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These Dementia Carer peer support groups are on the rise in popularity. These are workshops for carers of people with a diagnosis of dementia or, for people who think someone, whom they care for, may have dementia.  The workshops give an opportunity for carers to meet other carers and exchange experiences and information. Professionals will also …

 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  Join our patient user group QEH Deadline for applications: 31 January 2020 About the Patient User Group (PUG) The PUG is a volunteer group whose role is to act as a ‘critical friend’ to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. We are completely independent and represent the voice of the patient. Working in small teams, …

The Migration Museum is coming to Lewisham in February 2020. “It will explore how the movement of people to and from the UK has made us who we are”. Curators want to hear from you. They are looking for local stories to feature in their exhibitions, Email them or share your stories on social media …

Please come along to the Lewisham Central Assembly Thursday 16 January 7-9pm at St Swithun’s Church Hall, St Swithun’s Road SE13 6RW We’ve asked for the venue to be in Hither Green to get as many local people there as possible. On the Agenda: 1. The Healthy Neighbourhood Traffic Calming pilot scheme– All the Councillors …

The Open College Network is running an accredited Healthy Eating and Running a Cookery club course starting on Friday 10th January 10am – 1pm for 12 weeks at Lewisham College. This 12-week course (3 hours each week ), accredited Level 2, trains you up to become a cookery club tutor and covers the essential elements …

Top quality trees on sale at The FUSS Christmas Fair Saturday 7 December. Time: 12pm – 5pm on Staplehurst Road For the fifth year, local residents will be selling beautiful, top quality and *freshly cut* Christmas trees at Hither Green’s wonderful Christmas Fair amongst our friends and neighbours! ** The HGCA has been selling Christmas …

Support Groups and Events for Carers in Lewisham Free one-to-one coaching sessions for carers of people with progressive illnesses, to help them improve their wellbeing, energy and resilience from Carers Lewisham Link to the activities and events chart: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d7iKAt-MzLHDQvtygrC8wsTFqH1y3aD1/view?usp=drivesdk Carers Lewisham 020 8396 4998

NEETS First Steps to Employment Starting Monday 2nd and Monday 9th December for 4-6 weeks with continued support until customers gain employment. Go Train Bromley are offering a 4-6 week training programme designed to support customers who are 18-24 years old The training will support in customers motivation to look for work and help them …

This Disability Awareness Month we remember Rosa May Billinghurst. Known as “the crippled suffragette”, Rosa lived in Blackheath and founded the Greenwich Women’s Social and Political Union. She used an adapted tricycle to get around — and as a battering ram on demonstrations. In 1910, she was arrested on “Black Friday” —an attack by police …

This week Lewisham Planning has released a list of fascinating buildings across the Borough being considered for ‘Listing’ status because of architectural merit, historical and social interest.   Link to the building list: https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/planning/newadditionslocallist/user_uploads/proposed-additions-to-lewisham-local-list-1.pdf There are a lovely clutch of Hither Green Buildings on the list, including : – The dilapidated stable buildings and haylofts …