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Residents help in fight against fly-tipping in Lambeth

A woman has been found guilty of fly tipping after a witness reported her to a council enforcement team. Ms Jennifer Grant was spotted dumping bags of rubbish at the corner of Greyhound Lane and Rotherhill Avenue in Streatham in May. An eye-witness provided a statement, which gave Lambeth Council the necessary evidence to prosecute … Continue reading

Top businesses in Lambeth shortlisted for prestigious awards

A prison restaurant, a family-owned cycle shop and a swimming pool café are among the nominees for the 2014 Lambeth Business Awards. More than 30 local businesses are shortlisted for the coveted “Lambeth Best of Business” title across six categories. Cllr Jack Hopkins, Lambeth Cabinet member for Jobs and Growth, said: “The Lambeth Business awards … Continue reading

Clapham businesses vote for BID

Businesses in Clapham have overwhelmingly voted to create a Business Improvement District (BID), it has been announced. Businesses will pay money into the BID, which will invest it to boost Clapham’s economy by promoting the area, reducing business costs and improving the environment. Almost 80% of the votes cast in the ballot held by Lambeth … Continue reading

Lambeth Parks and spaces get Green Flag Awards

London Borough of Lambeth has successfully retained all eleven of its Green Flag Awards for public parks and open spaces, awarded by Keep Britain Tidy. Singled out for an award again this year are Archbishops Park, Brockwell Park, Hillside Gardens Park, Kennington Park, Milkwood Park, Myatt’s Fields Park, Ruskin Park, St. Paul’s Churchyard Clapham, St. … Continue reading

Free 40th anniversary Lambeth Country Show proves huge success

Huge crowds enjoyed the amazing sights and sounds of the 40th Lambeth Country Show under blazing sunshine. An estimated 125,000 people joined the fun on July19 and July 20 at south London’s biggest festival. Cllr Lib Peck, Lambeth council leader, said: “It was a brilliant event, the atmosphere was fantastic and I’m really proud that … Continue reading

Brixton Central – Have Your Say

The redevelopment of central Brixton, along with plans for Somerleyton Road and the New Town Hall, will see hundreds of new affordable homes and jobs alongside new cultural and business opportunities. Across all these projects there’s plenty of scope for local people to shape their own town centre. The Brixton Central ‘masterplan’ area includes the … Continue reading

Brixton Rec – Much Loved But Could Do Better

Brixton Rec is a focal point of the community, as much valued for its social side as for sport according to a local survey. More than a thousand people took part and the results are a huge vote of confidence for the Rec, the classes and activities available. However, there was fierce criticism of the … Continue reading

West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre to open within a month

A brand new leisure centre that incorporates a GP surgery, dental school and council service centre will open by the end of the month. West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre in Devane Way, West Norwood is a joint project by Lambeth Council, Kings Health Partners and Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group and has cost £14.2 million. … Continue reading

Community design to start on Lambeth’s Your New Town Hall project

Lambeth residents will get their first chance to have their say on plans to save millions of pounds by slashing the number of council office buildings in the borough. Neighbourhood groups, businesses and the wider community will be invited to get involved in the design of the Your New Town Hall scheme from later this … Continue reading

Funding secured to improve the lives of 10,000 Lambeth children

A major project aiming to improve the lives of thousands of babies and young children in Lambeth has secured £38m of funding. A multi million pound grant from the Big Lottery Fund has been given to the Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) to carry out the innovative work which focuses on the prevention of developmental … Continue reading

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