COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE - "Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over" - councillor Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie has criticised Lambeth council’s decision to spend £3 million on their internal PR agency Lambeth Communications calling their decision “shocking” and “a slap in the face for … Continue reading COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

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LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????

Election countdown wk 28 & this is Rae. She misses @CarnegieLib because "a writer's life is solitary...I relied on it for human interaction". And Eleanor‏ @ellymitchiner retweeted Emma Smith: I pass my library every day of the week. The doors are always closed because @lambeth_council didn't think we needed it #librariesweek NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????

WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

Outside the Carnegie library Herne Hill. Defend the Ten Tweeted: 29 weeks till election day and we meet Ceres (retired teacher) and Bernard (actor and photographer, 84). Both had used @CarnegieLib since 1971. And sarabredemear‏ @sarabredemear Tweeted: Ruskin Readers: One of the groups @LambethLabour evicted with no warning from @CarnegieLib. Because they had no idea what … Continue reading WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

LAMBETH: “WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS”

LAMBETH: "WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS" Lambeth council say they may consider any further Freedom of Information requests made about the Carnegie library, Herne Hill by the writer of this piece as "vexatious" or “manifestly unreasonable.” This utterly outrageous response comes in three separate answers given by Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETH: “WE MAY CONSIDER FUTURE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION QUESTIONS ABOUT CARNEGIE LIBRARY VEXATIOUS”

“COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten tweeted: Election countdown wk 30 & we meet Winsome. Her family used @CarnegieLib for 10 yrs; her grandson Marc (8) got his 1st library card there. Winsome says "Carnegie Library means special times with my daughter and grandson". A librarian helped Marc join the library. Winsome's family miss their library visits and … Continue reading “COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)

LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

31 WEEKS TO GO TO NEXT YEAR'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Tweeted: "31 wks to go in our election countdown & we meet Brenda. "She is 88 & had used @CarnegieLib since 1967. "She misses it very, very much! "In 1999 Brenda helped found @FrndsofCarnegie when the council planned to redevelop the site. "18 years … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

LAMBETHWATCH – LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS START COUNTDOWN TO NEXT MAY'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS

32 weeks and counting outside Carnegie library, Herne Hill LAMBETHWATCH - LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS START COUNTDOWN TO NEXT MAY'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend the Ten have started the countdown to next May's council elections on their Twitter account: "Our 1st Council election countdown is here! We'll be posting each wk until next May to keep libraries firmly … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – LIBRARY CAMPAIGNERS START COUNTDOWN TO NEXT MAY'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS

NOT THE HERNE HILL LABOUR NEWS Summer edition (Draft version)

  The official version is shown above- Ed. NOT THE HERNE HILL LABOUR NEWS Summer edition (Draft version) Delivered free to some homes in the Herne Hill area – but not those near the Carnegie library – because a) the people living near the library would know what a pack of lies we are spinning … Continue reading NOT THE HERNE HILL LABOUR NEWS Summer edition (Draft version)

BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET

BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET BY ELECTION RESULT Labour held South Norwood ward in last week's Croydon council by-election. New Cllr Patsy Cummings replaces Cllr Kathy Bee. BONHAM, … Continue reading BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET

Herne Hill Labour News: DINOSAURS SAVED FROM EXTINCTION AFTER PUSH BY LABOUR COUNCILLORS

Image: Lambeth Green party "DINOSAURS SAVED FROM EXTINCTION AFTER PUSH BY LABOUR COUNCILLORS" Defend the Ten are meeting tonight at the Cambria pub 40 Kemerton Rd,just one block downhill from St Saviour’s hall, Herne Hill Road at 8pm. One subject likely to be discussed is the leaflet sent out by Labour saying that the Carnegie library, … Continue reading Herne Hill Labour News: DINOSAURS SAVED FROM EXTINCTION AFTER PUSH BY LABOUR COUNCILLORS