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Statement on Brixton stabbings

Following the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder after three women were stabbed last night in Brixton, Cllr Jack Hopkins, Lambeth’s Cabinet Member for Safer and Stronger Neighbourhoods, said: “We are supporting police with their investigation, and are reassured that detectives are not seeking anyone else in connection with these shocking incidents. Our … Continue reading

Homes, jobs and culture heart of Brixton’s future

Lambeth Council has published a blueprint for planning and development in Brixton that underlines its commitment to jobs, affordable homes and enterprise while protecting the town centre’s unique character and culture. The document, published after extensive public consultation, confirms the development of Somerleyton Rd, up to 2000 new homes, office space and a new cultural … Continue reading

Brixton Recreation Centre – the future

There has been speculation in the local press that Brixton Recreation Centre could be replaced by a new leisure centre in the future. The story came about because Lambeth Council is currently consulting with local people on a new document that sets out what Brixton could look like over the next 10 to 15 years, … Continue reading

Danish councillors find out more about protecting victims of gender violence

Danish officials visited Lambeth after specifically asking to find out more about the borough’s ground-breaking strategies and services to tackle violence against women and girls. The 15 delegates were at the town hall on Wednesday, August 29 and included Copenhagen City Council’s Social Committee Mayor Mikkel Warming and nine councillors from the Danish capital. Councillor … Continue reading

Plans to save millions from reorganisation of council buildings

Lambeth Council is seeking a development partner for a project that will save millions by dramatically reducing the amount of office space the authority uses. It is estimated that the council could save up to £4.5 million a year under the scheme. The authority has pledged that cash saved will go invested in Lambeth’s schools, … Continue reading

Lambeth has new weapon in the war against grime

Bustling Lambeth streets are benefiting from a new high tech street cleaning machine that washes, scrubs and dries pavements. Lambeth Council’s latest town centre investment will be used to help maintain the borough’s newly improved public spaces, including Windrush Square, Herne Hill, Venn Street and The Cut. Cllr Pete Robbins, Lambeth Council’s Cabinet Member for … Continue reading

Lambeth Myatts Field North redevelopment project wins top national design award

A major regeneration project that will transform an outdated housing estate has won a prestigious design award. The Myatts Field North regeneration project captured the eyes of judges from the construction industry’s leading awards body. Housing Design Awards shortlisted the £150m regeneration project for inclusion among an elite group of innovative construction projects from across … Continue reading

Housing pledge gives residents a louder voice

AN INNOVATIVE charter that will empower residents to hold their social housing associations to account and ensure standards are consistent across the borough has been launched in Lambeth. The Lambeth Social Housing Charter has been created as part of Lambeth Council’s innovative cooperative council model and enables residents to get more involved in developing social … Continue reading

New £12m health centre will bring faster services for patients in Brixton

A brand new state-of-the-art health centre, which will bring quicker and smoother services for patients, is being built in Brixton. Continue reading

Council strips Brixton shops of licences

Two Brixton off-licences have been stripped of their licences by Lambeth Council over concerns about crime and public safety. All Stars Food and Wine, in Coldharbour Lane, broke the law by selling counterfeit and smuggled alcohol. Councillors on the licensing-sub committee heard how police and Lambeth Trading Standard officers also found improvised weapons, including a … Continue reading

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