Read April’s Lambeth talk

2 April 2015

Written by: Campaigns and Communications team

News and announcements

Lambeth talk is our monthly magazine that brings you news about things happening in the borough, features about local services, a guide to local events and interesting articles about a range of topical issues.

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Read April’s Lambeth talk

This month we welcome Sean Harriss, Lambeth Councils new Chief Executive. Sean shares his thoughts on taking on this exciting and challenging role on page 3.

If you would like to have your say on how the country is run in the next general election on Thursday 7 May, then take a look at page 7. Remember if you’re not registered to vote then you can’t vote! So make sure you register by midnight Monday 20 April, by visiting

Lambeth was recently awarded Food Flagship status and is one of only two London boroughs leading the way in tackling child obesity and health and social inequality. On page 8 you’ll find out how Lambeth is working towards a healthier future.

April marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the London Borough of Lambeth. On page 12 and 13 we tell the story of how this came to be and how we grew in size to become the largest London borough in terms of population.

On pages 18 and 19 we hear from the Coin Street Community Builders, a social enterprise created by local people who spent years campaigning to turn a derelict site into the thriving, mixed-use neighbourhood it is today.

Volunteering is enjoyed by hundreds of people in Lambeth and on pages 20 and 21 we give you a few more ideas whet your volunteering appetite.

In our regular what’s on guide we have exhibitions, competitions, fundraising events and exercise classes to name but a few – see pages 22 to 24.

Download Lambeth talk April 2015.

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4 Thoughts on “Read April’s Lambeth talk

  1. colin says:

    Isn’t spending £250,000 on this a bit of a waste of money at a time when you are closing libraries?

  2. Michela Paganini says:

    Hello, I am interested in buying a copy of Lambeth talk monthly. could you please let me know where are the shops in Brixton which sell the magazine? Also, I would like to know if it’s possible to receive it by post at home.
    Thank you so much,

    • Communications team says:

      Hi, Lambeth Talk is our free monthly magazine for Lambeth residents/businesses. It is not available to buy.
      If you are a resident and have not received your copy, please email your address to so they can look into this for you.

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