A full post-event evaluation is being promised by Lambeth council following this years’s annual country show in Brockwell Park. As News From Crystal Palace has previously reported, people visiting this year's event are banned from taking hi-viz jackets, flags, perfume bottles and other items into the show. There will be compulsory body searching and bag … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: FULL POST-EVENT EVALUATION PROMISED
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
For the sake of balance News From Crystal Palace reproduces the press release issued by Lambeth on yesterday's re-opening. Whoever wrote it is a mystery as no department has put their name to it. Again, for the sake of balance, comments in bold are the responses by News From Crystal Palace. Carnegie Library reopens Written … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY RE-OPENING: THE OFFICIAL VIEW FROM LAMBETH (BY AN ANONYMOUS CORRESPONDENT)
UNISON are advising staff not to work at Carnegie library, Herne Hill when it re-opens on Thursday (15th). They say that Greenwich Leisure will be staffing Carnegie library "in a clear breach of policy" . and are advising their members not to work there until the issue is resolved "Lambeth council have stated publicly that … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: TUPE OR NOT TUPE – THAT IS THE QUESTION: UNISON STAFF TO BOYCOTT CARNEGIE LIBRARY RE-OPENING?
Carnegie Library Association have lost their appeal against Lambeth council's decision to gift the Herne Hill library to the secretive self-elected Carnegie Community Trust. Jeff Doorn of the Carnegie Library Association, who is also chairman of Friends of Carnegie Library, told News From Crystal Palace: "I received the decision notice on 6 December, with a … Continue reading LAMBETH TURN DOWN CARNEGIE APPEAL
A MESSAGE TO THE REAL CARNEGIE LIBRARY COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE (AS 'LABOUR GROUP' ADMITS THEY WERE TOLD IN ADVANCE THEY HAD WON) DON'T GIVE UP DON'T GIVE UP DON'T GIVE UP The real community supporters of Carnegie library, Herne Hill will still be reeling / gutted / utterly horrified … Continue reading A MESSAGE TO THE REAL CARNEGIE LIBRARY COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE (AS ‘LABOUR GROUP’ ADMITS THEY WERE TOLD IN ADVANCE THEY HAD WON)
SHIRLEY OAKS: CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS AT LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING - Demands for independent panel to decide compensation Around 300 people - many of them victims of child abuse in Lambeth council homes - attended Wednesday night's meeting of Lambeth council. The council were set to discuss a redress scheme for the victims - but there … Continue reading SHIRLEY OAKS: CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS AT LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING – Demands for independent panel to decide compensation