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Emergency Accommodation Now Open

For the first time this winter, the temperature in the capital is below freezing and the Mayor of London has today (29 November 2023) activated the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol, opening emergency accommodation across London. This will give those who need it somewhere safe and warm to stay. 

Launch of Lambeth Council’s new tree strategy

Further to our earlier story, Norwood residents can expect to see greener streets and public spaces following the launch of Lambeth Council’s Urban Forest strategy. But, as one of Lambeth’s leafiest areas, we will not be at the front of the queue for tree-planting.

Youth workshops at SLT

The South London Theatre has two youth workshops coming up on Saturday 9 December 2023: 

Lambeth Council’s Urban Forest Strategy

Lambeth Council’s Urban Forest Strategy is to be launched on 25 November. The strategy lays out the Council’s plans to increase the canopy cover of the borough by planting over 5000 trees in the next three years, as well as maintaining the existing tree stock.

Get cycling!

News from Lambeth Council about free cycle training for anyone who lives, works, or studies in the Borough:

• Private 1-1 sessions, family sessions, or group sessions.
• From beginner sessions in an off-road environment, to advance sessions dealing with complex junctions.
• Assistance with planning routes to wherever you would like to go, and then cycling them with an instructor.