Hither Green and Lee: Nationally the NHS is recruiting 250k volunteers to: deliver medicines from pharmacies.take patients homeregular phone calls to ppl isolating at home. Read about the Volunteer Army here: https://t.co/kHHWdftImC Sign up here – https://t.co/Cfy8NXWcr8 Let’s rally as a community. Make us all proud.

Please find below information on coronavirus and upcoming health events in Lewisham. Important information on coronavirus   How to protect yourself Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to: Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or …

Bookmark is a literacy charity is currently offering volunteer opportunities to the Hither Green and Lee community. They are on a mission to help children learn to read;   Bookmark volunteers visit their local school twice a week to work with a child, age 5 – 8, who needs extra reading support. During 30-minute sessions …

The Lewisham Well-being Map- launched last week. It is available  here:  www.LewishamWellbeingMap.co.ukThe map shows hundreds of places in the borough good for people’s health and wellbeing, with easy-to-access info (useful for ‘Social Prescribing’). Map organiser: Tim Bradley lewishamwellbeingmap@gmail.comphone: 0744 362 6954). You might want to use the map to find great places nearby for those …

People's Day 2010, Mountsfield Park Photo ©Hamblemary

Lewisham Peoples DaySaturday 11 July in Mountsfield Park.If you would like to exhibit, trade or perform then you can apply online from today: https://t.co/AH0soIIswl

Lewisham Youth Theatre – based at The Broadway Theatre.New Projects this Summer term:YOUNG PRODUCERS:– Are you interested in producing your own events?– Want to learn more about careers in the arts and routes into the creative industries?– Want to gain a qualification?Young Producers will meet weekly April – July to plan an event. You’ll get …

Transport For London has released a date for the start of works to add a pedestrian phase to the lights sequence & a cycle lane. Work begins in April. They responded to letter written by Mrs Barrett after an incident earlier this week when a car struck a double buggy at the terrible junction. Currently …

Lewisham’s London Borough of Culture delivery team looking for an organisation to develop and deliver parts of Borough of Culture 21. Requires track record of delivering multi artform programs, community engagement, fundraising & creative networks in London and beyond.Email: cultural.development@lewisham.gov.uk for more information.          

Lewisham Council is holding a consultation about its health and physical activity strategy. They are keen to reach older people to ascertain their needs and hopes.Link to the consultation:https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/…/physical-activity-s…/ The Positive Ageing Council can supply hard copies. The closing date is the 15th of March.There is some entreaty for folks to share the consultation with …

St Patrick’s Day at Lewisham Irish Centre2a Davenport Road, SE6St Patrick’s Day is coming up and the team at The Irish Centre have three days of celebrations planned!