All posts by Alan Slingsby

  • 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 […]

  • New mayor Christopher Wellbelove presides at the council meeting's new venue
    New mayor chooses Brixton charity
    24 May, 2018, Comments Off on New mayor chooses Brixton charity

    Mosaic Clubhouse on Effra Road is the official charity for the new mayor of Lambeth, Christopher Wellbelove, who was elected at the council’s annual meeting at the town hall in […]

  • 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 […]