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New enhanced monthly market for Catford Broadway

Catford Broadway’s street market will be bolstered with new traders on Saturday 26 July and will kick-start the beginning of a larger market on the last Saturday of every month.

Win a home energy makeover worth up to £10,000

Lewisham Council is looking for a home to showcase energy efficiency measures and is offering improvements worth up to £10,000 in return.

First neighbourhood forum for Crofton Park and Honor Oak Park

Crofton Park and Honor Oak Park has been designated a neighbourhood area with its own neighbourhood forum.

Lewisham Pupil Ambassadors Awards 2014

Inspirational primary and secondary school pupils took centre stage as their achievements were recognised at a special awards ceremony organised by the Lewisham Pupil Ambassadors.

Beckenham Place Park scoops £4.9m lottery win

A plan to restore heritage features to Beckenham Place Park has received £4.9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery.

Young volunteers wanted for the Summer Reading Challenge

Young people aged 16 to 25 can become reading champions this year, offering support and helping with the Summer Reading Challenge.

Lewisham man jailed after raid nets 45,000 fake DVDs

A counterfeit DVD business being run in the borough has been shut down resulting in one man jailed for a year and another sentenced to a community order.

Businesses can get up to £3,000 to install high-speed broadband

Your business could get up to £3,000 for a faster broadband connection, usually of 30Mbit/s or more.

Lewisham apprentices shortlisted for prestigious awards

​Two apprentices from Lewisham Council have beaten off competition from hundreds of entrants to be shortlisted for the London final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.

Electoral registration is changing

During July all Lewisham residents will receive a letter through the post telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

Housing cheat pleads guilty to fraud

A woman who included her dead grandfathers’ details on her social housing application has been sentenced to a community order for 12 months, with a requirement to do 120 hours of unpaid work.

Supplying evidence for housing benefit or council tax reduction

It is no longer possible to supply evidence for housing benefit or council tax reduction at Laurence House in Catford.

Football teams urged to enter a Saturday youth football league

Youth football teams in Lewisham can now enter the London County Saturday Youth Football League.