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South London Theatre news

A prepared reading of the much loved classic Casablanca. the next SLT production: Lunch Girls by Ron Hart via Zoom 25-27 March, and more exciting courses for children and young people who have attended the SLTr drama classes or whose parents/carers are members. Read all about the latest SLT news here.

Volunteering opportunities this week

Park rangers (but be quick), family volunteers, runners for the 2021 London marathon, a laptop technician, a social media guru, and mental health first aiders are all sought this week.

Census update

60 seconds. That’s the length of time the Office for National Statistics (ONS) had to capture a group portrait of the UK, ensuring it was representative of all ages, genders, ethnicities, sexualities, abilities, social classes, professions and geographies, and reflective of everything the census stands for. It also had to set the right tone.

Windsor Grove Development

The issue has been rumbling along for so long that you may be forgiven if you have given up all hope of seeing off this pernicious development; perhaps that is precisely what the developers are hoping for.

Lambeth Local Plan: consultation on Main Modifications

Lambeth Council reports that the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan (DRLLP) is currently undergoing examination by an independent planning Inspector. The Inspector has now produced a list of proposed Main Modifications to the draft Plan and the Council is required to undertake public consultation on these for six weeks.  

Local enhanced Covid-19 testing completed

Door-to-door testing in parts of West Norwood and some streets in Streatham has now been completed after a case of the Covid-19 variant first identified in South Africa was detected in the area. The project concluded on Wednesday, 24 February.

Switch off your engines

Lambeth Council is supporting the new ‘Engines Off. Every Stop’ anti-idling advertising campaign to target all London drivers. The campaign runs until 21 March 2021.

South London Theatre - courses for young people starting 27 Feb

South London Theatre is running some fantastic online courses for young people. Including - Make a Film, Introduction to Puppetry, Create a Dance Routine, Storytelling and many more. For ages 7 to 18. One-hour workshops are FREE. 4 week courses cost £10 with FREE places for those who need them.

Build your family through fostering

The Lambeth Council Fostering Team will be hosting their next online event on Thursday 4 March to talk you through the process of becoming a foster care, the different types of fostering available, and to provide an open forum for you to ask any questions you may have. As the event falls during LGBT+ fostering and Adoption Week, they’d like to welcome anyone to attend, but especially people from LGBT+ backgrounds who have perhaps never thought about fostering before. Read more here on the Love Lambeth website and Register here.

Lambeth Country Show 2021 to be virtual event

Lambeth Council has anounced that this year's Lambeth Country show will be run on Saturday, 17 July and Sunday, 18 July 2021 as a virtual event due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and uncertainty remaining about when the social distancing and other restrictions needed to stop the spread of the virus will be lifted.