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The Lambeth Primary Schools football league organises an annual 7-a-side football tournament involving primary schools from Lambeth and Southwark.

Mayor of Lambeth with winners at the 7-a-side tournament

The Mayor attends each year to present prizes to the children and to congratulate them and their families.

Mayor with a family at the Lambeth Primary Schools 13th Annual 7-a-side football tournament

Mayor with a family at the Lambeth Primary Schools 13th Annual 7-a-side football tournament

The 20 schools that entered were: Macaulay; Oliver Goldsmith; St Joseph’s; St Leonard’s; Streatham Wells; Corpus Christi; St Bernadette’s; Francesca Cabrini; Glenbrook; Victory; Allen Edwards; Camelot; Richard Atkins; Lyndhurst; Sudbourne; Elm Wood; Bonneville; Hitherfield; Loughborough; Crown Lane.

Mayor of Lambeth with winners of the Walcot Cup

Mayor of Lambeth with winners of the Walcot Cup

St Bernadette’s won the Walcot Cup.

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On 19 November I attended the London South Bank University honorary awards ceremony at Southwark Cathedral. Each year the university awards Honorary Degrees and Fellowships to individuals who have made a unique and exceptional contribution in their field.

Honored this year:

Graeme Catto, President General Medical Council, Doctorate of Science.

David Waboso, Director of Engineering, London Underground Honorary Fellowship

Patricia Moberly, Chair Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Doctorate of Science

Henry and Lillian Stephenson, Architect and design team Honorary Fellowship

Dr Theuns Eloff, Vice-Chancellor North-West University of South Africa Doctorate of Laws

Jane Newell OBE, Former Chair of the Board of Governors, LSBU Doctorate of Laws

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On Saturday 27th September I had the pleasure of attending the Metropolitain society for the blind’s annual church service which was held this year at St. Peter’s church off Walworth Road in Southwark.

It was a wonderful service attended by visually impaired users of he organisation, their helpers, Mayors from inner London boroughs and councillors. In particular I enjoyed a sermon by Reverend Robert Hufton for the Methodist Church on Clapham High Street.

Hymns included: All creatures of our God and King; Servant Song; Love divine all loves excelling

Readings included: The first letter of John 4:7-12 by a Metropolitan Society for the blind home visitor John Loughran; The Gospel according to St Luke 10:25-37 read by Ann Grindrod from SeeAbility.

Afterwards we moved to the crypt of the church for tea and sandwiches and I met members of the congregation from Lambeth.

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