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Lambeth Council has written 1866 posts for Lambeth news

Nominate your community hero now!

Nominations have opened for the 2015 Lambeth Community Awards, which recognise the unsung heroes of the borough. There are eight different categories in the awards and nominations are welcome from anybody who believes they know an individual or group that they feel should be recognised. Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Donatus Anyanwu, said: “These awards are … Continue reading

Ground-breaking Lambeth project wins national award

Lambeth council’s Without Walls project which supports adults with learning difficulties in their own community, has won best Innovation in Social Care at the MJ awards. The approach focuses on physical activity and delivers personalised and individual support rather than standard, establish day-services or residential care. Cllr Jackie Meldrum, Lambeth cabinet member for Adult Social … Continue reading

Club drug crackdown launched with proposed on the spot laughing gas fines

Lambeth council and the borough’s police force has proposed bringing in on the spot fines for people using or littering legal highs, ahead of substances such as club drug nitrous oxide being made illegal to produce and supply in the UK. People in Lambeth caught using legal highs, littering canisters and whippets used for inhaling … Continue reading

Lambeth welcomes Shell decision

The redevelopment of the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank has moved closer after the Court of Appeal rejected objections to the scheme. The project will bring nearly 20,000 jobs, hundreds of new homes and millions of pounds of investment in the local area. Cllr Lib Peck said: “This is great news and I do … Continue reading

Lambeth Street Champions get support to make a difference

A new network of champions is on a mission to improve Lambeth’s streets. Lambeth council’s Street Champions scheme aims to support people who want to improve the physical and social environment where they live. Street Champions can do a whole range of things to help their community, whether it’s organising street parties, increasing greenery, encouraging … Continue reading

Queens Walk consultation extension

Lambeth Council has announced an extension of the consultation deadline regarding the land where the Garden Bridge south landing would be. On 19 May 2015 the council issued a notice letting people know that negotiations about the future of Queen’s Walk could take place if the Garden Bridge project does progress and has invited people’s … Continue reading

Garden Bridge update

Lambeth has resolved two issues relating the proposed Garden Bridge over the River Thames, including a judicial review. The bridge proposal is for a new pedestrian crossing from the roof of Temple tube station on the north bank of the River Thames to Queen’s Walk by the London Studios on the South Bank in Lambeth. … Continue reading

Filthy Brixton take-away owner hit with heavy fine

Food and grease on the walls, floors and work surfaces of a Brixton take-away’s kitchen were discovered by Lambeth council during an inspection which revealed a serious risk to customers health. It was also found that food was not adequately refrigerated and there was a potential danger from cross contamination. The grim discoveries were made … Continue reading

The Lambeth Country Show is back for its 41st year

Lambeth is gearing up for this year’s Country Show, with more than 300 attractions confirmed for the weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected in Brockwell Park on 18th and 19th July to enjoy the best music, food, fun and activities South London has to offer. The 41st Lambeth Country Show is being dubbed the … Continue reading

Not on our streets!

Lambeth council is warning people that antisocial behaviour on the borough’s streets will be met with on-the-spot fines of up to £80. Under new powers introduced last year, officers can issue fines for anybody in Lambeth seen damaging the environment by spitting or urinating in the street, failing to clear up after their dog, fly … Continue reading

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