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(Placename) a borough of S Greater London, on the River Thames. Pop: 248 300 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)


(ˈlu ə ʃəm)

a borough of Greater London, England. 231,600.
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as we picked our way through a wilderness of death in the High Street of Lewisham and the Old Kent Road.
Lewisham council is seeking to appoint a masterplanner to create a town centre masterplan for catford.
The 35-year-old died at Lewisham Hospital after being restrained while having what Scotland Yard has described as a mental health crisis.
Lewisham Southwark College, which has more than 7,000 students and serves a population of 500,000 people, becomes the sixth college in NCG and will bring its annual revenue to more than PS175m.
The merger with Lewisham Southwark College is the latest phase of expansion for NCG, which runs Newcastle College and Newcastle Sixth Form College and also has colleges in Carlisle, Kidderminster and West Lancashire, as well as two training providers, Intraining and Rathbone.
The research, published in BMJ Open, analysed the volume of patients referred and the cost of treating them in the three London boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark between April 2011 and October 2014.
LSE: JLIF) has completed the acquisition of a 50% interest in the Croydon and Lewisham Street Lighting project from John Laing Investments Ltd.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 6, 2017-John Laing Infrastructure Fund Closes Acquisition of 50% Stake in the Croydon and Lewisham Street Lighting Project
Detective Sergeant Jenny White, of Lewisham police, said: "I'm appealing to anyone who witnessed this shocking attack on two officers to come forward and speak with us, particularly anyone with mobile phone footage of the incident.
But he fears Lewisham Council will make a decision that will threaten not only the community trust but the future of the football club itself.
Vicky Penner, of Save Lewisham Hospital, said the London campaign had been 'blown away' by the efforts of the Huddersfield group.
Corette, who has autism and depressive disorders, had been detained under the Mental Health Act after his family referred him to the Ladywell Unit at Lewisham Hospital, South London.