Tag: Lambeth Council

Steve Reed congratulates council for ‘outstanding’ adoptions rating

Lambeth Council leader Steve Reed has congratulated councillors and council staff after the area’s adoption service became one of seven in England to be...

Ritzy becomes focus of gentrification debate

Brixton residents have raised concerns about the gentrification of the area, at a local neighbourhood planning meeting. At the meeting, held in a packed room...

Lambeth Move Your Money campaign

The Move Your Money campaign is petitioning Lambeth council to transfer its bank accounts to an ethical bank when banking contracts are up for...

Lambeth Women’s Project to be evicted by Stockwell Primary School

The only community-led women's project in Lambeth was given two weeks' notice to quit last week by Stockwell Primary School, who manage their offices...

Brockwell Park playground opening announced

A new £500,000 playground in Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, will open on June 1, Lambeth council have announced. The opening of the play area, replacing an older...

Take Two: Inspiring Minds @ Mango Landin and co-operative libraries consultation...

Take One: Inspiring Minds Forum @ Mango Landin Mango Landin has started a series of 'Inspiring Minds' forums every Tuesday and the forum tonight is...

Take Two: Food business workshop @ Kaff and Upcycling workshop @...

Take One: Food business workshop @ Kaff Bar It's all about workshopping today. In the second of Brixton Pound's 'how to start a food business'...

Labour defends £30m budget cuts

Lambeth's lead councillor for finance has defended the way cuts are being made ahead of tonight's annual budget setting meeting. Labour cllr Paul McGlone, cabinet...

Brixton butcher fined over ‘mutton dressed as goat’ scam

A Brixton butcher who conned his customers by selling them cheap mutton instead of valuable goat meat has received a roasting in court. Jameel Ahmed...

Lambeth raise council rents by 7.2%

Council tenants will pay an extra 7.21 per cent, or £6.58 per week for a two bed flat, after Lambeth cabinet approved the rent...

Lambeth take away Freedom Pass from mental health patients

By Tim Dickens, Editor, at Lambeth Town Hall More than 500 people with mental health issues in Lambeth could lose free travel on public transport under new...

CAMPAIGN: Lambeth council in Country Show u-turn

In the latest sign that the council is about reinstate the popular Lambeth Country Show this year, leader Steve Reed said the "final decision"...

CAMPAIGN: Lambeth Country Show 2012 may go ahead

By Tim Dickens and Zoe Jewell, Editors The Lambeth Country Show came a step towards being saved tonight after a senior councillor called for it...

CAMPAIGN: ‘Scaled-down’ Lambeth Country Show could go ahead

The Lambeth councillor responsible for culture says a smaller scale version of the Country Show could still go ahead in 2012. Speaking to the Brixton...

CAMPAIGN: Save the Lambeth Country Show

  By Tim Dickens, Editor The decision by Lambeth council to cancel this year's Lambeth Country Show, the borough's annual free party in Brockwell Park, has...

UPDATE: Parents speak against Brixton primary school academy plans

By James Cornish Parents have given a thumbs-down to proposals to convert a Brixton primary school into an academy. More than 80 people attended a meeting...