NOT LISTENING...... This sign has appeared outside a house in Herne Hill. Defend The Ten Retweeted Gaby Gassner @GassnerDesign Pretty damning poster. It's sadly so true as I can confirm as long-suffering resident. THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES IS IT GOING TO GET DIRTY IN LAMBETH'S MAY ELECTIONS?: PAPER CANDIDATES Vauxhall Labour @VauxhallLabour posted … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE CASE OF THE VANISHING LIBRARIES – AND PAPER CANDIDATES
News From Crystal Palace approached both Cllr Tim Briggs, Conservative opposition leader on Lambeth council, and Herne Hill Green party for their reactions to the latest revelations surrounding the Carnegie library Herne Hill. From Tim Briggs: "Labour's way of doing these things follows a pattern. "They do something underhand and their attitude is - 'we've … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY: “THERE HAS TO BE A SOLUTION WHERE THE COUNCIL ENGAGES WITH THE LOCAL COMMUNITY” – TIM BRIGGS / ‘COUNCIL KNOWS BEST’ ATTITUDE HAS TO STOP – HERNE HILL GREEN PARTY
Lambeth councillors Scott Ainslie (Green) and Rachel Heywood (Ind Lab) were among the first to sign Defend the Ten's libraries pledge at the Carnegie library, Herne Hill on Tuesday. The occasion was a mini-rally outside the library on Herne Hill to celebrate the second anniversary of the library's occupation and to gain support for the … Continue reading LIBRARIES: COUNCILLORS AND CANDIDATES SIGN THE PLEDGE
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
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 /
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……
The above has been posted on the Defend the Ten Twitter page earlier today. Defend The Ten Retweeted Aran Lewis @aranmlewis 6 hours ago: Lambeth council has confirmed that the fake mini-library due to open in Carnegie on 15th Feb is temporary and will close “on or before 12 February 2019.” After that, an unspecified … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – CARNEGIE LIBRARY HERNE HILL RE-OPENS THURSDAY AT 1PM – BUT FOR HOW LONG?
Defend The Ten @defendtheten Jan 21: 14 weeks until the local government elections and we meet Demi (18): "I discovered @CarnegieLib in the way back from school one day. "The lovely building caught my eye and the library itself had a lovely feel to it. I was around 12 at the time and the librarians … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – “I NOTICED A LOT OF KIDS DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO READ SO THE LIBRARIANS HELPED THEM”
BOLD Defend The Ten Retweeted Jo Franklin @JoFranklin2 Jan 14: Anyone in doubt of the value of libraries, pls read this thread. You cannot put a price on this woman’s experience. Maintaining a community has little to do with making money. It is to do with creating opportunities for all to interact and be part of … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: “ANYONE IN DOUBT OF THE VALUE OF LIBRARIES, PLEASE READ THIS THREAD…….”
Defend The Ten Retweeted Elia @Bujurra Jan 6 Elia Retweeted MyattsFieldsPark I wonder why all of a sudden...#lambeth libraries are mysteriously re-opening??? @LambethLabour supposedly couldn’t keep them open despite @defendtheten @FrndsofCarnegie protests. Might it be because there is an election soon??? ....AND TALKING OF VOTING: (NOTE: News From Crystal Palace understands the 'opening' was just … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – 16 WEEKS TO GO AND LAMBETH’S LIBRARIES START ‘RE-OPENING’.