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Anti–poverty plan launched

A number of proposals to tackle poverty in Lewisham have been made in a report by the Lewisham Poverty Commission.

Young voters elect a new Young Mayor

Laurelle Henry has been declared Lewisham’s 14th Young Mayor following an election that attracted a turnout of 54.64%.

Lewisham Homes starts work to remove external cladding from three buildings

The removal of external cladding from three buildings in New Cross, by Lewisham Homes, started today, Wednesday 4 October 2017.

What might stop you from pursuing a political career?

We are trying to find out what might stop people entering politics as councillors and, once elected, remaining in post or progressing.

New weekly food waste collection starting soon

The new service for thousands of residents will start from 2 October. They will also see their black rubbish bin collections move from weekly to fortnightly.

Council tax refund scam alert

Residents urged to watch out for council tax refund scam.

Apprentices celebrate success

Graduates from our most recent apprenticeship programme have been recognised at a ceremony in Catford.

New Bermondsey Tribunal decision welcomed

The First-tier Tribunal has handed down its decision in the recently heard information rights case involving an appeal concerning a request for information made to Lewisham Council by a journalist, Ms Katherine Bergen, on behalf of Millwall FC. The request related to the development at New Bermondsey.

New cycle superhighway: your views wanted

Transport for London (TfL) is asking for views on a proposal for a cycle superhighway that will pass though and transform roads in Deptford.

Residents invited to join the Catford conversation

Team Catford is asking for those who live, work, socialise, commute through or run a business in Catford to give their views on the future of the town centre.

Lewisham pharmacies consultations

We are consulting residents on their views on pharmacy services to ensure high-quality and easily accessible services.

Lewisham launches London Borough of Culture bid

Sir Steve Bullock, Mayor of Lewisham, is urging residents to get behind the bid ‘LoveitLewisham’.

New food waste bins delivered to Lewisham residents

The first of 80,000 food waste bins were delivered to Lewisham residents this week ahead of big changes to waste collection services in two months' time.

Why council tax is increasing

We are increasing council tax in order to protect the most vulnerable, limit pressure on our NHS and social care services and support local services our residents rely on.