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25 April 2013
23 January 2013
New Labour-led Lambeth council called the Brixton Hill byelection for 17 January, minimising scrutiny of their cuts programme with a short election campaign period.
18 May 2011
Tory-run Wandsworth council hit the headlines recently with its outrageous plans to charge children £2.50 to use the local playgrounds at weekends...
20 April 2011
At least 2,000 people assembled on Wandsworth Road in Lambeth on 16 April to demonstrate against the death of reggae artist Smiley Culture.
20 April 2011
Lambeth Unison's public meeting to save youth services and adventure playgrounds (APGs) on 12 April was a huge success, 45 people attended, writes Andy Tullis.
6 April 2011
April 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the riots in Brixton, south London, against police racism, unemployment and poverty...
24 March 2011
Today councillors can no longer be surcharged unless they are found guilty of financial crime for personal gain...
3 March 2011
Reports from around the UK: Thousands of people demonstrated against cuts last week, as shown in these reports in this week's issue of the Socialist from Hull, Camden, Lambeth, Haringey, Lewisham, Birmingham, Swansea and Bradford
24 February 2011
A little bit of Wisconsin came to Brixton last night as over 100 protesters invaded Lambeth Council's budget meeting after a lobby of about 300 local people
9 February 2011
4 June 2008
A LONDON newspaper recently announced in bold headlines: "Brown is brown bread" (for the benefit of non-Londoners, that means 'dead!'), writes Paul Kennedy.
4 April 2007
Darfur: Deported asylum seekers tortured and murdered: AN INVESTIGATION by the United Nations (UN) in 2005 accused the Sudan-backed Janjaweed militias of carrying out the mass murder of civilians in the Darfur region of Sudan...
15 March 2007
IN SPITE of demonstrations and protests, south London Lambeth council voted through £700,000 worth of cuts to voluntary sector organisations at its meeting on 28 February....
8 March 2007
Lambeth Councils ruling Labour Group were forced into a retreat over its plans to for services to vulnerable adults last Wednesday when a demonstration nearly 500 strong marched through Brixton and descended on Lambeth Town H...
8 March 2007
A huge cheer went up as from dozens of Lambeth college students as Wednesday's SOS demonstration (see above) reached Lambeth Town Hall...
1 March 2007
THE SHOOTINGS of three school age children in south London have caused great concern...
22 February 2007
LAST YEAR the number of adult learners in Further Education (FE) colleges fell by 17% to 700,000...
9 November 2006
LAST YEAR Lambeth College made £2.3 million cuts; another 5% in funding cuts were announced this year. If cuts like these continue for the next two or three years, adult education provision will be decimated.
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