LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW IS ONLINE JULY 18th and 19th

The Lambeth Country Show team have pulled together some "fabulous content" for an online version of the much loved annual event after having to cancel the traditional fun in Brockwell Park due to Covid-19, say Lambeth council. From Lambeth council: "The Virtual Lambeth Country Show over the weekend of July 18 & 19 promises to provide … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW IS ONLINE JULY 18th and 19th

Lambeth council support for ‘at risk’ arts and cultural organisations

Founder of Iconic Steps Victoria Ijeh Lambeth council’s £300,000 fund to support not-for-profit arts and culture organisations has been increased to £355,000, Collectively the not-for-profit arts and culture organisations to be awarded funding employ 487 full time staff and commission 3,708 artists, freelancers or other arts and creative businesses. Successful organisations are located across the … Continue reading Lambeth council support for ‘at risk’ arts and cultural organisations

Summer programme of food and activities for kids in Southwark and Lambeth…Monday is deadline day for Southwark Covid-19 community grants

From Southwark council: We've joined forces with Lambeth Council and Kitchen Social to host an exciting summer programme of food and activities across our communities. To get the online brochure and find our more, sign up via http://www.summeroffoodandfun.org.uk The link says: The Mayor's Fund for London have joined forces with Lambeth and Southwark Councils to … Continue reading Summer programme of food and activities for kids in Southwark and Lambeth…Monday is deadline day for Southwark Covid-19 community grants

Virtual ceremony welcomes Croydon’s new Mayor…Homes for Lambeth chief to “step down”…Government funding not sufficient to meet Lambeth council budget gap, say Labour

Supporting local families with young children and helping people with life-limiting conditions are the charity priorities of the new Mayor of Croydon. Cllr Maddie Henson was sworn into her year’s term of office at a virtual Annual Meeting of the Council ceremony this evening (Monday 6 July), succeeding the 2019-20 Mayor, Councillor Humayun Kabir. A … Continue reading Virtual ceremony welcomes Croydon’s new Mayor…Homes for Lambeth chief to “step down”…Government funding not sufficient to meet Lambeth council budget gap, say Labour

Have your say on new Lambeth council ward boundaries – online briefing July 13th

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission England (the Commission) is asking for Lambeth residents’ help in drawing up a new pattern of electoral wards in the borough. Lambeth residents are invited to join an online briefing on 13 July at 6pm, being held by the Commission to give more information about the review of Lambeth’s … Continue reading Have your say on new Lambeth council ward boundaries – online briefing July 13th

LAMBETH COUNCIL SLAMMED IN MAJOR CHILD ABUSE REPORT – written by their own director of children’s services

Lambeth council is heavily criticised over how they dealt with historic child abuse in council-run children's homes in evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - in a report written by the council's OWN director of children's services. In a damning indictment covering more than 320 pages Annie Hudson - who took over … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL SLAMMED IN MAJOR CHILD ABUSE REPORT – written by their own director of children’s services

THE ABUSERS: “The total number of people abused as children will never be fully known as there are many reasons why victims and survivors may not come forward and Lambeth council do not hold complete records of all those who did”

An entire section of Lambeth's corporate report covering the six convicted child abusers employed in Lambeth-run children's homes includes details of their convictions: Lambeth is aware of a number of children who were sexually abused by convicted and alleged perpetrators. The total number will never be fully known as there are many reasons why victims … Continue reading THE ABUSERS: “The total number of people abused as children will never be fully known as there are many reasons why victims and survivors may not come forward and Lambeth council do not hold complete records of all those who did”

CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY: “We know from the accounts that survivors have given us that their experiences have remained with them their entire lives”

In response to a request by the Independent lnquiry into Child Sexual Abuse ('IICSA') for a corporate statement, Annie Hudson, Lambeth's strategic director for children's services, since 2016 made a statement on behalf of the council. Her comments include the following:  Annie Hudson said: It is apparent that a number of inquiries and investigations both internal … Continue reading CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY: “We know from the accounts that survivors have given us that their experiences have remained with them their entire lives”

People in positions of power took backhanders to bury documented evidence and ship victims to other parts of country, inquiry told.

Mr O'Donnell, on behalf of two law firms representing a total of seven survivors for Verisona Law, which represents six CP (core participant) survivors, and Remedy Law, which represents one CP survivor, told the inquiry: You will hear evidence in this investigation that's as grave in its implications as any you have heard during the … Continue reading People in positions of power took backhanders to bury documented evidence and ship victims to other parts of country, inquiry told.

Allegations that council contractors had corrupt relationships with council officers, of secret societies, secret paedophile rings, the production and distribution of filmed sexual assaults on Lambeth children in care, some of them being filmed in council buildings, even, it being said, the town hall.

Stephen Simblet, instructed by Chris Ratcliffe of Uppal Taylor Solicitors, representing A131, told the inquiry: There are allegations that council contractors had corrupt relationships with council officers, of secret societies, secret paedophile rings, the production and distribution of filmed sexual assaults on Lambeth children in care, some of them being filmed in council buildings, even, … Continue reading Allegations that council contractors had corrupt relationships with council officers, of secret societies, secret paedophile rings, the production and distribution of filmed sexual assaults on Lambeth children in care, some of them being filmed in council buildings, even, it being said, the town hall.