Liberal Democrats call on Lambeth Labour to act on housing

On Monday 8th April more than 150 local residents joined a public meeting at the Cinema Museum to voice their concerns over a proposed private residential development on the site of the former “Woodlands” nursing home. Plans include a 29 storey tower block and a four storey ‘mansion’ block. At th...

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Lib Dems run Labour close in second by-election

Lib Dems run Labour close in second by-election

It was a tense atmosphere at the count at Lambeth Town Hall on Thursday night, as we waited for the result of Thornton ward’s second by-election this year. After a hard-fought campaign, the Liberal Democrat candidate Matthew Bryant fell just 19 votes short of beating Labour this time. Although w...

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“Dispiriting” Council consultation and closed-door Cabinet meetings drive short-sighted children’s centre proposals

“Dispiriting” Council consultation and closed-door Cabinet meetings drive short-sighted children’s centre proposals

On 15th April Lambeth Council Cabinet will be asked to approve proposals to close five of the borough’s 23 children’s centres and reduce funding at a further seven.  These proposals are deeply unpopular. Over 1000 people responded to a consultation on the proposal with the majority of these expre...

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