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Labour’s record 4th term

Labour councillors outside Lambeth Town Hall

Lambeth’s Labour party candidates won an unprecedented 4th term of office following their record breaking victory in 2014 . Labour won  57 of the 63 seats in the council elections on the 3rd May 2018.

For details see:

https://moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/mgElectionResults.aspx?ID=35&RPID=33201035

To find your councillors see:

https://moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?FN=WARD&VW=LIST&PIC=0

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Vote early by post!

WP_20160424_11_11_53_ProPeople who chose to vote by post are voting now  to choose the next London Mayor.

There are 3 ballot papers:  one for the Mayor; one to represent Lambeth & Southwark on the Greater London Assembly(GLA)  and one for  party representatives on the GLA.

To be counted postal ballots must be posted in time to reach the Council by the end of May 5th. Or they can be handed in at any polling station on Thursday May 5th election day.

If your postal ballot has not arrived by post by Thursday 28th April you can get another one- apply in person to Olive Morris House, 18 Brixton Hill SW2 1RD with photo-id and confirmation of your address.

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Library – Cinema gets the go-ahead!

Cllr Edbrooke signs the Library/Cinema decision

Cllr Edbrooke signs the Library/Cinema decision

The West Norwood joint Library Cinema project  has been finalised at last and signed off by Cllr Jane Edbrooke, councillor responsible for Culture & Libraries in Lambeth.  This partnership between the council and Picturehouse will invest over £6m into the regeneration of  West Norwood  town centre.

Building work on the Nettlefold Hall site in Norwood High Street SE27 will start soon in order for the joint library -cinema to open  in September 2017.

For details see  http://moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?Id=3657

And have a look at our earlier posts dated  6/10/2015 ; 6/1/2015  and 26/6/2012

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Crystal Palace Sports Centre

Have a say on the future of the sports centre [http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/crystal-palace-national-sports-centre#/ ] in Crystal Palace Park. With the new Olympic sports facilities at Stratford the London Mayor is working on future plans for a smaller Sports Centre in Crystal Palace Park. Plans being considered include demolishing the indoor and outdoor athletics tracks and shifting the 25m learner pool to the diving pool. The 8-lane 50m pool will be retained and the main sports hall for up to 40 different sports. The future of more specialist facilties like squash courts and the sports physio clinics will depend on demand. There are proposals to build a new primary school by the athletics track and rebuild Capel Manor, the horticultural & animal husbandry college.

To find out more visit the exhibition in the foyer of the Sports Centre, Ledrington Rd SE19 2BB between Monday 13th October and Friday 31st October. To speak to people involved in the project come to the Sports Centre on Thursday 16th October 5pm to 6pm or on Saturday 18th October 9.30am to 5pm.

Deadline for comments extended to Sunday 16th November via this online survey: http://survey.euro.confirmit.com/wix/p1838870106.aspx11649360815_54ddfb1aa9_onewsportscentre

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Streatham Kite Day

Fly  a kite at Streatham Common on Sunday 6th April – its the annual Streatham Kite Day  11am to 5pm  . For details see: http://www.streathamkiteday.org.uk
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House prices up by 30%

IMG-20131123-00358According to local estate agents in West Norwood house prices have risen by 30 per cent over the last year.

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West Norwood potter on TV

West Norwood has many pottery studios tucked away in mews and arches. Edmund de Waal,our most famous potter, meets Alan Yentob in the BBC1 Imagine series on Tuesday night 5/11 at 10.35pm: Edmund de Waal make pots or die.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01kjcg4

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