Tag: Lambeth Council

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...

New Lambeth Picturehouse will not pay London Living Wage

Staff at the new Picturehouse cinema in West Norwood that shares its premises with a Lambeth council library and is due to open on...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council is updating its policy for regulating and licensing any business that sells alcohol, provides entertainment or late-night refreshments and has launched a...

Teenagers ‘Big Up Brixton’ with a series of short films

Teenagers on a work experience project have created short films in response to this year’s Brixton Design Trail theme of “We Belong”. Organised by...

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council has begun to consult residents on its licensing policy for the borough. as is it is required by law to do every...

Brixton talent prepares to go on show

Brixton Design Trail will once again bring local people, creatives and organisations together from 15 to 23 September. The theme of this year’s trail...

‘Truly good news’: local action group and volunteers reopen adventure playground

The Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG) and local volunteers have reopened an adventure playground that had been closed for three years after its funding...

Death announced of Brixton councillor Matt Parr

Matt Parr, who represented Coldharbour ward in central Brixton on Lambeth council, has died at the age of 61. He was first elected as a...