All posts by Alan Slingsby

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15 September, 2018, 1 Comment

Brixton on Saturday (15 September) was studded with small groups of people putting together their part of the Brixton Design Trail (BDT) that runs throughout next week and further. From […]

Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

12 September, 2018, 10 Comments

Lambeth council has begun to consult residents on its licensing policy for the borough. as is it is required by law to do every five years. The consul ...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

22 July, 2018, No comments

  The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brix ...

Will it be Three Limes or Melonia Trump?

22 July, 2018, No comments

It looks like it may be between Donald Trump and Gareth Southgate, with Karl Marx a possible dark horse. A controversial wall in Brockwell Park is als ...

  • Uniao de Mocidade samba
    Mixed reviews for the new country show
    22 July, 2018, No comments

    The new-look Lambeth Country Show opened uneventfully in Brockwell Park yesterday, but there were concerns about the way security is being implemented. An old favourites like the Lambeth Horticultural Society’s […]

  • 11pm. Mass singalong outside Brixton Tube station – yards from people's homes
    Council ‘faffing’ over noise threat to health say Brixton residents
    13 June, 2018, Comments Off on Council ‘faffing’ over noise threat to health say Brixton residents

      Residents of Tunstall Road, whose pedestrianised eastern end is home to Brixton’s David Bowie mural, have renewed their calls for Lambeth council to act on night-time street noise and […]

  • Carnegie Library ‘on the national agenda’
    13 June, 2018, Comments Off on Carnegie Library ‘on the national agenda’

    A committee of MPs has replied to a report of the way that Lambeth council is handling the future of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill. The parliamentary select committee […]

  • Sunday football training in Brockwell Park
    Brockwell Park school sports veto was ‘wrong advice’
    13 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brockwell Park school sports veto was ‘wrong advice’

    Brixton schools that tried to book Brockwell Park for sports days were told by Lambeth council’s leisure provider GLL that it had been advised not to accept any bookings “as […]

  • Carmelo Diotaiuti and his partner Glenda outside Brixton Village where their stall stood
    New owners tell Brixton Village traders to leave without notice
    4 June, 2018, Comments Off on New owners tell Brixton Village traders to leave without notice

    Two Brixton Village traders who have run a stall for two years on Granville Court, the patio area at the rear of the Village on Coldharbour Lane, have been told […]

  • Brixton Market Row
    Registered owner of Brixton Village is a US-based hedge fund
    31 May, 2018, Comments Off on Registered owner of Brixton Village is a US-based hedge fund

    Companies that are subsidiaries of a New York based hedge fund, Angelo Gordon, based in Amsterdam, New York and London are recorded officially as the owners of Brixton Village and Market […]