08 July 2014

Young Lambeth publish holiday activities and summer university programmes

Young Lambeth has published a programme of activities for Lambeth children over the summer holiday period. The programme has details of various sporting, musical and other creative activities available for children as well as information on one o'clock clubs, children's centres and parks all of which are available free for children and young people in the borough.

For young people aged 11-19 the summer university programme offers a range of accredited educational and fun activities and courses.

Download the holiday activities programme and summer university programmes on the Young Lambeth website

01 July 2014

Vassall Councillors' surgeries in July 2014

Vassall Ward Councillors Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop will be holding surgeries in Vassall Ward in July 2014 on the following dates

Tuesday 1 July 2014
Myatts Field Park Depot
Cormont Road
12pm - 1pm

Saturday 26 July 2014 
Myatts Field South Community Hall
Burton Lane
SW9 6QG 

Thursday 31 July 2014
Cowley Estate Community Centre
off Vassall Road

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

29 June 2014

Vassall councillor surgeries for 2014

Following their election last month, Vassall's new councillor team are organising three surgeries every month spread out across the area and at different times where residents can come along to discuss any local issues they might have.

The surgery details are:

Cllr Jacqui Dyer
Cowley Estate Community Centre
Last Thursday of every month

Cllr Paul Gadsby
Myatts Field South Community Hall
Burton Lane
Last Saturday of every month

Cllr Annie Gallop
Myatts Field Park Depot
12pm - 1pm
1st Tuesday of the month

Don't forget, that if you need to contact your councillors at any time you can do so via phone or email using the contact details on the Lambeth website.

25 June 2014

16 June 2014

Myatt's Fields Park Summer Fair this Saturday

This Saturday, 21 June 2014, the annual Myatt's Fields Park Summer Fair takes place from 1-5pm. Come to Myatts Fields Park in Lambeth's Vassall Ward for music in the bandstand, food, drinks, fairground rides, football and a wide variety of stalls.

This is always a great day when the whole community enjoys their local park.

More information on the Myatts Fields Park website

23 May 2014

Three Labour Councillors elected in Vassall Ward in Lambeth elections 2014

Thank you to everyone who supported Labour in  yesterday's Lambeth Council election in Vassall Ward. The three Labour candiates - Jacqui Dyer, Paul Gadsby and Annie Gallop have been elected to represent Vassall each with a majority of over 1,200.

The Liberal Democrat vote in the ward dropped significantly and now the Green Party and Conservatives are the main opposition in the ward.

Full election results for Vassall Ward (taken from Vassall results page on  Lambeth website)

Election Candidate Party Votes %
Jacqui Dyer Labour 1751 19% Elected
Paul Gadsby Labour 1723 19% Elected
Annie Gallop Labour 1671 18% Elected
Celia Esme Cole Green 598 6% Not elected
Paul Thomas Abbott Conservative 463 5% Not elected
Stuart David Barr Conservative 451 5% Not elected
Owen Everett Green 451 5% Not elected
Lindsay Jean Avebury Liberal Democrat 445 5% Not elected
John Noah Walton Green 419 5% Not elected
Collette Dawn Thomas Liberal Democrat 388 4% Not elected
Joshua Gething Conservative 382 4% Not elected
Dominic Karma Wyard Liberal Democrat 254 3% Not elected
Mark Chapman Pirate Party 129 1% Not elected
Dalton Montague Trade Unionist
and Socialist Coalition
113 1% Not elected

Congratulations to Jacqui, Paul and Annie - contact and surgery details to follow shortly

Lambeth Labour - Winning Here
Vassall Labour - Winning Here

22 May 2014

Vote Labour today in Vassall Ward

Today is election day - your chance to determine who runs Lambeth Council for the next four years. The polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm.

Please note that the location of one of Vassall's polling stations has changed - if you previously voted at Charles Edward Brook School on Cormont Road, SE5 you will now be voting at the Minet Library on the corner of Knatchbull and Burton Roads.

Vassall Labour's candidates in today's Lambeth Council elections

Jacqui Dyer has been a leading force in championing resident’s views on the Myatt’s North regeneration project as chair of the local resident’s group, especially making sure local people get the best from the project. She is co-chair of Lambeth’s Black Health and Wellbeing Commission.

Cllr Paul Gadsby has been a committed local community activist for years, helping to organise public meetings on welfare reforms, roving councillor surgeries and getting new resident groups off the ground. If re-elected he wants to campaign for improved green spaces and better
housing for local people.

Annie Gallop has lived in the area for 20 years and is a former chair of the Cowley estate tenant’s organisation. Annie has had a long track record of supporting local residents. She helped found the Cowley Food Farm, an award winning local project, and is a former school trustee.
Vassall Labour Action Team
Kate Hoey MP, Cllr Paul Gadsby, Annie Gallop, Jacqui Dyer and Lambeth Labour Leader Lib Peck

Vote Labour today in Vassall Ward

19 May 2014

Minet Library closed on Thursday

On Thursday 22 May 2014, owing to the local Lambeth Council elections, the Minet Library will be closed for the day. The archives will be open.

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