Local News

Lambeth Council Fail Community on Local Libraries

Labour-Run Lambeth Council cannot be trusted with our local Libraries a new report has shown. At the same time as leaving West Norwood Library open for squatters to take over, the truth about Lambeth’s library service is revealed in the latest official profiles of London libraries where Lambeth is bottom of the 15 comparable boroughs on almost all measures, making Lambeth Libraries the worst in London. Thurlow Park Conservatives Ward Chairman Graham Pycock has written to South London Press regarding the situation as West Norwood Library.  

Conservatives Launch Europe Referendum Campaign

Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps has launched a new campaign to show support for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show your support for the bill and help put pressure on the local Labour MP who is likely to oppose the bill and deny you your say on Europe!

Supporting Sunray Estate Tenants

Conservative Village Ward Action Team are holding Labour controlled Southwark Council to account over housing.

Jowell criticised over 'Boris Bike' claims

Tessa Jowell MP, Chair of Ken Livingstone's campaign to be London Mayor, has been criticised after claiming "Boris Bikes" are "mainly used by white men on salaries over £75,000".

Victory for common sense protects rare species

A rare scientific habitat for rare plants newts, frogs, invertebrates and aquatic plants has been saved from possible extinction by a vote at Lambeth's Planning Committee. Councillors voted by a majority to refuse planning permission for the demolition.

Boris: Freedom Pass Pledge

Boris Johnson has today promised, if re-elected, he will extend the Freedom Pass to Londoners aged 60 years or older, reversing the decision taken by Ken Livingstone's Labour to raise the age at which Londoners are entitled to free travel.The move rewards those who have worked hard, paid their taxes, done the right thing and were entitled to expect their ticket to free travel on turning sixty - anywhere, anytime, any place in Greater London.

Lighting on West Dulwich station footpath

Responding to concerns raised by local residents that a number of street lights are currently out of order on the footpath running alongside the northbound line at West Dulwich train station, local Councillor Lewis Robinson has contacted Southwark's street lighting department to get them repaired.

Lambeth Council 'riddled with fraud'

Labour-controlled Lambeth Council is riddled with tax evasion, benefit fraud, false accounting and theft. This is according to a report submitted to Lambeth Council’s corporate committee in January 2012 with up to 30 officers investigated for various wrongdoing in 2010 and 2011.  Of those, five were found guilty of fraud and 19 were disciplined for professional misconduct.