New Brixton mural for council basketball court

A council basketball court in central Brixton is being upgraded in partnership with adidas Originals and Foot Locker to feature a new mural produced...

Council faces £28m funding gap

Lambeth council says it faces a £28m budget gap that threatens local recovery because central government is failing to fund local authorities fully for...

Lambeth libraries look at how to ease lockdown

Lambeth libraries are continuing their brilliant work in providing online resources for learning and relaxing in the borough, including an amazing range of activities...

Town hall lit for George Floyd

Lambeth town hall in Brixton was lit up in purple tonight (2 June) to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Lambeth council is...

Appeal for foster carers – become a local hero

SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL Lambeth Council are appealing for local heroes to step forward and become foster carers. During Fostering Fortnight (till 31 May) the...

Fostering fortnight – become a hero

SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL During Fostering Fortnight (which runs till 31 May) the council are appealing to the community for new people to come forwards...

 Become a hero, become a foster carer

SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL During Fostering Fortnight (which runs till 31 May) the council are appealing to the community for new people to come forwards...

 Could you be a foster carer hero?

SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL Fostering during lockdown comes with unique challenges, but despite this, Lambeth heroes such as Alex, are welcoming vulnerable children into their...

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

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

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! 

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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