All posts by Alan Slingsby

  • LHS flower show
    A place to share your obsession for gardening
    11 May, 2018, Comments Off on A place to share your obsession for gardening

    Alan Slingsby meets the Lambeth Horticultural Society – and the man who organises the Country Show’s carved vegetable competition   Lambeth is well provided for when it comes to tilling […]

  • At the Lambeth Democracy launch (l-r) Andy Plant, Save Cressingham Gardens; Steve Freeman, Lambeth Democracy; Simon Morrow, Lambeth People’s Audit; Laura Swaffield, Defend the Ten
    Lambeth Democracy launches in run-up to election
    1 May, 2018, Comments Off on Lambeth Democracy launches in run-up to election

      Groups that have been at the forefront of opposition to the policies of Lambeth council’s ruling Labour party have joined forces in the “Lambeth Democracy” campaign. It was launched […]

  • Diane Abbott
    Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for Windrush protest
    21 April, 2018, Comments Off on Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for Windrush protest

    “I’m very glad to be here in the heart of Brixton, one of the centres for the Windrush generation,” shadow home secretary Diane Abbott told the hundreds of people gathered […]

  • Brixton Hill Studios sign
    Record Store Day – there’s more at Brixton Hill Studios
    18 April, 2018, Comments Off on Record Store Day – there’s more at Brixton Hill Studios

    Brixton will be the place to be on Saturday 21 April – this year’s Record Store Day. Not only do we have one of the best collections of record shops […]

  • Marcia Cameron lights a lantern held by 17-24-40's Mark Healey
    Mayor joins Brixton bomb commemoration
    18 April, 2018, 2 Comments

    Lambeth mayor Marcia Cameron yesterday (17 April) joined members of the anti-hate charity 17-24-30 and local people to mark the 19th anniversary of the 1999 bomb in Brixton Market. The charity’s name […]

  • The plaque marking the bombing is today usually behind a row of trolleys
    Nineteenth anniversary of Brixton bomb
    17 April, 2018, Comments Off on Nineteenth anniversary of Brixton bomb

    Embed from Getty Images   Today is the 19th anniversary of the bomb left outside Iceland in Brixton by neo-nazi David Copeland, who killed three people and injured more than […]