Residents join councillors in fight to change strip club laws

29 June 2009

A ‘rainbow coalition’ of councillors from three parties have joined forces with campaigning residents in demanding a change in the law on lap dancing clubs. The move follows anger over the granting of a licence to local bar the White Hart in New Cross Road despite huge opposition from residents.

Victory for early bird swimmers

25 June 2009

Wavelengths Leisure Centre in Deptford will finally open for early swimming in July after pressure from disgruntled swimmers and Green Party councillor Darren Johnson.

Run and have fun!

22 June 2009

Brockley and Ladywell are preparing for the third highlight of the season, the second Brockley Fun Run which is going to take place in Hilly Fields on 5 July, following the recent Brockley Max Festival and Hilly Fields Fayre.

Landmark low pay decision for hundreds of families

12 June 2009

Greens celebrate blow to poverty pay but say campaign continues and Living Wage must extend to hundreds of agency staff

Greens second across Lewisham in EU vote

08 June 2009

London Green MEP Jean Lambert has been re-elected for a third term in the European Parliament. In the borough of Lewisham the Green Party came second to Labour, ahead of both Conservatives and Lib Dems.

Victory in sight for Greens’ poverty pay campaign

05 June 2009

Green Party councillors are expecting a landmark victory this week for Lewisham's lowest-paid workers. Council officers have asked the Mayor to approve new rules promoting the London Living Wage, for which the Greens have fought a year-long campaign.

Fuel Poverty Bill – back it Joan, don’t wreck it

29 May 2009

Last night Darren Johnson, Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Lewisham Deptford, spoke at a public meeting in Brockley on the Fuel Poverty Bill, alongside representatives from Conservatives, Lib-Dems, Age Concern, Friends of the Earth and the Women’s Institute.

Council cuts business support as recession bites

26 May 2009

Lewisham Council has cut help for local businesses at the same time as promoting measures it claims will ease the recession.

New blog and campaign website for Darren

26 April 2009

Darren Johnson, Green Party parliamentary candidate for Lewisham Deptford, has a new website and blog.

Greens deliver Tamil crisis petition as community speaks out

23 April 2009

Hundreds of people in Lewisham have signed a Green Party petition calling for the Mayor and MPs to work for a humanitarian ceasefire in Sri Lanka.

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