Tag: Helen Hayes MP

Closures of low-cost nurseries ‘will drive staff from NHS’

Protesting South London health workers warned today (19 April) that they could be forced out iof the NHS if two affordable workplace nurseries are...

Brixton MP seeks ‘Georgia’s Law’ to protect victims of violence

Brixton MP Helen Hayes today (1 February) introduced “Georgia’s Law’’ to parliament in Westminster. Designed to protect the rights of social housing tenants forced to...

School patrol to seek recruits with Brixton Village pop-up

Lambeth Schools Patrol (LSP), the innovative community-led and designed youth safety initiative today (27 January) opened a pop-up shop in Brixton’s Market Row. LSP said...

Council urged to halt destruction of unique Brixton garden

The creator of a garden just metres from the Brixton Road that produces grapes for red wine and other fruits and vegetables is appealing...

Central government to decide Windsor Grove scrapyard appeal

A senior government minister will decide the appeal against Lambeth council’s rejection of a highly unpopular plan for a scrap metal yard in a...

Brixton, and the world, remember Darcus Howe

People from all over the world online joined Brixton residents and distinguished visitors to see a plaque honouring Darcus Howe unveiled on Railton Road...

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...

‘Momentous win for clean air and common sense’

Local MP Helen Hayes (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood) today (28 July) joined celebrations for the victorious #ScrapTheYard campaign. In a highly unusual, if not...

Council planning committee rejects proposal for scrapyard in residential area

Lambeth council's planning committee tonight (27 July) unanimously rejected an application to build a large metal recycling plant in West Norwood. It did so on...

Councillors run out of time for scrapyard decision

After nearly four hours discussing highly technical “models” of the likely impact of a large scrapyard in West Norwood, Lambeth council’s planning committee tonight...

MP will urge council to veto scrapyard scheme

Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, will next week personally urge a meeting of Lambeth council’s planning committee to veto a new...

Government investigates raising anchor of Empire Windrush

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0ojlziGTTUtXPEAjaEWkRA',sig:'W_fGq2hsHNOHLT-s3-r1Av8spzY_zmr5AozLOmlbtLM=',w:'696px',h:'505px',items:'102731026',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js The Minister for Crime and Policing, Kit Malthouse, yesterday (1 July) told the House of Commons that...

Council officers back plans for West Norwood scrap yard

Lambeth council officers are recommending that planning permission be granted for a controversial metal recycling plant that would have implications for traffic across the...

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...

‘HGV threat to Brixton roads’ warning

Roads in central Brixton and around Brockwell Park could see a significant rise in heavy lorry traffic if plans for a new waste processing...

Mental health, justice and equality

Black African and Caribbean residents of Lambeth and Southwark are eight times more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act than white...