QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD   Revised plans for the historic Queens hotel on Church Road are set to get the go-ahead at a Croydon council planning committee meeting tomorrow night (Thursday). An officers report to the committee recommends permission for the plans which include demolition of existing buildings to the centre … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL PLANS SET TO GET THE GO-AHEAD

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QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

QUEENS HOTEL - PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS Other points from the report: Objections include: Townscape Three times above the density guide recommended for a comparable residential scheme Recladding must be fireproof Neighbour amenity Overshadowing and loss of daylight / Noise and disturbance / Diminish the ambience of the Regency Garden / Visual intrusion; … Continue reading QUEENS HOTEL – PROPOSAL WOULD MEAN 196 EXTRA ROOMS

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE

TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE   Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in a small shop on Westow Hill in Upper Norwood this morning (Wednesday). The fire damaged around half of the shop - which is between Palace Kebab and the former Lloyds bank branch. … Continue reading TWO TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER TRIANGLE SHOP FIRE

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE - "Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over" - councillor Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie has criticised Lambeth council’s decision to spend £3 million on their internal PR agency Lambeth Communications calling their decision “shocking” and “a slap in the face for … Continue reading COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH STILL LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

Lambeth Peoples Audit meet the minister: Pictured (from left) with Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Local Government) are  Michael J Keane; (Mr Jones); Gerlinde Gniewosz; Simon Morrow; Kate Hoey, Labour MP for Vauxhall; and Pete Elliott, Lambeth Green party. Simon Morrow told News From Crystal Palace: "It is very telling that … Continue reading PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH STILL LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH'S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT Among the issues which Lambeth council have addressed - and which Peoples Audit Lambeth have responded to - are: Appearance of price fixing The Peoples’ Audit found indications of possible price fixing between some contractors. In one instance all four tenderers on a £1.3m project … Continue reading MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

“NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE” – PEOPLE’S AUDIT   

"NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE" - PEOPLE'S AUDIT    There will be no progress in sorting out Lambeth's finance problems until the council admit there IS a problem, say People's Audit Lambeth. In their latest hard-hitting report they say: "No amount of PR spin can obscure the facts." Lambeth’s … Continue reading “NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE” – PEOPLE’S AUDIT   

SHIRLEY OAKS SURVIVORS “CLOSE TO PULLING OUT OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH LAMBETH”

SHIRLEY OAKS SURVIVORS "CLOSE TO PULLING OUT OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH LAMBETH" Shirley Oaks Survivors Association appears close to pulling out of negotiations with Lambeth council, says a Lambeth Conservative councillor. The comment comes in a written question at tomorrow's Lambeth council meeting to be held at Elmgreen school, Elmcourt Road, West Norwood at 7pm. Cllr … Continue reading SHIRLEY OAKS SURVIVORS “CLOSE TO PULLING OUT OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH LAMBETH”

LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Oct 14 Tweeted:  Delighted that the redoubtable Wendy (Libraries campaigner) managed to leaflet @jeremycorbyn himself today! Libraries for the many, not gyms for the few!! (Defend the Ten leafletted a meeting in London addressed by the Labour party leader) LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN Lambeth Labour … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN

LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????

Election countdown wk 28 & this is Rae. She misses @CarnegieLib because "a writer's life is solitary...I relied on it for human interaction". And Eleanor‏ @ellymitchiner retweeted Emma Smith: I pass my library every day of the week. The doors are always closed because @lambeth_council didn't think we needed it #librariesweek NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????