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Lambeth uses Proceeds of Crime Act powers to go after planning cheats

Lambeth Council has used the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) against a millionaire developer who illegally converted a Brixton house into flats without permission. Jerrard Knight – who is included in the Sunday Times Rich List – and his company Lexadon Ltd, have been ordered to pay more than £175,000 after renting out a property … Continue reading

New bid to tackle legal highs and anti-social behaviour in Vauxhall

Anti-social behaviour powers are being put in place by Lambeth Council and Lambeth police to tackle problems around Vauxhall’s busy nightclub scene, including groups gathering through the night and using the legal high nitrous oxide. The Dispersal Zone is being put used to boost police powers to break up the groups of partiers who have … Continue reading

New fireworks night event planned for Lambeth

Lambeth Council’s hugely popular annual fireworks display will this year be a ticketed event held on Wednesday, November 5 at Brockwell Park. Lambeth residents are being offered early access to discounted tickets so they get the best deal. And we are delighted that every child aged 16 and under will not be charged. Cllr Jane … Continue reading

Derrick Anderson to leave Lambeth council

Derrick Anderson, CBE, Chief Executive of Lambeth Council is stepping down at the end of the year. Derrick Anderson was appointed in 2006 to run the authority in what were then challenging and difficult times. Today, Lambeth is rated outstanding, in key services, and widely recognised for pioneering the cooperative council way of working with … Continue reading

Myatts Field North (MFN) – Lambeth council statement

Lambeth council takes all allegations of breaches of any health, safety and well-being legislation seriously.   We have conducted some swift and immediate enquiries into the published claims by Dr Stuart Hodkinson on behalf of Leeds University. The final report may take some weeks to compile but we are able to provide a ‘snapshot’ of … Continue reading

Brixton Recreation Centre – securing the future

Lambeth council is committing over half a million pounds to upgrading fire, health and safety measures at Brixton Rec following a condition survey of the iconic  leisure and community centre. The survey report, by Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) shows that while the core structure of the Rec, which opened in 1985, is considered to be … Continue reading

Lambeth students discover their A-level results

As young people today discovered their A-level results, Cllr Imogen Walker, Deputy Leader of Lambeth Council (Policy), paid tribute to Lambeth’s students and teachers. She said: “Today’s results are a testament to the hard work of all the talented and vibrant young people who have worked so hard to achieve success. They are a credit … Continue reading

Lambeth gets over 650 troubled families back on track

Hundreds of “troubled families” have had their lives turned around with the help of a new team at Lambeth Council, new figures have revealed. The Aspirational Lambeth Families Team has helped more than 650 families deal with problems including unemployment, truanting, crime and anti-social behaviour, over the last two years. Lambeth’s performance so far is … Continue reading

Residents help in fight against fly-tipping in Lambeth

A woman has been found guilty of fly tipping after a witness reported her to a council enforcement team. Ms Jennifer Grant was spotted dumping bags of rubbish at the corner of Greyhound Lane and Rotherhill Avenue in Streatham in May. An eye-witness provided a statement, which gave Lambeth Council the necessary evidence to prosecute … Continue reading

Top businesses in Lambeth shortlisted for prestigious awards

A prison restaurant, a family-owned cycle shop and a swimming pool café are among the nominees for the 2014 Lambeth Business Awards. More than 30 local businesses are shortlisted for the coveted “Lambeth Best of Business” title across six categories. Cllr Jack Hopkins, Lambeth Cabinet member for Jobs and Growth, said: “The Lambeth Business awards … Continue reading


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