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We're opening our house for Sustainable House Day 2014

One of the best things about our eco efforts is the way it helps us connect with locals from across Lewisham, Leichhardt and beyond. We’ve had many conversations across the front fence, about our vege patch, the solar panels, bees and more. 100 more words

Saving The Environment

Digging up the last of our nature strip

Soon after we moved into our house in Lewisham, we dug up a section of the nature strip, and planted citrus trees and herbs. While three of the citrus were immediately stolen, we continued to build up the strip in front of our door, until it was lush and vibrant. 280 more words


New Taylor Wimpey Application

At the end of last week I was informed by EHDC that a pre application meeting had just taken place with Taylor Wimpey. This is for a SHLAA site we have not been aware of development interest in before and is on land the developer is describing as ‘Land Off Chalk Hill Lane’. 389 more words

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Horndean Race Track Under Threat

Horndean Race Track – more formally known as SAA Raceway is on Hazleton Farm just off the B2149. It is to the South of the proposed Land East Of Horndean development, but on the same site as the proposed solar farm. 381 more words

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Nether Edge Fun Day to tackle Anti-Social Behaviour


Abbeydale Road

Published on the 28 August

A bid to tackle anti-social behaviour through activities for youngsters and families has been launched in a Sheffield suburb. 314 more words

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Air quality in Nether Edge above pollution limits

Coun Nikki Bond on the busy Abbeydale Road/Broadfield Road junction in Nether Edge

Published on the 03 August

Published 03/08/2014 16:00

Air quality in Nether Edge has met EU standards only once in six months of monitoring, it has been revealed. 366 more words

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10 Things you should know about freedom of speech in Australia


1. Although Australians like to think they have the right to say whatever they want, unlike countries such as the United States, Australia does not have the absolute right to free speech. 453 more words

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