On Wednesday 23 April 2014 Streatham MP Chuka Umunna convened a meeting in Brixton to consider cycling issues.Although Members of Parliament have little input into cycling beyond deciding on national policies Chuka in his role as a local MP sought to bring together some of the people who have responsibility and control of cycle policy … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists take part in Chuka Umunna MP’s cycling question time
This Saturday, 21 September 2013, an exciting new event takes places: Ride the Tube is an urban exploration: cycle around London's tube stations to gain points and answer questions about London.Ride the Tube is an unusual mixture of urban orienteering and cycling in which riders will aim to accumulate as many points as possible by … Continue reading This Saturday why not Ride the Tube?
58% of Lambeth residents do not own car Results from the 2011 census published in December 2012 show that 58% of households in Lambeth do not own a car – up from 51% in the previous 2001 census.This pattern of low car ownership is largely true of all inner London boroughs regardless of political leadership and … Continue reading Census shows Lambeth has one of lowest levels of car ownership in UK
This Saturday and Sunday, 28 and 29 July 2012, Olympic men's and women's road cycle racing will take place on London's roads providing a great opportunity to watch an Olympic event for free.Competitors will ride a route between the Mall in central London and Box Hill in Surrey travelling through Fulham, Putney, Richmond Park and … Continue reading Olympic cycle racing in London this weekend
You should have received your polling card for the London elections to be held on Thursday 3 May 2012 - if you have not it may be worth checking to make sure that you are registered to vote.You have until Wednesday 18 April to get your completed forms to Lambeth Electoral Services department to ensure … Continue reading Have you received your polling card? Are you registered to vote?
Join thousands of cyclists from across London on Saturday 28 April 2012 for The Big Ride, a fun event with a serious message, calling on London's mayoral candidates to make the capital's streets as safe and inviting for cycling as they are in Holland.Organised by London Cycling Campaign the Big Ride follows a traffic free … Continue reading Join the Big Ride 28 April 2012
Over the past few weeks we have been working with other LCC colleagues to look at the top 10 list of dangerous Transport for London junctions, several of which are located in Lambeth.We have been providing feedback and suggestions for the central LCC review team which will be coming up with proposals to make the … Continue reading Junctions review looking at Oval, Stockwell, Clapham South and Vauxhall junctions
Evening Standard journalist and Herne Hill resident Andrew Neather has written an interesting article in todays paper about London's bike boom.Evening Standard - London's Bike Boom
Valerie Shawcross has been re-elected as Greater London Authority member for Lambeth and Southwark increasing her majority to over 23,000 votes. We look forward to working with Valerie as our constituency representative.We are pleased to see that Caroline Pidgeon who stood as the Liberal Democrat representative in Lambeth and Southwark has been elected as one … Continue reading Shawcross re-elected as Lambeth and Southwark GLA Member