Lewisham council is planning to decimate our community centres. This is the campaign to stop this from happening.

2nd Community Spaces Group Meeting

Jan 31, 2016 | | Say something

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Event – challenge the council with a question

Dec 23, 2015 | | Say something

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Show solidarity with the Libraries campaign

Dec 9, 2015 | | Say something

£1 million is being cut from library services by Lewisham council. The decision is being made this evening. Please come to protest on 9th December at 6pm at the Civic Suite. For mor information from the council see this article

Great turnout at the Mayor and Cabinet meeting

Nov 12, 2015 | | Say something

Protesters fill the civic suite at the mayor and cabinet meeting      Our protest at the Mayor and Cabinet meeting started gathering about 5pm outside civic suite of Lewisham town hall. The decision whether to close over half of Lewisham’s community centres was due to be made by the mayor and cabinet at 6pm. […more]

The Safer Stronger Communities Select Committee has published its recommendations

Nov 5, 2015 | | Say something

The agenda of the meeting of the mayor and cabinet on November 11th on the council website now contains the recommendations of the Safer Stronger Communities select committee. They can be downloaded here: Voluntary Sector Accommodation Implementation Plan update(1) Some centres have been given short term reprieves. However, other centres are still scheduled for closure […more]

Community centres address the Safer Strong Communities Select Committee

Oct 25, 2015 | | Say something

On Wednesday 21st the “Safer Stronger Communities” select committee met. They were deciding on the recommendations to make to the mayor and cabinet regarding the community centres. The select committee was clearly not prepared for the public turn-out. A whole extra row of chairs had to be added to seat the public.  Chairs even had […more]

First public meeting of the save lewisham community centres campaign

Oct 21, 2015 | | Say something

The first public meeting of the campaign took place at the Catford Constitutional last night. Representatives of the Sedgehill centre, the Honor Oak Centre, Scotney Hall, the Leemore and the Evelyn Centre were present. Representatives of the Library campaign also came and spoke. There were also representatives of Mencap present. They currently occupy a floor […more]