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New home for Lambeth borough archives

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A Lambeth council cabinet report has recommended that the borough archives move from their present home in the Minet library in Myatt’s Fields to...

Campaigners question council libraries decisions

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Library campaigners have suggested that Lambeth council may have rejected an alternative plan for its libraries because it was already in advanced negotiations over...

Library campaigners summon ghosts of Carnegie past

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The future of Herne Hill's Carnegie library continues to provoke controversy as local residents contest its future. Campaigners will tomorrow (9 July) mark with a...

Archives are important – so have your say

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Bill Linskey, chair of The Lambeth Local History Forum and Brixton Society urges all borough residents to take part in consultation on the Lambeth...

Library campaigners protest at the Rec

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Lambeth library campaigners protested outside Brixton Rec this evening to demand answers on the future of borough libraries from both Lambeth council and its leisure provider...

Council leader Peck hits back at library claims

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Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has hit back at library campaigners who accused the council of wasting thousands of pounds on security for the...

Rebel libraries councillor speaks out

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A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy...

Thousands march in library protest

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Thousands of supporters of the Defend The Ten Lambeth libraries campaign rallied in Windrush Square today (9 April) after marching there from the Carnegie...

Library campaigners challenge GLL

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Vauxhall MP Kate Hoey and Pastor Lorraine Jones, director of the Dwayne Simpson Foundation, are two prominent local figures to have signed an appeal...

Vigils will mark library closures

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Supporters will this week mark the closure of two Lambeth libraries – and their determination to maintain the opposition to it –  with children's...

New strike over library plans

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Library campaigners and unions representing library staff are continuing their fight against Lambeth council’s plans for its libraries. Members of the trade union Unison are...

Lambeth libraries to double up as gyms

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In proposals revealed on Friday, Lambeth Council announced its intention to keep Brixton's Minet Library, along with the Carniege Library and Tate South Library, open...

Save Minet Library campaign opens exhibition of children’s postcards

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An exhibition of postcards created by children from Christchurch Primary School is on display in the foyer of Minet Library.The show, which opened today,...

Local artists and cultural leaders respond to Lambeth’s culture cuts

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Lambeth's Culture 2020 proposals see a diminishing pot of money funding a diminishing collection of public cultural resources. If fulfilled the proposals would see...

Minet Library users gather to oppose Culture 2020 proposal

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Users, supporters and friends of Brixton's Minet Library on Knatchbull Road gathered last night to oppose Lambeth Council's proposal to close the library and...

Anger at cultural cutback

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Friends of Lambeth’s libraries and parks, including those in Brixton, have criticised Lambeth council for its proposals to reduce cultural services. They have branded its...

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