FORCE OF NATURE AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

Tomorrow's Upper Norwood library book club meeting will be discussing Force of Nature by Jane Harper (Saturday 2.30pm) August's discussion on Mrs Robinson's Disgrace by Kate Summerscale: 8 people attended Score was 6 thanks to Peter's mental maths as I was struggling with my calculator. It seemed to go well. I went with the flow … Continue reading FORCE OF NATURE AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

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SOUTHWARK TO LAY THEIR FINAL VICTORIA CROSS MEMORIAL PAVING STONE

Southwark council are laying the last of their Victoria Cross memorial paving stones on Monday. Event:             Service of Commemoration, Honouring Jack Harvey VC Date:               Monday 3 September 2018 Location:        Entrance to Burgess Park, Old Kent Road, SE1 5UE. Time: … Continue reading SOUTHWARK TO LAY THEIR FINAL VICTORIA CROSS MEMORIAL PAVING STONE

PLANS TO BUILD BLOCKS OF FLATS JUST OFF TRIANGLE

Plans for 'plot C' at the top of Bedwardine Road (from Brick by Brick website) Brick by Brick, the development company owned by Croydon council, are planning to build three blocks of flats just off the Crystal Palace Triangle. And they are certain to get planning permission for all three developments on Bedwardine Road - … Continue reading PLANS TO BUILD BLOCKS OF FLATS JUST OFF TRIANGLE

PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH’S OPEN LETTER TO COUNCIL’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE: “As any auditor will tell you, refusing to provide information will only strengthen their resolve to root out the truth.”

People's Audit Lambeth have sent an open letter to Lambeth council's new chief executive Andrew Travers in which they say  the level of information they have been provided as part of this year’s public inspection of council accounts is FAR LESS than what they received two years ago. Last year the National Audit Office, which … Continue reading PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH’S OPEN LETTER TO COUNCIL’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE: “As any auditor will tell you, refusing to provide information will only strengthen their resolve to root out the truth.”

LAMBETHWATCH – COUNCIL LEADER LIB PECK “MEETS LAMBETH CITIZENS”…WHILE PEOPLE’S AUDIT ARE STILL WAITING FOR ANSWERS…

LambethLabour Retweeted Lib Peck‏ @cllrpeck Aug 23 Great to see @LambethCitizens, really positive discussions about how we can work together on affordable housing, welcoming more refugees and improving social mobility Lambeth Citizens @LambethCitizens We are a community power organisation in #Lambeth. An alliance of local organisations developing people's capacity to tackle injustice. Part of @SLondonCitizens … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – COUNCIL LEADER LIB PECK “MEETS LAMBETH CITIZENS”…WHILE PEOPLE’S AUDIT ARE STILL WAITING FOR ANSWERS…

GUN POINTED AT POLICE IN CROYDON (and photographs of individuals police want to talk to in connection with other unrelated offences)

A gun was pointed at police in Croydon after they had arrested a suspect following a burglary on a mobile phone shop. At approximately 01:20hrs on Wednesday, 29 August, response team officers who were on patrol in Peckham came across a burglary in progress at a mobile phone shop in Rye Lane, SE15. The two … Continue reading GUN POINTED AT POLICE IN CROYDON (and photographs of individuals police want to talk to in connection with other unrelated offences)

LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL – FIRST WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS

Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2018: Week One highlights Sept 1- 8 Arts, culture and events September marks the sixth Lambeth Heritage Festival. Lambeth Archives has worked with the Lambeth Local History Forum to put together a rich and innovative programme of more than 90 walks, talks, events, and visits to historic buildings. Lambeth’s Heritage Festival … Continue reading LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL – FIRST WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS

YOGA – AND YOU’RE HAVING A LAUGH!

by Dave Goslyn, Project Smith Programme Manager Laughter Yoga Workshops guide people to health, happiness and a connected community. Funding for Brixton workshops comes from a council partnership with the NHS – and the time is right for new projects to apply! Laughter Yoga’s mission is to inspire people to achieve healthy minds, bodies and … Continue reading YOGA – AND YOU’RE HAVING A LAUGH!

WILDLIFE IN LAMBETH – Your sightings welcome

by Dr Iain Boulton, Environmental Compliance Officer, Lambeth Landscapes Lambeth’s Parks Team are teaming up with London’s biological recording centre, to capture data on what wild animals and plants people see in gardens, parks and other spaces – and use that data to plan a more wildlife-friendly Lambeth. Lambeth’s wildlife is as diverse as its … Continue reading WILDLIFE IN LAMBETH – Your sightings welcome

LANDOWNER FINED £1,000 OVER ‘UNTIDY’ SITE (one settee, washing machine, several bags of garden waste) 

A Bromley landowner has been fined £1,000 after failing to remove rubbish from a site - one YEAR after being asked to do so. Bromley council's latest move comes as part of a crackdown on landowners refusing to clear up sites they own. Reports of a settee, washing machine and several bags of garden waste … Continue reading LANDOWNER FINED £1,000 OVER ‘UNTIDY’ SITE (one settee, washing machine, several bags of garden waste)