21 March 2007

21 March 2006

Kate takes it to the press!

Lewisham Sucks and Kate is getting the media on side! While I wallow in Lewisham Nostalgia, LewishamNews favourite Kate is reporting from the front line. Click the link for her big feature and remember her petition here.

Max Goes to Court!

Another LewishamNews favourite hits the headlines! This time it's Max.

CAMPAIGNING residents are taking a decision made by Lewisham Mayor Steve Bullock to the High Court after calling his plans to replace Ladywell Pool "unlawful". The plans will see the pool in Lewisham High Street demolished, with a new pool built in Loampit Vale, along with 750 homes by 2010. But the Save Ladywell Pool Campaign says the plans have been ill-considered and are unjust.

Max Calo, the group's secretary, said the pool would be surrounded by tall buildings. He said: "The new pool will basically be in the basement of a block of flats.
Full details at Save Ladywell Pool

Swimmer's hopes boosted by quiz

Perrymount School raised more than £1,000 at their third annual quiz night to support a Forest Hill swimmer who has been selected to compete in the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2007 in Shanghai.

Mayor of Lewisham Steve Bullock and Lewisham West MP Jim Dowd both took part in the quiz. Sarah Paschoud is 15 and has been training with the Sharks Swimming Club for the past five years.

Hunt for dealer’s killer continues

An inquest on March 14 into the death heard how the 36-year-old Jamaican man was found dead in his house.

The shooting happened after neighbours heard a disturbance at his home between 9pm and 10pm on September 19. The weapon used was a Russian Tokarov 9mm handgun.

Deptford Dance 'could keep young healthy'

Public health minister Caroline Flint and culture minister David Lammy touted the idea on a visit to the Laban dance centre in London.

They highlighted research by Laban which found children who dance enjoy physical and psychological benefits. The researchers said creative dance should be considered as an alternative to sport for children.

4 comments:

kate said...

BIg CHEERS from me moe. Thanks. Are you going to the next blog meet up? I may be there and definately owe a few people a drink.

Nick said...

Moe, it's Jeremy Grimaldi, of the News Shopper. I was wondering if you could contact me. I am on 01689 88 5726. I am not sure as to what I am looking for, but I think we could discuss news and Lewisham.

Regards,

Jeremy Grimaldi.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Anonymous said...

Kate - hopefully!!!

Jeremy - No problem, I will give you a call on Thursday.

(moe)

kate said...

Hi Jeremy, How are you?.