PALACE FIRE ANNIVERSARY EVENT / NORMAL SATURDAY AT THE FOOD MARKET / EVENTS IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES 

Join us for an evening celebrating the birth, death and rebirth of Paxton's Great Crystal Palace! On November 30th 81 years ago the Crystal Palace famously burned down. We will be commemorating with music, art and drama led by the Crystal Palace Re Enactment Society performing 'Joseph and His Amazing Crystal Palace' and guests can … Continue reading PALACE FIRE ANNIVERSARY EVENT / NORMAL SATURDAY AT THE FOOD MARKET / EVENTS IN LAMBETH LIBRARIES 

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LAMBETHWATCH: NEWS FROM BROMLEY / NEW RULES FOR AREA BOARD MEMBERS

26 weeks until the London Local Gov elections and we meet Michael (57). He says @CarnegieLib "was important when my mobility was reduced....it gave me a reachable destination. I felt in touch locally". Self-employed, he says the WiFi @CarnegieLib was crucial for his business. Michael particularly enjoyed seeing the library's many groups using the beautiful reading … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEWS FROM BROMLEY / NEW RULES FOR AREA BOARD MEMBERS

LAMBETHWATCH – YOUR CHANCE TO LET LAMBETH HAVE YOUR VIEWS!!!! (PLUS!!!! LAMBETH WANT TO BE LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE!!!!! ETC ETC)

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten Tweeted: Election countdown week 27 & we meet Liz & Edward (80). Edward fled the Soviet Union in 1973; he later ran Carnegie lib chess club for 16 yrs. Remarkably, Edward continued to run the club from the steps of @CarnegieLib even after it had shut, a testament to his strength … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – YOUR CHANCE TO LET LAMBETH HAVE YOUR VIEWS!!!! (PLUS!!!! LAMBETH WANT TO BE LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE!!!!! ETC ETC)

1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

1930'S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT 'OPPIN MAD  Southwark council’s local history library is airing a public health film that has not been seen since the 1930s. The film, ‘Oppin, focuses on the interwar period, when most of the country’s beer hops were grown in Kent. At harvest time people from Peckham … Continue reading 1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE - "Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over" - councillor Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie has criticised Lambeth council’s decision to spend £3 million on their internal PR agency Lambeth Communications calling their decision “shocking” and “a slap in the face for … Continue reading COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????

Election countdown wk 28 & this is Rae. She misses @CarnegieLib because "a writer's life is solitary...I relied on it for human interaction". And Eleanor‏ @ellymitchiner retweeted Emma Smith: I pass my library every day of the week. The doors are always closed because @lambeth_council didn't think we needed it #librariesweek NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: NEW INTERIM LAMBETH CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS ANDREW TRAVERS – BUT WHICH ANDREW TRAVERS??????

WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

Outside the Carnegie library Herne Hill. Defend the Ten Tweeted: 29 weeks till election day and we meet Ceres (retired teacher) and Bernard (actor and photographer, 84). Both had used @CarnegieLib since 1971. And sarabredemear‏ @sarabredemear Tweeted: Ruskin Readers: One of the groups @LambethLabour evicted with no warning from @CarnegieLib. Because they had no idea what … Continue reading WHY THE CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST GOT ALMOST £40,000 FOR THE LIBRARY

“COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten tweeted: Election countdown wk 30 & we meet Winsome. Her family used @CarnegieLib for 10 yrs; her grandson Marc (8) got his 1st library card there. Winsome says "Carnegie Library means special times with my daughter and grandson". A librarian helped Marc join the library. Winsome's family miss their library visits and … Continue reading “COUNCIL SHOULD PAY RENT FOR LIBRARY GYM IF GREENWICH LEISURE DON’T” SAY LABOUR-DOMINATED GROUP (and there’s no planning permission to let business users back in)

LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

31 WEEKS TO GO TO NEXT YEAR'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Tweeted: "31 wks to go in our election countdown & we meet Brenda. "She is 88 & had used @CarnegieLib since 1967. "She misses it very, very much! "In 1999 Brenda helped found @FrndsofCarnegie when the council planned to redevelop the site. "18 years … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE   The secretive Carnegie Community Trust have criticised News From Crystal Palace in a lengthy statement which covers just over five A4-sized pages on their website. Written by one of the self-elected trustees, Phil Isaac, the part which criticises us says: 1. The Genesis of the Project … Continue reading CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE