25 October 2005

25 October 2005

Lewisham College Open Evening

Lewisham College is hosting an Open Evening on 3 November 2005 from 5.30pm – 8.30pm
at the Lewisham Way Campus.

Whether you dream of running your own construction business, returning to work after a career break, or getting into university – Lewisham College is the place to start.

During our Open Evening you can:

- have a look round the College and its facilities
- have a chat with existing students
- get some advice on course and career options
- get information on financial support

Just come along – for more information call 0800 834 545.

Blackheath fireworks 2005

Blackheath fireworks return on Saturday 5 November and will be the most spectacular display to date. This year is the 400th anniversary of Guy Fawke’s gunpowder plot and Blackheath promises to be one of the largest free firework displays in London.

The show starts at 8pm. Please arrive early and use public transport or walk. Please note there is no parking on the heath or surrounding areas.

Bus services will run to Lee, Lewisham and Greenwich.
Train services to Blackheath, Lewisham and Maze Hill stations – please check for train times. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the heath from Lewisham station.

Please do not bring fireworks or sparklers.

Road closure information
In order to manage visitors and traffic in the lead up to the event, some temporary road closures and traffic movement restrictions will be in place during the evening. The following roads around the heath and event site will be closed to traffic from 6.30pm–9.30pm on Saturday 5 November:

Blackheath Village will be closed to traffic from 6.30pm.

Other road closures:

Charlton Way between Maze Hill and Shooters Hill Road
Duke Humphrey Road between Shooters Hill Road and Tranquil Vale
Long Pond Road
Prince Charles Road
Talbot Place
Prince of Wales Road
Tranquil Vale between Duke Humphrey Road and Royal Parade
Montpellier Row from Prince Charles Road to Royal Parade
Royal Parade
Maze Hill between Shooters Hill Road and Charlton Way.
Should you need further information, including details on facilities for people with disabilities please call the Blackheath Fireworks information line on 0871 700 0685.

Please note that traders are not permitted to sell goods or food/drink without prior authorisation and a trading licence obtained from Glendale (telephone 020 8318-3986 for further information).

For information on transport please phone Transport for London 020 7941 4500.

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