LAMBETHWATCH: NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE AT THE ELECTION COUNT

Lambeth council was on the point of going ENTIRELY Labour during one very dark moment at Friday's election count at Kennington Oval cricket ground. Eventually - after recounts - Green party's Pete Elliott (pictured above) was elected in Gipsy Hill (but you've still got Matthew Bennett); Green party candidate Becca Thackray was elected in Herne … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE AT THE ELECTION COUNT

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LAMBETHWATCH: VOTING DAY

If you're voting in Bromley remember you'll need ID....if you're voting locally in Croydon then the Upper Norwood ward has become the new Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood ward and some polling station venues have been changed. If you're voting in Lambeth.......  Friends of Carnegie‏ @FrndsofCarnegie Just heard all ribbons, flowers & supportive signs removed @CarnegieLib … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: VOTING DAY

LAMBETHWATCH: HEALTHY LIVING CENTRES MOVE AGREED ‘IN PRINCIPLE’ MONTHS BEFORE CULTURE 2020 SAY PEOPLE’S AUDIT

Peoples Audit‏ @PeoplesAudit Tweeted: Case study in the importance of #transparency: former Lambeth CEO agreed library 'healthy living centre' idea in principle at a private meeting months before public consultation for Culture 2020 - Carnegie Library works alone now expected to cost c.£3m.

(ANOTHER) CARNEGIE LIBRARY SENSATION “Rated significant risk by fire safety assessors three days before it re-opened”

Defend The Ten Retweeted Aran Lewis‏ @aranmlewis Were you or anyone else told that the Carnegie library was rated “SIGNIFICANT RISK” by fire safety assessors 3 days before it reopened, @FrndsofCarnegie? Document released following FOI request, excerpt below. Lambeth refused to release the health and safety risk assessment.

STORM OVER FAKE ELECTION LETTER – Writer who says she is “disappointed” former Green party supporter isn’t – she’s a Labour activist!

The author of a letter supposedly written by a "former Green party supporter" criticising  Lambeth Cllr Scott Ainslie and hand delivered to homes in Streatham yesterday (Sunday) has been exposed as a Labour activist. Copies of the the letter were delivered in St Leonard's ward where Cllr Ainslie, the only Green on Lambeth council, is … Continue reading STORM OVER FAKE ELECTION LETTER – Writer who says she is “disappointed” former Green party supporter isn’t – she’s a Labour activist!

LAMBETHWATCH: TELL ME LIES……

Andy Plant, Cressingham Gardens estate campaigner and Green party candidate for Tulse Hill Tweeted: Just saw a copy of "Herne Hill Today", a Labour "news"paper. P3 is especially interesting, as it contains a set of smears that anyone who investigates the author's "facts" might find informative. (Editor's note:  The false allegation that Cllr Scott Ainslie … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: TELL ME LIES……

LAMBETHWATCH: TIME FOR A CHANGE / LIBRARIES SPENDING/ CLLR TIM BRIGGS REPLIES TO LABOUR CLAIM ON EU RESIDENCY

(Steve Freeman of Lambeth Democracy with Hazel and Maude) Defend The Ten Retweeted Helen‏ @jhgm50 Replying to @JimDicksLambeth @LambethLabour and 2 others Steve discusses with Hazel & Maude why in Herne Hill it’s time for a change @sarabredemear @LambethDemoc @HerneHillCLC @Lambethgp Editor's note: Every picture tells a story. As News From Crystal Palace reported last week Cllr Jim Dickson had posted a picture … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: TIME FOR A CHANGE / LIBRARIES SPENDING/ CLLR TIM BRIGGS REPLIES TO LABOUR CLAIM ON EU RESIDENCY

LAMBETHWATCH: MANIFESTOES FROM ELSEWHERE / VIRGINIA WOOLF ON SOCIAL MEDIA / ….AND THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

MANIFESTOES Architects for Social Housing (ASH) had a manifesto of their own when they launched their book-length report about Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace on Thursday. "At present, residents are presented with the choice between demolition and redevelopment and a lack of maintenance and managed decline. For ballots to constitute a genuine consensus from the … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: MANIFESTOES FROM ELSEWHERE / VIRGINIA WOOLF ON SOCIAL MEDIA / ….AND THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

LAMBETHWATCH: ONE WEEK TO GO….(and even MORE nonsensical spin from Labour)

Defend the Ten posted on twitter: With only 1 whole week (+ 4 days) until the Local Election on May 3rd we are joined by Katie, Dan & 2yr old Bernadette. They have recently moved here all the way from Austin, Texas! Katie says ‘in moving my family overseas, I searched for a community, not … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: ONE WEEK TO GO….(and even MORE nonsensical spin from Labour)

OPINION: LAMBETH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2018 – IT’S GETTING DIRTY………

Image: Lambeth Labour party Twitter (This image is captioned: LambethLabour‏ @LambethLabour  In Lambeth it's a straight fight between Labour who are building a better, fairer Lambeth and the Tories who are heartless nationally and hopeless locally.)  News From Crystal Palace takes the view that our readers have minds of their own and their own opinions and we don't … Continue reading OPINION: LAMBETH COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2018 – IT’S GETTING DIRTY………