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Free Legal Clinic in Streatham

Following the success of the Pop-Up legal clinic in Brixton, a permanent service offering free legal advice is to be set up in Streatham Library by Lambeth Legal Services in partnership with LawWorks the pro bono charity, BPP Law School and Lambeth Law Centre . The clinic is run by volunteers from Lambeth council’s legal … Continue reading

Primary school places for all in Lambeth

For the second year running Lambeth council has been able to offer every child whose application was on time, a primary school place in the borough. Almost 90% received their first or second preference place. Maggie Harriott, Education Strategy Manager for Lambeth Council said:  “This is excellent news for every one of the 3193 children … Continue reading

BOXING COMES TO BRIXTON REC

A permanent boxing club in Brixton Recreation Centre will move a step closer later this month. Afewee, the renowned sports and training organisation based at the Rec have been working with Lambeth Council and the centre’s operators GLL.   The launch of the club will be on Sunday 27th April in the Energy Zone from 10am … Continue reading

Lambeth’s Your New Town Hall development presses ahead

Lambeth’s ambitious plans to save millions of pounds a year by slashing the number of council office buildings have moved a huge step closer. The Council has signed an agreement with Muse Developments to deliver the Your New Town Hall (YNTH) project, which will reduce its core office buildings from 14 to 2, saving at … Continue reading

New cash boost for Clapham

Clapham has been handed another boost with a cash grant to make the area smarter and safer. A raft of measures to improve Clapham High Street includes employing night wardens and taxi marshals to look after late night revellers and enhancing the High Street. After consulting local businesses, Lambeth Council is to spend £60k – … Continue reading

Members of Lambeth’s Black Caribbean community tell the Council what they want

The Black Caribbean community’s views on Lambeth Council services have been laid bare by a ground-breaking report launched this week (8 April).  A Council-commissioned project has revealed that, despite evidence that several Lambeth residents of Black Caribbean heritage say they are dissatisfied with the Council, many members of the community are keen to have their … Continue reading

Winner picked for Pope’s Rd transformation

A team of award winning architects, guerrilla gardeners, cooks and food producers has won the chance to transform empty space at Pope’s Road in Brixton. Lambeth council and the Market Traders’ Federation ran a competition that would see the site where the ice rink used to be transformed for the next two-years. The competition  captured … Continue reading

Kennington Flower Garden to return to former glory

Kennington Park flower garden will be brought back to its former glory with a half a million pound makeover. Lambeth Council and Friends of Kennington Park have secured a £374,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and provided further contributions to carry out the works costing nearly £500,000. A new programme of activities will also … Continue reading

Digi-buddies getting Lambeth online

Lambeth is the first London borough to pilot a unique scheme where web savvy people help others get online. The initiative, which was officially launched at an event on Monday (APRIL 7), aims to support the 26,000 people – just over 10% of Lambeth residents – who don’t use the internet and the Government is … Continue reading

Impact Hub Brixton opens its doors in Lambeth Town Hall

Impact Hub Brixton, the new enterprise space inside Lambeth’s iconic Town Hall, will open its doors to the borough’s businessmen and women this week (April 11). Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna will attend the “Hub in a Day” event, designed to showcase the facilities the co-working initiative will offer to entrepreneurs from across the community, … Continue reading

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