Lewisham. They picked our community because

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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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Three Lewisham Buildings – Cladding To Be Removed 

Cladding is to be removed from three buildings in Lewisham. ​Lewisham Council and Lewisham Homes have ordered the removal of cladding from three buildings in Lewisham following advice from the London Fire Brigade. The two buildings in New Cross Ward are: 1–48 Hatfield Close, SE14 49–96 Hatfield Close, SE14 The third building is in Telegraph Hill Ward: Gerrard House, SE14

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A Theatre Trip for Every 5 Year Old Child in Lewisham Initiative

Today the Albany launched it’s fantastic campaign ‘A Theatre Trip for Every Child’ This is a fantastic opportunity for every 5 year old within the Borough of Lewisham to experience the theatre. Early experience of theatre and arts can have such a positive affect on young lives. It is often an experience that remains with them forever. This campaign raises

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