Lambeth joins NHS 70th celebrations

Lambeth Town Hall lit up in blue for NHS 70 celebrations

Lambeth town hall in the centre of Brixton was lit up in blue last night as it joined the celebrations around the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service.

More than 100 other buildings, historic monuments and high-profile sites across the country were also be lit up in blue at the same time.

Councillors Ed Davie and Jacquie Dyer outside the illuminated tone hall last night
Councillors Ed Davie and Jacqueline Dyer outside the illuminated town hall last night

Cllr Jacqueline Dyer and Cllr Ed Davie, Lambeth’s cabinet members for health and adult social care, joined the celebrations.

Cllr Dyer said: “This is an opportunity for us to say thank you to the NHS on behalf of the people of Lambeth for the hugely valued public service it provides.

“This comes at a time when Lambeth council and the NHS are working ever more closely together to tackle key social issues, such mental health and adult social care.”