LAMBETHWATCH – ED DAVIE UNDER FIRE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Lambeth Labour Cllr Ed Davie, who is joint cabinet member for health and adult social care retweeted Lambeth Council: Across the country Tory cuts have shut over 500 libraries while @LambethLabour has innovated to keep all 10 of ours which are winning awards and being used by even more people than ever After a Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – ED DAVIE UNDER FIRE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Advertisements

LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA – One: R.I.P. JEREMY HARDY / MENTAL HEALTH / MEANWHILE, AT STREATHAM CONSTITUENCY LABOUR PARTY…….

JEREMY HARDY Tom Brandon @LabPartyTom Feb 1Retweeted Chris Williamson MP #GTTO He turned up for a march @defendtheten held from occupied @FrndsofCarnegie Carnegie library to Brixton Town Hall, not to speak, but just to show genuine solidarity with ordinary people fighting for their services. Lovely man RIP. Chris Williamson MP #GTTO‏Verified account @DerbyChrisW Feb 1 … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA – One: R.I.P. JEREMY HARDY / MENTAL HEALTH / MEANWHILE, AT STREATHAM CONSTITUENCY LABOUR PARTY…….

LAMBETH LEISURE CENTRES GO NUTS (AND POPCORN) / BUSINESSES RECOGNISED FOR THEIR ROLE IN TACKLING OBESITY / READY STEADY GO! – NEW CLUB FOR ‘ABOVE WEIGHT’ KIDS / “ONLY ASK FOR WHAT YOU NEED – SAVE MEDICINES”

Lambeth leisure centres are switching to healthier vending machines to help combat obesity, diabetes, damage to teeth and more – at the same time as schools make healthy changes. As part of Sugar Awareness Week Lambeth council are playing its part in trying to reduce the amount sugar people in Lambeth consume. Sugar contributes to … Continue reading LAMBETH LEISURE CENTRES GO NUTS (AND POPCORN) / BUSINESSES RECOGNISED FOR THEIR ROLE IN TACKLING OBESITY / READY STEADY GO! – NEW CLUB FOR ‘ABOVE WEIGHT’ KIDS / “ONLY ASK FOR WHAT YOU NEED – SAVE MEDICINES”

GIVE HIV THE FINGER IN CROYDON AND LAMBETH

More than 100 trained volunteers will be out and about in Croydon encouraging people to take care of their health and get tested for HIV during National HIV Testing Week  which runs until  November 24th. In Lambeth free home testing kits are being offered. In Croydon the council will be offering residents extra opportunities to … Continue reading GIVE HIV THE FINGER IN CROYDON AND LAMBETH

LAMBETHWATCH – WHY LAMBETH COUNCIL ARE FORKING OUT £10,314 A MONTH (that’s more than £123,000 a year) FOR SECURITY GUARDS AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY: IT’S NOT CONNECTED TO AN ALARM RECEIVING CENTRE

News From Crystal Palace can reveal why the Carnegie library at Herne Hill has security guards there: the library is not connected to an alarm receiving centre. The current security cost is £10,314 per month. This includes one security officer who is on site overnight, ensuring a 24/7 presence. The library is currently closed for … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – WHY LAMBETH COUNCIL ARE FORKING OUT £10,314 A MONTH (that’s more than £123,000 a year) FOR SECURITY GUARDS AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY: IT’S NOT CONNECTED TO AN ALARM RECEIVING CENTRE

“IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DON’T SUFFER ON YOUR OWN. “HELP IS AVAILABLE” – Call from cabinet member who overcame drinking issues

Cllr Ed Davie with Cllr Jacqui Dyer outside Lambeth town hall when it was illuminated to celebrate the 70th birthday of the National Health Service A senior Lambeth councillor has revealed how he overcame problem drinking with the help of a recovery centre in Brixton. Cllr Ed Davie, cabinet member for health and adult social … Continue reading “IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM DON’T SUFFER ON YOUR OWN. “HELP IS AVAILABLE” – Call from cabinet member who overcame drinking issues

LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER MEETING HEALTH CHIEFS TO DISCUSS LONDON LIVING WAGE

National Health Service chiefs in Lambeth are being asked to pay all staff the London Living Wage. Cllr Ed Davie, joint  cabinet member for health and adult social care, is to start meeting health chiefs next week to discuss the issue. Cllr Davie Tweeted: "Starting next week I'm meeting all the local NHS chiefs, Lambeth's … Continue reading LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER MEETING HEALTH CHIEFS TO DISCUSS LONDON LIVING WAGE

“COME TO LAMBETH TO DISCUSS HEALTH ISSUES” – INVITATION TO TOP CONSERVATIVE MP

New Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP has been invited to Lambeth to discuss a variety of health issues affecting the borough. The invitation comes from Cllrs Jacqui Dyer and Ed Davie, Lambeth’s joint cabinet members for health and adult social care. In their invitation to Mr Hancock they say: … Continue reading “COME TO LAMBETH TO DISCUSS HEALTH ISSUES” – INVITATION TO TOP CONSERVATIVE MP

ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

Anti-abortion group Life were kicked out of Lambeth Country Show on Saturday evening. On his Twitter account Lambeth Cllr Ed Davie, the council's joint cabinet member for health and adult social care, said: "I've checked  and stall in question was booked using inaccurate information. "After the nature of the booking was revealed, and following complaints, … Continue reading ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

SMOKING BANNED IN LAMBETH PLAYGROUNDS – AND PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC SPACES COULD BE NEXT

  Playgrounds run by Lambeth council are to go smokefree - and if the ban is successful it could be extended to whole parks and other public spaces across the borough. The ban should also cut down on the estimated 26 tonnes of  litter from cigarette butts in Lambeth every year, said a Lambeth council spokesperson. … Continue reading SMOKING BANNED IN LAMBETH PLAYGROUNDS – AND PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC SPACES COULD BE NEXT