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Our Annual General Meeting & Social

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Funding Available: London Community Energy Fund..

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Lewisham Council Transport and StreetScape Survey

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Earlier this month the HGCA helped the London Sustainability Exchange (LSX) to find local homeowners interested in discussing energy efficiency and sustainability- and everyone walked away with £30! The LSX are now hosting a second focus group meeting in March. Those who attended last time are very welcome again. — Hither Green Community Association is …

Have you noticed that the trees in our streets are not getting replaced? Despite massive infrastructure investments in Lewisham, replacing sick or dead trees are not a priority with Lewisham Council right now. Trees are an essential part of the landscape, breaking the hard edges of concrete, giving the birds a place to sing from …

Reporting is easy… Do you report flytipping and graffiti to Lewisham Council? Their ‘Love Lewisham App went the way of Woolworths some time ago. However you can still tip the environmental teams off with the Love Clean Streets App. You can report everything from abandoned cars to water leaks. The App also keeps you informed …

The production company behind the new George Clarke television series is looking for period properties being renovated in Hither Green. Info from the show website. “George Clarke’s House Rules aims to prove it is possible to create a dream modern interior without ignoring a home’s history. The series will have bold ambitions, stunning reveals and …

Do you own a house or a flat in Hither Green or Lee or the surrounding areas? The Hither Green Community Association is helping the London Sustainability Exchange to find local residents willing to share their views. Would you be interested in sharing your thoughts about improving your home? Particularly with regards to making your home more …

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 …

Greenwich and Lewisham councils are running a consultation on Lee Forum and Area 8 October-20 November. If the forum is agreed it will increase local people’s say in what is built, protected and spent locally. Already hundreds of forums exist throughout the country. Please write in support to planning.policy@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or planning.policy@lewisham.gov.uk​ if you think the forum a good idea …

Greenwich and Lewisham councils are each running a consultation on Lee Forum 8 October-20 November. Greenwich consultation Lewisham consultation If the forum is agreed it will increase local people’s say in what is built, protected and spent locally. Already hundreds of forums exist throughout the country. Please write in support to planning.policy@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or planning.policy@lewisham.gov.uk​ if you think the forum …

St Modwen have submitted 5 further documents mostly regarding the traffic consequences of their Leegate plans. The community are invited to review them and submit new or revised submissions to Lewisham council. The 5 documents, uploaded on 7th September are shown at the bottom of the page here To be counted, new/revised submissions must be sent to Planning@Lewisham.gov.uk by …

How would you adapt your neighbourhood to make it fit for the future? Design for Life is a new design competition which aims to encourage housing providers, designers and local communities to  redesign their own green spaces so they are better able to respond to the threats of flooding, heatwaves and water shortages. The competition is sponsored by Groundwork London the environmental charity and backed by …