Brixton Soup Kitchen warns others after criminals use its name in scam

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith has described as “heartbreaking” a scam that used the soup kitchen’s name and image to steal from charity...
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COMMENT: London’s bleeding

16-year-old Saara Yearwood Hadadj says government should not be banning music, but opening youth clubs Over recent years knife crime in London, has become a major...
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Brixton stolen wallet plea

Natalie Itinov from Bulgaria was robbed outside KFC in central Brixton last night (9 March). The thief escaped on a bike with her wallet containing bank...
James Bennett

Runaway flat deposit fraudster sentenced

Fraudster James Bennett, 32, of no fixed abode, was today (15 December) jailed for six years in his absence. He had been found guilty...
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Man convicted of attempted rape in Brixton

A man has been convicted of attempting to rape a woman as she walked through Rush Common in Brixton. She may have been saved by...
James Bennett

Brixton flat deposit fraud man found guilty, but is not in court

A man who conned people looking for somewhere to live in Brixton out of thousands of pounds is being sought after he was convicted...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
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Police appeal for witnesses after five injured in Brixton car incident

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a car collided with a group of people in Brixton. Police were called shortly after 3am this...
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Brixton domino team triumph while club contests police licence review

Brixton’s domino team have triumphed in this year’s Anglo Caribbean Domino League (ACDL), beating Wolverhampton by a wide margin (131-109) in the UK finals...
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Brixton Water Lane car break-in. Can you help?

A car owner whose vehicle was broken into in Brixton Water Lane on Wednesday night is seeking help. Stolen from the car was an old...
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Police seek information after two women robbed in Brixton

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two recent robberies of women in Brixton. In both cases the victims were walking alone in Stockwell...
Special Constable Steve Whitmore with Vi and Ray Donovan and Lambeth borough commander Richard Wood

Award for custody book scheme

Steve Whitmore, a special constable in Brixton was awarded the Chris Donovan Trust Award at the station last month for his work with the...
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Police consult on closure of seven front counters across Lambeth

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) have launched a consultation on the proposed closures of seven police station front counters and neighbourhood...
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Man charged with Brixton murder

Police investigating the stabbing in Brixton’s Atlantic Road have today (20 August) charged a man with murder. South London resident Alando Bolt, 45, will appear...
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Atlantic Road closed in Brixton murder enquiry

Police have launched a murder investigation in Brixton after being called at around 12.50 this afternoon (18 August) to reports of a man suffering...
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Ten years for Brixton firearms offences

A man who fired a gun while he was running away from two police officers in Brixton has been sentenced to ten years in...

What makes you angry?

Natalia Morgan, one of this year’s graduates from the Advocacy Academy that offers young people from South London intensive training in campaigning, tells the...
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Brixton’s saucer inspiration

CULTURE

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her...

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