Tag: Cllr Jack Hopkins

Sunday ceremony to open Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial pavilion on Brixton’s Windrush Square is due to be officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday 25 April at...

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...

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...

Council protests over Covid funding snub

Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has protested to the government after Lambeth was left off a list of London boroughs invited to bid for...

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:...

Council urges anyone struggling to get in touch

Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has urged any local people who are struggling with the coronavirus crisis and who have not yet done so...

‘Looking after patients changed my perception of life’

Pauline George Councillor and nurse shares her front line experience Pauline George, a Lambeth councillor and intensive care unit nurse has been helping tackle the coronavirus...

Double trouble for Brixton businesses

Brixton retailers and other traders are facing a double threat from huge business rate increases and the blight on the centre of the shopping...

Green flags for Brockwell Park and West Norwood Cemetery

Brockwell Park is one of 12 Lambeth parks and open spaces to be awarded a Green Flag award in a government scheme run by...

Pop Brixton’s first year

It has transformed unused land into a vibrant community, yet Pop Brixton remains a controversial subject. In the month of its first birthday, Harry...

Councillor replies to Garden Bridge critics

Any income Lambeth council receives from a new building that would be part of the proposed Garden Bridge “will be invested in the local...

Council consultation row over Garden Bridge

Three Lambeth councillors have accused Jack Hopkins, their fellow councillor and cabinet member for regeneration, business and culture, of wilfully ignoring requests to engage...

Rebel libraries councillor speaks out

A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy...

Is there a third way for Brixton development?

As the debate rages over the future of Brixton, Helen Reid examines the background to a redevelopment scheme that hopes to avoid both the...

Brixton event launches South London branch of Unite Against Fascism

A meeting in Brixton this Thursday (13 June) will see the launch of a South London branch of Unite Against Fascism (UAF). The event takes...

Lambeth council and police in crackdown on market street beggars

Lambeth council have joined up with neighbourhood police officers to crack down on street beggars around Brixton Market. A senior councillor has said more must...

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