Young Black woman in despair

Need for quality, affordable housing for women is now greater than ever

Zaiba Qureshi, chief executive of the Brixton-based Housing for Women charity that provides social housing and gender sensitive support services to women, calls for...
DIY man

TV home makeover opportunity in Brixton

Property makeover guru Sarah Beeny is looking for homeowners in the Brixton area who want help for a new TV series. Renovate Don’t Relocate will...
11pm. Mass singalong outside Brixton Tube station – yards from people's homes

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...

140 years: Jamaican institution aimed at ending financial exclusion

(sponsored post) As the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, an historic Jamaican building society is celebrating 140 years...

Homes demolished when Brixton building project goes badly wrong

The ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the old Tuborg Warehouse site on Mandrell Road continues to cause problems for local residents. The warehouse wall...
Brixton Market Row exterior

New Brixton market owner wants ‘conversation’ with community

Hondo Enterprises, which announced its purchase – together with “investors” – of Brixton Market on Friday (23 March), is buying both the lease for...
Surveyor in Brixton Market

Texan DJ socialite’s company says it has bought Brixton Market

Hondo Enterprises, which yesterday (23 March) said it had purchased Brixton Market, says that, under its stewardship, the market’s “unique character will be...
Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting

Brixton Green launches campaign for council support

Brixton Green, the com­mun­ity body seeking to build affordable rented homes on a redeveloped Somerleyton Road, is organising a public meeting  on Wednesday 7...

Brixton Legal: “Intentional homelessness”

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
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Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

Brixton Neighbourhood Forum held its Annual General Meeting at The Department Store yesterday (27 February). Health issues continue to affect the forum committee. First there...
Plan of area

New Loughborough Junction redevelopment plans to go on show

Revised plans for the re-development of the Higgs Industrial estate site the other side of Coldharbour Lane from Loughborough Junction station will go on...
Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting

Council rejects Brixton Green proposal to build homes

Local residents have reacted with fury to Lambeth council’s rejection of their plan to develop a large part of central Brixton with truly affordable...
Club 414 celebration

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...
Popes Road from Brixton railway station

Brixton Rooftop to close

Brixton Rooftop will mount its last gig at the end of this month and we understand that the shops below it on Popes Road...
Cllrs Peck and McGlone at topping out ceremony

Construction of new affordable homes reaches landmark

A ‘topping out’ ceremony was held at Brook House in Brixton Hill to mark reaching the highest point in the construction of new, affordable...
Ballot Cressingham banner

Cressingham residents march for demolition ballot

More than 70 people yesterday (2 December) marched down Tulse Hill from the Cressingham Gardens estate to protest outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton...

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VOLUNTEERING

Young boy enjoys reading

Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton primary school children

This World Book Day (Thursday 7 March) national reading charity, Coram Beanstalk, is issuing a new appeal for volunteers to join its network of trained...
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Opportunity for young local musicians

Local charity School Grounds Sounds is in the last stages of recruiting for its annual artist development project, The Grit School. The Grit School is...
Brixton Windmill Flour

Volunteer at Brixton Windmill

A local charity in Brixton, the Friends of Windmill Gardens, is launching a new recruitment drive for volunteers at the iconic  Grade...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

Supporters of the Ritzy strikers brave the cold to picket the cinema urging potential patrons to back the boycott

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...
Kids climate rally in Windrush Square

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

Probe council’s financial affairs, former Labour councillors urge government

Two former Lambeth Labour councillors have called on central government to appoint commissioners to investigate the council’s “failure to conduct its financial affairs in...