Archive for the ‘Stalls/Petitioning/Leafletting’ Category

40 year old communities
Lambeth Council is currently trying to evict Maritza from her “short life” housing cooperative where she’s lived for over 30 years. When she moved in her home was in a terrible state and it was her blood, sweat and tears that saved the home from demolition. Now the council want to hand her home to property developers

You can read more on Maritza’s case here

Lambeth Housing Activists have called a lobby of the council later this month. Lambeth SOS urges all our supporters to attend

Don’t Evict Maritza
Don’t let the Lambeth Council evict Maritza’s family from their Stockwell home
Demonstrate – 6pm – Wednesday 29th January – Lambeth Town Hall
Organised by Lambeth Housing Activists

You can download publicity here. Please also sign the petition, and forward it to all your friends.

We need to do lots of work to advertise this. Here’s how you can help:

  • Come to our stall on Saturday 11th January, 2pm, outside South Lambeth Library. Contact us to let us know if you’re coming
  • Come to our stall on Sunday 12th January, 2pm, outside Stockwell tube. Contact us to let us know if you’re coming
  • If you’re in a residents’ group or trade union ask them to come to the lobby. Contact us if you need any help
  • Download the publicity and forward it to all your friends

Community Not For SaleLambeth Housing Activists are organising a stall this weekend, asking people to sign a petition against Lambeth Council evicting people from their homes in the Lambeth United Housing Coop. Lambeth SOS has been proud to support the Lambeth United Housing Cooperative in campaigns last year,so we urge all our supporters who are free this Saturday to help out at the stall

Stall – Don’t Evict Maritza
Saturday 4th January, 11am – 1pm
Meet at the junction of Wandsworth Road and Lansdowne Way
Organised by Lambeth Housing Activists

You can download a leaflet giving background on the campaign here

If you can come please email Chris on chrisblake1977@yahoo.co.uk to say you can make it and give your phone number. This means if anything changes at short notice (e.g. the stall is cancelled because it’s raining) you can be kept informed.

Hope to see people on Saturday

20th November poster
The is a full council meeting of Lambeth Council on Wednesday 20th November and two campaigns Lambeth SOS supports a holding a joint lobby

Lobby – Save Brixton From Property Developers
No Bedroom Tax Evictions, Save Lambeth College in Brixton, Build More Council Housing
Wednesay 20th November 5:30pm – 7pm
Lambeth Town Hall

We need to make sure people know about it over the coming week. We’re doing the following to publicise it

  • Postering Streatham shops – Wednesday 13th November – 6:30pm – Meet at the Telford Avenue Bus Garage on Streatham Hill
  • Postering South Lambeth Road shops – Time TBC
  • Stall – Friday 15th November – 12noon – Outside the Barrier Block on Somerlyton Road
  • Stall – Saturday 16th November – 12 noon – Streatham High Road (opposite Odeon, outside Sainsburys)

If you can help out with any of these please contact us, and include your phone number in the email (please don’t just turn up as they may be changed at short notice)

Soft copy publicity is available here. If you want hard copy publicity please contact us

Please tell everyone you know about the 20th November lobby. We need it to be big if we are to convince the council that everyone deserves a decent home and a decent education

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The London Fire Brigades Union have called a demonstration against the closure of Clapham Fire Station

Demonstrate – Don’t shut London’s Fire Stations
Thursday 16th May, 6:30pm
Assemble Brixton Fire Station, Gresham Road
March to Lambeth Town Hall for the consultation meeting

You can download publicity here and here

We need help to get the word out:

  • We’re having stalls in Clapham most weekends. If you can help out please email Chris on chrisblake1977@yahoo.co.uk
  • If you’re in a trade union, please ask your branch to pass a motion supporting the firefighters. A sample motion is here
  • Can you take leaflets round your neighbours? If you can please contact us as we may be able to put you in touch with other activists who can help
  • We have called a lobby of the council on 19th September about the downsizing of libraries and the privatisation of One O’Clock clubs. Between now and then we need to make sure every library user and everyone who takes their children to One O’Clock clubs knows about it.

    To this end we’re holding three stalls:

    Saturday 11th August
    Outside South Lambeth Library, Vauxhall
    Shifts available from 11am to 3pm

    Saturday 18th August
    Outside Brixton Library
    2pm to 4pm

    Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September
    Lambeth Country Show, Brockwell Park
    Shifts available from 11am to 5pm

    If you can help out with any of these please email Chris on chrisblake1977@yahoo.co.uk

    Stalls this Weekend

    Posted: July 11, 2012 by rabidleftwinger in Stalls/Petitioning/Leafletting

    We’ve having two stalls this weekend to help publicise the campaign to save the Lambeth Women’s Project, and the campaign to stop the privatisation of the One O’Clock clubs.

    The stalls are:
    Saturday 14th July, 2pm – 4pm
    Streatham High Road, opposite the Odeon, outside the Sainsbury’s not local
    Staffed by Ruth, Ali and me

    Sunday 15th July, 2pm – 4pm
    Outside Brixton tube
    Staffed by Rosanna and me

    If you can help out with either stall please email Chris

    Lambeth Women’s Project is faced with eviction from it’s home in Stockwell Primary School. It has been there, providing a vital service, for over 30 years. We need to do everything we can to stop this. We have:

  • A stall in Brixton on Sunday 24th June, noon, Brixton Library. If you can help out please email Chris
  • An open Planning meeting, probably the evening of Tuesday 26th or Wednesday 27th, check the campaign website for details
  • A stall at the Acoustic Insurgency gig on Friday 29th June, 8pm, The Grosvenor, Sidney Street, Stockwell. If you can help out please email Chris
  • Please also support:

  • Stop Library Privatisation. Stall outside Brixton Library, Sunday 1st July, noon. If you can help out please email Chris
  • Pay Up. Force Sainsburys to pay their staff decently. Saturday 7th July, noon, Saisnburys Brixton. Please let us know you’re coming on facebook
  • Radical Clapham

    Posted: May 19, 2012 by rabidleftwinger in Planning meeting minutes, Stalls/Petitioning/Leafletting

    Three points to plug from the last planning meeting:

  • At 7:30pm on Tuesday 22nd May South West London WDM is hosting a film evening “Films for the 99%”, in the Bread and Roses pub, Clapham. More details here. We’ve got permission to leaflet the event. Chris is organising the SOS presence at the event.
  • Southwark Keep Our NHS Public is holding a relaunch meeting on Saturday 16th June. We need people to leaflet the hospitals to advertise this meeting. If you can help out please email Jeremy and he’ll tell you what times are available
  • Kings College Hospital is planning to privatise it’s dispensing pharmacy and hand it to Sainsburys. We’re planning a big campaign around this, supported by the Unite union in the hospital, more details soon. Until then, please email us for a model motion for you to propose to your local union branch.
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    NHS Actions

    – Saturday Simon Hughes office lobby 10-12am

    – March 7: TUC backed Rally to save our NHS. Lobby at Westminster Idea to have a human chain around St Thomas’. Lambeth SOS has backed it. Come one come all and spread the word.

    Connexions, national careers service, in Brixton on Acre Lane is shutting at the end of March. There’s a petition against the closure to sign and circulate. Unison is working on campaigning against it and lobbying the council.

    Press release and website statement coming.

    London Region RMT invited SOS to speak to them. Next Thursday evening – Couple of people are going. Anyone else who wants to go is welcome to join.

    BUILDING FOR FEB 29 COUNCIL BUDGET LOBBY

    Lambeth Pan Disability Forum are mobilizing for it. South London DPAC and Lambeth Accessible Transport will join us.

    UK Uncut are really keen to support the town hall demo – putting lots of publicity and info on it

    PUBLICITY

    Please sign up to join in the comments as well to spread the word out! Postcards, flyers are available at the UNISON office.

    TUBES

    Stockwell: Tuesday, Feb 21 – 4:45-6pm

    Oval: Wednesday, Feb 22 – 4:45-6pm

    Kennington: Thursday, Feb 23 – 4:45-6pm

    Brixton: Friday, Feb 24 – 4:45-6pm

    Anybody is welcome to join or do any other time or station, please add a comment or use the discussion email list so that we don’t duplicate effort!

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    There will be a demo outside the Children and Young People Services scrutiny committee on Tuesday 6th September 6pm to 7.30pm over the cuts to youth services (that’s one o’clock clubs, adventure playgrounds and youth clubs among others). This is at Lambeth Town Hall

    Unfortunately these cuts are already well under way so this demo will be followed by a meeting on the 13th of September in the Karibu Centre on Gresham Road at 6:30pm. The idea is to bring together people from all the groups affected and try to plan how to take the campaign forward.

    Some of these groups have active union members but many don’t. Some are already affected directly but others, such as Children’s Centres, will be targetted more in the next round of cuts. We need to get leaflets for both the demo and the meeting into them all!

    We really need people to distribute leaflets round their local youth clubs and community centres to advertise this meeting. If you can help please email Grace