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Lewisham’s Strategic Committee  will be deciding whether to accept St Modwen’s Leegate application at a Public Meeting on the 16th December at 7.30pm in Civic Suite, Lewisham Town Hall, Catford Road, SE6. The meeting’s open to everyone interested in what happens to Leegate. It’s been requested that people try to arrive by 7.15pm. 17 people turned …

Hither Green Station was at the centre of a pizza induced mania on Wednesday evening! Pizza traditionalist Giuseppi Le Pera brought his wood fired oven to town for the first time and sold out within 90 minutes! Well we loved his pizza so much, that Giuseppi will be back tonight from 5pm. Just leave some pizza for us this time! —- Hither Green is now a stop on the Food Truck Route! Sapore Vero is a …

The Hither Green Homeworkers New: Facebook Group I’m a freelance content editor, consultant and writer who works from home, and while I love some of the perks of self-employment (going for a run whenever I fancy, not having to use the tube, Skyping long-distance colleagues with a crafty glass of Chardonnay at 5.30pm), there are …

Arlo and Moe is a toddler friendly Cafe in Crofton Park and they open their Hither Green branch this week on Springbank Road. You may have spotted their friendly building team refurbing the perennially empty ‘Pizza Babylon’ directly opposite the platform 1 station entrance. The hand painted shop sign is now complete and we can almost smell the coffee! The team are currently looking for part time staff. ” …

For decades the South Circular has choked the life from Catford, suffocating it with horrid fumes and traffic. As surrounding towns developed ‘destination’ status- for niche shopping, for eating, for Festivals, Catford looked on waiting for its turn. So local disappointment was palpable when the Council scratched its large-scale regeneration plans for Catford, sending its …

Local wine maker Paul Olding is also an award winning TV director and producer. For years he harboured a dream of setting up a vineyard somewhere close to home, home being Lewisham in southeast London. But was it possible to grow grapes and make drinkable wine in the (sub)urban jungle, just off the South Circular? He decided to …

You can now order a weekly bag of seasonal, organic and locally sourced vegetables. About Lee Greens Lee Greens is a not for profit veg bag scheme run by enthusiastic, vegetable-loving people living in Lewisham, Lee, Blackheath and the surrounding area. We provide local people with seasonal, organic vegetables from small local farms, which are …

Lee Greens are a new community Veg Box Scheme, and they ‘go live’ this spring. We believe in making the most of vegetables that are in season and so to celebrate our imminent launch, we’ve  added a delicious family recipe. Sweeten up your dinners… the healthy way! With its orange-flesh and often irregular shape, the sweet potato is one of nature’s greatest gifts. Many people think of sweet potatoes as being nothing more than plain old potatoes …

This May, the Manor Park Cafe is to reopen as the Lewisham Arts Cafe. Local artists Banu and Fred are the new Cafe leaseholders and they have fantastic plans to engage families in art,storytelling and music this summer. Banu and Fred are will be re-decorating the cafe over the next few weeks and they promise to keep us all updated. Their Plans: The cafe will serve hot & cold beverages and sandwiches with affordable prices. Plus as the name suggests, it will also serve as a platform for art and music workshops/events/talks. Hosting birthday parties at the Park Cafe has always been a popular local tradition and this will continue at the Lewisham Arts Cafe. Summer Opening: 1st May May to 31 October Mondays- Closed Tuesday to Friday – 10am-3pm Saturday and Sunday …

Time’s running out for you to book something special for your mother this Sunday. Local artisan florist FlowersByShamini will be accepting orders until 5pm Friday. Her finely crafted, hand tied posies and displays have graced the Garden Museum for a year now. Shamini is a massive supporter of #BritishFlowers and always includes them when available. She also runs wonderful floristry workshops too. So give some quality flowers this Mother’s Day! How to order: contact Shamini with: Your details: your full name and contact details Posy size Recipient’s Name Message for the card Delivery address, Delivery: FREE to SE12 and SE6 Contact Email: flowersbyshamini@hotmail.co.uk