TRADE UNIONS, COFFEE CO-OPS AND THE AMBASSADOR

Last night (Weds 2/11/16) Nicaragua’s Ambassador to London, Guiselle Morales-Echaverry and Christine Blower, former General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, spoke on solidarity with Nicaragua at the London headquarters of trade union Unite. Christine spoke of the local education improvements in the rural areas of Nicaragua and the high levels of participation. The trade …

NHS REPORT SHOWS £1bn POUND SHORTFALL AND CONCERN OVER POTENTIAL CLOSURE OF LEWISHAM HOSPITAL A&E AS STP IS FINALLY PUBLISHED

Lewisham’s leading scrutiny councillor, Alan Hall has welcomed the final publication of plans to remodel the NHS in south east London but is telling NHS bosses that they must pass a series of tests before councillors will support or agree to their implementation. “The report has confirmed our deep concerns about some serious flaws in the …

Cheers! It’s a knockout as Council gives full planning backing to the Fellowship Inn

Lewisham Council has given formal planning permission to Phoenix Community Housing Co-op to restore the Grade II listed Fellowship Inn, Bellingham, where British boxing legend and local resident Henry Cooper once trained and where rock legends Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac once performed. Bellingham councillor and Phoenix Board Member Alan Hall (see photo) said: “I …