Lee Green volunteers' party!

Celebrating the work they do

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Leegate: the latest

Colin Darby from St Modwen has told Lee Green representatives that the company won't do anything at Leegate until March 2019

"Because anything could happen".

We all know what's happening in March 2019 - is Brexit likely to put the kibosh on the development?

The wait and uncertainty go on.


 

New Space for Creative Wellbeing activities in Lee Green

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All the fun of the Festival at Manor House Gardens where the Lee Green Assembly did great business encouraging people to join community groups

See more pictures here


A floral story to cheer you up:

Ali, boss of Bloomologie - the successful local flower business - will brighten up your day

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The Great Get Together came to Micheldever Road!

 Fun

Food

And brilliant bands


900 crates of clothes shipped for Syrian refugees and more needed

Read about the good work so far and visit

GRACE 8 Leegate, SE12 8SS

Weds-Fri: 9.30am - 1pm

Tel: 07971 690203; e-mail: aid@graceaid.org.uk


 

Breathe easy! London Mayor announces plans for Ultra Low Emissions Zone to be extended to the South Circular in 2021

There will be a full consultation.
Owners of older cars are likely to have to pay but there are plans for a "sunset" period to phase it in over three years for the residents of the central zone, so that may be offered to residents here.

 

As revealed last month: Grayling is proposing cutting our rail services so all trains go to only one London destination.

Blackheath Bugle has launched a petition to have it debated in Parliament. You can find it here: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/190894

Here's the link to the consultation document again: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/604904/south-eastern-rail-franchise-public-consultation.pdf

The key question is number 17 on page 23. Here's the link to the online response survey: http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/QHQQM/

Don't sleepwalk into an even poorer service!


V22 announces it's taking over Manor House and its library Read the press release here

Interview follows


Cllr Rachel Onikosi with new food waste bins

Recycling in Lewisham - we must do better

Read our interview with Cllr Rachel Onikosi, Cabinet Member Public Realm on plans to improve

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DfT wants your ideas on SE Rail - Grayling threatens to axe some trains to London

Consultative document outlines plans for the next franchise. Read More


Manor Lane - street-scaping or street destruction?

  Residents where the work is taking place have suffered damage to their property but there is also damage to the original granite kerbstones which are replaced with new blocks. The contractor is to compensate the resident for the damage - but what about the kerbstones?


The good news!  Spring comes to Manor House Gardens


Leegate development gets the go-ahead from the London Mayor

Next step is horse-trading for community benefits

St Modwen's artist's impression

Black bin collections to drop to once a fortnight for residents with wheelie bins

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Alexander slams Transport Minister veto on new carriages for southeastern

Lewisham East MP Heidi Alexander has condemned yet another blow to the area's commuters from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. The Department of Transport has now vetoed plans for the company to add more rolling stock.  A clearly angered Alexander responded, saying that. "This  is a really disappointing response from the rail minister.  When a cross party group pf MPs met with him before Christmas, he gave the strong impression that new carriages would be on their way soon."

Read the background story here

(Thanks to fromthemurkydepths!)


Archibald's named as one of the Guardian's top 50 places to have breakfast IN THE UK!

BTW orexigenic just means mouth-watering. What a mouthful! Very Guardian...


Rough sleeping comes to Lee Station

We've all seen the huge rise in homeless people sleeping rough round Charing Cross but is this the first rough sleeper at Lee Station? St Mungo's has a local hostel - perhaps it can help. If you see someone sleeping outside you can let streetlink.org.uk know.


 

Outrage over rail U-turn

The decision by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to veto plans to hand control of southeastern to Transport for London has provoked outrage from Heidi Alexander our MP - and from a fellow Tory MP


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Are Lee Green crossroads dangerous?

The work is now finished - complete with raised kerbs and no railings

We raise concerns with TfL

Click to read the interview


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The future of Manor House and its library

Your views are needed

Lewisham Council has three applicants to take over the running of the house and library.  Click on the link below for a survey and a chance to say what you think

Extension of the community library model to Manor House Library


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Tiggy and Max talk about tattoos and their new studio in Manor Lane

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Lee Green opens its studios

Lee Green Open Studios is on 12-6pm  12th, 13th and 19th, 20th November. 29 local artists will be showing their latest work in painting, sculpture, print-making, photography, ceramics and textiles. Entrance is free. Take a look at some of the talented artists working in our area


St Modwen's srtist's impression

The rumours that the plans had been called in by the London Mayor are wrong

St. Modwen is still working through the last of the technical issues related to additional information requested by the GLA.
 
They currently expect this process to be concluded this side of Christmas.
The end is in sight.  Maybe.


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Have your say about Animal Welfare in Lewisham

https://lewisham-consult.objective.co.uk/public/customer_services/e/animal_welfare_charter

Click on the link and do the survey.  Info is in the documents.


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Deja vu? The scene at Manor Lane yesterday and ...

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...the scene a month ago - despite Cllr Hooks raising it with the Council

Rubbish? Read more.


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 Love good food? Read about Lee's new Food Assembly where you can buy food direct from the producer

 


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20 mph speed limit is borough-wide from 1 Sep

Only exceptions are red routes and private roads

The police will be lenient at first but speeding drivers will then be nicked

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“What do we want? 12 car trains!” Lee Station celebrates its 150th birthday with cupcakes and bunting – and we tackle southeastern on its service


CPZ newCPZ sufferers!

Get 10 free one-hour visitor permit scratchcards by emailing lewishamparkingpermits@nslservices.co.uk

Include the car reg you registered with RingGo


Bug Manor

Guess what this is!

Give up? It's a Bug Manor built by the Arts Cafe and friends at Manor Park - all ready for the bugs to move in


Blackheath Aug 2016Summer on Blackheath and a bumper haul of hay


Lee Green Lives is Lee Green's community group based at Leegate.  Here's its annual report:LGL pic 1

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Pick of the pics from Lewisham People's Day 2016

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Beleaguered Old Road resident: the horrors of living next door to Pentland House

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They loved dressing up

Didn't we have a lovely time? To view more photos of Manor House Gardens Festival click here

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The dinosaur roared
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Recently married at Manor House
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Queen of Mums
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And princess for the day

 


St Modwen's srtist's impression

Leegate: the uncertainty goes on

Read a letter from Killian Morris of St Modwen

The plans may go to London Mayor

 


P1000883Read how Barbara and Marek Polanski turned their Southbrook Road garden into a work of art


Photo by Ralph White

Confusion over CPZ

This photo shows the hours in Taunton Rd as 9-7 and 10-12

Lewisham Council still hasn't resolved this anomaly.

Have you had a parking ticket? Let us know.

(Thanks to Ralph White for the photo)


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Leegate plans approved

Committee votes 5-1 plus 1 abstention for development to go ahead

Read full report

 


 

 

 

Lee Green Lives Activities

Monday
10–12.00am Publish your own Book
10-12.00am Computer for Beginners
1.30pm-3.00pm Coffee, Cake & Company
Tuesday
10.30-11.30am Seniors Exercise
Wednesday
10.00–12.00am Get Together Group
2.00-4.00pm The Leegate Knitters
Thursday
11-12:30pm ESOL Class
Walking Group 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Friday
11–1.00pm Sewing Group
Saturday
10–11am 4th Saturday of each month:
Surgery: Cllr Jim Mallory
Sunday
10.00am to 1.00pm Indian Dance Group
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Lee Fair Share

Lee Fair Share has been awarded a grant from Awards for All to expand the Health and Wellbeing project. The Health and Wellbeing project will include a series of exercises class, such as yoga and pilates, a series of talks and workshops, and healthy walks.
If you are interested in these activities or if you know someone else who might enjoy them please contact The Lee Fair Share Coordinator, Lorraine Spenceley, on 07875 082571 or email her on Leefairshare@hotmail.com. Alternatively you can call in the Community Centre in Leegate Shopping centre on Mondays between 1.30 -3.30pm as Lorraine is there most Mondays running a popular coffee and craft session. 
View the latest Lee Fair Share Newsletter
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Lee Green has many talented artists. You can buy their work at Lee Green Open Studios in November. Here's a selction:

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We want your help - writing, taking photos and technical support needed.
If you think you can help with Lee Green's website and our facebook page, please email info@leegreen.london

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