Pavements and buildings in Lewisham to transform into an outdoor gallery to celebrate Euro 2020

Pavements, roads and buildings across London will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery during the summer as the capital plays host to eight games in the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. Photographs of more than 3,000 Londoners will be pasted across five locations in the capital during the tournament as part of the large-scale public installation “in a celebration of our diversity”.

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Year 11 students learn how to get a career in clinical research

Students who fancy a career within clinical research can now learn more about it from a prestigious hospital, although they have to be in Year 11. The annual King’s Health Partners (KHP) Summer School, organised by NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ Biomedical Research Centre, has opened for applications to local students living in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham.  

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Lewisham Council to consult residents on how to best use its library as cuts loom

Lewisham Council is consulting with residents on the future of its libraries to best manage its planned cuts to the service.   The council said it wants to better understand how people’s lives have changed during the past year, what issues will be critical to their lives in the next few years, and what is most important to them when using the libraries. 

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Lewisham’s mayor set to approve funding for new housing for people suffering homelessness

Lewisham’s mayor and cabinet are set to approve £1.7 million in Section 106 money to fund 33 new specialist homes in Deptford for people suffering homelessness. The housing, to be built on the former Shaftesbury Christian Centre and let at London Affordable Rent (LAR), is set to provide short term tenancies between one and three years for 18 to 35 years olds. 

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Commission proposes to scrap Lewisham West and Penge constituency and create Dulwich and Sydenham

Residents in the west of Lewisham could be voting for an MP shared with Southwark rather than Bromley in the next general election, according to proposals from the Boundary Commission for England. The Commission published its initial proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies on Tuesday (June 8) – the changes involve redrawing and renaming some seats. 

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