Carnegie pop up library in Ruskin Park
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June 23, 2016, No comments

Local residents kept up their fight to keep the Carnegie library in Herne Hill open as a stand-alone library by mounting a “pop-up” open air library in Ruskin Park opposite a […]

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Two months on – thoughts of a Carnegie local

June 21, 2016, 1 Comment

As Lambeth council mounts a brief exhibition about the future of its Carnegie library, Megan Roberts, whose earlier posts on the Blog about Lambeth li ...

Library protesters outside a council meeting

Libraries war of words continues

June 1, 2016, 2 Comments

Lambeth library campaigners have written once again to Lambeth council responding to accusations from council leader Lib Peck that some of their figu ...

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Council leader Peck hits back at library claims

May 25, 2016, 7 Comments

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has hit back at library campaigners who accused the council of wasting thousands of pounds on security for the closed ...

  • VICTORY: Club 414’s Louise Barron and Anthony Pommell with their legal team outside the High Court
    414 Club owner defeats council in High Court
    May 19, 2016, 4 Comments

    The High Court yesterday (18 May) ordered Lambeth council to reconsider its decision to grant planning permission to redevelop Brixton’s legendary Club 414 for shops and flats. The planning permission, […]

  • A solidarity delegation to Calais refugees was organised in Brixton earlier this year
    Lambeth to welcome lone child refugees
    May 18, 2016, No comments

    Lambeth council today (18 May) told ministers that it is ready to welcome refugee children who arrive in Britain alone after fleeing war-torn parts of the world. Primer Minister David Cameron […]

  • Mosaic prize ceremony
    Effra Road charity Mosaic wins national award
    May 12, 2016, No comments

    Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has won the Managing Turnaround Award in this year’s national Charity Governance awards and will receive a £5,000 grant for the way  it coped with relocating from its long-time ...

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    Youth enterprise day at Pop Brixton
    May 4, 2016, No comments

    Lambeth council, Pop Brixton, Brixton BID, Young Lambeth Co-op and the Startup Kitchen are all backing a young people and enterprise day in Pop Brixton on 12 May. Entrepreneurs and […]