18 April 2015

Follow the Vassall growers' food trail ...

Lambeth's Incredible Edible Project has put together a new map outlining all the excellent resident food growing projects in Vassall, from the Holland Town estate's recently formed food growing group to the Cowley estate's well established Food Farm.

Click on the picture opposite to see the trail in full and visit Lambeth's IEP website to find out more about its work across the borough.



03 April 2015

Councillor surgeries in April 2015

Vassall Ward Councillors Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop will be holding their regular surgeries in Vassall in April​. They will be held on:

Tuesday, ​7 April ​2015
Myatts Field Park Depot
Cormont Road
SE5 9RA
1pm - 2pm

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Cowley Estate Community Centre
off Vassall Road
SW9 6LZ
6.15pm-7.15pm

Saturday, 25 April 2015
Myatts Field South Community Hall
Burton Lane
SW9 6QG
10am-11am

If these dates are inconvenient for you or you have a problem or issue that requires immediate attention please contact the Vassall Labour Councillors directly:

Councillor Jacqui Dyer - 07920 548463 -jdyer3@lambeth.gov.uk

Councillor Paul Gadsby - 07814 567 690 - pgadsby@lambeth.gov.uk

Councillor Annie Gallop - 07920 560175 - agallop@lambeth.gov.uk

02 April 2015

Myatt's Fields Park cafe reopens Friday 3 April 2015

This Friday, 3 April 2015, the cafe in Myatt's Fields Park will reopen for the year. It will initially be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 11am - 5pm for a range of hot and cold drinks and food..
Myatts Fields Park on vassallview.com

Come and celebrate in the cafe, near the bandstand at the Cormont Road side of the park,

Myatt's Fields Park is located near Knatchbull Road, Calais Street and Cormont Road in Vassall Ward, Camberwell, Lambeth SE5

21 March 2015

Myatts North Resident meeting this Wednesday

The Resident's Association Monitoring Board (RAMB) for the Myatts Field North estate will be taking place this coming Wednesday (25 March) from 7pm at the new community centre on the estate.

The meeting is open to all residents on the estate and will have in attendance representatives from Lambeth council and Pinnacle. Given the number of issues on the estate, some of which were raised at today's well attended coffee morning, local councillors - Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop - are urging as many local people as possible to pop along to the meeting if they can.

If you want to find out more about the RAMB, please email them at myattsfieldnorth.ramb@gmail.com
 

13 March 2015

Planting in the Playground event on Holland Town estate this weeked

The Planting in the Playground team on Holland Town Estate have been working hard with volunteers from Goodgym Lambeth to get the space ready for more planting.

Join the team this Saturday 14 March (11am-2pm) for their latest gardening session to sow the wildflower meadow and plant raspberries. Volunteers will also be making bird scarers to keep the pigeons off the seeds, and bee houses to keep our buzzy friends happy! You can also grow a sunflower and take it home to grow in your own garden. Children welcome!

Tea, coffee and cake provided. Further events are planned in the future - please see the details on the leaflet opposite. 

12 March 2015

Kate Hoey and Val Shawcross to attend Vassall Coffee morning at end ofMarch

Local MP Kate Hoey and London Assembly Member Val Shawcross will be joining local Vassall councillors at a special coffee morning on Saturday, 21 March.

The event will take place at the new Myatt's Field North Community Centre between 11am and 1pm, and is open to all resident's who want to pop in and discuss any local issue with their elected representatives. No appointments are needed and free tea/coffee will be avaailble. Local councillors Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop will also be in attendance.

07 March 2015

Library consultation meeting to be hosted at new Myatt's Field North Community Centre

Lambeth's cultural services consultation will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, 18 March to discuss the proposed changes to local services in the area, including parks and libraries.

The event, which will include workshops and information about the consultation, will be held at the Myatt's North community centre between 7pm and 9pm, and is open to all residents. All three local councillors - Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop - will be attending the meeting so if you cannot attend please do send in any questions to the team via the details provided on Vassall View.

You can read more about the consultation here and get further details about the what the changes will mean locally in a recent letter published in the South London Press by the local Labour team here.

Lambeth Living welcome event on the Lothian estate


This Thursday (12 March) Lambeth Living and the council have organised a special introduction event for local residents on the Lothian estate following the recent transfer of services from PACCA.

It will be held in the Myatt's Field South Community Centre and will include a number of stands with information about a variety of services and issues aimed at local residents. Confirmed attendees include:

  • Local police and community safety officers
  • Advisors on recent welfare changes and council tax issues 
  • Tenancy enforcement and advice officers
  • Estate service officers, including the new caretakers and repairs team
  • Home ownership support advisors 
  • Lambeth Housing Standard team overseeing the upgrade of bathroom and kitchens in council flats as part of Lambeth's £450 million programme

Local Labour councillors, Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop, will also have a stall at the event to meet local residents and discuss any of their issues. All residents welcome!