Lewisham Tops London Boroughs on Economic Recovery

Good News for Lewisham’s Businesses Research has taken place to determine how our local economies have recovered since the financial crisis in 2007/8. Using data of birth and death rates of UK companies, Pall Mall Estates has generated a ‘survival rate’ showing where in the country businesses have thrived the...

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Deutsche Bank at Wild Cat Wilderness

‘London is full of big corporates but we never see any of them down here’. Well, occasionally that might be true in Lewisham, but not on this occasion! On 10 and 11 May, volunteers from Deutsche Bank came to Wild Cat Wilderness in Catford, a community green space cultivated...

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Lewisham Community Conversation | Responsible Business Week 2018

23-28 April was Responsible Business Week, an opportunity for local businesses to get involved locally and support good causes. To mark the occasion Business in the Community and Lewisham Local organised a Community Conversation. Four local charities presented community challenges they are addressing, including: homelessness, access to arts, youth violence and...

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March Newsletter | Refill in Lewisham

Check out our March newsletter In the UK alone, it is estimated that 800 plastic bottles per MINUTE end up in landfill or as litter. At the current rate by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. Lewisham has been chosen as a pilot site...

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International Women’s Day Profile: Pauline Wright, Forest Hill

Pauline Wright is the owner of Sugar Mountain, located in Forest Hill, South London. The place presents itself as an old fashioned, English style sweet shop. Decorated with vintage articles directly from the 90’s, it has been a hot spot for recreational activities since 2012. Pauline’s devotion to the...

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International Women’s Day Profile: Liz Atkin, Artist

Liz Atkin is a visual artist based in London.  Widely known for her body-focused performances, Liz has a background in both dance and acting, and now regularly works as a teacher for Half Moon Young People’s Theatre and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Atkin’s engagement with the arts has...

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