Local Lewisham Liberal Democrats were out in Blackheath and Forest Hill yesterday to highlight our campaign for better support for mental health services and for these to have parity with the treatment of physical health within the NHS. One in four of us experience mental health problems at some point in our lives – but [...]
Local Liberal Democrat members Tom Lawrence from Telegraph Hill and Julia Fletcher from Catford (prospective parliamentary candidate for Lewisham East), spoke out at the party’s conference in Glasgow to promote peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding as a way to support small business growth. Lewisham Liberal Democrats put forward an amendment to a conference motion backing small [...]
Julia Fletcher, Lib Dem Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Lewisham East, has welcomed the introduction of free school meals for all 4 to 7 year-olds. She said: “It’s fantastic news that, as the new term begins this week, from day one hundreds of children in Lewisham will benefit from free school meals. What’s more, school meals [...]
We’ll be having another stall this Saturday, this time at Lewisham People’s day. We’ll be running a tombola this time so please come along to just to say hello, or to win some of our fantastic prizes! Our stall will be (appropriately) situated in the yellow area of the festival, and we’ll be there from [...]
Julia Fletcher (on the left) and other Downham residents are calling for reinforcement of the one-way system on Old Bromley Road. Julia Fletcher, our parliamentary candidate for Lewisham East, has called for action to stop vehicles driving the wrong way on Old Bromley Road. The one-way system on Old Bromley Road is frequently disregard. This creates [...]
We have booked a Lib Dem stall at the Goldsmith’s Community Fair this Saturday, from 12 noon til 5pm. We will be selling books and toys and lots of other things. Please come by, and enjoy the festivities. If you can spare an hour to help on the stall we would really appreciate that, or if you have any [...]
We have booked a Lib Dem stall at the Brockley Society’s Hilly Fields Fair tomorrow, Saturday, from 12 noon til 5pm. We will be selling books and toys and lots of other things. Please come and say hello. If you can spare an hour to help on the stall we would really appreciate that, or if you have any books or [...]
We would like to thank all the people across the borough who voted Lib Dem in the recent elections. Sadly, even with your support and the hard work of the ward teams, Labour won all but one of the 54 seats on the council, the Mayor has been returned and we have lost our hard working MEP Sarah Ludford. Nonetheless, Lewisham Lib Dems will continue to campaign on behalf of the people of Lewisham on local issues and for our candidates in the 2015 General Election.
The gates to platform 4 of Lewisham Station have been shut since January 2013. This is a great nuisance, especially to all passengers who live to the north of Lewisham Town Centre, in areas such as Blackheath. Please sign our petition to show that you want the gates to platform 4 to re-open.
Cllr Pauline Beck, Mark Bennet, and Cllr Sven Griesenbeck have achieved success in their campaign for step free access to Hither Green Station Lib Dem Rail Minister Susan Kramer has announced that Hither Green station will benefit from the next round of funding for step-free access to the platforms. “It’s a huge success for residents” [...]