Monday, 30 October 2017

Air quality audit, Charlotte Sharman School – South London News

Air quality audit, Charlotte Sharman School – South London News
... Southwark council’s air quality, team supported by Charlotte Sharman Primary School, in Kennington,  hosted an air quality audit, organised through the Greater London Authority. ...

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

... Route crosses Westminster Bridge then via Lambeth Palace Road, Lambeth

Road and Kennington Road. 

...

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Help save the Cinema Museum in Kennington – public meeting Mon 30th Oct

Help save the Cinema Museum in Kennington – public meeting Mon 30th Oct
... After 19 years in residence at their historic venue in Kennington, the future of the Cinema Museum is now under threat since their landlords have put the building and the surrounding site up for sale. ... Devoted to keeping alive the spirit of cinema from the days before the multiplex, London’s Cinema Museum is set in historic surroundings in Kennington, close to the Elephant & Castle. ...

Thursday, 26 October 2017

From school run to the school walk - Kennington primary praised for air pollution work - Southwark News

From school run to the school walk - Kennington primary praised for air pollution work - Southwark News
... A Kennington primary school has been praised for its work to help limit air pollution by getting kids walking to school. ...

Protest against Noble Foods that has 4.3m hens caged | Smallholder

Protest against Noble Foods that has 4.3m hens caged | Smallholder
... The protesters will be dressed as zombie chicks, rotten eggs and skeleton hens, and will set off from Vauxhall tube station at 1pm, moving on to supermarkets in Kennington, Southwark and Old Kent Road. ...

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Rastafari and the Concrete Jungle – Guided Walking Tours

Rastafari and the Concrete Jungle – Guided Walking Tours
... To celebrate Black History Month, come and explore Kennington Park’s history of radical politics and Rastafarian roots.We will encounter both the legendary Bob Marley and William Cuffay, London’s first mixed race politician of note, and outspoken leader of the Chartist working class movement. Relive this history of resistance, and ask, in the lyrics of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ ‘What do you got for me, Concrete Jungle?’ ...

Full casting announced for 25th Anniversary production of The Tailor-Made Man

Full casting announced for 25th Anniversary production of The Tailor-Made Man
... The Tailor-Made Man, by Claudio Macor, directed by Bryan Hodgson, will run at the White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 from Tuesday 7 November to Saturday 25 November. ...

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 28-29 October 2017 | Londonist

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 28-29 October 2017 | Londonist

... Learn about the craft of beekeeping, help London's bees and taste honey
beer at this Kennington Park event celebrating National Honey Week. ...

Adjaye on Holocaust memorial flood risk: 'We've designed a submarine' | News | Architects Journal

Adjaye on Holocaust memorial flood risk: 'We've designed a submarine' | News | Architects Journal
... Other concerns about the project were addressed by the design team and Peter Bazalgette, the competition jury chair. In response to a question about recent complaints from the Imperial War Museum’s (IWM) that the new memorial would compete with its own exhibitions less than a mile away at Kennington and ‘divide the public offer’ on learning about the Holocaust, Bazalgette replied: ’[The IWM’s] exhibition story is set within the context of the Second World War. ...

Ninja Tune launches production music division | Complete Music Update

Ninja Tune launches production music division | Complete Music Update
... A party in Kennington will formally launch the new production music business tomorrow with Mr Scruff on the decks. ...

Friday, 20 October 2017

Historic pub that blamed Brexit for sudden closure welcomes back customers - Get West London

Historic pub that blamed Brexit for sudden closure welcomes back customers - Get West London
... Three Cheers has pubs in Clapham, Battersea, Balham, Dulwich and Kennington, and is owned by Tom Peake, Mark Reynolds and Nick Fox. ...

London travel updates: Northern line delays as Bank station closed | UK | News | Express.co.uk

London travel updates: Northern line delays as Bank station closed | UK | News | Express.co.uk

... It is believed the delays have been ongoing for the past three hours,
after TFL tweeted that there were also severe delays southbound between
Camden Town and Kennington via Bank. ... 

Petition · Matthew.Patrick@slam.nhs.uk: Love Cinema? Save The Cinema Museum · Change.org

Petition · Matthew.Patrick@slam.nhs.uk: Love Cinema? Save The Cinema Museum · Change.org

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Ophelia Stains London's Sky Red and Batters Ireland - Bloomberg

Ophelia Stains London's Sky Red and Batters Ireland - Bloomberg
... A structure stands before the reddish skies in Kennington, London. ...

The Oval: Roads around cricket ground closed as police attempt to talk woman down from roof overnight - Get Surrey

The Oval: Roads around cricket ground closed as police attempt to talk woman down from roof overnight - Get Surrey
... The A202 Harleyford Road and Kennington Oval were closed in both directions throughout the morning, leading to heavy traffic in the surrounding areas. ... Between A3 Kennington Park Road (Oval station) and A3204 Durham Street (beehive traffic lights), the road has been closed past the Oval since late Monday night. ...

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Bernard Montgomery: A look at the life of one of Britain's greatest generals | Life | Life & Style | Express.co.uk

Bernard Montgomery: A look at the life of one of Britain's greatest generals | Life | Life & Style | Express.co.uk

 ... Born in 1887, in Kennington, Surrey, he endured what he described as an “unhappy ” childhood. ... 

The Secret Keeper – Ovalhouse, Kennington

The Secret Keeper – Ovalhouse, Kennington

Inside Housing - Insight - From the archive - blown out windows and a new regulator

Inside Housing - Insight - From the archive - blown out windows and a new regulator
... Inside Housing put the storm on its front page, with a photo of a high-rise tenant in Kennington in south London, who woke up to find his window had been blown out of the wall in his 11th floor flat. ...

Friday, 13 October 2017

One man's fight to clear name 'ruined' by racist bent copper who framed him 45 years ago

One man's fight to clear name 'ruined' by racist bent copper who framed him 45 years ago

...But the men were overpowered and brought to Kennington police
station. They were separated and beaten until they signed false
confessions to scores of thefts and muggings. ...

 

The secret lives of children and their phones

The secret lives of children and their phones

... A group of 13-year-olds — all Year 9 students at the Lilian Baylis School in Kennington, south London — come buzzing to my iPhone like a swarm of bees to a briefly exposed honeypot. Before I can react, they’ve already got their hands on it. My Snapchat is open.  ... 

Kerry Godliman interview - First Gig, Worst Gig - British Comedy Guide

Kerry Godliman interview - First Gig, Worst Gig - British Comedy Guide

...

Favourite show, ever?

Gigs at Always Be Comedy
in Kennington always make you feel like a comedy god. That audience is
just the most attentive and up-for-it I've ever come across. Its lovely,
but, gives you a very distorted sense of comedic worth in relation to
the rest of the circuit and reality. ...

 

The pernicious effect on politics of the WhatsApp mentality 

The pernicious effect on politics of the WhatsApp mentality
... Plotting, of course, is nothing new — to be in politics is to be in a gang. Patronage comes from who, not what, you know. Given that few elected representatives wish to spend their careers hectoring from the fringes, groupings of like-minded ambitious individuals naturally form. Fraternal dining clubs have been a part of British politics for decades; the Kennington Tandoori restaurant in south London is one infamous location where MPs regularly meet to sink legislation over a tikka masala.  ... 

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Upgrades for Northern and Jubilee Lines to be axed as Transport for London focuses on boosted capacity from Elizabeth Line | City A.M.

Upgrades for Northern and Jubilee Lines to be axed as Transport for London focuses on boosted capacity from Elizabeth Line | City A.M.
... Tunnelling on the extension to widen the line from Kennington to Battersea started in April. ...

LGBTI accolade goes to Finsbury Park barber | Islington Now

LGBTI accolade goes to Finsbury Park barber | Islington Now
... Greygory began Open Barbers to pilot a different approach to hairdressing in 2011, and four years later it has just moved locations from Finsbury Park to Kennington. ...

Lambeth urges rethink of Kennington police station sell-off [10 October 2017]

Lambeth urges rethink of Kennington police station sell-off [10 October 2017]

... Under plans published this summer, Southwark Police Station would lose its front counter whilst Kennington Police Station would be closed and sold off – leaving SE1 without a publicly accessible police station. ... "The closure of Kennington station would mean the north of the borough,
in both Lambeth and Southwark, would lack any front counter police
presence, despite the large tourist crowds on the South Bank and the
need for visitors to London to report crimes in person to the police,"
the Lambeth councillors wrote. ...

Harlem Spartans: An Exclusive | The Mancunion

Harlem Spartans: An Exclusive | The Mancunion

... Childhood friends – MizorMac, Bis, Blanco, TG Millian, Zico, &
Active, grew up together in Kennington, South East London. Immortalised
in their song “Kennington Bop”, the group describes Kennington as “very
active and fun”, especially around summer. They reminisce on hosting
barbecues and block parties to which “all the females come out and
play”. ... 

Monday, 9 October 2017

Kennington Before the Palace

Kennington Before the Palace

KENNINGTON BEFORE THE PALACE

Tuesday 10 October

7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut;

non-members £1

Talk by Graham Dawson. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological

Society event.

Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19073 

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Vassall View: everything about Vassall Ward in Lambeth: Vassall councillors call for government rethink on local police cuts

Vassall View: everything about Vassall Ward in Lambeth: Vassall councillors call for government rethink on local police cuts

... Kennington police station we would suggest is the ideal location for this kind of service to continue.    ...

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

New home for Lambeth borough archives | Brixton Blog

New home for Lambeth borough archives | Brixton Blog
... A Lambeth council cabinet report has recommended that the borough archives move from their present home in the Minet library in Myatt’s Fields to Kennington Lane in Vauxhall. ...

Kele Okereke shares a new video for ‘Streets Been Talkin’ | DIY

Kele Okereke shares a new video for ‘Streets Been Talkin’ | DIY
... So far we’ve already heard a couple of tracks, including ‘Do U Right’ and ‘Grounds For Resentment’, which featured Years & Years’ Olly Alexander. He’s now shared a new video for ‘Streets Been Talkin’, directed by Eoin Glaister. Shot in Kennington, South London and in Dartford, Kent, the clip follows a young man and his bulldog. The bulldog is also Tottie, known for performing in EastEnders as Mick Carter’s dog Lady Di. ...

White Bear Theatre Presents the World Premiere of GILGAMESH

White Bear Theatre Presents the World Premiere of GILGAMESH

... Gilgamesh will run at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington from Tuesday 10 October to Saturday 21 October. ... 

Monday, 2 October 2017

UPDATE: Search ends for missing Beckenham girl - Bromley, Beckenham, Chislehurst and Orpington News - Bromley Times

UPDATE: Search ends for missing Beckenham girl - Bromley, Beckenham, Chislehurst and Orpington News - Bromley Times
... Since her disappearance, police thought to have travelled to Kennington, or the Manchester/Yorkshire areas. ...

Tennis fan praises Local Tennis Leagues for getting him back into the sport | Ealing Times

Tennis fan praises Local Tennis Leagues for getting him back into the sport | Ealing Times
... And for Kennington’s Jack Bayley, one such initiative has been vital to getting him back playing the sport he loves.
Jack plays in Kennington as part of the Local Tennis Leagues scheme, and is loving every minute of it.  ... “Then I spotted the leagues in Kennington and picked it up from there, so the amount of tennis I play now is a result of the league.” ...

Cyclist sues for £100k after she’s run over twice by Tesco driver | London Evening Standard

Cyclist sues for £100k after she’s run over twice by Tesco driver | London Evening Standard
... Ms McElroy, who had been living in Kennington with wife Leanne Webby, said the only way she feels she can get “justice” is through civil action because there have been no convictions over the incident. ...

What your favourite London Tube line says about you | Metro News

What your favourite London Tube line says about you | Metro News
... But you do love to reminisce about life in the edgier hoods of Oval and Kennington in your youthful days. ...