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Thursday, 23 September, 2021

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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

Council aid for EU residents to stay in Lambeth

Lambeth council is to fund local charities to advise European Union nationals living in...

Watch your wheels!

Simone Richardson has a warning for local electric scooter users – yours may not...

PLANNING & HOUSING

Shakespeare Road flats must wait on replacement waste site

Lambeth council planning committee tonight (14 September) approved a development that would replace the Norris waste facility on Shakespeare Road just north of Railton...

Council to decide on ‘unsuitable’ Shakespeare Road housing development

Lambeth council officers are recommending that councillors accept plans for a 218-flat development at the Brixton end of Shakespeare Road – although there is...

COUNCIL

Council plans LTN exemptions for Blue Badge holders and taxis

Lambeth council today (3 September) announced proposals for exemptions to its low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs). Consultations on the future of two of the borough’s five schemes...

Council announces Railton and Oval LTN consultations

Lambeth council today (9 August) announced the start of its low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) consultation programme. It said it would give residents the chance to...

Two arrested in council’s zero-tolerance drive on LTN vandalism

Two people have been arrested in Lambeth following extra measures introduced by the council to stop vandalism of signage and planters at low traffic...

New Lambeth waste contractor Serco bailed out by another authority

Serco, the controversial outsourcing company that Lambeth council has chosen to be its new rubbish collection contractor, is having to be bailed out by...

CRIME

Brixton police use dispersal order in Ferndale ward

Police authorised a “Section 35” dispersal order in the Ferndale area of Brixton yesterday. The order expires at 1pm today (16 June). The local Metropolitan...

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CHARITY & VOLUNTEERING

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