Lesley Allen of the Diamond Club at Holy Cross, and the ‘Bring Me Sunshine’ reminiscence and entertainment project is galvanising her Sunshine Ladies team.  Together they will be working to support older members of the community! Today for example,  Lesley is  putting together little planting packs to deliver to people!  Do you have elderly friends …

NEWS: The Hither Green & Lee Ward Mutual Aid Group is a new team of over 300 local residents. These are your neighbours, they all live locally. They have volunteered to help people with: shopping prescription collection dog walking  friendly phone calls for those in isolation Plus other forms of assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. If you need any …

Copyright- Andy Wakeman South Park Road VE Day By Paul Browning of the Running Past  Blog The 8 May 1945 sees the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe, VE Day and as part of this year’s Festival we are remembering this important anniversary that had both national and local significance. With Berlin surrounded and the …

 Everyone here are the Hither Green Community Association we would like to wish you all well during these difficult times.As we would be in the middle of the Hither Green Festival this week, we thought we could not let some of the hard work already done towards the festival just be forgotten along with my …

The Young Women’s Hub in Catford has launched a fundraiser to raise awareness in the community and ensure that it can survive and grow as a charity through this crisis and beyond. The young women’s hub is an independent school in Lewisham that makes a difference. It is a safe, calm place where young vulnerable women …

Lewisham Cabinet member for Environment and Transport Cllr Sophie McGeevor has announced Lewisham will be taking the opportunity to widen footpaths, install modal filters, and create ‘pop up’ cycle lanes & school streets to help people walk & cycle in safety during this period.   “With more people walking & cycling we’ve seen air quality …

The Talk About Art teaching project has created 20 tutorial videos for children to use at home. All the activities are suitable for children in key stages 1, 2 and 3, with appropriate levels of support and use materials commonly found around the home. Toilet Roll Art | How to make an iPhone mobile phone …

Help London have launched their online directory service to help support small, local businesses across London that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but are still operating under the new government guidelines that came into effect in March. The directory lists local and independent businesses around London that are still able to offer their …

Hi Hither Green. My Name is Caitlin McNamee. I am a local teacher and since lockdown I have been posting songs that I like to sing with my class. If you have little ones have a look. Most of the songs involve actions and dancing. I will be posting education content on my youtube channel …

Have you ever wondered what else might be sharing your outside side space?!  Then consider joining a new local Wildlife Group to hear ideas about how you identify creatures and mini beasts roaming your garden and local parks. Find out how you can encourage more wildlife into your garden or street!    Hither Green Wildlife …

Last Monday Dee Longley  was passing through the town centre and caught the filthy High Street being thoroughly cleansed.  Benches and grubby street furniture all got a scrubbing  and spraying.   

Hither Green Lane Tree Waterers your time has come! Our 15 new strert trees need watering in this dry weather. You can safely pour 20L down the tubing at the base of the trunk twice a week. Best if you do it first thing in the morning. Take your kids so they get to know …