Lewisham Council - News


Our pupils shine in tests for 11-year-olds

The percentage of 11-year-olds in in the borough achieving the expected standard by the end of Year 6 has improved for the second year in a row, according to provisional results released on 10 July.

Flying start for our youngest learners

Provisional results across Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Key Stage 1 assessments indicate that children in the borough are getting a great start to their education.

Sign up for free confidence-building bike rides

The London Cycling Campaign is running a series of instructor-led rides this summer aimed at beginner or less-confidant cyclists who live, study or work in the Lewisham borough.

More new homes on the way in drive to tackle housing crisis

Our commitment to deliver new council homes took a big step forward on 11 July 2018 as we agreed to fund £52m to build another 167 homes.

Grove Park improvement works

We are currently doing works to improve the roads and pavements in Grove Park, which will cause traffic delays while the works are taking place.

Free summer holiday cycle lessons for children

We offer free cycle lessons for children during the 2018 school summer holidays.

Should we install more electric vehicle charging points?

We want to introduce more electric vehicle charging points in the borough and want your views on this.

Success for our young athletes at the London Youth Games

Team Lewisham celebrated success at the London Youth Games on Sunday 8 July, where they lifted the Most Improved Team trophy.

Mayor names 999 Club as his chosen charity

Damien Egan, Mayor of Lewisham, has announced the 999 Club as his chosen charity for 2018–20.

We’re helping local businesses grow

Over 120 local businesses came to a practical workshop designed to help them win more public sector contracts in the borough, worth over £100m every year.

Our libraries’ book collections are award winning

Our library service has won the CollectionHQ Biggest Improver Challenge 2018.

Residents unite to walk for peace

Over 200 people of different faiths came together to walk for peace on Sunday 24 June at the fourth Lewisham Interfaith Walk for Peace.

Volunteers wanted for Youth Offending Service

We are looking for volunteers to join our Youth Offending Service as community panel members and work closely with young people to support them in not reoffending.

Volunteers needed to be reading champions at libraries

We are looking for volunteers to become reading champions and support the running of this year's summer reading challenge in libraries.