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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.
A conference of the cabinet at London Borough of Brent a week ago confirmed intentions to develop the joint ceremony with its south London counterpart Lewisham.
The UK's first pop-up village, designed by architect Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners on behalf of Lewisham Council, aims to be a solution to the homes shortage problem.
Dr Louise Irvine has already twice defeated the Health Secretary in court as she led the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign to stop maternity and A&E closures in South East London.
com)-- The annual Business Awards recognise local organisations in the London Borough of Lewisham for entrepreneurial spirit, growth and innovation.
Organic Skincare Brand MuLondon, Committed To Stellar Customer Service, Wins Mayor Of Lewisham Customer Care Award
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Police are now searching her home area in Lee, Lewisham, south London, and are continuing attempts to find the missing youngster in Birmingham.
The man who saw Stephen Lawrence murdered by knife-wielding racists wants to be mayor of the inner-city borough of Lewisham and has vowed to take on knife gangs if he wins.
The changes due to take place at Lewisham Hospital in the south-east of the capital were announced by the Health Secretary.
The protesters marching through Lewisham, south-east London, believe the borough's well-run hospital is being sacrificed to prop up a failing trust nearby.
Nurses who took part in the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony join demonstrators in South-East London yesterday to protest against the proposed closure of the Accident and Emergency (A&E) and maternity units at Lewisham hospital.