Read the Lambeth Talk Summer Special July 2022

29 June 2022

Written by: Lambeth Council

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Lambeth Talk’s Summer Special includes Lambeth’s new mayor, new Cabinet and news on both the summer of food and fun for schoolchildren and summer highlight the Lambeth Country Show.

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Read the Lambeth Talk Summer Special July 2022

Your latest Lambeth Talk magazine is a summer special featuring Lambeth Country Show – back to its traditional time and place in Brockwell Park on July 16 & 17 for the first time since 2020. Lambeth Talk brings you news and updates from Lambeth Council and the community.

Your news includes:

  • Lambeth’s Climate Action Plan including Transp[ort, Waste, low-carbon buildings, and the environment and our vision for a net-zero Lambeth by 2030
  • Letter from Council Leader Cllr Claire Holland on Lambeth’s package of support for households feeling the effects of the cost of living crisis – from school meals during holidays to direct payments to households struggling to pay bills to council tax support expansion. Followed by an article on getting help.
  • Meet Lambeth’s new 11-member Cabinet, “the most diverse Cabinet we have ever had” following the local elections in May, including new roles focused on the cost of living crisis and equalities.
  • Introducing the new Mayor Of Lambeth, Cllr Pauline George, talking about working on the NHS frontline and her pride at becoming the first female, British Nigerian mayor of Lambeth.
  • Lambeth Country Show – one of the biggest free family festivals in the UK expecting more than 120.000 visitors for eclectic live sounds and Roots reggae, jousting and highwayman shows, Dog & Sheep Show, birds of prey flight shows and ponies, sheep and alpacas in the heart of Brockwell Park.
  • Summer of Food and Fun will run from 25 July until 26 August with sport, art, trips, or camps for those aged 4-16
  • Making recycling on-the-go easier with solar-powered bins.
  • Be a Community Champion.

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 starting just before the end of June.
  • Or you can read/download it from Lambeth’s website.