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We are hosting the 2018 Intercultural Cities summit

We are hosting an Intercultural Cities (ICC) summit on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Local businesses recognised for their role in tackling obesity

Local businesses that have pledged their support for the Sugar Smart Lewisham campaign were praised at a celebration event held at the Civic Suite in Catford today, Thursday 15 November.

Housing conditions in Eros House

We’ve listened to the concerns raised by the London Renters’ Union (LRU) and we share their aim of improving the standards of temporary accommodation in Eros House.

Donate today to help keep Blackheath Fireworks going

Over 80,000 people came to Blackheath Fireworks on Saturday 3 November 2018. There is still time to donate and help keep the display going.

The best of local business celebrated at the Mayor’s Business Awards

Seven local businesses have been given Mayor’s Business Awards at a ceremony held at the Civic Suite in Catford on 8 November.

Remembrance Sunday services in the borough

There will be two commemorative events in the borough for Remembrance Sunday on 11 November.

Huge rise in the number of Living Wage employers in the borough

The number of Living Wage employers has gone up by 700% in three years.

Statement from Councillor Joani Reid on murder in Bellingham

Councillor Joani Reid, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities, has made the following statement.

Janet Senior takes on role of acting chief executive

Janet Senior has assumed the role of acting chief executive.

Complete our consultation about gambling licences by 21 November

​We are consulting on our revised statement of licencing principles for gambling.

We have been awarded over £37 million to build new council homes

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, has awarded us £37.7 million to build 384 new council homes in the borough.

Provisional GCSE results show improvement in Lewisham

Provisional GCSE results show that schools in lewisham are improving.