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Keep Warm- Extra Help Available for the Vulnerable in Lewisham

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St Mungos hostel looking to expand- Consultation Event 8 Sept

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HG homeowners wanted for Paid Focus Group Opportunity

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Lewisham Council needs lots of community responses to its proposals for changes to how it allocates social housing. ( The Housing Allocation Scheme.)Link: https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/strategic-housing-and-regulatory-services/https-lewisham-gov-uk-media-lewisham-housingal/—All local authorities in England must have an Allocation Scheme to decide:· who gets priority for social housing· who is eligible· how the policy is appliedYour feedback will be used to shape …

South East London Community Energy are an award-winning, SE London-based community group, committed to supporting people cannot afford to adequately heat their homes. Their team can provide FREE, IMPARTIAL support to Lewisham residents on a low income to make their homes more energy efficient, get grants and discounts and explain how they could pay less for …

Keep Warm, Keep Healthy in Lewisham There is support available for vulnerable Lewisham residents living in cold homes. This winter Lewisham Council and partners Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and Groundwork London have set up the Warm Homes, Healthy People project. The scheme provides people with a free winter home, financial and health support package.  It …

Lewisham residents are coming together out of sheer frustration over inconsiderate neighbours. Lewisham Council is being asked to reinstate its out of hours noise control service. A victim of the swingeing cuts, the noise abatement team now only come out during work hours. Neighbours who are being disturbed and inconvenienced are asked to keep a …

The flagship  St Mungo’s  hostel for the homeless on Ennersdale Road is hosting a consultation event this week to allow local residents to find out more about their plans to expand the hostel and increase the number of beds and types of treatment they can offer on site.  Currently there are beds for 60,  this …

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 …

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 …

The Demand Energy Equality solar charger workshops…just got cheaper for 2016! January weekend day workshops Create your own portable solar charger from re-used materials able to power phones & USB devices. Learn off-grid design principles and gain practical skills to build future systems.All profits reinvested into our social objectives. Demand Energy Equality is a not-for-profit dedicated …