CHILDREN’S REDRESS SCHEME AND HOMES FOR LAMBETH AMONG QUESTIONS AT NEXT COUNCIL MEETING

The Lambeth council childrens redress scheme, organised begging, the risks to Lambeth council of loans to Homes for Lambeth, the council's use of bailiffs, air quality monitors and car free day are among the subjects of questions at this Wednesday's meeting of Lambeth council. CHILDREN'S HOMES REDRESS SCHEME Cllr Becca Thackray (Green, Herne Hill) To: … Continue reading CHILDREN’S REDRESS SCHEME AND HOMES FOR LAMBETH AMONG QUESTIONS AT NEXT COUNCIL MEETING

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ROGUE TRADERS HIT FOR SIX DURING CRICKET WORLD CUP

Staff from Lambeth council  helped disrupt rogue traders – and protect fans – by seizing counterfeit goods worth thousands of pounds during the Cricket World Cup. The ground was selected to host five matches in the 2019 tournament, including the opening match – England v South Africa, on 30th May. The matches brought huge economic … Continue reading ROGUE TRADERS HIT FOR SIX DURING CRICKET WORLD CUP

10,000 SQ FT OF ARTISTS SPACE BECOMING AVAILABLE IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY

A major expansion of work space provision is about to be offered at the Toaster Factory in Penarth Street, South Bermondsey. Building on the creative and manufacturing community already present in eight studios there, a new self-contained unit of just under 2,000 sq. ft. has just been completed, with a rolling plan of more than … Continue reading 10,000 SQ FT OF ARTISTS SPACE BECOMING AVAILABLE IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY

NEW CAMPAIGN TARGETS ROGUE LETTINGS AGENTS IN LAMBETH: Seven face fines of £5,000 – or more

Seven lettings agents in Lambeth have been given penalty notices telling them they could face fines of £5,000 - or more - for not belonging to an approved redress scheme. A Lambeth council spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: “Since 2014 it has been a legal requirement for all letting and property management agents to … Continue reading NEW CAMPAIGN TARGETS ROGUE LETTINGS AGENTS IN LAMBETH: Seven face fines of £5,000 – or more

BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: BRICK BY BRICK – THE COMPANY SPIN…AND THE COMPANY BLURB

BRICK BY BRICK: THE COMPANY SPIN We’re trying something new. We want to provide properly designed, affordable homes for local people. We want to add value to existing neighbourhoods, and deliver a return to our main shareholder, Croydon council. Brick by Brick is a property developer that believes in doing things differently. We’re building properly … Continue reading BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS: BRICK BY BRICK – THE COMPANY SPIN…AND THE COMPANY BLURB

BURGER VAN ON FIRE – but Roti Brothers hope to be back serving as soon as possible

The hugely popular burger van parked on land in Westow Street was severely damaged in a fire yesterday morning (Thursday). Images on Crystal Palace Local Facebook taken at around 10 am show smoke billowing around it. Owner Vaidas Tukanas told News From Crystal Palace: "Something started to burn behind the van and it set fire … Continue reading BURGER VAN ON FIRE – but Roti Brothers hope to be back serving as soon as possible

CROYDON AWARDED ‘BEST SMALL BUSINESS-FRIENDLY BOROUGH’ IN CAPITAL  

From left; Economic Development Manager (Business Growth) Carol Squires; Director of Economic Growth Emma Lindsell and cabinet member for Economy and Jobs Cllr Manju Shahul-Hameed collecting the Best All-Round Small Business Friendly Borough award at the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. Photo: London Councils The support they have offered to get hundreds of residents into … Continue reading CROYDON AWARDED ‘BEST SMALL BUSINESS-FRIENDLY BOROUGH’ IN CAPITAL  

PUB GIANT FINED £180,000 FOR HYGIENE BREACHES / TAKEAWAY GETS COURT BILL OF ALMOST £1,000

A judge has fined a national brewer £180,000 after Croydon council prosecuted one of its pubs for having a dirty kitchen, mouse droppings and poor hygiene practices. At Croydon magistrates court on the brewer was fined £180,000, plus ordered to pay more than £5,000 in costs, after it admitted multiple hygiene failings found at its … Continue reading PUB GIANT FINED £180,000 FOR HYGIENE BREACHES / TAKEAWAY GETS COURT BILL OF ALMOST £1,000

SMALL BUSINESS IN LAMBETH? YOU COULD CLAIM UP TO 40 PER CENT CASHBACK FOR CLEANER HEATING

If you’re a small business (SME) based in Lambeth, you could be eligible for up to 40 per cent cashback when replacing your old boiler with a cleaner, more efficient one. The Cleaner Heat Cashback is a £10 million scheme to help small and medium-sized businesses save money on their energy bills, reduce their emissions … Continue reading SMALL BUSINESS IN LAMBETH? YOU COULD CLAIM UP TO 40 PER CENT CASHBACK FOR CLEANER HEATING

ANTIC GET LICENCE FOR FORMER PLUMBASE PREMISES ON WESTOW HILL: Boss says it will be “more of a wine bar, not a pub” – extra conditions attached after residents voice concerns

A premises licence has been granted for the former Bradley's / Plumbase store on Westow Hill to Sunflake, the management arm of Antic. At a hearing in the council chamber at Croydon town hall yesterday (Wednesday) a licensing sub-committee approved the application after deliberating for more than 1 hour 40 minutes. They added extra conditions: … Continue reading ANTIC GET LICENCE FOR FORMER PLUMBASE PREMISES ON WESTOW HILL: Boss says it will be “more of a wine bar, not a pub” – extra conditions attached after residents voice concerns