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April 22, 2016, 1 Comment

Lambeth council has always supported in principle the controversial pedestrian-only Garden Bridge across the Thames, the council’s cabinet member for regeneration said last night (21 April). Councillor Jack Hopkins was […]

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Evicted Carnegie tenants accuse ‘shameful’ council

April 20, 2016, 2 Comments

Twenty small businesses who have been barred from their offices in the Carnegie library have accused Lambeth council of behaving shamefully and threat ...

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Council to buy land ownership data

April 20, 2016, No comments

Lambeth council is to spend a six-figure sum to buy land ownership data for the borough from the Land Registry which is under threat of privatisation. ...

Artist’ impression of the proposed south landing building of the Garden Bridge

Councillor replies to Garden Bridge critics

April 19, 2016, No comments

Any income Lambeth council receives from a new building that would be part of the proposed Garden Bridge “will be invested in the local area”, Jac ...

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    Council consultation row over Garden Bridge
    April 14, 2016, 4 Comments

    Three Lambeth councillors have accused Jack Hopkins, their fellow councillor and cabinet member for regeneration, business and culture, of wilfully ignoring requests to engage with local elected members during consultations […]

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    Rebel libraries councillor speaks out
    April 13, 2016, 3 Comments

    A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy has explained her decision. And, while […]

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    Government considering Lambeth library inquiry
    April 11, 2016, 5 Comments

    The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is considering mounting an inquiry into Lambeth library services after receiving complaints from campaigners. The government department has a duty to intervene […]

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    Thousands march in library protest
    April 9, 2016, 4 Comments

    Thousands of supporters of the Defend The Ten Lambeth libraries campaign rallied in Windrush Square today (9 April) after marching there from the Carnegie library in Herne Hill via the […]