Monthly Archives: July 2007

Anarchists in Lewisham

The News Shopper bring us news of the latest anarchist action in Lewisham; although I think they’re being a little coy when they say they’re “a pressure group which supports local campaigns”. The Solidarity Federation website is a bit more … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

British Citizenship They do a lovely ceremony at the Town Hall, on this occasion as seen by Decentrik Montague Music Returns Transpontine has word that the loss of the license isn’t going to be long. The V1 at Lewisham, 1944 … Continue reading

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Take your washing in

The Council are suggesting that the likelihood of flooding in Lewisham is around 30 per cent. I just hope the guy we’ve got coming to look at our guttering gets to us before the downpour. In other – I hope … Continue reading

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Lewisham trials weekly collection of garden waste

The Council’s press release on the weekly collection of garden waste gives more details of what they’re hoping people will put in the bins and how long the trial is to last: Waste that can be placed in the brown … Continue reading

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Date set for Lewisham PB Decision day

The Participatory Budgeting website has details: Lewisham Community Empowerment Network is organising a participatory grant making pilot in two areas of Lewisham (Evelyn and Bellingham), where residents will choose which local projects can get funding from a fund now standing … Continue reading

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Biriani

  This is another version of Nigel Slater’s chicken biriani. I’ve used cream instead of yogurt and added an aubergine that I’d roasted separately. To start though I washed and boiled my rice, then while that was cooking I fried … Continue reading

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£8m Tory donor was ‘deluded and insane’

You might say that, I couldn’t possibly comment…

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A gift not an obligation

Hey, people did you know: Today more than 9,000 people in the UK need an organ transplant that could save or dramatically improve their life. Most are waiting for a kidney, others for a heart, lung or liver transplant. But … Continue reading

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What to do with Waste?

Reading some of the Communities and Local Government Committee – Fifth Report you can’t help be struck just how wasteful we are as a society: Up to one third of food purchased is disposed of without being eaten, perhaps the … Continue reading

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Extending and Renewing Party Democracy

The Labour Party are looking at the way that we do business. Gordon Brown has produced a paper, Extending and Renewing Party Democracy, which we have started to look at locally and which we’ll submit our thoughts on before the … Continue reading

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