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Lewisham: derelict shops to come down

Over the last year or so, I have been desperate to get the derelict row of shops in Lewisham town centre pulled down. They look awful and give entirely the wrong impression about how Lewisham has been faring during the recession. At long last, it looks as if they are going to come down. The shops, which [...]

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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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New homes in Lewisham – the facts

South London Press 27 November 2009 Earlier this month, an anonymous resident on Brookbank Rd wrote a letter to the South London Press about the new leisure centre and homes proposed for the currently boarded up site on Loampit Vale. The letter was factually incorrect and as someone who has fought for the provision of [...]