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  • 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 […]

  • Another Lambeth is Possible – Update

    Some of the speakers….Loretta Lees, a leading expert on gentrification, Helen Hayes MP, Tom Chance Green Party spokesperson on housing, Hassina Malik from Lambeth Council Unison, Susan Mathews secretary Lambeth Trades Council, and many more will be joining past and current residents affected by regeneration, young people excluded from the benefits of ‘development’, small business owners, migrant […]

  • Geoff Dennis Funeral Details

    Geoff Dennis Funeral Details

    The funeral service for Geoff will take place on Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 2pm at Lambeth Crematorium, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0BY Geoff’s  family have asked that as the service will be a celebration of Geoffreys life, that people consider not wearing black. Instead of flowers, donations may be made to Shelter. Geoff’s parents David […]

  • 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 […]

  • HASL House Party

    We’ve recently received this from our friends in Housing Action for Southwark and Lambeth HASL House Party Saturday 11th August, 7pm – midnight Brixton East 1871, 100 Barrington Road, SW9 7JF London, United Kingdom Let us know you’re coming on facebook WAGED tickets £8… but pay more if you can 😉 . Limited LOW INCOME […]

  • HASL legal workshop

    We recently received this from our friends in Housing Action for Southwark and Lambeth HASL will be running a legal workshop looking at recent developments to homelessness law that will have positive implications our cases for the work we do. Come join us to learn the law and fight for more! Wednesday 5th August 6.30pm-8.30pm […]

  • Protest at Guinness Housing Office Monday 20th April 8.30am

    NO EVICTIONS – WE WONT GO! Guinness are under pressure. They want all the AST tenants to leave but many of us are still refusing to go. Our campaign has so far successfully stopped them from using bailiffs, so they seem to have 2 tactics now: 1. They are pressuring ‘non-priority’ tenants (ie. single people […]

  • Success for Gustavo! Protest works!

    Reposted from Housing Action for Southwark and Lambeth   Members of HASL, Unite Community and Lambeth Housing Activists are celebrating today as the campaign to win accommodation for Gustavo Garcia, whose circumstances we blogged about previously, has finally been deemed vulnerable by the council and so qualifies for housing under priority need. Only a day […]

  • Crash Lambeth Council’s Property Developers Breakfast

    Reposted from Housing Action from Southwark and Lambeth (slightly edited) On Tuesday 24th March the leader of Lambeth Council, Lib Peck, is having breakfast with property developers at the swanky London Marriott Hotel at County Hall – no doubt to sell off more of our borough. At £90 a head it’s unlikely many of her […]