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Published: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:52:11 +0100

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Lewisham named as one of the country's low carbon leaders

Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:50:00 +0000

LEWISHAM has been named as one of the country’s low carbon leaders after winning a Climate Week Award.



Free weekend garden waste recycling

Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:06:00 +0000

LEWISHAM Council is offering free weekend garden waste recycling to its residents.



LEWISHAM: Shops waste energy by leaving doors open all day

Sat, 12 Feb 2011 15:14:17 +0000

A SURVEY has revealed that a third of shops on Lewisham High Street leave their doors open all day.



THAMESMEAD: Youngsters enjoy planting trees at children's centre

Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:22:52 +0000

YOU wood not be-leaf what children have been getting up to in Thamesmead.



CATFORD: School celebrates winning two environment awards

Tue, 23 Mar 2010 10:57:13 +0000

A PRIMARY school is celebrating after winning two awards for its environment projects.



CATFORD: People encouraged to join energy saving programme

Wed, 10 Mar 2010 11:27:49 +0000

PEOPLE are being encouraged to sign up to an energy saving programme to reduce their carbon footprint.



SYDENHAM: Plastic containers recycled into bench for care home

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 07:10:00 +0000

A CARE home has been the first to benefit from a recycling project which converts plastic paint containers into benches.



LEWISHAM: Thousands of Christmas trees and cards recycled

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 07:40:00 +0000

RESIDENTS in Lewisham have recycled more than 8,000 Christmas trees this year.



LEWISHAM: Website launched to report environment issues

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 08:40:00 +0000

Lewisham Council has launched a new website for people to share information about their area to help improve the environment.



BLACKHEATH: Join in with 33-mile bike ride

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:40:00 +0000

Join the Lewisham and Greenwich Cyclists for a 33-mile bike ride on March 13.



GREEN: National Science and Engineering Week

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:10:00 +0000

National Science and Engineering Week runs from March 12 until March 21.



LEWISHAM: Take part in Nature's Gym clearing woodland

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:10:00 +0000

Get fit by taking part in Nature’s Gym at Chinbrook Meadows in Grove Park from 11am until 2pm on March 4.



GREEN: Schools can apply for free energy display meter

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:00:00 +0000

PRIMARY and secondary schools in England can apply for a free energy display meter which will provide an accurate reading of how much electricity a school building uses.



LEE: Join free weekly walking groups

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 07:00:00 +0000

Free weekly walking groups, led by trained walk leaders, take place each week across the borough.



ENVIRONMENT: Greenwich Council leader crowned News Shopper green winner

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:58:20 +0000

THE leader of Greenwich Council has been crowned the winner of News Shopper's How Green Is Your Council Leader competition.



LONDON: London homes are the least energy efficient in Britain

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 08:00:00 +0000

London homes are the least energy efficient in Britain according to a new survey commissioned by environmental charity Groundwork.



DOWNHAM: Retired teacher nominated for Green Guardian Award

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 07:10:00 +0000

A RETIRED special needs teacher who helped transform a primary school into an eco-school has been named as a finalist in the Green Guardian Awards.



FOREST HILL: Group of residents nominated for Green Guardian Award

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 17:20:00 +0000

A GROUP which has transformed an area of wasteland is a finalist in this years Green Guardian Awards.



LEWISHAM AND DARTFORD: Skip hire business fined £6,000

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 08:30:00 +0000

THE owner of a skip hire business has been ordered to pay £6,000 after failing to comply with environmental legislation.



SYDENHAM: Two trees planted to mark Jewish holiday

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 07:00:00 +0000

TWO trees have been planted in a park to celebrate a Jewish holiday.



LEWISHAM: Plans to build cricket pitches given go-ahead

Fri, 29 Jan 2010 14:50:00 +0000

PLANS to build cricket pitches on two of Lewisham’s parks have been given the go-ahead.



LONDON: Competition for primary schools to grow own food

Thu, 28 Jan 2010 07:10:00 +0000

PRIMARY school children are being encouraged to grow their own fruit and vegetables.



CATFORD: Forster Park School finalist in Green Guardian awards

Tue, 26 Jan 2010 07:20:00 +0000

A PRIMARY school which formed its own eco-council has been chosen as a finalist in this years Green Guardian Awards.



GREEN: Free mattress collection service in Lewisham

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 08:30:00 +0000

A FREE mattress recycling service has been introduced to help people dispose of their unwanted mattresses in an environementally friendly way.



GREEN: Better recycling facilities for people in flats

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 07:50:00 +0000

BETTER recycling facilities for people living in flats form part of the major proposals to tackle the city's rubbish mountain.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part six

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:20:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part five

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:50:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



DOWNHAM: Church sets up gardening scheme for elderly

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 08:10:00 +0000

A CHURCH has set up a new volunteering project to improve the gardens of elderly people.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part four

Wed, 06 Jan 2010 10:30:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



GREEN: People asked to grow bee-friendly plants

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 08:10:00 +0000

PEOPLE are being asked to grow bee-friendly plants to stop the honey bee from dying out.



GREEN: Offenders clean up environment as part of their punishment

Mon, 28 Dec 2009 14:50:00 +0000

OFFENDERS have cleared a heavy undergrowth area full of debris left by flytippers as part of their punishment.



ENVIRONMENT: Ramblers walking festival starts

Thu, 24 Dec 2009 08:10:00 +0000

SATURDAY is not just Boxing Day, it is also the start of the Ramblers Association’s annual winter walks festival which runs until January 3.



LEWISHAM: Rivers set to receive £300,000 grant

Wed, 16 Dec 2009 07:30:00 +0000

PEOPLE can get fit and experience nature by getting involved with a river project.



LEWISHAM: People asked to recycle Christmas trees and not to waste food

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 08:40:00 +0000

PEOPLE are being asked not to waste food this Christmas and to recycle their Christmas trees.



LEWISHAM: More of the green stuff helps gardeners grow

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 11:42:27 +0000

LONDONERS will be able to unearth £150,000 worth of funds to grow their own food.



MOTTINGHAM: Eco-friendly house wins awards

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:00:00 +0000

AN ECO-FRIENDLY house has received two accolades at an annual construction awards ceremony.



LEWISHAM: Cyclists join The Wave demonstration against climate change

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 07:40:00 +0000

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners formed a human wave in London to demand action on climate change.



SYDENHAM: Apple tree planted to show oppostion against airport runway

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 10:51:50 +0000

AN APPLE tree has been planted at a school as a symbol of opposition to the third runway at Heathrow airport.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part three

Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:50:00 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



LEWISHAM: Charity sells Christmas trees to help the homeless

Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:26:00 +0000

A CHARITY is selling Christmas trees to help raise money for homeless people.



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part two

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:53:18 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



ENVIRONMENT: How green is your council leader? Part One

Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:12:01 +0000

NEWS Shopper has launched a new competition for the area's councillors called How Green Is Your Council Leader?



DEPTOFRD: 25 new green playgrounds after £1m Government funding

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 11:10:25 +0000

NEW children's play facilities, made from environmentally friendly materials, are being built to help keep kids fit and healthy.



HONOUR OAK: Construction firm wins tree sapling for community work

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:56:24 +0000

A CONSTRUCTION company has been presented with an oak sapling as reward for its community work.



LEWISHAM: Council committee suggests free wall insulation for everyone

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 13:03:33 +0000

A FREE insulation scheme for homes in the area has been suggested by a council committee striving to cut carbon emissions.



LEWISHAM: Council garden waste scheme extended until end of month

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 11:13:37 +0000

A COUNCIL'S garden waste service has been extended until the end of the month.



LEWISHAM: Around 350 new street trees for borough

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 09:41:59 +0000

HUNDREDS of trees will be planted as part of a scheme to make the capital's neighbourhoods look more pleasant.



GREEN: Awards for residents, businesses and schools for improving environment

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 10:30:36 +0100

RESIDENTS, businesses, schools and community groups have been awarded for their efforts to improve the environment.



DEPTFORD: College unveils new recycling equipment

Tue, 20 Oct 2009 09:46:43 +0100

A COLLEGE has unveiled a new piece of recycling equipment for the construction department.



THAMESMEAD: Pensioners get together to celebrate getting old

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 18:13:33 +0100

OLDER people living in Thamesmead have been getting together to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons.