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Lambeth council’s CCTV team honoured by the Met

Lambeth council’s CCTV suite staff received a series of awards from the Met Police during the first awards ceremony of its kind in the capital. More than 60 awards in total were presented by Commander Simon Letchford during a ceremony hosted at New Scotland Yard on Friday. Lambeth’s team received five individual awards from the … Continue reading

Lambeth council statement: Councillor resignation

Labour Cllr Chris Marsh, who represented Prince’s ward in Lambeth, has resigned from his position due to ill health. A by-election for the seat on Lambeth council is expected to be held in May after notification of his decision to step down was made on Wednesday this week (March18). Cllr Marsh said: “It is with … Continue reading

Elizabeth House decision ‘great news’

Following the Secretary of State’s decision not to call in the Elizabeth House planning decision, the leader of Lambeth council, Cllr Lib Peck said: “This is great news and I hope, means an end to costly and lengthy delays to a once in a generation opportunity for jobs, homes and investment in the area. “Lambeth … Continue reading

Hundreds of new apprenticeships being created in Lambeth

Lambeth council’s aim to see at least 300 additional apprenticeships created in the borough over the next two years gathered pace on Wednesday, with one of the UK’s leading infrastructure services companies launching a new apprentice skills programme in Lambeth. FM Conway, which carries out work on Lambeth’s roads, began their Apprentice Live training programme on Monday – the beginning of National … Continue reading

Council crackdown on anti- social behaviour

Lambeth council is considering hiring enforcement officers to crackdown on fly tipping, littering, dog fouling and other anti-social behaviour. On Monday, Cabinet approved the recommendations of a report that include reducing the cost to residents of removing bulky items in an attempt to cut fly tipping and contracting a private firm to issue Fixed Penalty … Continue reading

Vacant Building Credit Will Cut Affordable Housing

Analysis by Lambeth council suggests that had the government’s controversial Vacant Building Credit been operational, a third of the borough’s affordable housing provision would have been lost. Based on 14 recently consented major schemes, predominantly in the Vauxhall regeneration area, the council has calculated that instead of a the current total of 866 affordable units, … Continue reading

Community work hailed with prestigious prize

A Lambeth councillor who has served the borough tirelessly for 16-years has received a prestigious local government award for her hard work in the community. Cllr Jackie Meldrum, Cabinet Member for social services, was named the LGIU think tank’s Community Champion of the Year for 2015. The award was announced on Monday night in the … Continue reading

Lambeth & Southwark childcare report shows help needed for new parents

The Mayor of London, central government, local authorities and employers all have a part to play in tackling the childcare crisis facing new parents in the capital, according to a report commissioned by two South London boroughs and chaired by Dame Tessa Jowell MP. In a bid to give children the best start in life, … Continue reading

Hospital care at home helps local patients

Lambeth and Southwark residents can get hospital care at home thanks to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s @home service. The service provides expert medical support so that people can leave hospital sooner than usual to recover at home or avoid a hospital stay altogether. Kris Hopkins, Minister for Communities and Local Government, visited … Continue reading

A Place for Every Pupil: Lambeth Secondary Schools Offer Every Child a Place for this September

EMBARGO: NOT TO BE RELEASED BEFORE TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 For the third year running, every child whose application was on time has received an offer of a secondary school place in Lambeth, new figures have revealed today [Tuesday]. More than 82 per cent of parents and carers who applied to a secondary school in … Continue reading

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