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Residents challenged to help make Lambeth even better

Lambeth Residents are to be asked to help drive forward the improvements that will make the borough a stronger, fairer and more prosperous place over the next five years. Lambeth Council and partners including community organisations, businesses, health services and police, have drawn up a blueprint for improving life for everyone who lives, works or … Continue reading

Bailiffs a thing of the past for Lambeth’s most vulnerable residents

Lambeth’s poorest residents have been protected from bailiffs thanks to the council’s debt strategy, launched last year. One year into Lambeth Council’s Income and Debt Strategy, which included measures to help residents in receipt of Council Tax Support – the use of bailiffs has been completely eradicated against this vulnerable group, court summons have reduced … Continue reading

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

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