COUNCIL RENEW CALL TO LET DULWICH HAMLET FC BACK INTO THEIR CHAMPION HILL HOME

Southwark council have renewed their call to property developers Meadow to let Dulwich Hamlet FC back into its stadium at Champion Hill. A Southwark council statement says: "It is now over six months since Meadow shut DHFC out of their Champion Hill stadium ending 125 years of the club’s playing history in the East Dulwich … Continue reading COUNCIL RENEW CALL TO LET DULWICH HAMLET FC BACK INTO THEIR CHAMPION HILL HOME

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PIAF AT THE BRIDGE HOUSE

PIAF at the BRIDGE HOUSE This Weekend for two performances only, you are giving the chance to experience the french songbird who took the world by storm. PIAF REMEMBERED - Relieve the timeless vocals or one of the Worlds greatest singers in this intimate musical cabaret. Meet a man who shares his memories of Edith … Continue reading PIAF AT THE BRIDGE HOUSE

LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS TO LOBBY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

Library campaigners are lobbying tonight's full meeting of Lambeth council at the town hall in Brixton (Wednesday). Organisers Defend the Ten say: "Unfortunately the council have refused our (request for a) deputation but we have to keep the pressure up and we will be lobbying them as they arrive. "So far with library staff removed, … Continue reading LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS TO LOBBY COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT

MEANWHILE…

 LambethLabour  have Retweeted the following: Lambeth Council‏Verified account @lambeth_council Oct 8 So what do the people think about us, and what do they use the library for? A whooping 91 per cent of library users think we're a good library service!   Defend The Ten Retweeted Friends of Carnegie‏ @FrndsofCarnegie Oct 8 @CarnegieLib used to combat loneliness; but now former users … Continue reading MEANWHILE…

OPINION: THE COMEDY STORE PLAYS LAMBETH TOWN HALL

Lambeth council are a reporter's dream - and a residents nightmare. The latest piece of nonsensical spin from Lambeth is due to be aired at this Wednesday's meeting of Lambeth council where there are questions, motions but, as the agenda states today (Monday) "Reports – none listed for this meeting". (A full council meeting with … Continue reading OPINION: THE COMEDY STORE PLAYS LAMBETH TOWN HALL

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO LAMBETH LIBRARIES? MARCH 2016

Back in March 2016 Lambeth council issued an information / disinformation piece headed: "What is happening to Lambeth libraries.?" At the time News From Crystal Palace wrote a spoof version of it. We thought we'd posted it. Here, better late than never, - and updated - is the UNOFFICIAL version. What is happening to Lambeth … Continue reading WHAT IS HAPPENING TO LAMBETH LIBRARIES? MARCH 2016

LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Two: Questions 26 to 52

News From Crystal Palace also thought that all 101 questions we sent to all Lambeth council cabinet members back in July 2017 had also been posted. They hadn't been. (No replies, no acknowledgements.) For the record here they are, including: HOW CAN YOU SAY YOU HAVE NO MONEY FOR HOUSING REPAIRS AND THEN TAKE £1 … Continue reading LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Two: Questions 26 to 52

LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Three: questions 53 to 88

News From Crystal Palace also thought that all 101 questions we sent to all Lambeth council cabinet members back in July 2017 had also been posted. They hadn't been. (No replies, no acknowledgements.) For the record here they are, including: WHY HAVE LAMBETH IGNORED THE REQUEST FROM THE INFORMATION COMMISSIONER? (NOTE: Fifteen months after News From … Continue reading LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Three: questions 53 to 88

LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Four: Questions 89 to 101

News From Crystal Palace also thought that all 101 questions we sent to all Lambeth council cabinet members back in July 2017 had also been posted. They hadn't been. (No replies, no acknowledgements.) For the record here they are, including: AND WHY DON'T LAMBETH START HAVING GENUINE, MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT WITH CITIZENS LIVING IN  THE BOROUGH? (NOTE: Fifteen … Continue reading LAMBETH PEOPLES AUDIT -101 QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH COUNCIL’S CABINET – Part Four: Questions 89 to 101

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES – 2018 VERSION

Here is the latest official version of what is happening in Lambeth's libraries. (Cynics will note that the libraries with a reduced service appear further down the list - Ed.) Brixton – fully maintained service with existing opening hours. Streatham – newly expanded and refurbished in 2014, will maintain full service with existing opening hours. … Continue reading WHAT’S HAPPENING IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES – 2018 VERSION