Local News

New Free School in Gipsy Hill

The Government has approved a new free school in Gipsy Hill. The new secondary school is due to open in September 2017, and will make 1,600 secondary school places available. It is to be operated by the Gipsy Hill federation, which already runs five primary schools in Lambeth. 

Lambeth Council Cancels Bonfire Night

After mismanaging the sale of tickets to last year's Brockwell Park firework display, which left more than 20,000 tickets unsold, Lambeth Council has given up. The Council has cancelled this year's display in Brockwell Park, saying that it can no longer afford the event. 

'Quietways' Delayed

Labour councillors in Thurlow Park have been forced back to the drawing board on road improvements intended to make Lambeth’s cyclists safer. The Council brought forward a proposal to close Rosendale Road without any attempt to consult local businesses and residents.

Rosendale Road Surgery Saved

Following a community-led campaign supported and promoted by Dulwich & West Norwood Conservatives it has been announced that the GP Surgery on Rosendale Road will be saved.

Labour Show No Remorse Over Needless and Costly By-Election

The arrogance and compliancy of the Lambeth Labour Party is yet again on show in the statement of persons nominated for the Knight’s Hill By-election as they have chosen the same person who caused this by-election as their candidate. 

Labour Councillor Causes Costly By-election 6 weeks After Being Elected

One of the three Labour Councillors recently elected in Knights Hill ward has been forced to resign as a councillor just six weeks after being elected on the 22nd May after it emerged she was ineligible to stand. This means a by-election will be held on the 14th August.

Crystal Palace Primary School Given Government Approval

Dulwich Conservatives have welcomed the announcement by the Government that approval has been given to the Crystal Palace Primary School in the latest round of Free Schools.  The school, conceived by a group of parents fed up with the lack of choice and school places in Crystal Palace will ensure more parents have the choice of a great school in South Dulwich and Gipsy Hill to which they can send their child.

Claimant Count Falls Again in Dulwich & West Norwood

Figures realised on the 16th April show that the number of people claiming benefits has again fallen in Dulwich & West Norwood as more people find work and unemployment continues to fall thanks to the Conservatives Long-Term Economic Plan.