All posts by Alan Slingsby

  • Children library protesters
    Carnegie library opens some of its doors again
    February 15, 2018, Comments Off on Carnegie library opens some of its doors again

    The Carnegie library building in Herne Hill was partially re-opened this afternoon (15 February) as work to excavate its basement continued. Protesters from the Defend the Ten campaign rallied outside, […]

  • Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
    Ritzy workers plan week-long strike
    February 11, 2018, Comments Off on Ritzy workers plan week-long strike

    Workers campaigning to be paid the London Living Wage at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will join other Picturehouse chain employees in a week of action beginning next Saturday, 17 February. This […]

  • Club 414 celebration
    Brixton’s Club 414 celebrates community value recognition
    January 18, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton’s Club 414 celebrates community value recognition

    Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell have, at last, something to celebrate in their seemingly continual struggle to keep alive a venue that means so much to Brixton. […]

  • Ritzy workers in Windrush Square at the weekend
    Ritzy fund soars in response to management threats
    January 18, 2018, Comments Off on Ritzy fund soars in response to management threats

    Management at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema has escalated the nationally important dispute there by threatening to lock out workers campaigning to be paid the official living wage. When the Ritzy workers’ […]

  • Brixton Rooftop
    Police stop plan for rooftop event ending at 11 on a Sunday morning
    January 3, 2018, Comments Off on Police stop plan for rooftop event ending at 11 on a Sunday morning

    Police objections to an event at the open-air Brixton Rooftop venue that would have ended at 11am on a Sunday morning mean that it will now end at 2am. A Lambeth […]