BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that three redundant water cannon bought with London taxpayers’ money by Boris Johnson and consigned to storage ever since being bought - more than four years ago - have finally been sold, with funds from the sale to be invested in projects to tackle the root causes of … Continue reading BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

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ESTATES VOTING SCANDAL: Residents set to start vigil outside City Hall

Residents of Lambeth estates threatened with demolition are set to start a daily vigil outside City Hall until Mayor of London Sadiq Khan agrees to meet them. The vigil will begin on Saturday November 3rd after a major rally organised by Homes for All and Defend Council Housing. As News From Crystal Palace reported in March: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan … Continue reading ESTATES VOTING SCANDAL: Residents set to start vigil outside City Hall

MORE THAN 1,350 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO LAMBETH DEMANDING BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

More than 1,350 people* have signed a petition to Lambeth's Labour-dominated council calling for ballots on their highly controversial plans to demolish Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace; Cressingham Gardens estate at Tulse Hill and Fenwick estate, Clapham North. The petition - started by Becki Newell, Green party candidate for Gipsy Hill ward in May's Lambeth … Continue reading MORE THAN 1,350 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO LAMBETH DEMANDING BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

OPINION: OPINIONS DON’T COUNT IN LAMBETH (UNLESS THEY ARE THE SAME AS WHAT LAMBETH LABOUR ‘THINK’)

Lambeth Labour will not take the slightest notice of any of the opinions voiced by those who have signed Becki Newell's petition. Because that's how it is with this undemocratic council. For the record, here are some of the opinions of those who have signed the petition: Reasons for signing: Vivienne Lewis· I'm a Labour … Continue reading OPINION: OPINIONS DON’T COUNT IN LAMBETH (UNLESS THEY ARE THE SAME AS WHAT LAMBETH LABOUR ‘THINK’)

BUT IN FUTURE PEOPLE LIVING ON ESTATES THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION WILL GET THE RIGHT TO VOTE

People living on estates threatened by redevelopment will in future have the power to stop the demolition of their homes against their will, in a major victory for grassroots campaigns in London. The Mayor today announced the introduction of compulsory ballots, after draft proposals were published in February. His change in policy after previously opposing … Continue reading BUT IN FUTURE PEOPLE LIVING ON ESTATES THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION WILL GET THE RIGHT TO VOTE

GOT A QUESTION ON HOUSING? – SADIQ KHAN WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

STATE OF LONDON DEBATE 2018 From: Sadiq Khan Don't miss out. I want to hear from you, in person, on 28 June. Every year Londoners come to indigo at The O2 to put their questions to me and be a part of the lively State of London Debate. We'll be talking about everything from improving … Continue reading GOT A QUESTION ON HOUSING? – SADIQ KHAN WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK

Sian Berry (second left) visiting Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace - one of the six estates Lambeth Labour are hellbent on demolishing. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been left wriggling on the hook by Greater London Assembly member Sian Berry during questions on estate demolitions at City Hall.   Sian Berry asked: What is your … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK

MAYOR OF LONDON SAYS HE IS COMMITTED TO SPORTS CENTRE’S ‘LONG TERM AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE’

Among other questions the Mayor of London has been answering are those on Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, a Croydon tram incident, transport in London during the day of the FA Cup final and Royal Wedding - and Rorke's Drift. National Sports Centre consultation (7) Caroline Russell (17-May-2018) The National Sports Centre (NSC) is a … Continue reading MAYOR OF LONDON SAYS HE IS COMMITTED TO SPORTS CENTRE’S ‘LONG TERM AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE’

LAMBETHWATCH ELECTION SPECIAL: ARE YOU, OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN, A MEMBER OF…..?

People's Audit Lambeth founder Simon Morrow finds it somewhat amusing that Lambeth Labour are labelling him as a Green party activist. "I have never been a member of a political party" Simon, a chartered quantity surveyor, tells News From Crystal Palace. "I sent an open letter to Cllr Imogen Walker (See tweet:  https://twitter.com/PeoplesAudit/status/887972805110882304 Open letter: 'Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH ELECTION SPECIAL: ARE YOU, OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN, A MEMBER OF…..?

GOOD NEIGHBOUR MAUDE: “I HOPE THE LIBRARY CAN SURVIVE ALL THESE CRAZY PLANS”

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten Only 5 weeks to go to the local election on May 3 and here is community champion Maude Estwick. Maude has lived in and around the Herne Hill area since 1979 coming from Grenada in 1971 to train as a nurse in the NHS.  She remembers how her children used @CarnegieLib: "at … Continue reading GOOD NEIGHBOUR MAUDE: “I HOPE THE LIBRARY CAN SURVIVE ALL THESE CRAZY PLANS”