POKEMON GO IS GOING…TO LAMBETH TOWN HALL

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove is inviting the Pokemon Go community to come together at Lambeth town hall on March 1st in what may be a 'first'. Lambeth council say the town hall will be hosting what could be the first official Mayor’s reception for players of the augmented reality mobile phone game. As well as being Mayor of … Continue reading POKEMON GO IS GOING…TO LAMBETH TOWN HALL

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LAMBETHWATCH DIARY: WHY LAMBETH’S GREEN PARTY OPPOSITION LEADER GOT A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM JEREMY CORBYN  (“If any Cabinet members want to see what a card from Jeremy looks like, come and see me afterwards”)

WHY LAMBETH'S GREEN PARTY OPPOSITION LEADER GOT A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM JEREMY CORBYN  ("If any Cabinet members want to see what a card from Jeremy looks like, come and see me afterwards") - AND DID LIB PECK SNUB MP KATE HOEY? Lambeth council's Green party opposition leader revealed at the council's latest meeting that among … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH DIARY: WHY LAMBETH’S GREEN PARTY OPPOSITION LEADER GOT A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM JEREMY CORBYN  (“If any Cabinet members want to see what a card from Jeremy looks like, come and see me afterwards”)

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON IN LAMBETH

The Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove This weekend sees the official start of the Christmas season in Lambeth with Christmas lights switched on in Brixton and Clapham today (Friday) and Vauxhall on Monday. The Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Chris Wellbelove, will be marking the official start of the Christmas season in Lambeth by switching … Continue reading CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON IN LAMBETH

 TRIBUTES TO JOHN WHELAN AND MATT PARR

Tributes to former Conservative councillor John Whelan and to Labour Cllr Matt Parr and came from all sides at the latest meeting of Lambeth council. Cllr Anna Birley (Lab, Thurlow Park) “What a daunting task to sum up such a significant person. “Knowing John Whelan and having filled his very large boots in 2014 and … Continue reading  TRIBUTES TO JOHN WHELAN AND MATT PARR

NEW MAYOR OF LAMBETH’S MOVING SPEECH: “All I wanted to do was to end my pain….”  His year will focus on raising awareness of suicide prevention and mental health

  The new Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove has given a moving account of his battle against depression, of how as a child he lived in an abusive household, and how he survived a suicide attempt having taken an overdose. Cllr Wellbelove's speech came as he was installed as Mayor of Lambeth for a … Continue reading NEW MAYOR OF LAMBETH’S MOVING SPEECH: “All I wanted to do was to end my pain….”  His year will focus on raising awareness of suicide prevention and mental health

GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism / MAYOR OF LAMBETH LAUNCHES CHARITY SINGLE / BLOCKED DRAIN SET TO BE UNBLOCKED / PROLIFIC BURGLAR CONVICTED OF 15 OFFENCES

GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism  Around 60 people turned up on Sunday to help repair and replace knitted Poppies torn from the Penge War Memorial railings on Thursday evening. A Penge Partners spokeswoman told News From Crystal Palace: "We put approximately 400 - 500 poppies up which showed great support from the … Continue reading GET KNITTED! Community responds to War Memorial vandalism / MAYOR OF LAMBETH LAUNCHES CHARITY SINGLE / BLOCKED DRAIN SET TO BE UNBLOCKED / PROLIFIC BURGLAR CONVICTED OF 15 OFFENCES

TRIBUTES PAID TO TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove with Tessa Jowell during his previous Mayoral year when Tessa delivered the Dean lecture at Goldsmiths College October 2009 Tributes were paid to Dame Tessa Jowell, former Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, at Wednesday night's full meeting of Lambeth council. The Mayor, Cllr Christopher Wellbelove, recalled how … Continue reading TRIBUTES PAID TO TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

ONE MINUTE’S SILENCE FOR TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove with Tessa Jowell during his previous Mayoral year when Tessa delivered the Dean lecture at Goldsmiths College October 2009 TESSA JOWELL TRIBUTE One minute's silence was held behind closed doors at Lambeth council's meeting on Wednesday for former Dulwich MP Tessa Jowell. Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove told … Continue reading ONE MINUTE’S SILENCE FOR TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

CHILD ABUSE CAMPAIGNERS WRECK LAMBETH MAYOR-MAKING

Victims of abuse in Lambeth council children's homes wrecked Lambeth's annual Mayor-making last night.   Scores of people from Shirley Oaks Survivors Association turned up to peacefully protest outside Lambeth town hall. Among the printed posters on placards was one saying: "Lib Peck changing compensation rules again and again." A SOSA spokeswoman told News From … Continue reading CHILD ABUSE CAMPAIGNERS WRECK LAMBETH MAYOR-MAKING

LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

If the protesters from Shirley Oaks had stayed quiet in the gallery then other members of the public attending last night's meeting would have been able to stay and learn of the latest Lambeth Labour ruse to limit criticism by opposition councillors - rather than having to read it here or on other news sites … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN