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Big Community Breakfast! Sunday 22 March 8.30-11 am

Join us at the new Big Community Breakfast
Crown Lane Primary School, Crown Point, SW17 3HX
Sunday 22 March 2015 8.30-11am.
Come and join us for the launch of the Big Community Breakfast for the Crown Point community.
A hot and delicious cooked breakfast for free for the first 100 locals.
Join us to enjoy breakfast and meet others in your area.
Hot and cold refreshments served – all welcome!
For more info email: Twitter @Thepointse27
Voluntary donations welcome

Businesses in Lambeth Consultation

Business in Lambeth – Lambeth Council want to hear YOUR views on running a business in Lambeth, what makes it a good location and how they can help your enterprise to grow and thrive.

Have your say before 5pm 16th February to have a positive impact on our business community.

Planting an orchard in Tivoli Park

Dear Friends of Tivoli Park,

We have kindly been donated some fruit trees to start an orchard in Tivoli Park – the planting will commence, under the close supervision of Wayne fro Open Orchard on:

Saturday, 21st February, 2015 at 1pm

Could you join us by lending a spade for the volunteer diggers, volunteering to dig or helping out by bringing refreshments to support those involved?

Please get in touch with any help you can offer to

Many thanks in anticipation,

Communications Secretary, Friends of Tivoli Park

Cultural Services 2020 Public Consultation Update

A wide-ranging consultation on the future of cultural services in Lambeth is launched today and we want to give everyone the opportunity to express their opinion on the events, arts, parks, libraries and sports facilities.

 The council is facing unprecedented cuts to its core funding and has to save £90 million by 2018. It means a saving of just over half of cultural services budget for 2013-14. With an anticipated population increase of more than 30,000 in the next ten years, we want to use our assets to now to raise income that can be invested more widely for the future.

 So, we’re proposing significant changes in how cultural services are provided in Lambeth, including Events and Parks.

 We want to be more ambitious around generating income in our parks. We are consulting on a proposed events strategy to hold more events across the whole borough, bring our sound levels for events into line with the majority of London and bring a cultural festival to Lambeth.

 Libraries, Arts and Sports services are also a part of the consultation.

 We have had thousands of conversations with local people over the last few years which have helped shape the proposals put forward today. We want to continue to work with residents to make sure we find the best solutions to the challenges we face.

 How to have your say

 You can find the overview booklet, all documentation and a questionnaire online at and in all Lambeth libraries. The consultation will close at midnight on Friday 24 April 2015.

 You can also:

 *    Speak to an elected ward councillor about these proposals. You can find out who the councillors are and how to speak to them here.

*    Email your thoughts to

*    Follow us and comment using social media – @lambeth_council #culture2020 

*    A range of events will also be held across the borough – sign up to the Love Lambeth e-newsletter to make sure you hear about these.

  If you have any queries about the consultation or difficulty accessing any information please contact


Norwood Forum Community Meeting Weds 4th February 2015

Our next open meeting is on Wednesday 4th February at 7pm.  The venue is the Old Library,   14 – 16 Knights Hill. SE27

  • Guest speakers from the Safer Transport Team – Responsible for the bus networks throughout Lambeth
  • Community Fund Event  – Information about the forthcoming funding event that wil allow community groups to access funding from the Norwood Forum. There will be a short workshop on the 24th of February followed by the main event on the 7th of March.
  • Norwood Road Public Realm Works and Improvements to the Tulse Hill Gyratory.
  • Update on Library Cinema Project
  • Norwood Planning Assembly – Guest Speaker Graham Pycock. – Plans are going ahead to set up Norwood Planning Assembly
  • Community Voices – Your opportunity to raise the issues that concern you.



"The Voice of Norwood"