everyone in Brixton, Clapham, Stockwell, Vauxhall and West Norwood is strongly encouraged to take a PCR test, due to a rise in cases of the Delta variant. Go to a local testing site to get tested or take tests home.
Vaccination and weekly rapid testing are still key. People 18+ can book their jab, 40+ can use walk-in clinics. Free rapid LFD tests are available all over Lambeth.
Lambeth Council and NHS Test and Trace have put in place Covid-19 PCR surge testing in Clapham, Brixton, Stockwell, West Norwood and Vauxhall following a rise in confirmed cases of the Delta variant.
Sing in solidarity for the Windrush generation
Join us this Windrush Day, 22 June, to celebrate the Windrush generation. We want everyone to join us at 10.27am on the day to sing along to Jimmy Cliff's “You Can Get It If You Really Want’’ on Colourful Radio – tune in online. Also, check out our community activity pack filled with lots of fun activities for everyone to get involved in.
Lambeth wins Living Wage Award
On Wednesday 16 June, the council won the public sector award at the Living Wage Foundation event. Being recognised as a Public Sector Living Wage Employer who shows exceptional leadership in the community, and across the public sector.
Cllr Claire Holland, Lambeth Council Leader, said: “It is brilliant that the thousands of employees at two of London’s biggest hospital trusts are now getting paid at least the London Living Wage rate.”
Free parenting programmes for Lambeth families
Lambeth Council is offering a range of free support programmes for parents in the borough.
Our friendly team will help to find the right support to suit your and your family’s needs. Please get in contact to register an interest.
Have your say
Plans for more cycle hangars in the borough
Due to the high demand for more bike storage facilities, we're now looking at installing hangars across the borough, but we need your views on where they should be located.
This follows our commitment made to provide 1,000 additional secure cycle parking spaces by April 2022.
Enter the Blooming Lambeth Awards 2021!
Entries are open now for this year's awards which celebrate community gardening and food activism in the borough. The event is an opportunity to recognise every grower's contribution to make Lambeth a better place to live. Who will you nominate?
The deadline is 30 June.
Expanding the children’s play area at Larkhall Park
We’re working with the Friends of Larkhall Park to creating more play space in the park, and have opened a consultation. Your input will help guide designs, choice of equipment, and lead fundraising. We are grateful for all feedback. Larkhall Park is on the edge of Stockwell, set back between Wandsworth Road and Larkhall Lane.