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Lambeth news has moved

We are no longer updating this site as of November 2016. To keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Lambeth Council please visit Love Lambeth at love.lambeth.gov.uk and our Council News section.

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

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

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

Lambeth Country Show hailed as huge success

Huge crowds attended the free Lambeth Country Show over the weekend, with the warmer weather proving a real treat for those attending south London’s biggest festival. Organised by Lambeth Council and returning for its 42 year on July 16 and July 17 Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell Park boasted a unique line-up that celebrated the … Continue reading

Lambeth launches Equality Commission to spearhead the crusade against poverty and disadvantage

Lambeth is launching a ground-breaking new campaign to tackle the problems which still hold back people in some of the borough’s most disadvantaged communities. The Council has signed up a panel of distinguished local residents and policy experts to carry out an in-depth investigation of the causes and impact of poverty and inequality across all … Continue reading

Lambeth Country Show 2016 promises to be the best ever!

The unique and hugely popular Lambeth Country Show is returning for its 42nd year on July 16 and 17. This year’s show will bring the usual blend of traditional country fair attractions and vibrant South London culture – for free – over two days in Lambeth’s Brockwell Park. More than 100,000 people are expected to … Continue reading

Lambeth Mayor and cabinet announced

The new Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Saleha Jaffer, was officially announced last night (April 13) at Lambeth Council’s Annual Meeting held at Elm Green School in Tulse Hill. Cllr Jaffer will take over from Cllr Donatus Anyanwu who has performed the ceremonial duties since April last year. The new Deputy Mayor will be Cllr Marcia … 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

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


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