Tonight

Two very different events on tonight that are worth flagging up: - At 7pm, there's a public consultation about what to cut from council budgets at...

Haircuts and lager, courtesy of Lambeth

Guest blogger, Kaye Wiggins, finds a more concrete policy in Lambeth's cooperative council plans You can picture the tabloid headlines already, can’t you? As part...

‘Lambeth Life’ – a co-operative council paper?

If you're going to turn the council co-operative, you may as well turn the paper that represents it co-operative too, right? Over at her...

Reporting from the town hall…

Guest blogger Kaye Wiggins, journalist for Third Sector magazine, reports from last night's co-operative council meeting About 70 residents gathered in a warm, crowded room...

More co-op council

Lambeth council staff have been 'on the road' in the past few weeks, spreading the gospel of the co-operative council. In each part of...

The Co-op Council comes to you

Lambeth Council are going on a road trip this week - staff have been out and about in Lambeth talking to residents about what...

The Co-op Council

Lambeth Council finally published its draft White Paper on the co-operative council yesterday. You can download it here, read @Jason_Cobb's fine analysis here and...

Lambeth Co-operative Council

Now the election's over and the dust is settling, we can get into the swing of things. So look out next week for the...

Local democracy #2: The power pledge

Not so long ago, parliamentary reform was little more than the pet project of a handful of dedicated reformists; now it's the hot...

Local democracy 2010: Data for the masses

All over the country, voter apathy is high. How is the national trend playing out in Brixton? What is being done to solve low...

…and the Windrush Square is open! (take two)

On Friday afternoon, a small group collected together in the middle of Windrush Square.  Guarded by a bevvy of policeman, it included Mayor of...

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