Monthly Archives: July 2017

Weeding in the community – report about latest efforts

“Hello everyone I hope you are not suffering sore backs and shoulders after your amazing sterling work on Saturday! We did a really great job. It was a real shame rain sent everyone scattering in different directions as lunch had … Continue reading

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What have libraries ever done for us?

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/new-reports-demonstrate-libraries%E2%80%99-impact-communities Tate Library Book Sale Saturday July 29th  http://www.tatesouthlambethfriends.org/bring-out-your-books-for-friends-annual-sale/

Posted in Local news

Lambeth People’s Audit

https://www.cips.org/en-GB/supply-management/news/2017/july/tender-irregularities-uncovered-in-lambeth-peoples-audit-/ A report http://www.thepeoplesaudit.info/report.pdf said that when the team checked a sample three blocks on the Wyvil Estate in Vauxhall, it found the council paid its contractors for more than twice the number of concrete repairs than were actually carried out.

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Plane Hell in Vauxhall too

 “… the noise of the planes above my garden it’s becoming increasingly unbearable! You cannot even have a conversation on the phone!” From: https://www.change.org/p/minister-for-aviation-plane-hell-too-early-too-late-too-noisy-too-low-too-many/u/20853676?utm_medium=email&utm_source=104745&utm_campaign=petition_update&sfmc_tk=RQPmffCqH45utqaCjZQ4KmU0wNAkJx0onWvcsOOoObBzbDt10J6D3s%2b3ECtpYZ2z&j=104745&sfmc_sub=143467048&l=32_HTML&u=20852105&mid=7259882&jb=1 Picnic with a Twist – this Friday 28 July

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Piano lessons at Bonningtom Centre

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Battersea Power Station – low affordable housing justified as build costs double?

http://www.ourcity.london/comment/the-politics-of-battersea/

Posted in Local developments

Democratic deficit of regeneration and Private Finance Initiative (PFI)

Example: The ‘Oval Quarter’ in North Lambeth “The idea of civic engagement was lost; in its place, a union of faceless bureaucracy and corporate impunity. As the responsibility was passed from a democratic institution to the honeycomb of corporations, much … Continue reading

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