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Record numbers at Lewisham police open day

Record numbers at Lewisham police open day

Lewisham police station opened its doors to record numbers of visitors in an effort to bolster public support within the borough. More than 3,200 people accepted the local force’s invitation to take a look behind the scenes at one of the largest police stations in Europe during its third –…

New Sunday street food pop-up for Deptford

New Sunday street food pop-up for Deptford

A new pop-up street food venture, featuring some of London best foodie entrepreneurs is to be launched in Deptford on July 6. The Deptford Brunch Club provides local chefs and food outlets the opportunity to showcase their skills and is part of Lewisham C0uncil’s drive to improve Deptford town centre.…

Lewisham bike crook arrested after Twitter campaign

Lewisham bike crook arrested after Twitter campaign

A Lewisham man photographed with one of three racing bicycles stolen from a 69-year old athlete was arrested after a social media campaign run by the victim’s daughter. Ashley Moore, 20, who has a previous conviction for bike theft was caught by police after pictures of him riding one of…

Arts and Mindfulness: NOW festival at Deptford Lounge

Arts and Mindfulness: NOW festival at Deptford Lounge

NOW Live Events are taking over Deptford Lounge from tomorrow for a week-long residency of arts and well-being activities including blind sculpture and sensory performance art. Art events company NOW specialises in using art to achieve mindfulness: the idea of living in the here and now.  This event in Deptford is part…

New Model Market food fair opens in Lewisham

New Model Market food fair opens in Lewisham

The organisers of Dalston’s Street Feast are expanding their culinary ventures south of the river to Lewisham from today. Model Market, a new food fair, will occupy an abandoned indoor and outdoor market lane off Lewisham High Street .  The organisers of Street Feast have experience in transforming disused areas…

‘Invisible house’ to be built on site of disused garages

‘Invisible house’ to be built on site of disused garages

London’s first “invisible house” is to be built in Brockley, replacing two disused garages. Lewisham Council has granted planning permission for the building in Manor Avenue, which will use mirrors to help the house to blend in with the leafy surroundings.  It will also have a rooftop terrace overlooking the…

Exhibition explores local history using everyday items

Exhibition explores local history using everyday items

An exhibition to celebrate Lewisham’s history will open in New Cross today, exploring cultural changes over time by celebrating objects from people’s lives – from shopping bags to takeaway pizza menus. The Yesterday is Now History show is curated by two Goldsmiths university’s graduates, artist Eleanor Davies and anthropologist/historian Sophie…

Students win best pitch at sexual violence hackathon

Students win best pitch at sexual violence hackathon

Two Goldsmiths’ computing students have been awarded Best Team Pitch for their group project at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict hackathon. The hackathon was part of a global summit hosted by Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Foreign Secretary…

Man suffers head injury in argument about water fight

Man suffers head injury in argument about water fight

A water fight between children sparked a confrontation that left a 22-year-old man in hospital according to police, who are appealing for information about the incident earlier this month. The victim was hit over the head with a glass bottle during an argument between two groups of men on Polecroft…

Man stabbed in Lewisham now in stable condition

Man stabbed in Lewisham now in stable condition

A man who was stabbed in Lee on Saturday morning is now in stable condition. Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to a victim in his mid-20’s at 6:40 am, after what police believe was an altercation on Baring Road. The police are still continuing investigations; no arrests…