Team Lambeth gets its 1500th volunteer: “My mantra has always been ‘hoy por ti, mañana por mi‘ (today for you, tomorrow for me).”

Team Lambeth has its 1,500th volunteer. Ro  wants to put her skills into practice to help the community: “I enjoy outdoors activities, but also organising, coaching, etc. "I also speak Spanish, so helping the Latino community would be amazing. “I’ve lived in Lambeth since 2016. "I live with my partner, we’ve no children. We found … Continue reading Team Lambeth gets its 1500th volunteer: “My mantra has always been ‘hoy por ti, mañana por mi‘ (today for you, tomorrow for me).”

Coronavirus impact review criticised – community leaders “disappointment and concern” say council

The Public Health England review into the impact of coronavirus in England "fails to acknowledge the long-standing discrimination in society that underpins this outcome, or propose a way forward for tackling the long-standing disadvantage faced by Black people" say community leaders in the borough of Lambeth, The criticism comes in a statement from Lambeth council … Continue reading Coronavirus impact review criticised – community leaders “disappointment and concern” say council

Lambeth in Lockdown: “Protecting our unique local economy during the coronavirus crisis”

Lambeth council say they have moved quickly to support sectors most at risk during the coronavirus pandemic, with £4.2 million in fresh funding being made available from this week to help those hardest hit. The Funds will support over 370 organisations, including independent hospitality businesses such as restaurants, pubs, cafes, clubs and music venues, cultural … Continue reading Lambeth in Lockdown: “Protecting our unique local economy during the coronavirus crisis”

Lambeth in Lockdown: Councillor and nurse shares her frontline experience: “Wearing a protective mask all day made my face itch and become swollen”

A Lambeth councillor and intensive care unit nurse has been helping tackle the coronavirus, working to help patients with severe symptoms. Cllr Pauline George, who is one of three councillors for Lambeth’s Herne Hill ward, spent 39 hours one weekend in her role as an intensive care nurse. She has been sharing her experiences dealing … Continue reading Lambeth in Lockdown: Councillor and nurse shares her frontline experience: “Wearing a protective mask all day made my face itch and become swollen”

Lambeth in Lockdown 2020: Council’s report on Covid-19’s “huge impact” on local government

From Lambeth council: Lambeth council have quickly moved to assess the impacts of its comprehensive coronavirus crisis response, with a new report outlining the breadth and scale of activities undertaken right across the borough since coronavirus first took hold just six weeks ago. The report ‘Lambeth united: Our response to Covid-19’ outlines what’s been achieved, … Continue reading Lambeth in Lockdown 2020: Council’s report on Covid-19’s “huge impact” on local government

Lambeth in Lockdown 2020: Support for residents through the Coronavirus crisis

From Lambeth council: Lambeth council have comprehensive support in place for residents needing financial help, access to benefits, employment support and housing advice during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. Working with public sector partners and community groups the council is focusing on the key issues people in Lambeth face as a result of the current lockdown. … Continue reading Lambeth in Lockdown 2020: Support for residents through the Coronavirus crisis