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Lewisham to capitalise on local air quality being up by 31%

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Lewisham Transport Consultation- Make our crossings safer

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New: Memorial Plaque to be unveiled at HG Station

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Passengers travelling through London Bridge advised to plan for nine-day closure of lines through Hither Green this summer The Sidcup, Grove Park and Bromley North lines through Hither Green will be closed for nine days from Saturday 25 July to Sunday 2 August 2020 while Network Rail completes critical signalling upgrades in the area. Services …

Lewisham Cabinet member for Environment and Transport Cllr Sophie McGeevor has announced Lewisham will be taking the opportunity to widen footpaths, install modal filters, and create ‘pop up’ cycle lanes & school streets to help people walk & cycle in safety during this period.   “With more people walking & cycling we’ve seen air quality …

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 …

Lewisham Transport Consultation: We have three weeks to potentially secure funds to make George Lane and Beacon Road Crossings safer. Consultation Link: https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/planning/lip/   It will take 5-10 mins; make your way through the consultation (there are links for each question providing extra information). Do please pay special attention to Q8 and Q11. They are …

Monday 5 November marks 51 years since the rail crash at Hither Green Station which killed 49 people and injured over 70. Last year, we worked with fellow community groups plus Southwark Diocese, local clergy and Lewisham Council to arrange two services to mark the anniversary and many of the survivors and the families of …

ALERT! South Eastern Railways are asking the public to nominate local stations to receive a share of £300 million fund to install step-free access. Hither Green was promised a share of this #AccessforAll funding three (?) years ago until they decided HG was too expensive to retrofit. TAKE ACTION: Can we each fill in this survey nominating …

Lewisham Council is looking at ways to make Lewisham’s streets healthier! They want to encourage more people to walk, cycle or take public transport, which will help improve air quality and safety, and reduce congestion. As a resident or someone who works or studies in the borough, you are being invited to let the Council …

What it’s About London Sustainability Exchange is inviting you to a roundtable discussion of the draft Clean Air Strategy, developed by the UK Government. We will use the discussions to formulate a joint response to the consultation, which closes on 14th August. Aims Discuss the draft of the Air Quality Strategy and agree and what …

TFL Consultation report: CS4 Proposed Cycle Superhighway 4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich TFL received over 3,000 responses to their consultation last September- November- 83 per cent supported or strongly supported the proposals. Here is a link to the Consultation Report, which provides both a summary and detailed analysis of suggestions and concerns raised by …

What is the ULEZ? The ULEZ starts in central London in April 2019. It will operate 24/7 and apply strict emission standards for nearly all diesel vehicles. The Mayor’s proposals would see these standards introduced London-wide for heavy vehicles from 2020. This includes buses, coaches and lorries. The same standards would apply in inner London for lighter vehicles …