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Last Night of The School Hall Party

Last Night of The School Hall Party

Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 by .

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Friday 15th December – LAST NIGHT OF THE SCHOOL HALL NOSTALGIA PARTY!

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Bell Green Gasholders saved for now!

Bell Green Gasholders saved for now!

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by .

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After a planning committee meeting that lasted two hours at Lewisham town hall, there was a unanimous vote to refuse planning consent for the construction of an Aldi supermarket, restaurant, coffee shop and storage facility for Southern Gas on the following grounds: The proposed development would result in the loss of green space to the […]

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Station Ticket Offices to Close

Station Ticket Offices to Close

Posted on 01. Dec, 2017 by .

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All ticket offices at London Overground stations (including Sydenham and Forest Hill) are to be closed within the next 18 months. That’s the conclusion of a new consultation launched by Arriva Rail who run London Overground on behalf of TfL. Arriva describe the changes in their consultation letter as “journey modernisation” and a “planned improvement […]

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Spooktacular Sydenham event

Spooktacular Sydenham event

Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 by .

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Come and join in the fun on Tuesday 31 October when a spooktacular event takes place in Sydenham high street. 

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Tour of The Greyhound

Tour of The Greyhound

Posted on 08. Oct, 2017 by .

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The Sydenham Society had a tour of The Greyhound with the new owners and have tweeted a few photos. The fit out is going well although, as with most builds, there are a few unexpected surprises which may impact a launch date. They’re keen to launch ASAP though, hopefully December as planned. Their vision for […]

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Southern Rail services go into reverse

Southern Rail services go into reverse

Posted on 16. Sep, 2017 by .

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New timetable cuts our direct rush hour trains to East Croydon and late night trains from London Bridge

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British dramatised documentary Notes on Blindness

British dramatised documentary Notes on Blindness

Posted on 14. Sep, 2017 by .

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Sydenham Film Club is putting on a screening of critically acclaimed British dramatised documentary Notes on Blindness at 7.30pm Thursday 28th September at a cost of only £5 on the door.

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The Greyhound – internal refurbishment begins!

The Greyhound – internal refurbishment begins!

Posted on 08. Sep, 2017 by .

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Work began this week on the internal refurbishment of our beloved historic pub The Greyhound in Sydenham. After too many years of neglect, the pub will soon be brought back to it’s former glory serving our local community. Assuming no delays with utilities, the owner calculates that the work will take around 11/12 weeks so […]

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Writing 12th century fact as fiction – A tale of the Jews of York

Writing 12th century fact as fiction – A tale of the Jews of York

Posted on 08. Sep, 2017 by .

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Pop along to Kirkdale Bookshop on 28th September 7:30pm for a talk by Judith Barrett – mainly about the historical background to her novel, Out of the Fire (written as Millie Pearson), but also, with a nod to Hilary Mantel, about the ethics of raiding history for plot and character. The events that took place […]

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Quiz Nite at Sydenham Community Library

Quiz Nite at Sydenham Community Library

Posted on 08. Sep, 2017 by .

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Take part in our local quiz night and raise funds to support our local community library

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Nominate unsung heroes for Mayor’s Award

Nominate unsung heroes for Mayor’s Award

Posted on 06. Sep, 2017 by .

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Lewisham residents are invited to nominate unsung heroes who volunteer in their spare time for the Mayor’s Award.

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