LAMBETHWATCH: THAT WAS THE (LAMBETH) YEAR THAT WAS……..  

A chronological rundown of just SOME of the stories, sketches and opinion pieces News From Crystal Palace brought you about Lambeth council during 2017……

LAMBETH HOUSING WAITING LIST LAST UPDATED IN JANUARY 2013 – Tory opposition leader slams “porky pies” January 6, 2017

LAMBETH CAUSING PEOPLE “UNBEARABLE STRESS” – Decision to demolish Central Hill estate delayed until February TOMORROW’S PLANNING COMMITTEE CANCELLED January 16, 2017

LAMBETH UNDER FIRE – ONE: “RESIGN” CALL TO LAMBETH LABOUR LEADER – Funding cut is only 20.4 per cent, not more than 56 per cent say Tory opposition February 1, 2017

SECRET DIARY OF A LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLOR (Age uncertain) – Chapter Three February 9, 2017

LAMBETH COUNCIL’S UTTERLY BONKERS REASONS FOR NOT ANSWERING FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS…….(updated version) February 17, 2017

“Councillors have described local people as Trots, misogynists, racists, non-residents, motivated by party politics, posh dilettantes who care nothing for children or victims of domestic violence, and as a small group of protesters”- Library campaigner’s open letter to Lambeth councillors. February 21, 2017

LAMBETH: SENSATIONAL BUDGET CLAIMS – LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T WANT TO FUND UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY (and how residents ‘subsidise’ Harrow council to the tune of £117,000 a year) February 21, 2017

LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS APPLAUD PROTESTERS AT COUNCIL MEETING (No – you’re not dreaming) February 24, 2017

MOCK THE WEEK: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAMBETH-STYLE February 24, 2017

LAMBETH PAID OUT MORE THAN £10 MILLION ON DISREPAIR CLAIMS IN PAST FIVE YEARS (but claim they don’t have the money to repair certain estates) March 10, 2017

LAMBETH COUNCIL “AGREED £7 MILLION FEE REDUCTION WITH GREENWICH LEISURE” OVER CONTROVERSIAL LIBRARIES PLANS – “Sponsorship of Black Cultural Archives was contingent upon deal” March 20, 2017

THE QUESTIONS LAMBETH COUNCIL MUST NOW ANSWER. IN FULL. POINT BY POINT. AND WITHOUT ANY OBFUSCATION OR PREVARICATION. OR AVOIDANCE. March 20, 2017
 
CRY WOLF! LAMBETH’S PROPAGANDA LIES OVER TORY GOVERNMENT CUTBACKS EXPOSED March 31, 2017

“LABOUR COUNCILLORS ‘WHIPPED’ SO HARD THEY DARE NOT SPEAK OUT” – Bullying allegations in Lambeth finally made public April 4, 2017

CENTRAL HILL: VIEW FROM THE GALLERY – “I DON’T REALLY SEE WHY WE’RE HERE” SAYS LABOUR COUNCILLOR May 5, 2017

Loony Lambeth – Three: OPINION: TELL ME LIES, TELL ME LIES, TELL ME MORE LAMBETH LIES…..* May 5, 2017

Loony Lambeth – One: COUNCILLOR SLAMMED OVER FALSE CENTRAL HILL ESTATE CLAIMS May 5, 2017

People’s Audit report on Lambeth council has “unearthed evidence of extensive financial mismanagement and failings in its financial governance that suggest millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is being wasted. “Lack of governance within Lambeth council appears to be systemic.” July 7, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH – UTTERLY BONKERS PART TWO: Lambeth council’s latest reason for refusing a Freedom of Information request:  “PEOPLE NOT INTERESTED IN SECRET CARNEGIE LIBRARY GROUP” (And estate agents should note that Herne Hill is in a wetlands area.) July 12, 2017

LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part One July 13, 2017
 (and parts two, three and four…..)

LAMBETHWATCH – A TALE OF TWO MONEY TREES July 13, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH ONE – YOU SPIN THINGS RIGHT ROUND LAMBETH* (or: a-peer-ances can be deceptive) August 2, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH TWO: AS AGREED AT CABINET – ER – NOT QUITE……(OR: LAMBETH MOVE THE GOALPOSTS – PART ONE*) August 2, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH: AFTER BANNING THE BBC, LAMBETH COUNCIL…THANK THEM (but without actually naming the Beeb!!!) August 10, 2017

LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY RESPOND TO PEOPLE’S AUDIT: Report “does raise issues which the council will examine” say Lambeth – after branding it a ‘pack of lies’! August 10, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH: NOW LAMBETH’S LABOUR CHUMS TURN ON THE COUNCIL! August 17, 2017

YOU COULDN’T MAKE IT UP……….FAKE LIBRARY NEWS FROM LAMBETH LABOUR September 4, 2017

LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY LOSE THE PLOT AS POLITICAL INCORRECTNESS GOES MAD: Green party councillor Scott Ainslie ‘airbrushed’ from official posters in Stalinesque move – for second time in a year September 11, 2017 .

CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE September 14, 2017

Herne Hill Labour News: DINOSAURS SAVED FROM EXTINCTION AFTER PUSH BY LABOUR COUNCILLORS September 14, 2017 to be read in conjunction with:
 
NOT THE HERNE HILL LABOUR NEWS Summer edition (Draft version)September 15, 2017

COMPANY’S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH “WE GOT IT RIGHT – NOT PEOPLE’S AUDIT”: £30,000….. as it’s revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their “borrowing strategy”!!! September 29, 2017
 
LAMBETHWATCH: “WE’VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR” SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED) September 29, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH OPINION:  “WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?”* October 6, 2017

LAMBETH: “WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS” October 10, 2017

LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS?????? October 17, 2017

“NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE” – PEOPLE’S AUDIT  October 17, 2017

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor October 17 2017

SHIRLEY OAKS SURVIVORS “CLOSE TO PULLING OUT OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH LAMBETH” October 17, 2017

HOUSING SCANDAL THREE: “FOI REQUESTS SHOW HOMES FOR LAMBETH PLANS WILL MEAN JUST 16 EXTRA SOCIAL RENT HOMES ON CRESSINGHAM GARDENS” SAY CAMPAIGNERS (But Lambeth say different)  November 8, 2017

LAMBETH IN FRESH HOUSING SCANDALS November 8, 2017

HOUSING SCANDAL TWO : LAMBETH SET UP NEW ‘RESIDENTS PROJECT GROUP’ ON CENTRAL HILL ESTATE (Lambeth picks who sits on it – and ban private tenants) November 8, 2017
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION: WATCHDOG SLAMS LAMBETH  December 7, 2017

‘HOMES FOR LAMBETH’ SENSATION – BUYBACKS WILL COST ALMOST £100 MILLION AND POSSIBLY DOUBLE – FUNDS AVAILABLE TO REPAIR BOUGHT HOMES (BUT NO MONEY TO REPAIR TENANTS HOMES ON THE SAME ESTATES) – AGENTS TO TAKE A CUT OF PAID RENTS BEFORE PAYING HOMES FOR LAMBETH – NEW £19 MILLION LOAN BID TO BE SIGNED OFF WITHOUT FULL COUNCIL APPROVAL December 15, 2017

IS THIS THE BIGGEST LOAD OF TOSH PRODUCED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL – EVER? December 15, 2017

MEANWHILE AT THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY HERNE HILL: “HOW MANY YEARS HAVE JIM DICKSON’S ‘CUSTOMER CARE STAFF’ STUDIED LIBRARIANSHIP? – THERE’S MORE TO IT THAN JUST WIELDING A DATE STAMP” (not by Lambeth council) December 18, 2017

LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE: “EVERY TIER OF LAMBETH COUNCIL WAS AFFECTED BY PAEDOPHILE RING” – SURVIVOR December 19, 2017

LAMBETH LEAFLET “GROSSLY MISLEADING” SAY LIBRARY FRIENDS* – “ONE ROOM IN CARNEGIE WOULD CONTAIN 18,000 BOOKS LEAVING VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR PEOPLE” December 22, 2017

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