Read July 2023’s Lambeth Talk special edition

11 July 2023

Written by: Lambeth Council

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Lambeth Talk’s July special edition focuses on children and young people and all that’s on offer for them in Lambeth this summer.

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Read July 2023’s Lambeth Talk special edition

July’s Lambeth Talk magazine focuses on children and young people and the Council’s support for them and their families – including creativity, activities, food and fun – this summer .

Your news and features include:

  • Introduction from Cllr Claire Holland, Leader of Lambeth Council, on council funding for thousands of holiday club places and the summer programme in Active Lambeth leisure centres – including the updated Brixton Rec.
  • News pages including Lambeth’s trailblazing ‘health route’ making Loughborough Road safer and cleaner for walkers, wheelers, bicycle riders and bus passengers; Lambeth’s leading role with over 80 councils on a national day of action to clamp down on illegal use of disabled parking Blue Badges; and the new Repairs Café staffed by volunteers at We Are 336 to help reduce waste.
  • Interviews with Cllr Ben Kind, Cabinet Member for Children and Families including how Lambeth’s ambition to be ‘Child Friendly Lambeth’ fits in with the new Borough Plan, and with Cllr Mahamad Hashi, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities, on the help available for young people this summer including the summer of food and fun and activities to help 16 -25 year olds at risk of getting involved in violence.
  • Advice on making sure you can vote in council, general, London Mayor and Assembly elections and referendums.
  • Lambeth’s award-winning Parent Champions scheme.
  • Lambeth Libraries’ invitation to children and young people to get involved in the library book summer reading challenge, storytelling sessions for SEND children, print workshops and training to start a business.
  • Advice for parents on cost of living help they can find via Lambeth Council.

Get your copy of Lambeth Talk

  • Your new Lambeth Talk will be distributed free by post to every household and business in the borough, with deliveries from the first week of July.
  • Or you can download it or read it on Lambeth Council’s website.