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Brixton Central – Have Your Say

The redevelopment of central Brixton, along with plans for Somerleyton Road and the New Town Hall, will see hundreds of new affordable homes and jobs alongside new cultural and business opportunities. Across all these projects there’s plenty of scope for local people to shape their own town centre. The Brixton Central ‘masterplan’ area includes the … Continue reading

Brixton Rec – Much Loved But Could Do Better

Brixton Rec is a focal point of the community, as much valued for its social side as for sport according to a local survey. More than a thousand people took part and the results are a huge vote of confidence for the Rec, the classes and activities available. However, there was fierce criticism of the … Continue reading

West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre to open within a month

A brand new leisure centre that incorporates a GP surgery, dental school and council service centre will open by the end of the month. West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre in Devane Way, West Norwood is a joint project by Lambeth Council, Kings Health Partners and Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group and has cost £14.2 million. … Continue reading

Community design to start on Lambeth’s Your New Town Hall project

Lambeth residents will get their first chance to have their say on plans to save millions of pounds by slashing the number of council office buildings in the borough. Neighbourhood groups, businesses and the wider community will be invited to get involved in the design of the Your New Town Hall scheme from later this … Continue reading

New Research Highlights Causes of White Working-Class Underachievement in Schools

Social deprivation and the low aspirations of parents have fuelled low achievement among white, working-class pupils in England, a study carried out in the London Borough of Lambeth has revealed. The research, to be unveiled at a conference in London next week, also found that the low achievement of many white working-class pupils has been … Continue reading

Funding secured to improve the lives of 10,000 Lambeth children

A major project aiming to improve the lives of thousands of babies and young children in Lambeth has secured £38m of funding. A multi million pound grant from the Big Lottery Fund has been given to the Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) to carry out the innovative work which focuses on the prevention of developmental … Continue reading

Lambeth Brings Businesses From Across the Borough Together

Following its successful launch in 2013, the London Borough of Lambeth, along with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), is holding the biggest business event in the borough. Lambeth Means Business will be held on Tuesday 1st July 2014 at Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton, between 9am and 5pm. With over 500 local business owners, start-ups, … Continue reading

Lorraine Pascale’s story puts the spotlight on Lambeth’s fostering service

Lambeth’s foster carers will this week feature in a BBC documentary about celebrity chef Lorraine Pascale’s early life in the care system. “Fostering and Me”, to be shown on BBC Two on Thursday [19 June], will trace the former model’s personal story and the impact fostering had on her life. And foster carers, fostered children … Continue reading

The National Theatre goes on tour – in Lambeth

Performers from the National Theatre are leaving their home on the South Bank to go on a summer tour around the streets of Lambeth. The National’s annual “Watch This Space” festival will this year move from its regular base outside the theatre, to a temporary home at St John’s Church on Waterloo Roundabout. But the … Continue reading

Forgotten artwork auctioned by Lambeth Council

Nineteenth Century artwork discovered in a Town Hall basement has been auctioned to raise nearly £20,000. Four original paintings dating back to the 1870s were discovered by the late Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Mark Bennett, in Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton. They were sold for a combined £19,900 when they were put up for auction on Tuesday … Continue reading

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