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Dulwich residents concerned over lack of COVID sense

At a January Zoom meeting of representatives of 16 streets in Dulwich Village with Councillors Margy Newens & Richard Leeming street representatives raised widespread concerns that, while many residents were following Government rules on limiting the spread of COVID-19, there were hot spots of flagrancy. Dulwich Village itself with its coffee outlets is a magnet […]

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Traffic in Dulwich time to take action – AGAIN

So Southwark have closed the Village Junction at Court Lane and Carlton Avenue and also Melbourne Grove. This has been enabled by the Government’s funding of emergency measures following Covid19. It will take number of days if not weeks for the Satnavs to catch up and people to look for alternative routes so it will […]

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Dulwich Crime Incidents December

The police report the following crimes in December and remind all residents to double lock our front doors when going out.  They add that we should place all boxes that can show we have new TV’s /computers etc in bins not on display to attract burglars. Crimes for the month of December: 2/12/17 – Eynella […]

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Theft of mail with personal details

There have been about 35 recent mail thefts in our immediate area.  These serious matters are being forwarded to Helen Hayes MP, to take up directly with the Police and Royal Mail on behalf of everyone who has suffered a loss. Victims should record their individual problem with Royal Mail Customer Service Dept.  ( and […]

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What changes are being made to the Village Junction?

This week the council’s contractors have started on the long-planned changes to the layout of the Dulwich Village crossroads. Many changes have been made to the junction over the years to try to accommodate the many pedestrians, cyclists, motor cyclists, lorries, vans, coaches, buses and cars which use it.  The junction is on a popular […]

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Quietway – delayed??

Residents have received a letter through their doors saying works to install the Quietway will start next Monday 7 August.  This came as a surprise as the Council has not yet decided to proceed with the Quietway. Council officers have made their final proposals and it is expected that just a rubber-stamp formal decision will […]

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Parking – Crowds -Safety -Pollution

We may think of kerbsides as just space on the public highway next to the pavement.  But they are more than that.  Kerbsides include footpaths by the kerb and which might be widened for tree planting and street seating. They include the white posts and green verges we love in Dulwich. There is great competition for the […]

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Herne Hill Velodrome Trust – new Trustees wanted

The Herne Hill Velodrome Trust is seeking new trustees and is particularly keen to see applicants from the local community.  After rescuing the famous velodrome from dereliction and threat of closure, some trustees are retiring and the team needs strengthening.  The Trust has done a fantastic job.  As well as a new track which is […]

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Speeding cars, vans and trucks

Our worries about speeding vehicles in our roads is shared across the borough. Nationally dangerous driving is a big problem and has led to the introduction of the 20mph limit on local roads. However drivers are having difficulties understanding the issue and continue to drive at higher speeds. Even in our roads, with their multiplicity […]

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Village Ward councillors urge reconsideration of the Quietway 7 route through Dulwich Village

Our Village Ward councillors wrote on Monday 23rd May to the new Mayor, new GLA Transport Committee Chair and the new Southwark Cabinet Member responsible for cycling requesting pause and reconsideration of the Quietway 7 route. From: Lyons, Jane Sent: Monday, May 23, 2016 12:34 PM To: ‘’; ‘’; Wingfield, Ian Subject: Reconsider Quietway 7 […]