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On Friday 12th December I attending the Metropolitan police service passing out parade for the student intake 02/08-9. Students passing out that will be coming to Lambeth were trained at Croydon, and during the day I met with them and their families. They will come to Brixton and Kennington where they had spent time whilst training.

Their proud parents had come from far and wide, I met one students family whose mother had worked for Lambeth and other local authorities in the past but now lived abroad.

Mayor and Mayoress of Harrow with the Deputy Mayor of Lambeth

Whilst at the event I met with the current Mayor and Mayoress of Harrow, the first borough I had lived in as a child. Whilst talking I discovered that Councillor John Nickolay was my councillor when I was three years old and that his first child was born two months after me at the same hospital in Kingsbury.

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Black Cultural Archives fundraising event

On Wednesday 12 November I attended an event, hosted by Kwame Kwei Armah, to launch a campaign to raise funds for the planned Black Cultural Achieves building in Brixton.

Held at The Deck, National Theatre at the South Bank this was an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Black Cultural Archives which will be the first national black heritage centre in the UK.

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