Phoenix Voices...

Gail Nicholas and Sarah Thomas
Gail Nicholas

I wasn’t really sure what to expect.

One of my neighbours suggested I attend a meeting of Phoenix’s communications group. I was curious. I decided to go.

Just over four years later – in a couple of weeks’ time in fact – I’ll be proudly joining Phoenix’s board.

It’s been...

Anne McGurk
Anne McGurk

"This time next year Lewisham will have a newly elected Mayor.

"As candidates for this role begin to set out their plans and canvas for support throughout the borough, we wish them all the energy and determination they will need to get through to May 2018.

"We have a history of...

Assanatu Coopper
Assanatu Coopper

Assanatu worked with our Property and New Business team on a work experience placement for four weeks, after finding out about our opportunities at our Job Club. We caught up with her to discover how she found it.

How long have you been a Phoenix resident?

I've...

Simon Barlow
Simon Barlow

We feature a different Phoenix resident in each issue of Community News. Simon has been a Phoenix resident for seven years and is a new member of our Resident Scrutiny Panel. We spoke with Simon in March.

How long have you been a Phoenix resident?

I still live...

Community Links December 2016
Jonathan Lawn

There’s no colour and no sound. There’s nothing here.”

You know the kind of place I mean. You’ll have seen them from airport buses, or driving around the outskirts of cities. Home next to home, flat above flat, with nothing much else besides. A lonely takeaway. A bookies.

I work in...

Maxine Hart
Maxine Hart

Maxine has lived in south Lewisham since she was a child. She regularly attends Phoenix Techy Tea Parties and community events.

How long have you been a Phoenix resident?

I’ve been in my flat for over 20 years. I was originally with Lewisham but moved across to...

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