Never fear, if you end up knackering your bike while cycling either Bike the Borough or Bike the Bounds on June 24th, Dr Bike will be holding free Brockwell Park bike checks two days later on Tues June 26th just outside of the Lido, 5:30 to 7:30pm! See the Lambeth website for more info about the summer Dr Bike schedule at:
A great new addition to Bike the Borough is "Bike the Bounds" ... a 22 mile ride round the edge of Lambeth led by activist Jon Newman starting and finishing at the Thames. See adjacent poster and for more info about both events, check out Lambeth Sustainable Travel's FB at:
The Lambeth Partnership Tasking and Co-ordination report is now available. It covers the actions that Lambeth police have been taking, the stats on crime and where they are occuring and what is being done in the future.
Burglaries in Herne Hill are on the increase as is motor vehicle crime.
The police have issued a report on their strategy for dealing with gangs in London and Lambeth/Southwark. It is available for download here.
There is also the report from the Lambeth Lambeth CPCG (Community, Police Consultative Committee).It covers a wide range of oissues from gangs, robbery, anti-social behaviour and actions taken and successes over the last few months. It can be downloaded here.
The crime reports for Lambeth up to the end of 2011 are now available. House burglaries show a sharp rise but cases of rape are down. Murder is currently running at stlightly less than one a month. Bike thefts rocket.
Full details with all the graphs are available for download here.
Lambeth Borough Police are warning of a fraud which is being perpetrated in the borough.
Some elderly residents have received a phone call, purporting to be from their bank. The caller asks details about their bank account, including the pin number for their card, to verify that they are the account holder.