LACK OF INFO FROM LAMBETH ON SOCIAL MEDIA ATTACKED (Lambeth housing special – Five)

The lack of social media use by Lambeth council to give out information about the Housing Scrutiny Commission came under fire from Cllr Jon Bartley at the meeting. "There's no agenda, no minutes on Lambeth council's website, just two draft terms of reference for area boards and the co-ordinating board from 2017 - a year … Continue reading LACK OF INFO FROM LAMBETH ON SOCIAL MEDIA ATTACKED (Lambeth housing special – Five)

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“RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT – ESTATE REGENERATION” (Lambeth housing special – Six)

Lengthy reports were submitted to Thursday night's meeting of Lambeth council's overview and scrutiny committee. One of which is headed: Resident Involvement in Housing Scrutiny Commission Update. News From Crystal Palace has split the report into two 'parts'. This is the second 'part' which starts at page 41 under the heading: Estate Regeneration: Placing Residents … Continue reading “RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT – ESTATE REGENERATION” (Lambeth housing special – Six)

RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING SCRUTINY COMMISSION (Lambeth housing special – Seven)

Lengthy reports were submitted to Thursday night's meeting of Lambeth council's overview and scrutiny committeee. One was headed: Resident Involvement in Housing Scrutiny Commission Update. News From Crystal Palace has split the report into two 'parts'. This is the first 'part' which goes up to page 41 and contains some background to the setting up … Continue reading RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING SCRUTINY COMMISSION (Lambeth housing special – Seven)

RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING SCRUTINY – THE OFFICIAL LAMBETH COUNCIL VERSION OF EVENTS…….(Lambeth housing special – Eight)

The Resident Involvement in Housing Scrutiny Commission (the Commission) was set up in April 2015 to establish the best way for residents to be involved in the governance, scrutiny and delivery of housing-related works and services, in order to drive up satisfaction and improvement. 1.1 The Resident Involvement in Housing Scrutiny Commission (the Commission) met … Continue reading RESIDENT INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING SCRUTINY – THE OFFICIAL LAMBETH COUNCIL VERSION OF EVENTS…….(Lambeth housing special – Eight)

……AND HOW ONE PART OF THE LAMBETH RESISTANCE SEES IT: (Lambeth housing special – Nine)

‘Ratify our secret deal’: the latest call from democratic Lambeth Council FEBRUARY 2, 2018 LAMBETH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION COMMENTS Lambeth Council wrote on 26th February: After the deliberations of the 3 Area Boards, the following amendments were proposed to the draft Constitution. There were also strong views the 3 Boards should have met together to consider the Constitution. Therefore … Continue reading ……AND HOW ONE PART OF THE LAMBETH RESISTANCE SEES IT: (Lambeth housing special – Nine)

COUNCIL TENANT GETS SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR SUB-LETTING FRAUD

A Lambeth council tenant has been given a six-month prison sentence after subletting his council house while claiming benefits elsewhere in the country. The tenant, aged 46, pleaded guilty to four charges of fraud after being uncovered by council officers. He was found to be taking rent from sub-tenants at his council house in Streatham … Continue reading COUNCIL TENANT GETS SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR SUB-LETTING FRAUD

PLANS FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT FOOTZIE’S OPPOSED BY BROMLEY COUNCIL

A proposal to build 151 apartments on Metropolitan Open Land (MOL) at the Footzie social club close to Lower Sydenham station is being contested by Bromley council at a forthcoming appeal. Cllr Alexa Michael, chairman of Bromley council's development control committee, said: “We are not prepared to accept the loss of valuable Metropolitan Open Land, … Continue reading PLANS FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AT FOOTZIE’S OPPOSED BY BROMLEY COUNCIL

COLLECTION OF OLD RECYCLING BOXES STARTS IN CROYDON

Residents who want their old recycling boxes collected after receiving new bins should put their boxes out for collection from today (Monday). The boxes will be collected separately to recycling and waste and this may be on a different day. Residents who want the old boxes collected should leave them empty, with the lid inside, at … Continue reading COLLECTION OF OLD RECYCLING BOXES STARTS IN CROYDON

NEW DRAFT STATEMENT ON LAMBETH’S LICENSING POLICY

Every five years Lambeth is required to re-publish a Licensing Policy. The current Lambeth Licensing Policy is due for re-publishing in January 2019. The Statement of Licensing Policy (‘Licensing Policy’) provides guidance on how licensing is applied and regulated in Lambeth, specifically in relation to: The sale or supply of alcohol Regulated entertainment The provision … Continue reading NEW DRAFT STATEMENT ON LAMBETH’S LICENSING POLICY

LABOUR HOLD COLDHARBOUR WARD – but there’s a 12 per cent swing to the Greens

Labour held on to Coldharbour ward in yesterday's Lambeth council by-election with a reduced majority and a 12 per cent swing to the Greens. Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley, who is leader of the Green group on Lambeth council said: “Greens are now the alternative to Labour in Lambeth. "When people hear  what the Green … Continue reading LABOUR HOLD COLDHARBOUR WARD – but there’s a 12 per cent swing to the Greens