Thrive Clapham Park

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Thrive LDN project aims to improve the health and happiness of Londoners. As part of that effort Clapham Park Estate has been chosen to test different ways of supporting people to thrive. The project wants to hear your ideas for how residents can be supported to live healthier, happier lives. Please come along to one of the idea-sharing cafe events with free food, drink and crèche: Where? The pop-up shop next to Sainsbury’s on King’s Avenue, SW4 8EU When? July 5 between midday and 2.30pm and again, for those who can’t make the earlier event, at 6.30pm to 9pm on the… No widget added yet.

Food growing in the park

The Friends of Agnes Riley Gardens want to run food growing workshops in the park for local people, young and old, making great use of the polytunnel, the existing raised beds and also the covered growing spaces in the park. The park is located next to a number of large social housing estates. Clapham Park Estate, just over the road, is being redeveloped and large numbers of people will be moving into the area. There are three primary schools in the immediate area, plus a new secondary school soon to be developed. We already… No widget added yet.

Small electrical items recycling event – Brixton – 29/4/17

Do you have any small electronic items you no longer use? Recycle them at the WEEE event in Brixton on 29 April. On 29 April 2017 Veolia, Lambeth’s waste collection contractor, is holding a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recycling event at Tesco, Acre Lane. This is a great chance for you to recycle any broken or unused small electronic items which may be lying around at home. You can bring any small electrical appliances, either broken or in perfect working order, to the event. These items can include hair dryers, kettles, irons, TVs, computers and mobile phones. Location:… No widget added yet.

Register to vote

A general election will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017 To be able to vote in the election, you need to register to vote by Monday 22 May. The deadline for postal vote applications is 5pm Tuesday 23 May. There are three Parliamentary seats in Lambeth and you can vote for one of them. But if your name is not on the new register you won’t be able to vote. Voting is the most important way to make your voice heard on issues that concern you. But, if you don’t register, you can’t vote – it’s as simple as that. To register, visit… No widget added yet.

Lambeth Safeguarding

Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk means protecting them from abuse or neglect, getting the right support in place as early as possible and creating an environment in which they feel safe and healthy. Each local authority has a duty to do so and Lambeth Council is committed to working with the residents and all organisations in the borough, such as the NHS, family doctors, police, education, the Ambulance service, as well as all care providers and voluntary and community sector organisations and faith groups to achieve this. The Lambeth Safeguarding website… No widget added yet.

Consultation on proposed Brixton Hill Controlled Parking Zone Update

Last year the council consulted residents in part of Thornton Ward – mainly the Clapham Park Estate area – about proposals to introduce a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) where residents and businesses need to have a permit to park on the street.  The consultation came about because residents particularly around the Brixton Hill area have complained over the years about not being able to find parking spaces on the street because the available space was being taken up by vehicles from outside the area.  The proposals were presented to a Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum on 10th October The consultation last… No widget added yet.