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…

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…

Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum News – Proposed New Secondary School at Glenbrook

On Monday 10th October, the Clapham Park Neighbourhood Forum met to hear about new developments in the area.  One of these was a proposal to build a new secondary school on the Glenbrook School site on the corner of Clarence Avenue and Clarence Crescent – along with a rebuilt primary school.  James Hadley, the headteacher of the proposed secondary school to be run by the Gipsy Hill Federation (Glenbrook primary is part of this Federation), told residents about the plans for the school.  He referred to the emerging shortage of secondary school places in the borough, the need to…

EU Referendum Hustings

Date: Monday 6 June 2016 At: St Stephen’s Church, Weir Road, London SW12 0NU. Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the European Union Referendum and the arguments on both sides. On June 23rd, the UK will be taking one of the most important decisions in decades with profound ramifications for what kind of country we will be. It’s vital that everyone makes an informed decision. The speakers are: Remain – The Right Honourable Keith Hill Leave – Mike Gold Hear from the speakers and ask them your…