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The Sky Tonight

You might have seen the news about the USA sending up two astronauts this evening to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch is scheduled for 9:33pm and currently there is a 60% chance of lift off, weather permitting. All times are UK time (British Summer Time). CANCELLED! Watch this space for an update.

Submission of Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan

The London Borough of Lambeth submitted the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan to the Secretary of State for examination on 22 May 2020, in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

Domestic Abuse

As some of you may know one of the negative consequences of lockdown has been a rise in domestic abuse. Domestic abuse takes many forms and is often unreported. Below is a note from Lambeth's Gaia Centre for those that are victims or know someone who is at risk.

Windsor Grove scrap metal yard: planning application submitted

Southwark Metals has now submitted its planning application for the new metal recycling building at Windsor Grove SE27 9NT (next to the Royal Mail Sorting Office). You can access the full details of the application on the Lambeth Planning Portal here (there are 56 supporting documents); enter the reference: 20/01066:

Thames Water: emergency works near Elmcourt Health Centre

Further to our story last Friday here, Thames Water have now advised that their engineers have completed excavations around the pipework near Elmcourt Health Centre, Norwood Road in order to begin more detailed pressure tests on the valve under review.

Norwood Stations: West Norwood and Tulse Hill

As people trickle back to work, and how to manage social distancing is being carefully reviewed, we have been speaking to our local railway station managers about their plans.  Station managers have been mandated to implement crowd flow management plans to minimise the risks of people being in close proximity (although of course these cannot be fully eliminated).