Tuesday, July 27, 2004
As part of this review £1m has been earmarked for local Area committees.
Each will receive £200K for use in the current year.
The Forum has asked the Dulwich Community Council for funding to put a safety railing unde the railbridge at Herne Hill Junction. Clr Kim Humphries, chair of the DCC has promised to see if this can be done from revenue funding pots.
Another beneficiary of the Lambeth Opportunities fund is Carnegie Library . Announcing a total
of £1,1million for library repairs over two years Councillor John Whelan twice referred to the
Carnegie Library. There is also an additional £50k for young persons books.
At a meeting of the Lambeth Executive alllocation of £16M was made for 52 projects and headings
across the borough. The biggest single beneficiary was Brockwell Park to enable the HLF bid to proceed.
This bid will in turn bring in larger sums.
A total of £3.5 milllion was awarded to Lambeths Parks the most significant decision in living memory
for parks capital works.
Sunday, July 25, 2004
Not good news here for locals- this sub office is to close probably October.
Information from SLP and other sources.
Saturday, July 24, 2004
The PO are planning to move to CostCutters in Norwood Road from end of September.
Mr Patel the propietors will be carrying out a major refit of the shop to cater for this.
There are lots of pluses in this move especially ease of access to the shop.
This will help regenerate that parade.At present Olly's Fish Restaurant owner Mr Harry Nazim is extending into the adjacent unit. At we understand Steve's Cafe plan to do the same thing.
The one draw back is the bus stop as there is a Southbound stop but no North bound opposite.
However with the implementation of the Junction improvements it is planned to install a bus stop to help with
this and further regeneration of the parade.
An interfaith rally is taking place in London during the first week of August. 35 Thousand youig people from all over the country will be here.
During the week various social and environmental projects will be carried out and the parade at the top of Herne Hill is to benefit from this. work will take place 2/3 August.
Southwark Tree officer has pl;ace hanging baskets in Half Moon Lane Herne Hill and Norwood Road.
Shopkeeepers are delighted with this and Dave Taylor manager of the Street Leader scheme visited Hh last week and met with Yvonne Levy and Katherine Holmes anc Clr Michelle Pearce.
A lot of graffiti was noted and action has alrday takern place.
There is now a protocal for dealing with Network Rail property ( bridges etc).
Dave and Michelle promised to pursue the repairs to pavement under the HH brudge and see if a bid coulkd be made for a safety railing at this point. Adam Shipley proprietor of Cafe Prov was keen on this proposal.
Building works to move the Kings Cross Thamsleslink Station to a new ThamesLinkstation at St Pancras will result in the following dispruption to service from 5th September for 35 weeks.
Northbound trains terminate at Kings Cross Thameslink connecting northern service 15 mins walk to St Pancras. As an alternative for people with luggage and mobility problems alight at City Thames Link for bus to St Pancras. See statins for further info. All southbound trains terminate at St Pancras.
From 7th to 31st August all south boun trains will terminate at Wimbledon There will be a bus replacement service to all stations to Sutton See station for full details.
At its meeting on Monday 26th July Lambeth Council consider a list of about 50 community projects
seeking funding from the an allocation of £16million. Consideration will also be given to allocating
200k to each of the Area Committee. If you wouldlike a copy of the ful list please email
Saturday, July 03, 2004
Over 100 people turned up to hear progress reports
on Lambeth & Southwark's enquiries into the flooding.
Clr Kim Humphries, Chair of the Dulwich Community Council introduced a Southwark report.
Clr Jim Dickson introduced the Lambeth report. Jim has been co-ordinating contacts with Lambeth on behalf of the many residents in Dulwich Road who have lost there homesand possessions
David Coughtrie and Mufu Dorowuju gave an update on the proposed schemes.Mufu indicated that there was £350k
already available £100k from The Council through section 106 agreements. and a further £75k allocated from underspend
The project was likely to cost nearer £1m and further
funding would be sought once costings were know.
Val Shawcross offered to approach the London Development Agency.
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