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Lambeth Accounts come under scrutiny

"As a local resident you have legal rights to inspect, ask questions about and challenge items in your council’s accounts"  Council Accounts A Guide to your Rights -National Audit Office (2015) Councils round the country, including Lambeth, are beginning to come under close scrutiny from local residents as … Continue reading

Vauxhall Park Summer fair

Vauxhall Park Summer Fair 2016

The Friends of Vauxhall Park will be running their annual summer fair at the park on Sunday 2nd June from 2 to 5pm. This is a major local event each year and we are pleased to say that The Vauxhall Society will have a stall there. The usual range of fun fair rides will be on site including donkey rides, … [Read More...]

Day of Portugal on Streatham Common

Day of Portugal Event at Streatham Common Cancelled

Having been held in Kennington Park for a number of years, the annual Day of Portugal event was moved to Streatham Common in order to accommodate increased number of visitors. An emergency meeting was held early on Sunday morning and it was decided to cancel the event due to public safety … [Read More...]

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Oval EU Hustings

On Saturday 11 June, European referendum hustings were held at the Oval Farmers' Market. The event was jointly organised by The Vauxhall Society, St Marks Church, City and Country Farmers' Market and KOV Forum. Patricia McKenna spoke on behalf of the LEAVE campaign (Former MEP for the Green Party Dublin … [Read More...]

Clay pipe found in river

Monthly walk: Heyday of Vauxhall Gardens with David E Coke

23 people joined this month's walk to hear David E Coke talk about the Heyday of Vauxhall Gardens (VG). The walk started at Starbucks and went on to the slipway by MI6. From about 1660, this was where visitors to Vauxhall Gardens would arrive by boat. David showed a clay pipe found in the river which … [Read More...]