LAMBETHWATCH: LETTERS TO LAMBETH COUNCIL FROM MICHAEL KEANE…

 ♻Michael J Keane  ♻‏ @KeaneMJ As Lambeth decided to run three important consultations in parallel putting extra pressure on the public in the run up to Christmas I thought I'd get my own back. Here's my hopefully constructive feedback to Lambeth on their consultations. ...AND FROM PEOPLE'S AUDIT LAMBETH Peoples Audit‏ @PeoplesAudit Peoples Audit‏ @PeoplesAudit Nov 8 Our … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: LETTERS TO LAMBETH COUNCIL FROM MICHAEL KEANE…

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LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA – ONE “Members are the moral compass in a time of change in local government”

WATERLOO LIBRARY / GRANBY SPACE Lambeth Council‏Verified account @lambeth_council Dec 3 Granby Space run by @meanwhile_space a temporary space in Lower Marsh, Waterloo supports local start-ups and growing independent enterprises, with spaces let on affordable rates of between 50-80% of market value. Peoples Audit‏ @PeoplesAudit Dec 3 Retweeted Lambeth Council Once upon a time this was a … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA – ONE “Members are the moral compass in a time of change in local government”

LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA TWO

Jane Darling #NHSLove‏ @janeydarling1 Dec 14 Retweeted Defend The Ten I spoke to a lady who said that Carnegie had been her lifeline, she could turn up and always know someone in there. Since it closed she never goes out and has lost the connection to people and her community. Shame, big, big shame on … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA TWO

EVENTS – The Great Exhibition of 1851 – An Illustrated Talk TONIGHT TUESDAY

The Great Exhibition of 1851 - An Illustrated Talk TONIGHT TUESDAY by Crystal Palace Museum The Crystal Palace Exhibition site wowed audiences here in South London for 82 years. Its roots, however, lay in the Great Exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851: Professional history tour guide, and Crystal Palace Museum guide, Richard Watkins, tells … Continue reading EVENTS – The Great Exhibition of 1851 – An Illustrated Talk TONIGHT TUESDAY

POST OFFICES ONE: STEVE REED PRAISES POSTAL STAFF – BUT PUBLIC ARE “PAYING MORE WHILE GETTING LESS”

Croydon North MP Steve Reed has praised the work of local postal staff during a debate by MPs on the franchising of Crown post offices and the effect on high streets and local communities. Crown post offices, like the postal service itself, are at the heart of our communities said Mr Reed. Up and down … Continue reading POST OFFICES ONE: STEVE REED PRAISES POSTAL STAFF – BUT PUBLIC ARE “PAYING MORE WHILE GETTING LESS”

POST OFFICES – TWO: “Sydenham people being told to travel to Brixton to use biometric services” – MP Ellie Reeves

Ellie Reeves Labour, Lewisham West and Penge has told fellow MPs of the problems caused by downgrading and franchising post offices in her constituency. Over the past few years, both before and since my election, Lewisham West and Penge has seen three post offices downgraded and franchised out in locations in Forest Hill, Sydenham and … Continue reading POST OFFICES – TWO: “Sydenham people being told to travel to Brixton to use biometric services” – MP Ellie Reeves

QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE – MP STEVE REED QUIZZES MINISTER ON FIRE SAFETY IN SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES / GRENFELL TOWER ISSUES

January 11th Steve Reed (Croydon North): To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the adequacy of the fire safety and building regulations in relation to self-storage facilities. Kit Malthouse Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government): On 18 December 2018 the Government published … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE – MP STEVE REED QUIZZES MINISTER ON FIRE SAFETY IN SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES / GRENFELL TOWER ISSUES

QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: MP HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTER ON REFUGEE CHILDREN

Dec 12: Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Court of Appeal ruling of 3 October 2018, when his Department plans to provide unaccompanied minors refused entry to the UK under the Dubs scheme full explanations for that refusal. Caroline Nokes The … Continue reading QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE: MP HELEN HAYES QUIZZES MINISTER ON REFUGEE CHILDREN

LIB PECK TO QUIT AS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER

Cllr Lib Peck, Lambeth council leader has today (Jan14) announced that she will be stepping down to take a new role at the Greater London Authority. She has been appointed as director of the London’s new Violence Reduction Unit after leading Lambeth council for six years and having been a councillor for 17 years. Front … Continue reading LIB PECK TO QUIT AS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW

Saturday 12th January 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, salads, wraps, lunch, coffee and food bank collection. Gluten free stall + the butcher & all the veg stalls are back. Haynes Lane off Westow … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET TOMORROW