Tag: Lambeth Council

Brixton on the BBC

BBC World Service set up a radio discussion about Lambeth public service cuts at Rosie's Deli Cafe last week. Kaye Wiggins took part and...

‘The government has cut our money’…so how are we going to...

Kaye Wiggins reports from the public budget consultation at Lambeth Town Hall last night At a noisy meeting in the town hall last night, Lambeth...

Haircuts and lager, courtesy of Lambeth

Guest blogger, Kaye Wiggins, finds a more concrete policy in Lambeth's cooperative council plans You can picture the tabloid headlines already, can’t you? As part...

The Brixton Clubcard?

In the week of the first birthday of the Brixton Pound, we investigate a new idea for the local economy Music, cake and even photo-calls...

Brixton – the ‘clone’ town

On the eve of Brixton Pound's first birthday, Brixton has become a 'clone town', according to a survey released today by the new economics foundation....

‘Lambeth Life’ – a co-operative council paper?

If you're going to turn the council co-operative, you may as well turn the paper that represents it co-operative too, right? Over at her...

Reporting from the town hall…

Guest blogger Kaye Wiggins, journalist for Third Sector magazine, reports from last night's co-operative council meeting About 70 residents gathered in a warm, crowded room...

More co-op council

Lambeth council staff have been 'on the road' in the past few weeks, spreading the gospel of the co-operative council. In each part of...

The Co-op Council comes to you

Lambeth Council are going on a road trip this week - staff have been out and about in Lambeth talking to residents about what...

Whose Shout?

Lambeth Community Police Consultative Group have just released a report called 'Whose Shout?' examining the relationship between Lambeth's residents and the police, investigating whose voices...

“Citizens'” Commission…

...is in fact made up of Cllr Steve Reed (Lambeth Council Leader), Cllr Paul McGlone and Cllr Jackie Meldrum (Deputy Leader of the Council)....

The Co-op Council

Lambeth Council finally published its draft White Paper on the co-operative council yesterday. You can download it here, read @Jason_Cobb's fine analysis here and...

Lambeth Co-operative Council

Now the election's over and the dust is settling, we can get into the swing of things. So look out next week for the...

Interview: Steve Reed, Leader of Lambeth Council

Don't be surprised if you read through the reports on Conservative manifesto policies and get a sudden sense of deja-vu. 'Mutualism? Public sector co-ops?...

Local democracy 2010: Data for the masses

All over the country, voter apathy is high. How is the national trend playing out in Brixton? What is being done to solve low...

We are Loughborough Junction

The 'We are Loughborough Junction' photo project came to fruition this weekend with a two-day outdoor exhibition. Small crowds of south Londoners were taken...

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