LGBTQ employment award for council

The LGBTQ+ equality charity Stonewall has named Lambeth council as a Stonewall Silver Employer for its commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion at work. Stonewall’s latest Top 100...

Lambeth council housing: multiple service failures

https://youtu.be/-FN5OCzcps0 Lambeth council has been rapped by the Housing Ombudsman for its negligence and incompetence in handling complaints. The Ombudsman has issued a damning and...

Council ignores pleas to save urban garden

Lambeth council today (3 February) carried out the “first phase” of clearing a garden in the centre of Brixton created more than a decade...

Council urged to halt destruction of unique Brixton garden

The creator of a garden just metres from the Brixton Road that produces grapes for red wine and other fruits and vegetables is appealing...

‘Concerted attempts’ to manipulate Brixton LTN consultation

More than a third of the responses to Lambeth council’s consultation on the Railton low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) in Brixton were excluded from consideration...

Council announces two more LTN consultations

Lambeth council is to launch a consultation next month on two more of its low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) schemes. It will seek the views of...

Council to compensate sheltered housing residents

Lambeth council has settled out of court cases brought against it by four residents over defective building work at the listed sheltered housing scheme,...

Two thirds of Windrush Square lights not working

Brixton resident David Chambers has complained to Lambeth council and local politicians over the state of lighting in Windrush Square. He has told them that...

Council plans LTN exemptions for Blue Badge holders and taxis

Lambeth council today (3 September) announced proposals for exemptions to its low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs). Consultations on the future of two of the borough’s five schemes...

Council announces Railton and Oval LTN consultations

Lambeth council today (9 August) announced the start of its low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) consultation programme. It said it would give residents the chance to...

Two arrested in council’s zero-tolerance drive on LTN vandalism

Two people have been arrested in Lambeth following extra measures introduced by the council to stop vandalism of signage and planters at low traffic...

New Lambeth waste contractor Serco bailed out by another authority

Serco, the controversial outsourcing company that Lambeth council has chosen to be its new rubbish collection contractor, is having to be bailed out by...

‘Momentous win for clean air and common sense’

Local MP Helen Hayes (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood) today (28 July) joined celebrations for the victorious #ScrapTheYard campaign. In a highly unusual, if not...

Council planning committee rejects proposal for scrapyard in residential area

Lambeth council's planning committee tonight (27 July) unanimously rejected an application to build a large metal recycling plant in West Norwood. It did so on...

West Norwood cyclist’s road safety appeal

A local resident who was seriously injured when cycling to work in West Norwood has issued a road safety warning ahead of an expected...

Council to swerve Cressingham Gardens judicial review with new planning hearing

Lambeth council has cancelled permission for its own housing company to demolish 12 homes on the Cressingham Gardens estate, the Architects Journal reports today (23 July). The...