Council urges Picturehouse to pay Living Wage

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has again urged Picturehouse, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy cinema, to pay its staff and other employees the London...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council is updating its policy for regulating and licensing any business that sells alcohol, provides entertainment or late-night refreshments and has launched a...

Vision for Brixton: are creatives and politicians on the same page

Brixton’s creative community slugs it out with the ‘establishment’ as they pitch their vision for  Brixton against that of politicians, planners, construction and finance....

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

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

Brixton’s Coldharbour ward gearing up for by-election

Residents of Lambeth’s Coldharbour Ward in central Brixton will be heading to the polls again on 13 September, following the death of Labour Party...

MP Chuka Umunna to condemn ‘damning’ failure to act on youth...

Local MP Chuka Umunna will this evening (21 August) make a speech in Brixton, asking why, after a decade of deaths and injuries, Westminster...

Council plans £250,000 grant for Black Cultural Archives

Lambeth council is planning to offer Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) a grant of £250,000 to help it to change its business model and...

Local activist seeks national Green Party post

Local Green Party activist Rashid Nix is campaigning to become deputy leader of the national party. Lambeth already has the party’s national joint leader in...

Mixed reviews for the new country show

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...

Lambeth joins NHS 70th celebrations

Lambeth town hall in the centre of Brixton was lit up in blue last night as it joined the celebrations around the 70th anniversary of...

‘Inappropriate’ Brockwell Park events criticised

The Open Spaces Society, that campaigns to protect people’s right to enjoy parks, paths and other open spaces, has accused local authorities, including Lambeth,...

Brockwell Friends call for country show to be postponed

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) has called for the Lambeth Country Show to be postponed until autumn to “allow the community to have input”...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

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...

Papa’s Park is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft surfaces...

CULTURE

Attlee, a modest little man, will give you something to smile...

As politicians strut, squirm and suffer, it is surely time for some light relief. South Londoners can get just that with A Modest Little Man,...