Council warns of ‘immense damage’ to policing by consent

Leaders of Lambeth council have warned that the Metropolitan police “have done immense damage” to policing by consent through their treatment of the weekend...

Work starts on Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial is due to be delivered to Windrush Square in Brixton from 9am on Wednesday (March 17). Lambeth council and The Cherry Groce...

Desperate parents campaign to save Brixton nursery

Parents, educators and carers of children at a central Brixton nursery have launched a campaign to save it after Lambeth council refused to renew...

London first as council takes over all local tracing

Lambeth council is the first London borough to bring all Covid-19 contact tracing inhouse in a pilot scheme launched this week. The council has recruited...

Railton Road car journeys down by 75%

First results from monitoring of the Railton low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) show it has reduced motor traffic in and around the area, Lambeth council...

Six-year campaign over damp flats leads to council legal action

Lambeth council has started legal action against three housing associations as a result of sustained campaigning on behalf of local residents in the St...

New South Africa variant testing in Lambeth

Lambeth council is asking residents in parts of the Oval area to get a Covid test after a case of the variant first identified...

Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

Mayor’s DIY chain is now in museum

The Museum of London has acquired a ceremonial chain created by Councillor Philip Normal, Mayor of Lambeth, as part of its Collecting COVID initiative. Normal,...

Virtual Lambeth Country Show for 2021

Lambeth Country Show will not take place in Brockwell Park for a second year running in 2021, but Lambeth council is planning a full-scale...

Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...

Outsourcer Serco to run Lambeth waste services

Lambeth council is set to sign the controversial outsourcing firm Serco to be its new waste contractor. The firm is heavily involved in the failing...

Council seeks partner to redevelop Pop Brixton and International House

The transformation of central Brixton will enter a new stage next week when Lambeth council’s cabinet decides on its approach to redevelopment of the...

Council protests over Covid funding snub

Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has protested to the government after Lambeth was left off a list of London boroughs invited to bid for...

Council ups Covid testing with infection rate ‘incredibly high’

Lambeth council is expanding its coronavirus community testing scheme to support local people who have to leave home during the current lockdown, especially those...

Skin to headline Lambeth LGBTQ+ History Month

Skin, lead singer of Skunk Anansie, solo artist, LGBTQ+ activist and all-around trailblazer, will headline this year’s Lambeth council events celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month...

CULTURE

Brixton duo’s single marks Mental Health Awareness Week

Dave Randall talks to drummer/composer Pharoah Russell about his life, music and most recent and personal release Rift, recorded with singer Ruby Barker. https://youtu.be/c3GlWSS0_GI Dave Randall:...