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  Lewisham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lewisham is an area within the London Borough of Lewisham in south-east London.
The village of Lewisham was originally centred further south around the parish church of St Mary, towards the present site of University Hospital Lewisham.
Lewisham is twinned with Charlottenburg in Berlin, Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lewisham   (440 words)

 (Lewisham)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lewisham in the 1890s was half way between the old and the new.
The new Lewisham was a commuter town where the busy railways through Ladywell and Lewisham stations took the City clerks to and from their daily chores in the offices of London.
As a whole Lewisham appears to be quiet, respectable, rather commonplace, and of the district, as of some men, it may perhaps be said that it has no redeeming vices: it hardly smokes.
www.holnet.org.uk /vl/lz/lewisham/content.htm   (1230 words)

 Lewisham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the mid- fifteenth century the then vicar of Lewisham Abraham built a grammar school primary school and six almshouses for the inhabitants.
The village of Lewisham was originally centred south around the parish church of St towards the present site of University Hospital The centre migrated north with the coming the North Kent railway line to Dartford in 1849 encouraging commuter housing.
Lewisham is the story of a young man who seeks to better himself and achieve glory through educational achievements.
www.freeglossary.com /Lewisham   (412 words)

 West Lewisham Conservative Association
Lewisham West is one of the three Parliamentary constituencies comprising the London borough of Lewisham.
Lewisham West is a Labour held seat with a majority of 11,920.
Lewisham Council is Labour controlled, but until 1994 the Conservatives held Council seats in Horniman and Catford Wards.
www.tory.org /home/wlca2/page2.html   (188 words)

 One Man & His Blog: Lewisham Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lewisham Council are now allowing people to report rubbish on the streets through a little phone application that can be downloaded from Love Lewisham.
Lewisham is the 23rd worst, by my reading, and in some danger of having Government official coming over, checking dust on the mantlepiece and generally making themselves unwelcome guests.
Lewisham has a significant number of people who can't even be bothered too keep their own property looking clean, or walk 10 yards to the nearest litter bin to drop their chewing gum.
www.adam.tinworth.name /archives/london/lewisham   (4090 words)

 MyDesRes :: Private Sales and Lettings for London :: Not Estate Agents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lewisham is becoming one of the best-connected areas of South London.
Lewisham has tube stations on the East London line at New Cross and New Cross Gate, connecting it to fashionable Shoreditch in seven and a half minutes.
Lewisham's homes are mainly Victorian, but there are lots of new developments as well and some ex-council estates prove to be quite popular on the private market.
www.mydesres.com /areainfo/Lewisham.aspx   (810 words)

 Lewisham Workhouse and Poor Law Union
In 1612, a house in Rushey Green was bequeathed to the Lewisham Parish Vestry for the relief of the poor.
In August 1865, Lewisham was the subject of one of a series of reports in medical journal The Lancet investigating conditions in London's workhouse infirmaries.
This workhouse is situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Lewisham, five miles south-east of London.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Lewisham/Lewisham.shtml   (2193 words)

 Lewisham on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The writer Christopher Marlowe was killed in a brawl at Lewisham in 1593.
Lewisham Council rolls out avatar technology to interact with residents.
Lewisham Council launches new website with cScape; Council moves closer to meeting e-gov deadlines.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Lewisham.asp   (308 words)

 Lewisham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The parish of Lewisham included Hither Green, Sydenham, Catford and Forest Hill, but the village of Lewisham stretched along Lewisham High Street from the present railway station to the ancient parish church of St Mary.
In the Middle Ages the manor of Lewisham belonged to the Abbey of Ghent.
Abraham Colfe, Vicar of Lewisham from 1610 to 1657, founded a grammar school, a reading (primary) school and six almshouses for the inhabitants of Lewisham.
www.joematlock.com /Lewisham.htm   (444 words)

 London Borough of Lewisham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blackheath (divided between the London boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich)
From the former Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham: Labour 27; Conservative 15
Labour wards in the former Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham: Bellingham (2); Grove Park (2); Manor Lee (2); Rushey Green (2); St Andrew (2); South Lee (2); Whitefoot (2); Ladywell (3); Lewisham Park (3); Southend (3)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Lewisham   (1071 words)

 Lewisham Borough Police Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 2004 Lewisham saw the launch of it's Safer Neighbourhood Teams, please take time to visit the Safer Neighbourhood pages on this site and find about how you can get involved in making your neighbourhood a safer place to live.
Lewisham Police Sergeant Debbie Arnold swapped her police boots for climbing boots, as she...
Lewisham Secondary schools gathered at Catford Police Station to hold a debate...
www.met.police.uk /lewisham   (252 words)

 Socialist Party Lewisham Election Campaign
Lewisham Socialist Party councillor Ian Page is Socialist Alternative candidate for the huge GLA constituency encompassing both Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs.
THE EXCELLENT victory for the Socialist Party in the Pepys ward by-election in Lewisham is another example of the potential support there could be amongst working people and their families for a credible and viable socialist alternative to the Labour and Tory parties.
Yet, it is Lewisham that gained the most success because of the years spent building up a solid base in a local area.
www.socialistparty.org.uk /ElectionCampaignLewisham.htm   (4362 words)

 Telegraph | News
He pointed out that Lewisham appeared to be in breach of the Government's "enforcement concordat", which pledges councils to carry out their duties in "a fair, equitable and consistent manner".
Lewisham has taken no action against local supermarkets which regularly breach the same laws with promotions referring only to pounds and ounces.
His council says it will be taking further steps to force Lewisham's market traders to obey the law, at a time of its choosing.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/11/02/nbook02.xml   (1333 words)

 Sydenham Town - Lewisham Council Election Results
Sydenham borders the London Boroughs of Bromley and Southwark and lies within the London Borough of Lewisham.
Lewisham is unique as the only London Borough having a directly elected Mayor - Steve Bullock (right) - who is both the political head and executive of the Council.
For further details on Lewisham please consult their website at www.lewisham.gov.uk.
www.sydenham.org.uk /government_lewisham.html   (93 words)

 Welcome to Lewisham Guide
Lewisham, Grrenwich and Woolwich were bestowed to Abbey of St Peter at Ghent by Elfrida, daughter of Alfred the Great.
1816 Lewisham described as ³a rural village on the banks of the Ravensbourne....only to be reached by a long coach ride².
Lewisham Local Studies Library, 199-201 Lewisham High Street.
www.southlondonguide.co.uk /lewisham/history.htm   (252 words)

 Splash : Lewisham College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here at Lewisham College we offer you the chance to fulfil your ambitions.
Our range of courses is inspiring and challenging - whether you dream of running your own construction business, becoming an international DJ, going to university or just expanding your mind - our College is the place to start.
Our courses are taught by some of the capital's most motivating teachers and fully supported by first-class facilities and services.
www.lewisham.ac.uk   (102 words)

 Lewisham Lib Dems - Welcome to Lewisham Liberal Democrats
Local Liberal Democrats are urging Lewisham and Bromley councils to come to an arrangement over the use of the Refuse and Recycling Centres (amenity sites).
Liberal Democrats in Lewisham have selected leading Lib Dem Chris Maines as their candidate to challenge Lewisham's sitting Mayor, Steve Bullock.
A highly critical report about Lewisham Council's housing repair services was kept under wraps by Lewisham Council.
www.lewishamlibdems.org.uk   (331 words)

 Lewisham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The village of Lewisham in Blackheath hundred in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, and consists of a long street of good houses, extending about two miles along the Hastings road.
There is a modern church near the centre of the town.
The chapelry of Syndenham is a part of Lewisham parish, which had in 1831 population of 9,659.
www.oldtowns.co.uk /Kent/lewisham.htm   (79 words)

 Lewisham Cyclists - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are a group of cyclists based in Lewisham (London, England) affiliated to the London Cycling Campaign (LCC).
Lewisham Cyclists will work to make the borough a safer and more attractive place for cyclists, by raising the priority of this mode of travel within an integrated transport strategy.
Join Lewisham Cyclists and Timebank for a ride around the quieter parts of the borough.
www.lewishamcyclists.net   (110 words)

 Docklands Light Railway - Stations - Lewisham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Download a local map of the area surrounding this station in PDF format.
Lewisham station connects with southeastern services for central London and Kent.
Lewisham station connects with local bus numbers 21, 36, 47, 54, 75, 89, 108, 122, 136, 180, 181, 185, 199, 208, 225, 261, 273, 278, 284, 321, 380, 484, 621, P4, N21, N36, N47, N53, N108, 851, 852, 856, 931, 932, 933, 936, 939, 942, 943, 970, 971, 972 and 973.
www.tfl.gov.uk /dlr/stations/lewisham.shtml   (134 words)

 icSouthlondon - News - Lewisham
STREET crime in a borough has soared despite an overall drop in the crime rate.
LEWISHAM: Mayor Steve Bullock wants to impose a council tax increase of 2.5 per cent in 2006/7.
PARENTS have been panicked by a vomiting and diarrhoea illness that has struck down their children.
icsouthlondon.icnetwork.co.uk /0100news/0500lewisham   (227 words)

 Welcome: The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust
The hospital's new £69m ward building has now reached the highest point of its construction and is on schedule to be in use by the end of 2006.
You can read about our five key commitments for our care of the local community on our page about University Hospital Lewisham or download the whole document, which is a 711KB PDF file.
The latest MRSA surveillance figures from the Health Protection Agency released today by the Department of Health show Lewisham Hospital as having one of the lowest MRSA rates in London.
www.lewisham.nhs.uk   (322 words)

 Creative Lewisham
Malika's Kitchen Book Launch at Lewisham Library on Tuesday 11th April 2006, 7.45pm for a 8pm start...
The Lewisham Irish Festival 2006 will bring together a range of Irish cultural activities including music, comedy and children's events.
Beginning with a festival parade it will start on 11 March and run until 19 March.
www.creativelewisham.org   (141 words)

 Voluntary Action Lewisham
VAL are holding a Meet the Funders event on 16 March 2006.
Voluntary Action Lewisham (VAL) is a charity supporting more than 600 voluntary and community organisations throughout the London Borough of Lewisham.
If you want to find out about Lewisham's wide range of voluntary and community organisations and the services they provide, you can search our database or follow our links to other useful websites.
www.valewisham.org.uk   (133 words)

 South London Humanist Groups
The LEWISHAM HUMANIST GROUP was founded as the South East London Humanist Group in 1960.
We have had a stall for many years at Lewisham People's Day: a fine (usually!) Saturday in July at Mountsfield Park, when we distribute literature about the Group, give out leaflets on secular-humanism as an alternative to faith, and about the ceremonies available for non-religious folk as funerals, weddings and namings.
Initially formed as the South East-London Humanist Group, amongst the names of members in 1960 were Barbara Smoker, and Don Langdown.
www.slhg.adm.freeuk.com /lewisham.htm   (1025 words)

 Volunteer Centre Lewisham
24,000 people in Lewisham regularly offer their time
It is a database of professionally qualified people interested in sharing their skills with Lewisham’s non-profit organisations.
Information about volunteering opportunities comes closer to you through a new drop-in service, and particular support is available for fl and minority ethnic groups.
www.volunteeringlewisham.org.uk   (125 words)

 Jobs in Lewisham @ 1Job.co.uk - UK Jobs Search Engine.
Well established general practice based in Catford (Lewisham) requires a lawyer to join their family team.
The majority of work undertaken by the practice is within the Sussex, Worthing, Lewisham and Surrey locality, and recent projects have included; • DDA works.
My client based in Lewisham needs an experienced administrator to work on an ongoing basis.
www.1job.co.uk /town.php/Lewisham   (2223 words)

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