Council welcomes top rating for Lambeth parks

Lambeth council has welcomed a top rating for the borough in a report on all parks in greater London. Parks and green spaces in Lambeth...

Brockwell Park supporters outraged at event plans

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) today (27 November) expresses outrage at Lambeth council plans to exclude local people from “significant parts” of Brockwell Park...

Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the town hall in Brixton orange. It will also...

Temporary housing through the eyes of a child

A child in temporary housing appeals to Lambeth council to give his family a safe and permanent home – Aaliyah Harry reports Janeth Gomez, her...

500 join discussion of slave trade links

Five hundred people joined an online event that launched public involvement in Lambeth council’s review of local sites with historic links to the slave...

Homes For Lambeth appoints new chair

Homes For Lambeth (HFL), Lambeth council’s wholly owned commercial subsidiary intended to build, develop and manage property, has appointed a new chair, following the resignation of...

Council opens debate on local sites linked to the slave trade

Lambeth council’s first “engagement event” in its public debate on sites in the borough with links to the trans-Atlantic slave trade and British colonial...

Local Covid-19 contact tracing service launched

Lambeth council, in collaboration with Public Health England, today (5 November) launched a local Covid-19 contact tracing service. It is intended to pick up on...

Town hall tower protest pressures council

Local people from a variety of community groups took part in a controlled, Covid-safe demonstration outside Lambeth Town Hall on Brixton Hill today (2...

Call for ‘many more’ Lambeth LTNs

A deputation of local people will tonight (14 October) urge Lambeth councillors to create “many more” low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs). Members of the group of...

Council announces slavery names consultation

Lambeth council today (1 October) launched its planned consultations on what to do about names and places in the borough with links to slavery...

Council seeks to change slaveholder ward names

Lambeth councillors are lobbying the Boundary Commission – which sets the size and names of wards and constituencies – to remove the names of...

‘Huge support’ for Brixton low traffic neighbourhood

Steve Tooze on a new survey showing 75% of residents support the Railton Low Traffic Neighbourhood A low traffic neighbourhood in the heart of Brixton...

Council to aid jobseekers

Lambeth council’s adult learning service is launching a support service to help local people get work. More than 20 per cent of Lambeth employees are...

Council moves Brixton LTN planter

Lambeth council has “tweaked” the location of one of its low traffic neighbourhood planters in Brixton after what one resident described as a “Twitter...

Windmill community centre ready to open

Brixton Windmill’s new education and community centre is set to open next month. It will house a new onsite education and community centre funded by...

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