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
16 March 2010
Teachers in the NUT union struck on Tuesday of last week at Northbrook secondary school in Lewisham, south east London.
04 August 2009
Campaigners in Lewisham, south east London, have won an important victory in their campaign to save Lewisham Bridge Primary School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 January 2007
Teachers in Devon have launched a campaign against the setting up of six trust schools in the county.
06 January 2007
On the week before Christmas, Bethlehem 2006 with its apartheid wall came to the streets of Lewisham in a lively piece of street theatre devised by members of Lewisham Stop the War and South East London Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
18 November 2006
A two and a half year long and hard-fought campaign to save Lewisham’s Ladywell pool, jointly initiated and chaired by Lewisham Respect, led to a stunning victory last week.
24 June 2006
Lewisham young people in protest
People gathered in Lewisham, south London, last Saturday to protest against a dispersal order that targets young people on Lewisham high street.
18 February 2006
About 50 teachers joined the picket line outside Crofton School in Lewisham, south east London, last week as they struck for a day over pay cuts. The cuts are a result of the implementation of new allowance payments for teachers, which means some face the loss of thousands of pounds a year. Strikers then travelled to Woolwich to join a protest outside the town hall against New Labour’s education White Paper.
BBC Radio strike is called off
Media unions at the BBC have called off strikes at BBC Radio after a new offer from management over changes to job descriptions.
29 January 2005
THE POSTAL workers’ CWU union has received information that Catford and Lewisham Crown post offices in south London are being considered for privatisation. The prospective buyers have visited the offices to measure them up and assess the viability of the proposed sale.
31 July 2004
THE NEW Labour council in Lewisham, south London, has voted for the closure of a much-loved leisure centre—despite opposition from all the other parties on the council.
24 July 2004
LEWISHAM RESPECT, and others, are campaigning against the closure of Ladywell leisure centre in south east London.
26 June 2004
Socialists in south east London were saddened to hear of the sudden death of SWP member Ray Dissington. An active trade unionist at Lewisham council until his redundancy, he had a real anger at the injustices of the system and despite difficulties due to a disability always came on demonstrations.
09 August 2003
Court frees Lewisham two
ALL OF the charges against two of the Lewisham Three, Rene Bravo and Marcela Massingnotti, were thrown out by the magistrate at Belmarsh last week. Rene and Marcela are the parents of a student and all three were taking part in peaceful anti-war activities on the day war broke out.
05 July 2003
SOME 59 NUT union members at Crofton School in Lewisham, south London, took strike action on Thursday of last week. They are fighting against the redundancies of three teachers on annual contracts at the school.