POKEMON GO IS GOING…TO LAMBETH TOWN HALL

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove is inviting the Pokemon Go community to come together at Lambeth town hall on March 1st in what may be a 'first'. Lambeth council say the town hall will be hosting what could be the first official Mayor’s reception for players of the augmented reality mobile phone game. As well as being Mayor of … Continue reading POKEMON GO IS GOING…TO LAMBETH TOWN HALL

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LIBRARY TRUST SEEKS TRUSTEES – AND A NEW CHAIRPERSON

Upper Norwood Library Trust are looking for "exceptional" people to join its board of trustees - as well as a new chairperson. The Trust say: If you are entrepreneurial by nature and have a desire to enhance your community for others we would love to hear from you! "We are also looking for an outstanding … Continue reading LIBRARY TRUST SEEKS TRUSTEES – AND A NEW CHAIRPERSON

FOOD MARKET TOMORROW!

Saturday 16th February Organic veg, fruit, meat, fish, eggs, milk, butter, vegan, smokery, bread, gluten free, pastries, olives,  store cupboard refills (herbs, tea, flours, rice, nuts, oils), eco cleaning refills, eco house supplies, beauty, salads, wraps, lunch, coffee and food bank collection. We are, of course, super proud of all our stallholders, and really happy when other people … Continue reading FOOD MARKET TOMORROW!

FREE THREE HOUR PARKING AT SAINSBURY’S UPPER NORWOOD*

Image courtesy Francis Bernstein Free parking for three hours has been introduced at Sainsbury's store on Westow Street - a move which has been welcomed by shoppers and traders alike. Campaigner Francis Bernstein says: "A huge thank you to Sainsbury's Upper Norwood for reinstating the maximum (and free) car parking to three hours!; Crystal Palace … Continue reading FREE THREE HOUR PARKING AT SAINSBURY’S UPPER NORWOOD*

LAMBETHWATCH DIARY – SUE FOSTER HAS LEFT THE COUNCIL / LIB PECK’S FAREWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

SUE FOSTER LEAVES LAMBETH Sue Foster has left Lambeth as part of major changes in its officer hierarchy at the top of the council. Foster, strategic director of neighbourhoods and growth and Jackie Belton, the likeable strategic director, corporate resources, both left Lambeth on December 31st. But there has been no official announcement about their … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH DIARY – SUE FOSTER HAS LEFT THE COUNCIL / LIB PECK’S FAREWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

LAMBETH – THE CONSERVATIVE BUDGET:

"LABOUR LAMBETH DECREASES THE LIFE CHANCES AND LIVING STANDARDS OF ITS RESIDENTS" ENDING EXCESSIVE PAYMENTS TO LABOUR COUNCILLORS REDUCING COUNCIL TAX BY ONE PER CENT SAVING LAMBETH'S LIBRARIES: LABOUR'S "IDEOLOGICAL WAR AGAINST LOCAL PEOPLE" COMMUNICATIONS - ENDING THE SPIN (COST: £3.1 MILLION LAST YEAR) REPAIRING OUR HOMES PROPERLY (LEASEHOLDERS BEING RIPPED OFF) ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: PROPER … Continue reading LAMBETH – THE CONSERVATIVE BUDGET:

LAMBETH -THE GREEN BUDGET:

CUT LAMBETH LABOUR'S SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITY ALLOWANCES MOVE TOWARDS A COMMITTEE SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS CUTBACKS HOMES FOR LAMBETH: EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS SUCH AS HOUSING REFURBISHMENT NEW HOUSING SCRUTINY SUB-COMMITTEE FOUR DAY WEEK FOR COUNCIL STAFF / IMPROVE STAFF MORALE The Green party opposition group have put forward their own proposals for Lambteh council's 2019-20 budget. These include: … Continue reading LAMBETH -THE GREEN BUDGET:

NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: The park Regeneration Plan has seen some delays but every cloud has a silver lining. It's good news for the caravan club who have had their lease extended for another year.  Meanwhile, the new café build is nearly complete and we can’t wait to see the inside and taste the lovely treats the Brown & Green crew are going to … Continue reading NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

TOP BANANA! – FOOD MARKET BACK IN FULL SWING TOMORROW! Customers thanked for coming out ‘in force’

Fingers crossed we don’t get a repeat of the weather last week.  After having to cancel the market on Friday at 11pm (due to snow covering the site), I was happy to be able to re-open it later on Saturday morning, to allow all those who had prepared food for the market to get a chance … Continue reading TOP BANANA! – FOOD MARKET BACK IN FULL SWING TOMORROW! Customers thanked for coming out ‘in force’

CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW "VICTIM OF ITS OWN SUCCESS" The controversial fence put up around last year's Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell park "created a festival feel", says a Lambeth council report - which also reveals that at the 2017 Show there were large groups of people fighting with police and security in and around the … Continue reading CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show