Articles Posted in the " Campaigns " Category

  • Protest: Get SAVILLainS out of Lambeth!

    This Saturday July 30 11am at Savills,  99 Northcote Rd, London SW11 6PR Why we are protesting At national level, Savills ‘advised’ the government on drawing up the new Housing and Planning Act, and will serve to directly benefit from the further privatisation of housing provision that it enshrines. Locally…. well:     Brixton Buzz article: […]

  • Axe the Housing Act

    Upcoming Community Groups Meetings Tuesday 7 June 7pm Kennington Park Community Centre 8 Harleyford St, SE11 5SY   Thursday 16 June 7pm Myatts Field South community hall Evandale Rd, SW9 6QG   Protest Against The Housing Act Saturday June 18th, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner

  • Lambeth eviction endangers life of 80-year-old housing co-op resident, Tony Healy

    report from Lambeth United Coop URGENT UPDATE An urgent update to the story of 81-year-old housing co-op resident Tony Healy, whose case is detailed below. The council are very aware of Tony Healy’s vulnerability and his state of mind and visited him on 2nd March 2016 with doctors and police trying to convince him to […]

  • Statement from Lib Peck on the Housing Bill

    The Lambeth Labour Group of Councillors fully opposes the Tory Government’s Housing and Planning Bill. Labour, locally and nationally, have been lobbying to try and make the bill less destructive. I gave evidence of the Bill’s damaging impact to Lambeth at a Parliamentary committee in November 2015, and together with Cllr Matthew Bennett (Cabinet Member […]

  • March against the Housing Bill – Saturday 30th January

    Tell everyone what the Tories are doing to social housing!  The Housing Bill marks the end of social housing: The end of secure lifetime tenancies. Council tenancies will be for 2 to 5 years with no right to pass it on to your children. Landlords will have access to tenant’s personal income information and if […]

  • Tomorrows protest is cancelled! Marian has won!!!

    On the eve of this protest to shame Guinness they finally offered Marian a flat in the local area. This is an amazing victory which shows what a determined woman, community solidarity and protest action can achieve. Come along to ‘another Lambeth is possible conference on Saturday 28th to hear Marian and learn from campaigns […]

  • Ola’s story: Another uncharitable act by social housing charity Guinness Trust

    Last Wednesday October 14, Ola defended his case to receive fair rehousing by the non-profit housing association, Guinness Trust, after being evicted solely for redevelopment purposes. Ultimately, the possession order of 13/4/15 against Ola was upheld. In addition to losing his home, he was charged £4,505.40 for losing the court case. The official presiding was […]

  • Minutes of October meeting

    Dorchester Court evictions Residents asked for support in their ongoing campaign to stop evictions. Updates to follow. In the meantime read the background and link to the petition to sign and share is here   Guinness Evictions Another longstanding AST tenant faces a court hearing next week as Guinness attempts to evict him. The protest […]