A great display at People’s Day (8th July 2006)

A great display at People’s Day (8th July 2006)

QWAG took its Lewisham Gateway campaign to the people at Lewisham’s annual festival. The QWAG pitch attracted a steady stream of visitors throughout the adternoon, the majority of whom were either unaware or only had a vague idea about the Lewisham Gateway...
Action packed! (5th July 2006)

Action packed! (5th July 2006)

QWAG’s biggest ever annual newsletter is packed full this year. Quaggy Action Masthead “Quaggy Action”, QWAG’s annual newsletter, is published today. Over the next few days it will be dropping through the letterboxes of members and supporters – landing with a bigger...
Lewisham Gateway: Your Space – Your Say! (12th June 2006)

Lewisham Gateway: Your Space – Your Say! (12th June 2006)

It’s time to tell the council you want the roads moved back from the Quaggy and the river restored. As we remarked in a previous news item – Lewisham Gateway outline planning application (18th May 2006) – the Lewisham Gateway application outlines the most important...
The marvel of spring (28th May 2006)

The marvel of spring (28th May 2006)

A QWAG walk set out to discover the source of the Grove Park Ditch, a little known Quaggy tributary. The first walk organised by QWAG in conjunction with the 4th Lewisham Walking Festival – South of the border (14th May 2006) – was a great success, being...
Lewisham Gateway outline planning application (18th May 2006)

Lewisham Gateway outline planning application (18th May 2006)

The public have until the end of June to comment on this vitally important planning application. For many months we have been assured that the outline planning application for the Lewisham Gateway project was to be submitted “any time now.” Finally the waiting is...
South of the border (14th May 2006)

South of the border (14th May 2006)

Anne Scott reports on QWAG’s walk in search of some of the Quaggy’s secrets south of the border in Bromley. On the first Sunday morning of the 4th Lewisham Walking Festival about 30 of us assembled at Grove Park station for a walk in search of some of the...
Manor Park makeover gets the go ahead (28th April 2006)

Manor Park makeover gets the go ahead (28th April 2006)

Lewisham Council’s Planning Committee have approved the regeneration plan for the park The above photo shows the River Ravensbourne in Beckenham Place Park, one of numerous local examples of rivers with more steeply graded banks than Manor Park without any...
Manor Park planning application update II (31st March 2006)

Manor Park planning application update II (31st March 2006)

A mistake in the planning process has put the entire regeneration plan in jeopardy. Those of you who have been following the saga of the Manor Park planning application will be aware how strongly QWAG felt about the initial regeneration plan. We explained in our...
High Street, low expectation (22nd March 2006)

High Street, low expectation (22nd March 2006)

The prospects for the first stretch of the Quaggy encased in concrete 150 years ago are still grim. Joyce Snipp was born in Lewisham and grew up in Mercia Grove, off Lewis Grove. She well remembers the River Quaggy near St Stephen’s church way back in the...
Manor Park planning application update I (14th March 2006)

Manor Park planning application update I (14th March 2006)

QWAG has achieved a partial success in opening up the river – but the railings remain. “The Environment Agency’s planning application for the regeneration of Manor Park has been submitted – and what dismal reading it makes.”  The opening line...

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