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Our Lady & St Philip Neri school update

Our Lady & St Philip Neri school update

Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 by .

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Our Lady & St Philip Neri school update At the Sydenham Assembly on Wednesday June 13 a packed audience voted overwhelmingly to support the Sydenham Society’s call for a public meeting to be held within the next 10 days to discuss the outstanding issues to do with the planning permission. We’ve asked for representatives from […]

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Sydenham Arts 2018

Sydenham Arts 2018

Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 by .

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Sydenham Arts are proud to have played a significant part in the rise of arts and culture in SE26 over the last 10 years. This year our festival theme is Heroes & Heroines and we bring you another 10 day multi-arts programme with some great talent. Opening the festival is Exploding Whale’s compelling theatre production […]

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Our Lady & St Philip Neri School re-build

Our Lady & St Philip Neri School re-build

Posted on 13. Jun, 2018 by .

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Sydenham Society will present a motion to the Sydenham Assembly at the meeting tonight, 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday 13 June at Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Road, London SE26 5QX. The Sydenham Assembly calls for a public meeting to be held well before the start of the school summer holiday to discuss the rebuilding of the […]

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The Greyhound ready for summer

The Greyhound ready for summer

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by .

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Our beloved pub The Greyhound continues to blossom under the management of Monty and his team, with the arrival of the outdoor seating and planters all ready for the summer. The pub has enjoyed spectacular success since it opened, filling to capacity on several weekends. If you’ve yet to visit the pub, make sure you […]

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Eleanor Marx: The Jewess of Jews Walk – from Weds 18 April

Eleanor Marx: The Jewess of Jews Walk – from Weds 18 April

Posted on 13. Apr, 2018 by .

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Telling the true story of an inspirational woman and her tragic final day. Another great Spontaneous Productions production!

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Sydenham Society AGM –  7.45pm Tuesday 10 April

Sydenham Society AGM – 7.45pm Tuesday 10 April

Posted on 08. Apr, 2018 by .

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Annual update on local issues

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The Greyhound opening 23rd February

The Greyhound opening 23rd February

Posted on 16. Feb, 2018 by .

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After an extensive refurbishment, it’s nearly time to welcome you to The Greyhound, and the good news is we’re all invited! Friday 23rd February they are opening the doors to our community here in Sydenham and excited to get the pub filled with friends and future friends. To find out more about The Greyhound, what […]

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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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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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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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