The Corbett Society has launched a competition to find the best photographic portrait of someone who lives, works or studies here on the Corbett Estate. As a fifth of the Corbett Estate falls within the Hither Green Boundaries…why not get involved! The photo must be of a person and be taken on the Corbett Estate. …

It looks like dreams of a local restaurant taking up residence at The Biscuit Factory on Staplehurst Road have come to naught. The site developers of the Biscuit Factory Unit  have applied for change of use from restaurant to a straight retail space. Lewisham Planning reference:DC/14/87501 According to investigations undertaken by the Costcutters on Staplehurst Road,  the Biscuit Factory …

Lewisham Council are inviting applications for funding from faith and voluntary organisations from the Small and Faith Fund 2014–15. This fund will enable organisations to deliver small, one-off projects that benefit local communities. Grants of up to £3,000 (or up to £10,000 for partnership projects) are available and priority will be given to projects that meet …

Prefabs – Palaces for the People Prefab Museum Summer events and opening times!! The next guided tour around Excalibur prefabs in Catford is Sat 21 June. Email Elisabethblanchet@hotmail.com to book your place!

The gardens at St Swithun’s church are being renovated by Jenny the gardener and a dedicated team of local volunteers. The gardens- front and back suffered greatly during the work to replace the West Window (facing onto Hither Green Lane) and remedial work to repair water ingress into the crypt.  Summer has started and the …

Post by Martha Goyder, Chair of the Ennersdale Road Safety campaign.   JUNE 9 UPDATE.  We [the campaign] have a had a positive and pro-active response from the newly elected Councillors in Lee Green and Lewisham Central. Cllr Jim Mallory has spoken with the lead traffic officer on this issue and has expressed to him our …

St Modwen,  owner’s of the Leegate Shopping Centre are opening up a second round of local consultations over their plant to re-develop the rundown shopping centre. The flagship of their new development will be a a new ASDA superstore directly opposite Sainsburys. Lee Green councillors and community groups have been negotiating with St Modwen for years …

Hither Green residents were in the papers on Friday 18th April, calling for more crossings and better speed enforcement on local roads. The South London Press ran the story, which featured a picture of residents gathered on Ennersdale Road to call for change. Lewisham’s Mayor Steve Bullock has said the Council will investigate concerns after …

Happy New Year!  We’re making the most of not being back of work yet!  Last Summer we decommissioned the three tired planters from around the Springbank Road bus stop.  The planters have been renovated and brought back into service.  They’ve been planted up to improve the entrances to Hither Green Station.   Along with the bluebells …

  Annual Report of HGCA activities and spending – compiled by HGCA Chair Josie Foster and Treasurer Susan Lambert. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting. – Held Wednesday 23 October at St Swithun’s Church, Hither Green Lane.