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London’s biggest firework display returns to Blackheath

Lewisham’s annual free fireworks display returns to Blackheath on Saturday 4 November from 8pm.

Anti-poverty plan launched

The Lewisham Poverty Commission has published a new report containing proposals to tackle poverty in Lewisham.

Young voters elect a new Young Mayor

Laurelle Henry has been declared Lewisham’s 14th Young Mayor following an election that attracted a turnout of 54.64%.

Lewisham Homes starts work to remove external cladding from three buildings

The removal of external cladding from three buildings in New Cross, by Lewisham Homes, started today, Wednesday 4 October 2017.

New weekly food waste collection starting soon

The new service for thousands of residents will start from 2 October. They will also see their black rubbish bin collections move from weekly to fortnightly.

Council tax refund scam alert

Residents urged to watch out for council tax refund scam.

Lewisham pharmacies consultations

We are consulting residents on their views on pharmacy services to ensure high-quality and easily accessible services.

Lewisham launches London Borough of Culture bid

Sir Steve Bullock, Mayor of Lewisham, is urging residents to get behind the bid ‘LoveitLewisham’.

New food waste bins delivered to Lewisham residents

The first of 80,000 food waste bins were delivered to Lewisham residents this week ahead of big changes to waste collection services in two months' time.

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.