Tag: Councillor Sonia Winifred

Lambeth council ready to aid Ukraine refugees

Lambeth council has expressed its readiness to aid refugees from Ukraine and urged the government to get its act together on the crisis. In a...

Online public meeting on Lambeth links to slavery

Lambeth council will run the second phase of its review of statues, monuments, and names of streets and places in the borough that have...

Brixton remembers in Windrush Square

Remembrance Sunday was celebrated twice in Brixton’s Windrush Square yesterday (14 November). The first event, a brisk military-style ceremony, was organised by Lambeth council and...

Windrush Square ceremonies as Brixton remembers the fallen

Brixton will remember people who died fighting for Britain with ceremonies in Windrush Square tomorrow (14 November). Military and other units are due to leave...

Brixton domino club’s Black History Month event hears of a new...

The Brixton Immortals domino club organised a major event in Lambeth town hall at the weekend to bring together other local organisations and people...

Kevin Oldfield – dedicated to Brockwell Park

Lambeth council and colleagues are mourning the loss of Kevin Oldfield, a member of the borough’s parks team who worked in Brockwell Park for...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera Company at the Royal Opera House

Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will launch its live performance season this year with a two-night concert at London’s Royal Opera House in its Linbury...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera creates Windrush anthem

A new Windrush Anthem commissioned by Lambeth council from the Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will premiere on 22 June – Windrush Day. Events leading up...

Vaccine questions? Ask the professionals

Local people with questions and concerns about Covid vaccines will be able to talk about them with health professionals from Lambeth at an online...

500 join discussion of slave trade links

Five hundred people joined an online event that launched public involvement in Lambeth council’s review of local sites with historic links to the slave...

Council announces slavery names consultation

Lambeth council today (1 October) launched its planned consultations on what to do about names and places in the borough with links to slavery...

Council seeks to change slaveholder ward names

Lambeth councillors are lobbying the Boundary Commission – which sets the size and names of wards and constituencies – to remove the names of...

Council ‘first to back call for slavery reparations’

Lambeth council last night (15 July) backed a call, prepared jointly by the ruling Labour and opposition Green groups, that calls on national government...

Council opens £300,000 fund for virus-hit arts and culture organisations

Lambeth council today (8 June) opened its fund to support the borough’s arts and culture organisations which it described as “crucially important”. Grants of £10,000...

Fashion week comes to Brixton with a ‘Windrush’ theme

Next Generation Regeneration: Fashion and Revolution is a Windrush-themed celebration being held in Brixton during London Fashion Week in partnership between the council and...

UK first as rainbow crossing opens outside Brockwell Park

The UK’s first permanent rainbow crossing will open officially today (16 August) outside to the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park. The crossing, which joins...