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The Lewisham Well-being Map

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NEW: The Curly Blossom Hair Club

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Ella Roberta Inquest – Legal Fees Appeal

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In HG and Lee, we are encircled by busy roads which regularly exceed agreed air pollution limits. Lewisham has some of the highest levels of chronic asthma and respiratory disease, not just in the capital, but *in the country.*You will have heard about local girl Ella who passed away from asthma, age 9. Ella lived …

The Attorney General has granted the request of a Hither Green Family to have the inquest into the death of 9 -year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah re-opened. Over 175,000 people signed the family’s change.org petition requesting that new scientific evidence be considered a direct cause of Ella’s death. The evidence regarded the alarming levels of air pollution on Brownhill …

In October 2016, Lewisham became the first borough in London to become Sugar Smart. Sugar Smart Lewisham is a joint campaign with the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and the food charity Sustain, to tackle the issue of excess sugar consumption. Sugar Smart Lewisham works with local businesses, schools, children’s centres, hospitals and other organisations to promote …

Meet Kevin George: Lewisham has a dynamic and young Public Heath Team and they are keen to get out in front of Lewisham’s looming health problems. They have planned a series of Health Talks at Lewisham Library, 7-8pm. Kevin George, former West Ham and Charlton footballer turnedhuman behaviour specialist and best-selling author of “Soccology” considers …

You are invited to Lewisham Health and Care Partners* (LHCP) event on Wednesday 17 October. Book your free place here and have your say on the future of health and care services in Lewisham. Location: Deptford Lounge, SE8 4RJ Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018 Time: 5.30–8.30pm We know that we have some excellent health and care services in Lewisham but …

Lewisham Obesity Alliance Celebratory Event 12 September 2018, 9.20am-1.30pm Civic Suite, Catford, Catford Road, SE6 4RU Click for the Agenda   following guest speakers on the day : Joanna Saunders, Senior Consultant, Whole Systems                               Obesity, Leeds Beckett University.                               Update on the national Whole Systems Approach to Tackling                               Obesity pilot programme  Daniel Parker, Chief Executive,Living Loud …

Public Health England  (PHE) has spearheaded a campaign today for adults to know their Heart Age. The test provides an immediate estimation of their ‘heart age’ and if someone’s heart age is higher than their actual age, they are at an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke. As part of the test …

Get some fresh air, be more active, meet new people. Ladywell Fields: Saturdays at 10.15am Starts: 8th Sept & 20th Oct Manor House Gardens: Thursdays at 10am Starts: 13th Sept & 18th Oct Bellingham: Fridays at 6pm Starts: 14th Sept & 19th Oct The courses are delivered by qualified instructors. You must attend the first …

The Longchen Foundation is presenting a course introducing Buddhist meditation which is suitable for both complete beginners and experienced meditators. “The everyday world is so familiar and seemingly mundane that we easily take it all for granted. By learning to relate to experience in a simple and direct way we can begin the great journey to …