New Cross Businessman Wants to Be Mayor of Lewisham Green Party Heavyweight Bows Out of Lewisham Politics Gay Men in Lewisham Warned Over Dangers of “chemsex” Mayor of Lewisham Promises More Council Housing if Re-elected

New Cross Businessman Wants to Be Mayor of Lewisham

The manager of one of New Cross’s most alternative venues is campaigning, on the conservative party ticket, to be mayor of Lewisham.

Green Party Heavyweight Bows Out of Lewisham Politics

Darren Johnson, Green Party councillor for Brockley, is to step down at the council elections in May. I recently met up with Darren to talk about his twelve-years in the thick of Lewisham politics.

Gay Men in Lewisham Warned Over Dangers of “chemsex”

Gay and bisexual men in Lewisham are risking harm and are in danger of spreading sexually transmitted infections and HIV by having unsafe sex while under the influence of drugs, according to the findings of a study into sexual behaviour described as “chemsex”.

Mayor of Lewisham Promises More Council Housing if Re-elected

Steve Bullock, Labour’s candidate for Mayor of Lewisham, has pledged to build 500 new council homes and tackle rogue landlords and rip-off letting agents if he is re-elected as Mayor of Lewisham at the local elections on 22 May.

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Interview with Cafe No 178

Interview with Cafe No 178

22 Jan 2014 | 1 Comment

Few locals will have failed to notice the relatively recent addition of Café No 178 on the stretch of New Cross Road that marks the end of...

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The Not So Hidden Hungry

The Not So Hidden Hungry

10 Mar 2014 | No Comments

More than 40% of households in Lewisham have an annual income of £15,000 or less. More than 30% of children in New Cross and Deptford live in poverty.

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Online Gallery Is New Addition to Art Scene

Online Gallery Is New Addition to Art Scene

19 Feb 2014 | No Comments

The Telegram Gallery is a new addition to the art scene in Lewisham with its official launch taking place on 13 February in New Cross.

Urban Life

Social Enterprise Takes Step to Tackle Lewisham Empty Homes Blight

Social Enterprise Takes Step to Tackle Lewisham Empty Homes Blight

11 Feb 2014 | No Comments

In Lewisham there are 737 properties that have been empty for six months or more, according to the Council’s most recent figures (October 2013).

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Gay Men in Lewisham Warned Over Dangers of “chemsex”

Gay Men in Lewisham Warned Over Dangers of “chemsex”

10 Apr 2014 | No Comments

Gay and bisexual men in Lewisham are risking harm and are in danger of spreading sexually transmitted infections and HIV by having unsafe sex while under the influence of drugs, according to the findings of a study into sexual behaviour described as “chemsex”.

Politics

Lewisham Council Budget 2014/15 – Winners and Losers

Lewisham Council Budget 2014/15 – Winners and Losers

27 Feb 2014 | No Comments

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

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New Cross Businessman Wants to Be Mayor of Lewisham

New Cross Businessman Wants to Be Mayor of Lewisham

16 Apr 2014 | No Comments

The manager of one of New Cross’s most alternative venues is campaigning, on the conservative party ticket, to be mayor of Lewisham.

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