Community work space
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. […]

Bowie mural becomes memorial as flowers are left by fans

David Bowie and the strange power of celebrity deaths

February 1, 2016, No comments

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.  T ...

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Lambeth libraries – the alternative plan

January 22, 2016, 2 Comments

Alan Slingsby looks at the alternative plan for Lambeth’s libraries put forward by the head of library services The alternative plan [PDF downlo ...

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, No comments

A local journalism training course that regularly turns out with award-winning students is recruiting for its next round of courses. And you could joi ...

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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, No comments

    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 […]

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    Brixton cop at the top
    December 24, 2015, No comments

    Janet Hills, the first female leader of the Metropolitan Black Police Association, has spent 24 years on the force, largely in Brixton. She talked to Kimberley Moyo about new dynamics […]

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    The Twelve Days of a Brixton Christmas
    December 6, 2015, No comments

    Festive cheer needn’t cost the earth or require a trip to Oxford Street. Arts editors Ruth Waters and Barney Evison give their ideas for spreading goodwill in the community this […]