Tag: Lambeth Council

Covid variant testing extended to Brixton

Lambeth council is expanding its Covid PCR testing operations to Brixton and Stockwell as a precautionary measure after a rise in local infection rates. Some...

Extra tests as Lambeth cases rise by 75% in a week

Covid-19 cases in Lambeth rose over the past week, particularly in the Clapham area, and new precautionary measures are in place. Anyone living, working or...

Second hand bike markets for Brixton

Brixton Station Road is due to host three second hand bike markets on coming Sundays. The first will be on 23 May. They are organised...

Tests show ‘no spread’ of Covid variant in Lambeth

Preliminary findings from local “surge” testing for a Covid variant indicate no spread of it locally, Lambeth council said today (28 April). More than 70,000...

Lambeth pushed for a denser development says architect

In a recent video Q&A, an architect for the development of the Lambeth Hospital site said Lambeth Council “pushed” for the plans to be...

50,000 enhanced Covid tests in Lambeth – three days still to...

More than 50,000 people in Lambeth have taken a PCR Covid test over the past 12 days of enhanced testing, and the council is urging...

Pop-up vaccine clinics for ‘harder to reach’ residents ‘pleasant’ and ‘efficient’

Colin Burns was one the first people to get their Covid-19 jab from a local pop-up clinic set up to help eligible residents to...

You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...

All Lambeth residents urged to get Covid test after new cases...

Everyone over the age of 11 who lives or works in Lambeth is being asked to take a PCR Covid-19 test after new cases...

Council plans big investments in Brixton creative space

Two Brixton enterprises are set to receive large loans or grants from Lambeth council to create workspaces as part of its creative and digital...

Council launches £500 payment scheme for self-isolaters

Lambeth council today (29 March) launched a Covid self-isolation support service, including payments of up to £500 for low-income residents told to stay at...

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...

We cannot leave anyone behind – vaccination in Lambeth

Ruby Gregory looks at local efforts to ensure that the community, and all its individual members, are protected by vaccination from the Covid-19 epidemic Despite Lambeth’s...

London first as council takes over all local tracing

Lambeth council is the first London borough to bring all Covid-19 contact tracing inhouse in a pilot scheme launched this week. The council has recruited...

Pandemic threat to local sexual health

The pandemic has exacerbated sexual health risks facing BAME communities in Lambeth. Matt Spivey looks at a report by Love Sex Life – a partnership commissioned...

Brixton Rec users add voice to concerns over demolition of International...

Brixton Rec Users Group (BRUG) has strongly opposed the demolition of International House as part of Lambeth council’s plans to redevelop what it describes...