Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

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Lambeth council is to introduce on-the-spot £20 fines for engine idling. Many of the idling “hotspots” it has identified in the borough are in...

Council report gives first snapshot of virus impact

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Lambeth Council has just published a report outlining its response to the crisis since the coronavirus took hold six weeks ago. The report “Lambeth united:...

Get your green fingers on a free compost bin! 

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Thirty free compost bins are up for grabs for any Lambeth residents who have access to a garden. To enter the compost bin giveaway; you...

Council grants for community organisations

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STOP PRESS: 6 May. The fund was heavily oversubscribed and is now closed. Lambeth council says it will contact all voluntary community sector (VCS) organisations that...

Railton Road ‘low traffic’ plan for health emergency

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Brixton’s Railton Road and the surrounding area are to become a “low traffic neighbourhood” as part of Lambeth council’s measures to deal with the...

New mayor to fundraise for young LGBT+ homeless

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Lambeth council last night (22 April) elected the UK’s first openly HIV+ mayor, artist Philip Normal, who has a shop in Brixton Village. He pledged...

Pope’s Road office tower planning application published

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Planning documents published on the Lambeth council website show that the height of the proposed office tower on Pope’s Road has been reduced by...

Council meeting to be live-streamed for first time

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Lambeth’s annual council meeting, usually at the town hall in Brixton, will tonight (22 April) take place online and, technology allowing, should be avilable...

Big response to key worker campaign

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Veolia, Lambeth council’s waste collection contractor, says it has received an overwhelming response to its national #StreetSmiles campaign to recognise the contribution of waste...

Council urges anyone struggling to get in touch

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Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has urged any local people who are struggling with the coronavirus crisis and who have not yet done so...

‘Looking after patients changed my perception of life’

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Pauline George Councillor and nurse shares her front line experience Pauline George, a Lambeth councillor and intensive care unit nurse has been helping tackle the coronavirus...

Lambeth council update: help and support during coronavirus crisis

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Lambeth Council has worked with its community partners to rapidly increase support for vulnerable people in the community, and boost community resilience in the...

Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

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The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...

Council takes direct control of play and youth services

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Young Lambeth Coop (YLC), established by the council in 2014, which has had a major role in commissioning local work with young people, lost...

Lambeth Question Time at Brixton Library

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Lambeth council are hosting a day of activities and workshops around Windrush Square on Friday 6 September from 10am-4pm. Representatives of the council, local...

Council to sign deed on future of Brockwell Park

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Lambeth council is to make an agreement with a specialist charity that it says will protect Brockwell Park, with some exceptions, from development and...

Brixton inspires new fashion label Bianca Saunders

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Bianca Saunders started working in Brixton as part of a 3-month residency series run by Brixton Village. Born and raised in London Bianca recently...
Helen McDonald

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Still singing along

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Helen McDonald is still singing, but for her being online is no substitute for the live gigs in Brixton. She misses the atmosphere at POP,...