Read August’s Lambeth talk

8 August 2016

Written by: Campaigns team

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Read August’s Lambeth talk

Many awards and distinctions for our community this month. One of our primary schools has been named the best in the United Kingdom and one of our nurseries gained ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted. Pop Brixton won the award for Placemaking using Public Sector-Owned Land at the prestigious Planning and Placemaking Awards while our new development Somerleyton road won the New London Architecture award as ‘Unbuilt Winner’ in Housing. (pages 4-5)

We discuss with the former Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Donatus Anyanwu new ways for community groups feeling marginalised to ask for support (page 7)

Improving Air Quality in Lambeth. We explore what can be done at a local level – find out how you can help (page 8)

Better safe than sorry. To enjoy healthy and safe sex, Lambeth residents need information, advice and good access to services (page 10)

It’s your local market! A new market starts on Angell Town estate every Saturday. It is run by residents offering a range of fresh produce, clothing, crafts and workshops. (page12)

By the book. Our new page about all great things that are happening every month in our libraries (page 14)

Tea, cake and conversation. Meet the national charity organising free monthly afternoon tea parties for people aged 75 or over who live on their own (page16)

Homes for older people. Find out what is being planned to ensure there is greater choice of better quality specialist housing for our current and older residents. (page 18)

What’s on in Lambeth in August? So many things, as always! A new exhibition in Black Cultural Archives, an Open day at Morley College, the Brixton City festival and so much more. (page 20-21). Last, but not least, don’t forget to check our special discounts and offers for our residents only (page 22).

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