It’s time to WASSAIL!

The Friends of Agnes Riley Gardens will be in the garden every Sunday 11-1pm, even through the winter. It will soon be time to start planting seeds. There are also have plans for some Saturday sessions, starting with Saturday 13th Jan when we will be pruning the apple trees and some of the bushes in the garden. There will be a pruning workshop between 1pm and 2.30pm in the garden and the orchard outside the garden, followed by Wassailing at 3pm with the Balham Ukeleles. What is Wassailing I hear you say? It is a chance to drink to the health…

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…

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:…

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…