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Lambeth pupils record improved GCSE results – again

Lambeth’s pupils have bucked the national trend, by posting another remarkable improvement in their higher-grade GCSE results. Provisional results released today show that almost six out of 10 first-time entry candidates achieved at least five higher-grades passes: 59.2 % earned five or more A*-C grades, including English and Maths – a 2.7 % increase on … Continue reading

Statement: Bank Holiday events on Clapham Common

Lambeth Council says the decision to allow the events to go ahead is a reasonable and proportionate response, taken after thorough consideration of legal, and other implications, not least public safety and environmental impact on the Common. The events have been widely publicised and some 80,000 tickets have already been sold. Cancellation at short notice … Continue reading

Lambeth to review public meetings following disruptive behaviour

Following several incidents of disruptive, abusive and intimidating behaviour at public council meetings, Lambeth council is reviewing how to manage access and security. During the latest incident, councillors and council officers faced aggression from a small number of protestors not only during the meeting but as they left and on their journeys home.  One planning … Continue reading

Lambeth pledges support for refugee children

Lambeth has become the first council to pledge support for a scheme to support refugee children – and joined calls for the Government to provide enough funding for the programme to reach its potential. In May 2016 the Government made a commitment to work with local councils to bring unaccompanied refugee children in Europe to … Continue reading

At the Heart of Lambeth: New hoardings celebrate Town Hall’s historic role

A new set of hoardings has been installed on a high-profile site in the centre of Brixton, to mark the Town Hall’s contribution to life in Lambeth over the last century. The colourful display, including posters of Town Hall events from tea dances to pantomimes, has been sited close to the Grade II listed building on Brixton Hill, … Continue reading

Business boost for West Norwood and Tulse Hill

West Norwood and Tulse Hill is set to be an even better place for business after a vote to set up a new Business Improvement District (BID). It brings the number of BIDs across Lambeth to seven. The Station to Station Business Improvement District will provide a range of services to boost local businesses including … Continue reading

Boroughs join forces to cut delivery journeys and improve air quality

Four South London boroughs are set to join forces to cut damaging vehicle emissions from their own delivery contractors. Lambeth, Southwark, Wandsworth and Croydon are signing an agreement to work together to investigate opportunities to order services and goods together and whether to open a communal ‘consolidation centre’. This would allow products from multiple suppliers to … Continue reading

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

Twelve individual parks and open spaces in Lambeth, including Brockwell Park, Kennington Park and West Norwood Cemetery, which is one of London’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ Victorian-era cemeteries, are among the very best in the UK – and that’s official. They are included in a record-breaking list of 1,686 parks and green spaces to receive a prestigious … Continue reading

Lambeth residents urged to support Government’s Community Sponsorship scheme

Lambeth residents, community groups and businesses will be able to directly sponsor a refugee family in the borough under a national pilot scheme launched today. Lambeth is one of nine local authorities piloting the Full Community Sponsorship programme, and encouraging residents to register their offers of support. The council is already one of the first … Continue reading

Lambeth Council commits to protect office space

Lambeth Council has approved a measure to protect valuable office space from being turned into residential units. Lambeth has a high number of small businesses and is increasingly popular with start-ups and more established companies but the council warns the loss of office space directly undermines the borough’s potential for economic growth and development, including … Continue reading

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