Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Last chance for Southwark residents to have their say on congestion in Kennington - Southwark News

Last chance for Southwark residents to have their say on congestion in Kennington - Southwark News

Southwark residents have under two weeks left to have their say on a project implementing trial width restrictions on roads in Kenningtonwrites Jessica Aszkenasy…
According to traffic counts conducted by the council, lorries and large vehicles use smaller roads adjacent to Kennington Park Road, building up congestion. ... 
The islands would be installed on Kennington Park Place, Penton Place and Braganza Street. ...
Joanna Gregorio, 70, who has lived on Kennington Park Road for 42 years, said that less traffic would make crossing the roads easier. ...
Abdul Salam-Kayani, 40, who runs a supermarket on Kennington Place Road, thinks that the restrictions on smaller roads would drive more traffic onto the main road. ...

Lambeth Local History Fair at the Omnibus Theatre, SW4, Sat Sept 1st

Lambeth Local History Fair at the Omnibus Theatre, SW4, Sat Sept 1st

... 3.15 Kennington 1848-2018. Marietta Crichton Stuart and Richard Galpin set out the story of the Chartists' “monster” rally on Kennington Common in ... ...

Friday, 3 August 2018

🚌🌹LHS Coach trip : Saturday 15th September – West Dean Gardens – Cost £27

Dear Companions

Next month's LHS Coach Trip is to Sussex :
West Dean Gardens, Chichester

Follow this link and see below for further details.

The Kennington pick-up is the bus stop on Kennington Road on the corner of Black Prince Road at 9am.
There are 3 other pick-up points across Lambeth
Contact Brendan for full details: brendan.byrne1@tiscali.co.uk

I'm booked so hope to see you then
Enjoy!
Best wishes
Cathy

​Saturday 15th September
West Dean Gardens, Chichester, Sussex PO18 0QZ
West Dean is a 35-acre historic garden in a downland setting, owned by the Edward James Foundation.

The land stretches far beyond the garden.
There is a two and a half acre walled garden with a fruit collection and specimen trees, 13 Victorian glasshouses with an extensive plant collection, and a large working kitchen garden. There is a two and a quarter mile circuit walk through parkland to a 45 acre Arboretum.
There is a restaurant providing lunches, sandwiches and beverages, and a garden shop.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Kennington Tube Station Utilises UK’s Largest and Most Powerful Silent Hybrid Energy Solution - Premier Construction News

Kennington Tube Station Utilises UK’s Largest and Most Powerful Silent Hybrid Energy Solution - Premier Construction News
... Kennington Tube Station Utilises UK's Largest and Most Powerful Silent Hybrid ... and most powerful temporary power hybrid unit at Kennington Tube station. ...

Lizzie Purbrick has 'no remorse' after smearing pig's blood | Daily Mail Online

Lizzie Purbrick has 'no remorse' after smearing pig's blood | Daily Mail Online
... Lizzie Purbrick, 63, wreaked havoc on her ex-partner's Kennington home by scrawling 'lady sl*t' and 'big d**k lord' with animal blood on the walls, admitting she ...

Kennington girl's invention could make brushing your teeth a fun-filled experience for kids - Southwark News

Kennington girl's invention could make brushing your teeth a fun-filled experience for kids - Southwark News
... In a bid to stop children having rotten teeth pulled out, one ten-year-old Kennington girl came up with 'Brushing Explosion' in a bid to make brush time a fun-filled ... ...

Violent drill music released by London gangs are on iTunes and Spotify | Metro News

Violent drill music released by London gangs are on iTunes and Spotify | Metro News
... The Harlem Spartans’ rap songs cost 79p on iTunes, while users can buy their Kennington Where It Started album for £4.74. ...

Cricket’s pioneers – a look at England’s firsts

Cricket’s pioneers – a look at England’s firsts
... First century
It had to be him: WG Grace. Cricket’s first superstar scored the first ever Test century by an Englishman, stroking a 294-ball 152 against Australia at the Kennington Oval. It was the fourth Test ever, from 6 September 1880, and the home side won it by five wickets within three days. For Grace, it was a century on Test debut – he would score one more in Tests, and a staggering 124 in first-class cricket. ... 
First series winEngland’s first series win came at home, when Australia toured in 1880. England won the only Test in the series at the Kennington Oval, with Grace scoring their first ever century, by five wickets. It was a match that ebbed and flowed, but the home side held firm for a famous victory. ...

Lambeth Council to spend half a million pounds to demolish a building bought to house the Lambeth Archives

Lambeth Council to spend half a million pounds to demolish a building bought to house the Lambeth Archives
Plans for temporary property guardians at 303 Kennington Road have been abandoned. A Council report [pdf] describes the site as being in a poor ...