Herne Hill Green party have sent the following email today (Tuesday) in the wake of last Thursday's elections: Dear Carnegie Library supporter, A lot of things have been said publicly and privately since last Friday about the election result in Herne Hill. We thought we would share our views with you in the most direct … Continue reading INDEPENDENT CAMPAIGN WAS MISGUIDED SAY HERNE HILL GREEN PARTY
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
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.
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.
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
If anyone wanted final proof that Cllr Lib Peck and her Lambeth Labour lemmings are living on another planet it came at Thursday night's election hustings in Vauxhall. Regular readers will be aware that within Lambeth council's Labour group dissent is not tolerated. So it was ironic that Supreme Leader Peck shared a table at … Continue reading PLANET LAMBETH
A new leaflet from Herne Hill Labour contains factual inaccuracies which, if the party were a registered business, would leave them facing substantial fines and possible prison sentences. The latest garbage revolves, as usual, around Carnegie library on Herne Hill Road. THE LEAFLET: Paragraph two: "The Herne Hill Labour action team has worked hard alongside … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEW HERNE HILL LABOUR LEAFLET PERPETUATES THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY MYTHS
From Lambeth Labour Party Twitter: Also from Lambeth Labour Party Twitter: Mohammed Seedat @moseeds (Labour Cllr and Streatham Wells ward candidate - Ed.) No policies in Lambeth from the Tories, Lib Dems or Greens. All 3 parties the same shade of 'do-nothing anti-everything', all varying shades of conservative. Only @LambethLabour has put forward actual progressive policies for … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: SO….LOCAL ELECTIONS ARE ABOUT BREXIT – NOT LIBRARIES, DEMOLISHING COUNCIL ESTATES, WASTING MILLIONS ON CONSULTANTS?…JUST FANCY THAT!*
Helen Thompson @Helen4Streatham Myself and my fellow Streatham Wells Lib Dem candidates Eloka Ikegbunam @EI4Streatham and @DominicLeigh have signed the @defendtheten pledge to fight for the reinstatement of a full library service in all 10 Lambeth Libraries And Oval Liberal Democrats @OvalLibDems responding to Defend the Ten, posted: Clear & succinct answer from @MikeHillier to @defendtheten question: YES we … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: MORE CANDIDATES SIGN LIBRARIES PLEDGE
NOT LISTENING...... This sign has appeared outside a house in Herne Hill. Defend The Ten Retweeted Gaby Gassner @GassnerDesign Pretty damning poster. It's sadly so true as I can confirm as long-suffering resident. THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES IS IT GOING TO GET DIRTY IN LAMBETH'S MAY ELECTIONS?: PAPER CANDIDATES Vauxhall Labour @VauxhallLabour posted … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES – AND PAPER CANDIDATES