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Fighting for better train services

Local MPs Nick Raynsford and Bridget Prentice are urging South Eastern Trains to review rush hour services to and from Blackheath station, following the introduction of a new timetable in December. Their campaign is backed by Blackheath Westcombe ward Labour Councillor Alex Grant and Labour’s parliamentary candidate in Lewisham East, Heidi Alexander. At a recent [...]

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Hither Green Station Clean Up

I was really pleased to be able to go and help out with the clean-up at Hither Green Station on Saturday afternoon (I’m pictured above with Labour’s Lewisham Central Candidates for the Council elections next year, Damien Egan and Mike Harris). The event was organised by the Hither Green Community Association with support from Enviroworks and [...]

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Fewer Trains to Cannon St from Blackheath

Given the huge number of people who depend upon the railway to get around in this part of London, regular train services to a variety of destinations are really important to residents in Lewisham East. Today I took up the concerns of local people in Blackheath about the reduction in the number of Cannon Street [...]