Thames Water have announced the need to impose water-use restrictions from April 5th to combat the effects of an increasingly severe drought after two abnormally dry winters in a row. The decision comes after one of the driest two-year periods in southern and eastern England since records began. Since March 2010 the region has had
The planning group, consisting of Weir Estate Residents Association, and The Weir Link organising this year’s Weir Community Day are appealing for volunteers to help on the day. The Community Day is scheduled to take place on Saturday 16th June, from 1pm to 4pm. The event which has taken place on the estate for several years,
Last week the estate welcomed eight new estate maps. The new signage was commissioned by Lambeth Living following the organisation being responsible for housing in Lambeth since 2008. The old estate signage did not reflect the many developments which have taken place across the estate, such as the 3 new properties on Anfield Close, The
Lambeth have launched a drive to recruit 1,000 interested young people and residents by the end of March. Printed materials are going out to schools, youth groups, churches etc. These first 1000 will then shape the future development and role of the Young Lambeth cooperative itself. The more young people and residents that register the bigger
THE Weir Community Garden, a community garden for the local community, run by the local community is now nearing completion. Last weekend our appointed contractor for the landscape and ground works, Touchwood Trees, held another weekend of workshops aimed at teaching the community how to manage the garden, as well as creating more mosaics to
WERA Chair, Dave McEvoy met with our local MP, Chuka Umunna at his Constituency Office for an Interview, on 1st March. Below is a transcript of the interview. What have you achieved during your time as an MP? I gave five specific practical pledges, policy related but what I would do as an MP. 1.
The latest round of workshops for the Weir Community Garden begin this weekend, Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th March, 11am to 3pm….. This weekend we will also have the Lambeth Council Recycling bus, 11am to 3pm. See poster below for full details.
We have seen many changes over the past year; it has also been a big year for me. Work has started on our community garden and there also been many other trials and tribulations along the way; but I think we have faced them and tackled all of them. In August 2011, I suffered a