CROYDON: FREE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE OVER EASTER

Young people can sign up now for free activities and workshops taking place at youth centres across Croydon over the Easter break. From music production workshops to boxing training; lyric writing sessions to street golf; DJ masterclasses to drama; employability advice to art and crafts, there is a huge range of activities on offer for … Continue reading CROYDON: FREE ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE OVER EASTER

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BRIDGE HOUSE SPRING SEASON NOW ON SALE – SEATS ARE LIMITED.

Dear Bridge House Supporters Welcome to our 2018 ‘Spring Season’ which we believe holds something for everyone. Kicking it off we have Control - a new play written by Bridge House regular Tim McArthur. A gritty drama about a gay relationship as it blooms and grows – however as it does - so does a … Continue reading BRIDGE HOUSE SPRING SEASON NOW ON SALE – SEATS ARE LIMITED.

JUDGE BACKS PLANNERS OVER FIRST FLOOR ‘CARAVAN’

A Peckham resident who claimed a first floor extension he was building out of wood was actually a ‘caravan’ has been told he will have to take it down and stop any further works. The man started to build the timber structure in May last year without applying for planning permission, said a council spokesperson. … Continue reading JUDGE BACKS PLANNERS OVER FIRST FLOOR ‘CARAVAN’

MP DEFENDS COUNCILS RECORDS

MP Helen Hayes has defended the record of Lambeth and Southwark councils in the wake of Government cutbacks during a debate in the House of Commons. The Dulwich and West Norwood  MP said: "We knew in 2010 that David Cameron and George Osborne’s response to the impact of the global financial crash would shrink the … Continue reading MP DEFENDS COUNCILS RECORDS

IN PARLIAMENT: Blasphemy laws in Pakistan / Affordable Housing / Children with mental health problems / NHS workforce

BLASPHEMY LAWS IN PAKISTAN   Steve Reed Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of blasphemy laws on religious minorities in Pakistan. Mark Field Minister of State: We remain deeply concerned by the … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: Blasphemy laws in Pakistan / Affordable Housing / Children with mental health problems / NHS workforce

ESTATE BALLOTS SCANDAL: KHAN DID SECRET DEALS WITH LAMBETH LABOUR TO FUND DEMOLITION OF FIVE ESTATES – REVELATIONS ONLY MADE PUBLIC AFTER EMPTY ‘VOTES’ PLEDGE

Twitter post by 36 Regular‏ @36regular 2 Dec 2017 it was great to see so many supporters of #socialhousing joining our peaceful demonstration this afternoon demanding Lambeth Council to #BallotCressingham and give us our right to decide about future of our homes and our lives #BallotUs Mayor of London Sadiq Khan secretly agreed GLA finance for the demolition … Continue reading ESTATE BALLOTS SCANDAL: KHAN DID SECRET DEALS WITH LAMBETH LABOUR TO FUND DEMOLITION OF FIVE ESTATES – REVELATIONS ONLY MADE PUBLIC AFTER EMPTY ‘VOTES’ PLEDGE

LAMBETHWATCH Lambeth Labour’s manifesto……..Mock the Week style!

Yes Folks - Mock the Week News From Crystal Palace style is back! Dara Ó Briain: Lambeth Labour launched their manifesto for a fairer, better Lambeth on Saturday alongside Mayor of London Sadiq Khan - on the very day it was revealed that Lambeth Labour and the GLA had agreed secret deals to finance the … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH Lambeth Labour’s manifesto……..Mock the Week style!

LAMBETHWATCH TWO: ATTEND HUSTINGS MEETINGS – AND ASK QUESTIONS Two Lambeth groups in separate calls

Attend all election hustings meetings in Lambeth - and be prepared to ask questions. That was the message from TWO separate meetings last week. At the annual meeting of Carnegie Library Association Defend the Ten campaigner Michaela Loebner said: "Don't let the councillors off the hook". She said all candidates will be asked to take … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH TWO: ATTEND HUSTINGS MEETINGS – AND ASK QUESTIONS Two Lambeth groups in separate calls

THE WAY TO THE STARS AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

(Plus: Witchfinder General; An Evening with Ian Ogilvy and screening of The Unsuspected) Witchfinder General (1968) screening, Saturday April 7th @ 5pm Witchfinder General (1968), is the last, and most famous, of the three horror films directed by Michael Reeves, the young British talent who tragically died at the age of 25. All three films … Continue reading THE WAY TO THE STARS AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM

MAYOR DELIVERS MAJOR BLOW TO LAMBETH’S ESTATES DEMOLITION PLANS New hope for people whose homes are under threat

Sian Berry (centre) during Central Hill estate visit Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has dealt a massive blow to Lambeth's highly controversial plans to demolish six council estates - and given fresh hope to the people living on them. Sian Berry, Green party member on London Assembly today asked the Mayor to put a hold … Continue reading MAYOR DELIVERS MAJOR BLOW TO LAMBETH’S ESTATES DEMOLITION PLANS New hope for people whose homes are under threat