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Council services over the Christmas and New Year period

Find out about changes to council services over the Christmas and New Year period.

Changes to the way you access your online account

From Wednesday 29 November, there will be changes to the way you register for an online account on our website and changes to the online council tax and business rates forms.

Many strengths found in Lewisham services for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities

The findings follow a joint inspection by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are advertising for a new chief executive

Deadline for applications for our chief executive vacancy is 9am, 8 January 2018.

Laurence House improvement works extended to March 2018

The improvement works to make the main entrance of Laurence House more welcoming, modern and accessible are due to finish in March 2018. During this time the front entrance to Laurence House will be closed.

Lewisham’s adult learning service is rated ‘good’ in latest Ofsted inspection

Ofsted visited our adult education service in October 2017 and awarded it the same ‘good’ rating it got in 2014.

Lord Dyson Independent Inquiry publishes final report on New Bermondsey allegations

The final report concludes, 'there was no impropriety, lack of due diligence or breach of a code of practice on the part of any council officer or councillor in relation to the decisions to make a Compulsory Purchase Order.'

Artists wanted to design a public art memorial for Asquith Gibbes MBE

We are inviting artists to submit a proposal to produce a piece of public art in memory and celebration of the life and work of Asquith Gibbes MBE, who died in 2013.

Mayor leads Lewisham Remembrance Sunday tribute

Lewisham residents paid tribute to the millions of British armed forces personnel who were killed in two world wars and other conflicts while serving their country in two ceremonies held on Sunday 13 November.

One hundred Lewisham residents presented with a Mayor’s Award for volunteering

One hundred people were commended for their voluntary work in Lewisham at the Mayor’s Award ceremony on 24 November.

Arrangements for recruiting a new chief executive

Find out about our arrangements for recruiting a new chief executive.

Residents can help reduce sugar consumption in the borough

Residents can now pledge to lobby local businesses to reduce the amount of sugar that is in the food they sell or provide. This is the latest phase of our Sugar Smart Lewisham campaign.

New £2m programme will help grow Lewisham’s creative and digital small businesses

A new £2million programme to help develop and grow creative and digital small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Lewisham will launch on 22 November at Dek Catford.

Park free of charge this Christmas

Park free of charge all day in all council-run car parks in Blackheath, Catford, Deptford, Forest Hill, Lewisham and Sydenham on Saturday 2, 9, 16 and 23 December.

Start your career in security

Are you a Lewisham resident looking for a career in the security industry, in a door supervisor role?

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.