OPEN DOOR CLOSED? / QUEENS HOTEL – DEADLINE FOR OBJECTIONS EXTENDED / SINGALONG AT THE FOOD MARKET / EVENTS

OPEN DOOR CLOSED?   Kingsway International Christian Centre have been removing furniture from the cinema building at 25 Church Road. The sign above the canopy stating 'The Open Door' has also been removed. Everyman cinema chain have agreed to purchase the building from KICC subject to being granted a premises licence. Further reading: GREAT NEWS … Continue reading OPEN DOOR CLOSED? / QUEENS HOTEL – DEADLINE FOR OBJECTIONS EXTENDED / SINGALONG AT THE FOOD MARKET / EVENTS

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LAMBETHWATCH: “ONLY SOMEONE VERY BAD AT MATHS COULD CLAIM THIS ONE ADDS UP” – AUTHOR’S LATEST BLAST OVER CARNEGIE Plus: ‘Vote Library’ – council officers report ‘vetted’ and there’s an occupation anniversary demo planned

Six weeks to go: Author Stella Duffy outside the Carnegie From Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten Only 6 weeks till the May 3 local election and we are joined by the AMAZING @stellduffy, award winning author, co-founder of Fun Palaces and all round good egg. Of the new temporary ‘library’ Stella says: "I’m stunned it is … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: “ONLY SOMEONE VERY BAD AT MATHS COULD CLAIM THIS ONE ADDS UP” – AUTHOR’S LATEST BLAST OVER CARNEGIE Plus: ‘Vote Library’ – council officers report ‘vetted’ and there’s an occupation anniversary demo planned

EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

SATURDAY MARCH 24th URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET Crystal Palace food market say they are honoured to be chosen as an Urban Food Hero "using food for good" in this month's Jellied Eel (part of Sustain).  Not only has the market been listed but also Patchwork Farm and its stall at the market.  Thank … Continue reading EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

LAMBETHWATCH – AUTHOR SLAMS LAMBETH LABOUR’S “SHEER GALL” OVER LIBRARY LEAFLET……

Author Stella Duffy OBE has slammed Herne Hill Labour party for their "sheer gall" over its latest leaflet on the Carnegie library The leaflet states: “The Herne Hill Labour action team  has worked hard alongside local residents to ensure that, despite deep Conservative cuts to the council’s budget,  there is a secure long-term future for … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – AUTHOR SLAMS LAMBETH LABOUR’S “SHEER GALL” OVER LIBRARY LEAFLET……

LAMBETHWATCH: KNOLLYS YARD – OR: HOW LAMBETH COUNCIL DIDN’T GET THEIR WAY (FOR ONCE) / LAMBETH SPIN / SEVEN WEEKS TO GO

SEVEN WEEKS TO GO: "I AM VERY SORRY MY DAUGHTER HAS MISSED OUT ON ALL THIS DURING HER A-LEVEL STUDIES" - please see separate story at end. KNOLLYS YARD - OR: HOW LAMBETH COUNCIL DIDN'T GET THEIR WAY (FOR ONCE)   The latest issue of PR Week (for public relations people) carries a story headlined: … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: KNOLLYS YARD – OR: HOW LAMBETH COUNCIL DIDN’T GET THEIR WAY (FOR ONCE) / LAMBETH SPIN / SEVEN WEEKS TO GO

LAMBETHWATCH – EIGHT WEEKS TO GO……

From Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten Just two months till the local elections & we meet the lovely D'Costa family: Francis, Shini, Elena (17) & Oliver (15). Shini: "It's so nice to have different people from different places come together. Especially in the children’s library, we all played like one big family. "If all the events … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – EIGHT WEEKS TO GO……

LAMBETH COUNCIL PRESS OFFICER ATTENDED PEOPLE’S AUDIT MEETING

A Lambeth council press officer attended last week's meeting of People's Audit Lambeth, it has been revealed. Simon Morrow of People's Audit Lambeth said: "They can't afford a librarian but spend money on a press officer." There is no indication - yet - of whether the press officer attended in a personal capacity or whether … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL PRESS OFFICER ATTENDED PEOPLE’S AUDIT MEETING

CARNEGIE LIBRARY: MORE FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE

Stella Duffy‏ @stellduffy #CarnegieLibrary is also lacking full disabled access - am horrified (but not at all surprised) that @lambeth_council think it's ok to 're-open' the building when it's not accessible to ALL. ♻Michael J Keane Lambeth have sucked the life out of @CarnegieLib Their #SpinMachine is putting on a show before election and once … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY: MORE FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE

“BLAIRISM ON STEROIDS” – AND OTHER COMMENTS ABOUT THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY ON THE TWITTERSPHERE…

Defend The Ten Retweeted sarabredemear‏ @sarabredemear Feb 18 Delusional info about @CarnegieLib through the door today. All this existed before @LambethLabour closed it 2 years ago. Residents repeatedly ask for library staff over longer hours. Security guards do not library staff make  ♻♻Michael J Keane‏ @KeaneMJ Went to @CarnegieLib to see it with my own … Continue reading “BLAIRISM ON STEROIDS” – AND OTHER COMMENTS ABOUT THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY ON THE TWITTERSPHERE…

CARNEGIE LIBRARY HERNE HILL: MEANWHILE, ON THE TWITTERSPHERE……

Janet - Brixton Hill‏ @1isthinking Replying to @LambethLabour If you have so little imagination that you can only use the "austerity" excuse perhaps you should spend more time in a library, rather than spend £200k on security to keep people out. Book of Eleanor‏ @Book_Of_Eleanor Replying to @cllr_andywilson and 3 others Voted Labour all my … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY HERNE HILL: MEANWHILE, ON THE TWITTERSPHERE……