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April 1, 2016, 6 Comments

Megan Roberts, whose Ode to Carnegie Library moved so many people, reports from the library sit-in Don’t miss her pictures at the end of the post I’ve just spent the […]

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Young entrepreneurs and their Big Ideas

March 10, 2016, No comments

Lambeth’s young entrepreneurs faced a Dragons’ Den style judging panel in a bid to win funding for their businesses during Capita’s Your Big Ide ...

Rosendale tenants at orchard planting

Community orchard planted in ‘secret garden’ in Lambeth

March 4, 2016, Comments Off on Community orchard planted in ‘secret garden’ in Lambeth

By Celia Buzuk Tenants of Rosendale Gardens Estate in West Dulwich have transformed a forgotten area of the 1950s council estate into their first ever ...

Members of IRMO's youth project

Community organisation of the year award for Brixton charity

February 7, 2016, 1 Comment

By Isabella Cipirska For 30 years a Brixton-based charity has been helping migrants from Latin America to settle into life in London, helping with lan ...

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    Project plans to rethink Brixton workspace
    February 4, 2016, 1 Comment

    As rents in Brixton soar and workplaces become luxury flats, Lambeth council has launched a project – Brixton Works – designed to boost the availability of cheap workspaces for start-ups. […]

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    David Bowie and the strange power of celebrity deaths
    February 1, 2016, Comments Off on David Bowie and the strange power of celebrity deaths

    By Jessica Prupas, a Canadian writer now living in London I, like many others, made the pilgrimage to Brixton the day after David Bowie’s death.  There was a heaviness to […]

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    Lambeth libraries – the alternative plan
    January 22, 2016, 6 Comments

    Alan Slingsby looks at the alternative plan for Lambeth’s libraries put forward by the head of library services The alternative plan [PDF download] for Lambeth’s libraries put forward by Susanna […]

  • Lambeth College's Journalism Department was recognised as the best fast-track further education course in the UK at last year's NCTJ Skills Conference. Journalism tutor Roz McKenzie was presented with the award by ITV journalist and presenter Mark Austin at the NCTJ Awards Ceremony in November.
    Award-winning Lambeth College journalism course looking for students
    January 21, 2016, Comments Off on Award-winning Lambeth College journalism course looking for students

    A local journalism training course that regularly turns out with award-winning students is recruiting for its next round of courses. And you could join one straight out of school. Students […]

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    Homeless families forced out of borough
    January 3, 2016, 1 Comment

    As rents and property prices continue to rocket, eviction from private rented accommodation is now the number one reason for homelessness in Lambeth. Kimberley Moyo looks at the background to […]

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    Brixton 2015 in Blog posts and pictures
    December 30, 2015, Comments Off on Brixton 2015 in Blog posts and pictures

    JANUARY Cressingham Gardens £14 million repair costs ‘inflated’ Why I swapped my office job for the boxing ring FEBRUARY Campaigners protest latest budget cuts The Faces of Cressingham Gardens series […]