Tag: Lambeth Council

OPINION: Enough of the trash talk – more group hugs

Twitterer and Brixton resident, Clare Richardson, gives her view on the new recycling rules This morning I got the ‘CHANGES TO YOUR RECYCLING AND REFUSE...

More videos from the anti cuts demo last night

One protestor's view of the public spending cuts in Lambeth Videos by Kaye Wiggins

Photos from tonight’s anti-cuts demo, Brixton Town Hall

Photos: Kaye Wiggins And a short video to give a taste of the protest (taken by Zoe Jewell):

A snapshot of Brixton’s library protest

Kaye Wiggins reports from Saturday's protest against cuts to library services Abibat Olulode, who works at Brixton library, and Anna Tomlinson, from the library in...

Revolutionary Brixton

Lots of protesting to be done in Brixton in the coming weeks - mostly organised by Lambeth Save our Services and UK Uncut. Please add...

Lambeth By Numbers

The stats from last night's Scrutiny Committee: £24m Amount the council says it will save in 2011/12 through “efficiency savings” £13m Amount the council will cut from frontline...

Lambeth Council Scrutiny Committee

Kaye Wiggins reports from last night's Overview and Scrutiny Committee at Lambeth Council - councillors, parent governors and church representatives meet to publicly hold Lambeth's decision-makers...

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...