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Lambeth estates in Bloom awards celebrate some of Lambeths dedicated people on the boroughs estates whose work on gardens, balconies, communal areas and even just a simple window sill brightens up our estates for all.

Cllr's Peck and Prentice with the Mayor and Overall winner

Cllr's Peck and Prentice with the Mayor and Overall winner

The presenter of the event was Richard Reynolds from Guerrilla Gardening and I was proud to out myself as a former Guerilla Gardener keen to share with the world my love for sunflowers, seeding my neighbourhood and enjoying the delight of watching them grow.

I met lots of extremely enthusiastic entrants and winners of all ages and was delighted to give the prize to the overall winner Mrs Mary Horscroft who had also won the Domestic Grassed category.

Mayor of Lambeth with members of the Lambeth Living team

Mayor of Lambeth with members of the Lambeth Living team

I spoke of how their work really made a difference to our estates. That some people looked down on others that live there; however as someone who has lived much of their life on estates I was thankfull for their efforts as it showed everyone that we take pride and we are proud of where we live.

My own plants have been a little negleted this year, been a little busy, but after this show I have been shown the way forward and will put more effort into getting my window boxes back to their former glory.

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Residents Conference

On Saturday 15 November 2008 I attended the Lambeth Living Tenants Conference 2008.

The annual conference was held this year at Lambeth Town Hall and I attended on behalf of the Mayor of Lambeth to host tea with delegates and the annual prize draw.

Lambeth Living Tenants Conference 2008

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