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Primary school pupils in Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Lewisham receive free breakfasts thanks to new initiative

School pupils in some of London’s poorest areas, including Hackney, Lewisham and Tower Hamlets, are to receive free breakfasts as part of an initia...

Off West End Theatre Awards nominate ELL borough venues

Three independent theatres from Eastlondonlines boroughs have been nominated for the Off West End Theatre Awards, being recognized for their excell...

Lewisham Hospital update Map_icon

So the consultation results are in.  Apparently it’s a great idea to close Lewisham A&E and maternity wards.  I’m sure that’s...

Blackheath Christmas lights switching on today Map_icon

At 4.30pm today the Blackheath Lights will be switched on.  Nick Ferrari, the quietly-spoken socialist will be doing the honours.  Shops are stayin...

Save Lewisham Hospital Map_icon

There’s a plan to close the A&E unit at Lewisham hospital. This is a bad thing. Please sign the petition, write to your mp, and attend th...

Tractor production is up 30% Map_icon

Particularly choice quotes about the library from July’s Blackheath Assembly minutes (emphasis mine): The meeting received information that t...

The Big Screen – more info Map_icon

The timetable for the Olympics “big screen” on Blackheath has been released: 27 July 7.30pm-12.30am London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremon...

Catford Central semi retirement

I am semi-retiring the blog. What that means is I will no longer actively seek news to post here. However, if you have news to share I will add it ...

And you thought A2 was a big sheet of paper… Map_icon

From Sue, on Betfred’s reapplication to open another betting shop on Deptford High Street. If you don’t want any more betting shops in ...

Blackheath Fireworks 2011 Map_icon

Lewisham council have added a page detailing which roads will be closed this year during the fireworks (which I have never seem – thanks Dad!...

Boundary Changes Map_icon

These boundary changes are completely baffling me. Because we live on the threshold of what would be called “Deptford & Greenwich” ...

Screened out Map_icon

Here’s a sneak preview of the crime screens coming to Blackheath on Monday. Photo by @Nicole_Nation in Lewisham. That is some seriously tacky...

Stoke that fear Map_icon

There aren’t hundreds of youths stalking across the heath towards your home. Anyone who tweeted that doesn’t realise the consequences o...

The morning after the night before

“It’s like the f***ing Planet of the Apes around here. Bring in the Army, that’s what I say, bring ‘em in now.” A burly man in his 40s st...

London Riots Map_icon

At about 17:40 this evening, Mrs Bugle was dumped off a 185 bus near Rosenthal Road this evening by a cowardly bus driver who when he saw a load of...

The riot on our doorstep

6.35pm. Lee High Road. Lewisham: 15 policemen are lined up on the south side of the street dressed in riot gear – full-face helmets, shields and ...

Referendum results for Blackheath Map_icon

Results from the referendum for Lewisham and Greenwich, according to this page. Interesting that Lewisham’s AV vote had a majority of just 74...

Amazing old photos Map_icon

Someone at Lewisham council has just uploaded a tonne of really brilliant old photos of the area. Most are of Deptford, Lewisham and New Cross, but...

***TODAY*** 2pm: Save Blackheath Library Map_icon

As you’ve probably already seen, today (Saturday) there will be a day of protests across the country against the proposed library closures. L...

Do not cut here Map_icon

Great poster from the Sydenham Library blog. Come and read extracts from your favourite book in Blackheath Library on 5th Feb, from 11:30am-1pm, as...

Libraries beginning with B Map_icon

Somewhere in Blackbird Leys, somewhere in Berinsfield, somewhere in Botley, somewhere in Benson or in Bampton, to name only the communities beginni...

Christmas Tree-age Map_icon

I’ll definitely stop the terrible headline puns soon, I promise. It seems that Greenwich council will pick up your old tree with their usual ...

Courthill Road to get a green man in 2012

It’s with immense pleasure that I can report that on 15th December in a written reply to Caroline Pidgeon AM the Mayor of London Boris Johnso...

They can’t both be right Map_icon

View Larger Map Above is a map showing the location of all the Greenwich council-owned gritting bins. It’s a great idea, built and conceived ...

Video Outside Lewisham Town Hall Map_icon

From youtube user thegoldengirlk8, spotted on Guardian London Blog Glad to see some people brave the cold to stand up for what they believe in. Hop...

Anti-Cuts Protestors in Lewisham Town Hall Map_icon

From BBC News: Lewisham Town Hall protest broken up by riot police Twitter photos (photo above from GuidoTallman) – quote “This is what...

Blackheath Fireworks 2010 Roundup Map_icon

So yet again, Bugle-Dad-birthday (and a wedding to attend) meant that Mr & Mrs Bugle could not, and possibly will never manage to attend the bi...

Blackheath Fireworks VIP ticket goes for £1k on eBay Map_icon

So now we know. The final bid for the Blackheath Fireworks VIP ticket was £1000. Placed by the mysterious “0***o” (an anonymous name g...

Meeting tomorrow to Save Blackheath Library Map_icon

Lewisham Council are planning to close Blackheath Library. The final meeting that they are holding takes place tomorrow (Wednesday) evening at 7.30...

More than 4000 people against closing Blackheath Library Map_icon

The fight back against Lewisham Council continues – over 4000 people have signed the petition against closing Blackheath library, and in the ...

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