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Lewisham Lights Switch-On

After a morning of canvassing in Grove Park and a productive meeting of the local Labour team this afternoon, it was nice to switch off for half an hour and “switch on” the Christmas Lights in Lewisham town centre. I was joined by the Salvation Army band and the Ugly Sisters from the Panto at Broadway [...]

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Prime Minister meets Lewisham’s Community Heroes at No.10

Lewisham was the main topic of conversation at a 10 Downing Street reception last week.   Kathy Gasson, the secretary of the Friends and Users of Staplehurst Road Shops (FUSS) and Lucy Sylvester, the secretary of the Lewisham Pensioners Action Group were invited by Deputy Mayor Heidi Alexander to join her for a conversation with [...]

Heidi’s the one

      Deputy Mayor Heidi Alexander has been selected as Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Lewisham East at a packed weekend meeting. Party members overwhelmingly backed Heidi because of her proven commitment to Lewisham, her boundless energy and her open and honest approach to politics. Current MP Bridget Prentice was at the meeting and was delighted by the result; [...]