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Lambeth Local Elections

Local elections for Lambeth Council are being held all over the borough on Thursday 3 May 2018. The closing date to register to vote is Tuesday 17 April 2018.

You can check you are registered by contacting the Lambeth Council Electoral Services team beforehand: 

Tel.: 020 7926 2254

Email: electoralservices@lambeth.gov.uk

You can also register to vote here.

West Norwood Town Centre Redevelopment Plan

Site 18 is the red area on the town centre map below and is split in ownership.  Lambeth Council wishes landowners to redevelop this in accordance with policy.  This policy has been arrived at over the last 10 years with extensive public consultation.  Briefly:

Streetworks: update

Streetworks is a unique community-led project to improve Norwood and Tulse Hill.  The project is funded by Transport for London and supported by officers at Lambeth Council.  The Norwood Forum, Tulse Hill Forum, local councillors and community groups are working together with residents, businesses, schools and road-users to design a better space, remove the one-way system at Tulse Hill and provide training and support for future local projects.

West Norwood Library / Cinema Update

At the Norwood Action Group ("NAG") AGM Picturehouse Marketing and Communications Managers were given a rough ride over the length of time the project is taking and the refusal to pay the London Living Wage.  The main updates were:

West Norwood Cemetery: help shape the next Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid

Over the past year or Lambeth Council, in partnership with the Friends of West Norwood Cemetery and following public consultation last summer, has developed proposals to conserve and protect the ‘magnificent’ West Norwood Cemetery for future generations. Extensive specialist surveys and consultation were carried out to develop a HLF bid which looks to:

Log In Log Out: free online help

You might know someone who could potentially be helped by this service. Log In Log Out are offering free online help with:

  • Universal Credit
  • Universal jobmatch
  • Housing Benefit
  • Housing registration/bidding

When: Tuesdays (10am-12noon)

Where: Rosendale Community Centre, 147 Peabody Cottages (off Rosendale Road), SE24 9DR

Further information: lilo@myatobee.com


Free cakes!

A new service to provide free birthday cakes to families in Lambeth who would find it difficult to provide a birthday cake for their child. Its a free, friendly and confidential service. Volunteer bakers are also sought.

Email: lambethcakesforkids:gmail.com

Website: freecakesforkidslambeth.com

Lambeth Council elections on 3 May 2018: No Vote, No Say

Elections will be held on Thursday 3 May to elect all 63 Lambeth Ward Councillors across the 21 wards in our borough. Locally, we will elect three councillors in each ward: Gipsy Hill, Knights Hill and Thurlow Park.

To vote in the Lambeth Council elections, you must be registered to vote. Lambeth Electoral Services wrote to all households recently detailing the names of everyone who is registered. If you did not see this letter, or there were errors or omissions take action now. The deadline to register is Tuesday 17 April 2018.

Peddle My Wheels

A Lambeth Council funded initiative to supply affordable used and new bikes and follow up training to make cycling accessible to everyone is coming to West Norwood Feast on Sunday 1 April. Peddle My Wheels is a business that puts the environment before financial profit.

Buyers: go along and get yourself a serviced, theft-free, affordable bike. You can even pre-order beforehand.