ARCHIVES WEEK IN LAMBETH

ARCHIVES WEEK IN LAMBETH    From 19 – 27 November Lambeth Archives are taking part in the nationwide ‘Explore Your Archive’ campaign, led by The National Archives and The Archives and Records Association. The campaign aims to raise awareness of archives, their value in society and the impact they have on people’s lives. Lambeth Archives … Continue reading ARCHIVES WEEK IN LAMBETH

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ENTERPRISE CHARITY SHOP CLOSES CHRISTMAS EVE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS

ENTERPRISE CHARITY SHOP CLOSES CHRISTMAS EVE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS The popular Enterprise charity shop next to the sorting office on Westow Street is closing on Christmas Eve for several months while building works take place. A notice in the window says building work will start in January with the shop being closed for around five … Continue reading ENTERPRISE CHARITY SHOP CLOSES CHRISTMAS EVE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS

BABY NAME PRINTS IN THE PAXTON CENTRE

BABY NAME PRINTS IN THE PAXTON CENTRE These delightful baby name prints by Yolanta Gawlik can  currently be found in the Paxton centre on Anerley Hill (the former Paxton Arms pub). Hatome Studio is an art, illustration and design studio located in Penge where Yolanta works on her paintings, illustrations and graphic design. Yolanta came to London 20 … Continue reading BABY NAME PRINTS IN THE PAXTON CENTRE

DON’T MISS OUT – IT’S NORMAL TO BE TESTED FOR HIV

DON’T MISS OUT - IT’S NORMAL TO BE TESTED FOR HIV   Sexually active people across Croydon are being urged to take a quick and simple test to find out their HIV status to enable them to seek early treatment if needed. With National HIV Testing Week starting on Saturday (19), this year’s campaign locally … Continue reading DON’T MISS OUT – IT’S NORMAL TO BE TESTED FOR HIV

BROMLEY BOROUGH 2026 AND BEYOND……..

BROMLEY BOROUGH 2026 AND BEYOND........   A major consultation about land uses, planning policies and potential development sites across Bromley borough is now under way until 31 December 2016. This is intended to be the final formal stage of consultation in the development of Bromley’s Local Plan which will set the pattern of development across … Continue reading BROMLEY BOROUGH 2026 AND BEYOND……..

CAMBERWELL GROVE – ROAD CLOSURE

CAMBERWELL GROVE - ROAD CLOSURE   Southwark council have closed Camberwell Grove immediately south of the junction with McNeil Road, to all motorised vehicular traffic. This is where the road is carried over the railway line.   In a statement Southwark council say: "The problem is that the bridge has been recently assessed as inadequate … Continue reading CAMBERWELL GROVE – ROAD CLOSURE

GIPSY HILL WARD OF THE LABOUR PARTY HAVE A NEW CHAIRMAN – TED KNIGHT. LOL!*

GIPSY HILL WARD OF THE LABOUR PARTY HAVE A NEW CHAIRMAN - TED KNIGHT. LOL!*   Ted Knight, former Lambeth Labour council leader from 1978 to 1986 has been elected chairman of Gipsy Hill ward of the Labour party.   His election is bound to cause outrage of seismic proportions among Lambeth council's current ruling … Continue reading GIPSY HILL WARD OF THE LABOUR PARTY HAVE A NEW CHAIRMAN – TED KNIGHT. LOL!*

PLANS UNDERWAY FOR LASTING MEMORIAL FOR CROYDON TRAM VICTIMS

PLANS UNDERWAY FOR LASTING MEMORIAL FOR CROYDON TRAM VICTIMS   The seven people who lost their lives in the Croydon tram derailment are to be honoured with a lasting tribute which will be placed at two sites in the borough. Permanent memorials will be created which families and friends of those involved and members of … Continue reading PLANS UNDERWAY FOR LASTING MEMORIAL FOR CROYDON TRAM VICTIMS

SECRET DIARY OF A LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLOR (age uncertain) – Chapter Two

SECRET DIARY OF A LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLOR (age uncertain) - Chapter Two CABINET VENUES Our cabinet will be voting to demolish Central Hill estate at its meeting on December 12th.  We're holding the November cabinet meeting at Bolney Meadow community centre, 31 Bolney Street London SW8. It starts at 5pm. Bolney Meadow Community Centre is … Continue reading SECRET DIARY OF A LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLOR (age uncertain) – Chapter Two

CARNEGIE: GREENWICH LEISURE TO GET ‘FIRST DIBS’ ON NEARLY ALL THE LIBRARY’S GROUND FLOOR COMMUNITY SPACE

CARNEGIE: GREENWICH LEISURE TO GET 'FIRST DIBS' ON NEARLY ALL THE LIBRARY'S GROUND FLOOR COMMUNITY SPACE   Greenwich Leisure will get 'first dibs' on nearly all the ground floor 'community' space at the Carnegie library, Herne Hill for exercise classes including noisy 'body pump' sessions, say Friends of Lambeth Libraries. In a 'wrecking' catalogue of … Continue reading CARNEGIE: GREENWICH LEISURE TO GET ‘FIRST DIBS’ ON NEARLY ALL THE LIBRARY’S GROUND FLOOR COMMUNITY SPACE