Tag: Lambeth Council

Funding will help Myatt’s Fields Park secure its future

The 14-acre, Grade II listed Myatt’s Fields Park has received £77,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £20,000 from Lambeth council to secure...

Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...

Council plans charter for private renters and urges them to complete...

Lambeth council is working on a charter for private renters and is calling on local private tenants to complete a short online survey so...

Probe council’s financial affairs, former Labour councillors urge government

Two former Lambeth Labour councillors have called on central government to appoint commissioners to investigate the council’s “failure to conduct its financial affairs in...

Council chief to attend South of France property market

Lambeth council’s chief executive Andrew Travers is due to attend the annual MIPIM event in Cannes on France’s Mediterranean coast next month. It describes...

Former music pub The Cricketers faces demolition

Once, many years ago, a key part of the South London music scene, The Cricketers pub next to the Oval cricket ground is set...

Lambeth council settles claim over ejecting charity from country show

Lambeth council has agreed to pay the anti-abortion charity Life £5,000 in damages and apologise on Twitter to settle claims following the removal of...

Families in town hall cuts protest

Families protesting against the planned closure of five children's centres by Lambeth council staged a play-in in the reception area at the Town Hall...

Seven council workers convicted of housing benefit fraud

Seven benefit assessors who worked for London councils, including Lambeth, have been convicted of housing benefit fraud worth more than £1 million. They will be...

Papa’s Park playground is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, Brixton, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft...

Brixton launch for new creative enterprise zone

  The creative studios and workshops of Lambeth are to be the hub of one of London’s new creative enterprise zones (CEZ), London mayor Sadiq...

Council consultation planned on budget cuts

Lambeth council will have to cut another £43m from its spending over the next 4 years as a result of continuing government cuts to...

MPs urge government action on ‘serious funding crisis’ at Brixton’s Black...

More than 100 MPs today (31 October) called on the government to act over a “serious funding crisis” facing Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives. In 2017...

Brixton at tipping point

Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...

Council urges Picturehouse to pay Living Wage

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has again urged Picturehouse, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy cinema, to pay its staff and other employees the London...