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Union branches back lobby of TUC tomorrow

18 December 2011
The emergency lobby of the TUC tomorrow over pensions at 2pm is now backed by the London region of the UCU, East London NUT and NUT branches in Camden, Lewisham. Hackney, Lambeth, Ealing, Southwark, Merton and Greenwich.

Schools round-up

28 June 2011
Forest Hill School Teachers struck at Forest Hill School in Lewisham, south east London, on Thursday of last week, and shut the school.

Forest Hill teachers set to strike to save a job

21 June 2011
NUT union members at Forest Hill School in Lewisham, south east London, were set to strike on Thursday of this week.

Forest Hill school set to start strike ballot

24 May 2011
Teachers at Forest Hill school in Lewisham, south east London, will begin a strike ballot on Wednesday of this week against a compulsory redundancy.

Spreading school strikes to save jobs and stop bullying

17 May 2011
The NUT plans to ballot members at Forest Hill school in Lewisham, south London, over a planned compulsory redundancy.

Lewisham hospital demonstration

03 May 2011
Around 120 people in Lewisham, south London, demonstrated last week against £500,000 of cuts to child and adolescent mental health services.

Photos of the anti-cuts protest in Lewisham

29 November 2010

Riot police attack protesters at Lewisham Town Hall

29 November 2010
Around 400 people rallied outside Lewisham town hall this evening against plans by the Labour run council to make £60 million cuts.

Defend Lewisham libraries

28 September 2010
Around 100 people joined a protest in Lewisham, south London, on Friday of last week against plans to close libraries in Lewisham.

Organising against the cuts

20 July 2010
Lewisham: workers angry vote for fight over cuts Members of Lewisham Unison union in south London voted by 120 votes to four for industrial action last week.

List of budget day protests, 22 June

08 June 2010
North London 12 noon outside Whittington Hospital Hackney 6pm, Hackney town hall Lewisham 6pm, at the clock tower Lambeth 6pm, Lambeth town hall Southwark 5.30pm, Elephant & Castle tube station Manchester 6pm, Piccadilly Gardens Newcastle 5pm, the Monument Leeds 6pm, Victoria Gardens Birmingham 5pm, Government House Sheffield 5pm, town hall Bolton 12 noon-2pm, town hall Southampton 5.30pm, town hall Glasgow 3pm onwards, George Sq Edinburgh 1pm rally, 5pm protest, City Square Wales 4.30-6.30pm, Cardiff Senedd

Education round-up

16 March 2010
Lewisham Teachers in the NUT union struck on Tuesday of last week at Northbrook secondary school in Lewisham, south east London.

Campaign keeps Lewisham Bridge School open

04 August 2009
Campaigners in Lewisham, south east London, have won an important victory in their campaign to save Lewisham Bridge Primary School.

Lewisham Bridge primary school demonstraton

12 May 2009
Around 100 people joined a march and rally on Saturday last week to demand the re-opening of Lewisham Bridge primary school.

Protecting the Nazis

28 April 2009
The police also have a long history of protecting Nazis while attacking anti-Nazi demonstrators – from Oswald Mosley’s Blackshirts in the 1930s to the National Front in Lewisham in 1977. It continues to this day.

Lewisham shows super solidarity with Gaza

24 February 2009
A magnificent £900 was raised for Medical Aid for Palestinians at a very successful benefit night in Lewisham, south east London, on Wednesday of last week.

A voice for young people in Greenwich & Lewisham

15 April 2008
Jennifer Jones, a student at Goldsmiths College in south east London, is standing for the Left List in the Greenwich & Lewisham London assembly consituency.

Lewisham 1977: the day we turned the tide on the Nazi National Front

14 August 2007
On Saturday 13 August 1977 the apparently unstoppable rise of the Nazi National Front (NF) met a serious challenge. A Nazi march through Lewisham in south London faced a counter demonstration by thousands of anti-fascists. The fascists’ march was stopped.

Education round-up

29 May 2007
Special schools protest in Lewisham Some 300 protesters marched on Lewisham town hall in south London to lobby the full council meeting against the closure of special schools on Wednesday of last week.

Campaigns to save our schools in Devon and Lewisham

20 January 2007
Teachers in Devon have launched a campaign against the setting up of six trust schools in the county.

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