Traders petition council against Covid team ‘persecution’

Businesses around Herne Hill station have started a petition against their “persecution” by Lambeth council Covid officers. One of them is The Flower Lady, run...

MP, councillors join rally against scrap site

https://youtu.be/qPRRHOlsIzE Opponents of plans for a new scrapyard in West Norwood that would have major implications for Brixton and most of Lambeth rallied outside the...

£3m grant to transform Brockwell Hall

Lambeth council and supporters of Brockwell Park have been granted £3.3m by the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards a project to restore the Grade...

Housing Ombudsman to investigate Lambeth council

The official Housing Ombudsman Service is to investigate Lambeth council over its failure to respond properly to a complaint from a tenant. In a report...

50,000 enhanced Covid tests in Lambeth – three days still to...

More than 50,000 people in Lambeth have taken a PCR Covid test over the past 12 days of enhanced testing, and the council is urging...

National Grid pauses work on tunnel site

National Grid has withdrawn a planning application for a site in Loughborough Junction that will be used in the construction of a massive tunnel...

Covid: Fines for rule-breakers, support for others

Lambeth council today (25 March) warned that it is taking “firm action” against a small minority of local businesses breaching Covid restrictions. It stressed its...

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,...