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Streatham terrorist incident

Councillor Jack Hopkins (Leader of Lambeth Council), Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Messinger (Lambeth Borough Police Commander), Councillor Mohammed Seedat (Lambeth Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety) and Saleha Jaffer (Chair, Faiths Together in Lambeth) have written to local residents following last Sunday's terrorist incident.  The letter includes details of support services, and can be read here.

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank: news

News on a new app for required food items, how to make donations, and volunteering opportunities..

Foodbank app.: This new app allows you to view food items that are in short supply and allows the Foodbank to send a push message to you when we urgently need a particular item. The app is now available for both iPhones and Android phones. Its free to download; simply go to your app store and search for Foodbank by Redemption Media.

Current advice for EU citizens

The UK left the EU on 31 January, 2020 and the status of non-UK nationals is unclear and to be determined. Lambeth Council wrote to all households in mid-January 2020 to advise as follows:

Lambeth Together: engagement

Following cancellation of the earlier session, Lambeth Together invite Lambeth voluntary sector representatives to a meeting this coming Thursday on how to do engagement differently. Lela Kogbara from Black Thrive will facilitate this conversation aiming to ensure Lambeth's VCSE sector can be a part of this important discussion. 

Small Charities: transform your fundraising & governance

Sign up now for the FSI low-cost training sessions that cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.If you’re a #smallbutvital charity in or around London, don’t miss the FSI's popular small charity training on 4 and 5 February 2020.

Street parties – applications now open!

Thinking about summer and how you plan to spend your days having fun in the sun? Look no further as you can now apply to Lambeth Council to run your very own street party in 2020!

Rosendale Road to Gipsy Hill: proposed Healthy Route

Lambeth Council  has developed a range of improvements for walking and cycling along Rosendale Road, as part of the Brockwell Park to Gipsy Hill Healthy Route project and they want your views on the designs.

The main changes proposed on Rosendale Road with the planned design are:

Norwood Bus Garage wins Gold!

The Norwood Bus Garage on Ernest Avenue won Gold at the 2019 UK Bus Awards! Arriva London South won the award for top London Garage in recognition of “best practice, high quality staff and outstanding standards of customer service in the industry”. The team at Norwood, is described as “continually striving for excellence and having recently undergone a transformation programme to help improve operational performance, it has a strong focus on the development of its colleagues and the whole team works closely with the local community.”