Monthly Archives: July 2018

Leaf blowers outside Rosewood House in VG

A few weeks ago I highlighted the noise and pollution nuisance caused by Wednesday morning leaf blowing sessions on the pavement outside Rosewood House. Since then I received a response from a resident of Rosewood House, saying that Lambeth will … Continue reading

Posted in Local crime and anti-social behaviour incidents, Street Trees and Plants

KOV Summer Newsletter: Bumper issue

The KOV AGM coming up in October as usually we’re looking for new board members, most importantly, a new chair, as Helen Monger has tendered her resignation due to work and family commitments. Also: Up-dates on the OAKDA planning application … Continue reading

Posted in Local news, Uncategorized

Our parks and green spaces are at risk due to spending cuts

The chair of KOV Forum, Helen Monger, whose day-time job is director of the London Parks and Gardens Trust, is quoted in this article: “You’ll end up with local authorities dedicating one or two parks as income generators and they … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond ..., Uncategorized

8 Albert Embankment Exhibition: The Fire Station

The exhibition event has already happened, but you can see the proposals online: Please also read

Posted in Local developments, Uncategorized

Sadiq Khan says: Put people first in planning

He’s right to say it’s up to national government to mend our broken planning system, but local governments could make a start by working with local community groups, rather than against them and at least uphold their own planning policies … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Luxury high rise flats struggling to sell

Are we going to end up with a bunch of half built posh ghost towers? (With a special mention of Nine Elms). Moneyweek property investment advice: Don’t!

Posted in Uncategorized, Vauxhall cluster of tall towers

Homophobic attack outside night club in Kennington Lane

Attack on nightclub workers outside the former ‘Duke of Cambridge’, Kennington Lane on 2 July  

Posted in Local crime and anti-social behaviour incidents, Uncategorized