Monthly Archives: May 2011

Labour launches recycling rewards to help Lambeth go greener

Lambeth today launched a new scheme that rewards residents for recycling more of their household waste. The scheme, run in partnership with Recyclebank UK and Lambeth’s waste and cleaning contractor Veolia, is intended to boost recycling in Lambeth, helping Labour … Continue reading

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Trust our communities and deliver real change

I wrote this article for ProgLoc  – a new website promoting progressive localism, where it was first published Mimi Asher is a single mum living on a tough inner-city estate in Brixton.  The estate is plagued by violent youth gangs … Continue reading

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Lib Dems face backlash over broken promises

I spent election day in Sheffield where Labour’s been fighting a hard battle to win control of the Council from the Lib Dems. The Lib Dems ran the council with 41 seats against 40 Labour, 2 Greens and an independent. … Continue reading

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