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...

Virus cases low but rising in Lambeth

Rates of Covid-19 infection in Lambeth remain low but are rising slowly, the council said today (11 August) as it launched a new data...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton's Windrush Square. A council report says the...

Police impose conditions on plan to close Brixton Road

Police have today (31 July) imposed conditions on tomorrow’s planned “lockdown” of Brixton as part of the seventh Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March which...

Libraries to reopen – by appointment

Brixton and other Lambeth libraries will partially re-open from Monday 20 July. They will be open from 11am to 4pm from Monday to Saturday. Visits...

Council ‘first to back call for slavery reparations’

Lambeth council last night (15 July) backed a call, prepared jointly by the ruling Labour and opposition Green groups, that calls on national government...

Mums for Lungs welcome school streets plan

Lambeth council today (July 14) announced plans for 21 new child-friendly “school streets” to make it safer for pupils to walk, cycle or scoot...

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