Lewisham Council - News


New Young Mayor of Lewisham elected

Kayla Sh’ay has been elected as Lewisham’s next Young Mayor.

Celebrating unity in Lewisham

A Black History Month flag was raised at the town hall to mark the half way point through the borough’s busy calendar of events.

Playing our part in supporting Calais child refugees

We're working with the Home Office to ensure child refugees from camps in Calais with families in Lewisham are safely and speedily reunited with their relatives.

Lewisham Job Fair 2016 attracts 1,300 jobseekers

​Over 1300 people attended the sixth annual Lewisham Job Fair on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 October at the Civic Suite in Catford.

You can now book adult education courses by phone

We are extending our adult education enrolment line opening hours. You can now enrol with us over the phone by calling 020 8314 6959.

Business rates revaluation

​At revaluation the Government adjusts the value of business rates to reflect changes in the property market. This generally happens every five years.

Blackheath Fireworks 2016

Remember, remember the 5th of November – when Blackheath Fireworks will once again light up the sky.

New park for Pepys Estate

A new linear park, which leads from Pepys Estate through the Marine Wharf site to Plough Way, is now open to the public.

Lewisham standing together against racism, xenophobia and bigotry

We invite the citizens of Lewisham to join us in standing against all forms of hate crime by adding their signatures to this statement.