Lambeth! Can We Win Crown For Borough Of Culture 2019/2020 Award

“Radical Hearts. Open Minds – London Borough of Culture Bid” Lambeth Borough has put forward their bid for the opportunity to claim the crown for the Mayors Culture borough prize in 2019/2020. With the amazing prize of £1.1 million, this would give Lambeth a great boost in enabling the borough to invest into its cultural growth by hosting and promoting a wider range of cultural … Continue reading Lambeth! Can We Win Crown For Borough Of Culture 2019/2020 Award

Anthony Ducapo: the name of the moment

Anthony Ducapo who recently released his song “Bonnie and Clyde” is devastating, since in a short time his song exceeds 25 thousand visits. But who is Anthony Ducapo? Anthony Yépez Vera, 20 years old, from Quito, Ecuador, had great changes in his life. At the young age of 6 his parents made the decision to move to Spain hit by the crisis in his native … Continue reading Anthony Ducapo: the name of the moment

Sadiq Khan helping staff renting privately in London

Sadiq Khan announced that all parts of the City Hall group would offer employees help with renting a flat and urged businesses to follow suit. The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, knows that we need to build more affordable homes. However, in the short term, he’s doing all to ensure this. Also, he encourages offering help to buy through guarantees or mortgage loans and considers the provision … Continue reading Sadiq Khan helping staff renting privately in London

Preventing Hate Crime

  Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity and national origin), religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity   It is possible for a crime to have more than one motivating factor (for example an offence may be Motivated by hostility towards the victim’s race and religion). Thus, as well as recording the overall … Continue reading Preventing Hate Crime

Lambeth bags award for supporting startups

Lambeth has been crowned joint winner for Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses at the annual Small Business Friendly Awards, alongside Sutton. The awards ceremony, now in its fourth year, took place on Thursday March 30 at the Kingsway Hall Hotel in Holborn. It seeks to recognise the work done by London boroughs which helps to nurture and grow local small businesses. Cllr Jack Hopkins, … Continue reading Lambeth bags award for supporting startups

Lucky escape for hamster thrown in South London bin

A live hamster was found in the back of a rubbish truck, moments before it was about to be crushed. One Tuesday morning in West Norwood, a bin man discovered a cage that had been dumped in an industrial bin, with a hamster still in it. The bin man promptly took the creature to the local RSPCA charity shop, South East London Branch, where it … Continue reading Lucky escape for hamster thrown in South London bin

12 years after Jamie Oliver’s junk food crusade, have colleges missed out on healthy food provisions?

Over a decade after Jamie Oliver’s campaign against junk food, the government is continuing to tackle an obesity ‘epidemic’ in schools – but is enough being done to tackle poor quality food in colleges? Fatty foods over the counter, vending machines and fast-food premises setting up nearby colleges continue to put pressure on the institutions to promote quality food. And education secretary Justine Greening’s plans … Continue reading 12 years after Jamie Oliver’s junk food crusade, have colleges missed out on healthy food provisions?