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Optimistic outlook from Lambeth businesses

Over 60 percent of businesses in Lambeth say the borough is a good or very good place to do business – almost double the number in 2011. The latest Lambeth Business survey paints a picture of optimism, plans for future growth, increase in employment and the importance of strong local links. The independent research, commissioned … Continue reading

Lambeth roads go 20mph

As part of the aim to have the safest and greenest streets in the capital, all Lambeth’s roads are to be given a 20mph speed limit. Roads under the control of Lambeth council will be given the new speed limit from November, with two major Transport for London (TfL) routes also seeing the new speed … Continue reading

Pop Brixton, adidas and Reprezent Radio

A unique partnership between Pop Brixton and global sports brand adidas will fund a new radio station and sports workshops for young people in Lambeth. Next week, a temporary unit will be constructed in the Pop Brixton car park space to house footballing facilities for local people. There’ll be free training sessions and the chance … Continue reading

Lambeth becomes the first borough to ban laughing gas

Lambeth council last night approved a crackdown on the use of legal highs such as ‘laughing gas’ in the borough. Lambeth is now the first London borough to introduce a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle laughing gas as a specific issue. The move essentially bans the use and supply of legal highs in … Continue reading

Lambeth’s parks and open spaces among the best in Britain

Eleven of Lambeth’s parks and green spaces will again be flying the Green Flag this year, alongside four community gardens who have secured a Green Flag Community Award. Archbishop’s Park, Brockwell Park, Hillside Gardens Park, Kennington Park, Milkwood Community Park, Myatt’s Fields Park, Ruskin Park, Streatham Rookery, St. John’s Churchyard, St. Paul’s Churchyard and Vauxhall … Continue reading

Huge crowds enjoy the free Lambeth Country Show

More than 160,000 people are estimated to have enjoyed the 41st Lambeth Country Show on Saturday and Sunday as the sunshine created perfect conditions for south London’s biggest free festival. The event, which this year was themed the Festival of Love 2015, is a unique mix of inner-city culture and the country side offering something for people … Continue reading

Council commits £6million to Brixton Rec

Lambeth Council is to confirm its commitment to Brixton Rec by earmarking £6million to carry out vital maintenance and repairs. The recommendation will be discussed at Cabinet on July 27 and would mean securing the Rec for several years in advance of major refurbishment. Now over 30 years old, the Rec is a hugely important … Continue reading

New sculptures unveiled to connect Vauxhall’s future with its past

Vauxhall is changing fast.  New homes, cleaner and greener open spaces, new art galleries and improved transport links are on their way. But the area’s past will not be forgotten.  Vauxhall has always been the heart of London’s leisure scene with the Pleasure Gardens the major London attraction in the 18th century through to today’s … Continue reading

Estate rebuild gets the go-ahead with new council homes pledge

Lambeth Council’s Cabinet has agreed to redevelop the Cressingham Gardens estate under ambitious plans to provide a new generation of homes for the borough’s residents. The decision allows Lambeth to replace all the 306 homes, many of which are in a poor state of repair, and provide extra properties for council rent on the estate. … Continue reading

Newspaper report led to Vauxhall fraud woman

A 47 year old woman from Vauxhall’s been given an 18 month jail sentence for fraudulently claiming thousands of pounds in benefit. The offences came to light after newspaper reports of her conviction for falsely claiming more than £150,000 worth of VAT refunds from HMRC alerted Lambeth Council’s counter fraud team. Investigators found that Monica … Continue reading


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