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31 March 2010
The Telegraph Hill ward in the south east London borough of Lewisham has been represented by socialist councillors for 15 years.
Over the years the local party branch has produced regular editions of a newsletter, Socialist News, to keep local residents informed on what their councillors, Ian Page and Chris Flood, are doing.
Copies of the report are available for sale at £2 per copy.
10 March 2010
On the weekend of 6 and 7 March, 25 Socialist Party members campaigned in the Telegraph Hill ward of Lewisham against the £4.1 million of cuts that the council are making to jobs and services, writes Chris Newby.
27 January 2010
WITH A general election and council elections looming, all the main parties are boasting about the massive level of cuts they will make to public services, the worst cuts in forty years, writes Chris Newby.
15 December 2009
Lewisham Socialist Party councillors Ian Page and Chris Flood came to the aid of the unemployed of Deptford, London, and the job centre workers at Deptford Job Centre, organised in the civil servants union, the PCS (Public and Commercial Services union)...
2 December 2009
THE GLOVES are off for next year's Lewisham council elections. The Socialist Party, the only party prepared to fight against cuts, faces all the other parties including the Greens prepared to implement...
29 July 2009
THE WHITE Hart in New Cross, south London, which had previously been operating as a lap dancing bar, has now returned to being run as a normal bar, writes Tania Eadie.
1 July 2009
ON 24 June a large number of parents and other supporters turned out to support the occupation of Lewisham Bridge School, south London, that has now been going on for a number of months, writes Socialist Party reporters.
27 May 2009
THE TWO Socialist Party councillors on Lewisham council, Ian Page and myself, put a motion to the 20 May council meeting to delay the move of pupils from Lewisham Bridge primary school, which is threatened with closure, writes Chris Flood, Socialist Party councillor.
27 May 2009
IN A successful demo on 22 May over 100 people - local residents, trade unionists, students - joined the "Stop the Strip" campaign's loud and noisy protest against a lap dancing club in New Cross, south London, writes Tanya Eadie.
20 May 2009
AS THE Socialist goes to press, the rooftop protest at Lewisham Bridge primary school is still continuing against the council's threat to demolish the school...
13 May 2009
PARENTS FIGHTING the closure of Lewisham Bridge primary school held a lively demonstration on 9 May in Lewisham town centre...
6 May 2009
LEWISHAM BRIDGE primary school is under threat of demolition. It is the latest in a series of school reorganisations that Lewisham's Labour council has been trying to push through - despite the local...
29 April 2009
PARENTS AND other community campaigners around the Defend Education in Lewisham campaign have been occupying the roof of Lewisham Bridge school in south London since 23 April, writes Chris Newby.
15 April 2009
AT LEWISHAM council's recent Annual General Meeting, the two Socialist Party councillors Ian Page and myself put forward an emergency motion, writes Chris Flood, Lewisham Socialist party councillor.
10 December 2008
ONE of the Green Party candidates who stood in Telegraph Hill ward, south London in the 2006 local elections appears on the list of alleged BNP supporters recently leaked to the media, writes Clive Heemskerk.
19 November 2008
LAST WEEK saw another victory by Lewisham tenants in the battle against privatisation of council homes, writes Clive Heemskerk.
22 October 2008
Interview with Natalie Powell-Davies, 14, recently elected as deputy youth mayor for Lewisham...
4 June 2008
A LONDON newspaper recently announced in bold headlines: "Brown is brown bread" (for the benefit of non-Londoners, that means 'dead!'), writes Paul Kennedy.
7 May 2008
Wales: This year's local election results in Wales have delivered a devastating blow to Labour, writes Dave Reid, Socialist Party Wales.
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