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Dispose of garden waste at weekends at Girton Road Car Park

Dispose of garden waste at weekends at Girton Road Car Park

Posted on 06. Apr, 2012 by .

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Open each weekend until November 25

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Read February’s online edition of Lewisham Life here

Read February’s online edition of Lewisham Life here

Posted on 09. Feb, 2012 by .

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Survey on crime and anti-social behaviour plus volunteering and Fairtrade Fortnight

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Read Lewisham’s July Newsletter

Read Lewisham’s July Newsletter

Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 by .

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Lewisham’s Peoples Day and other summer events

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Read Lewisham’s July enewsletter

Read Lewisham’s July enewsletter

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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Music, theatre dance and drama are to the fore this summer in Lewisham

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Read the April on-line edition of Lewisham Life

Read the April on-line edition of Lewisham Life

Posted on 07. Apr, 2011 by .

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Read the first on-line edition of Lewisham Life, including Easter activities for kids.

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Webcast of Lewisham Mayor & Cabinet Meeting

Webcast of Lewisham Mayor & Cabinet Meeting

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 by .

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A webcast of the all-important Mayor and Cabinet meeting on the 17 February which agreed  cuts to the borough’s spending is now available here: http://www.lewisham.public-i.tv/site/player/pl_compact.php?a=53334&t=0&m=wm&l=en_GB The library discussion starts at around 2.56.00

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Very, very small riot breaks out as Mayor approves cuts

Very, very small riot breaks out as Mayor approves cuts

Posted on 17. Feb, 2011 by .

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Lewisham’s Mayor and Cabinet meeting on 17 February to approve £80m of cuts over four years began at 10am - a time recommended by police to avoid the scuffles and smoke bomb of the two previous cuts meetings. The earlier time and a strong police presence seemed to do the trick. In what Mayor Steve Bullock […]

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Lewisham Mayor asks community groups to run threatened libraries

Lewisham Mayor asks community groups to run threatened libraries

Posted on 17. Feb, 2011 by .

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At the Mayor & Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 17 February, Steve Bullock took the decision to close five threatened libraries at Sydenham, New Cross, Blackheath, Grove Park and Crofton Park. He instructed officers between now and the 28th May to seek detailed bids from groups wishing to run the affected libraries and report the outcome […]

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Lewisham Mayor’s February newsletter

Lewisham Mayor’s February newsletter

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by .

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Celebrating apprentices I got a taste of the role of a sports coach apprentice, training pupils from Kelvin Grove Primary school in football skills, to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (7-11 February). Later in the week 36 Lewisham apprentices graduated in a special ceremony held at the Town Hall. Their graduation was the […]

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Officer’s report recommends closure of five Lewisham Libraries. Four groups apply to take over Sydenham Library

Officer’s report recommends closure of five Lewisham Libraries. Four groups apply to take over Sydenham Library

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 by .

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A report to be presented to the Mayor and Cabinet meeting on 17 February recommends closing five Lewisham libraries, including Sydenham, from 28 May 2011. The report requests Lewisham officers to pursue the potential for asset transfer to deliver community library services in the affected neighbourhoods. The five threatened libraries are Sydenham, Grove Park, Crofton Park, […]

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Library closures – a reply to Steve Bullock

Library closures – a reply to Steve Bullock

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .

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In a recent article entitled Reading in the Runes on Localgov.co.uk, Steve Bullock argues that there is no alternative to reviewing the whole purpose of libraries and streamlining their provision. The article is a clear guide to his thinking on the five libraries threatened with closure in Lewisham. A full version of the article can be found […]

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