The archive today, courtesy of London Borough of Lambeth, Archives Department
October 4, 2015, 1 Comment

In proposals revealed on Friday, Lambeth Council announced its intention to keep Brixton’s Minet Library, along with the Carniege Library and Tate South Library, open by turning them into health centres […]


Celebrate Brixton with a winter festival

October 4, 2015, No comments

We lose an hour of daylight at the end of the month when the clocks go back. But don’t snuggle under the duvet just yet. Brixton BID has plans to [. ...

Market traders at the Community Trade Fair  held in Angell Town on August 15

New market for Angell Town

October 4, 2015, 1 Comment

A new community market model is being piloted in Lambeth, with the first one launching at the Angell Town estate. It’s Your Local Market aims to pro ...

Lambeth Town Hall LS

Union challenges council on agency workers spending

October 4, 2015, 1 Comment

The trade union Unison has accused Lambeth council of spending an “unacceptable” amount on agency workers. Unison said figures showed that Lambeth ...

  • purple lights for hope
    Purple lights fight pancreatic cancer
    October 3, 2015, No comments

    Buildings across Brixton will be lit up in purple to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. The Ritzy cinema and Foxton’s estate agents have signed up to be part of Purple [...]

  • hominy corn patties
    Ecuadorian Hominy Corn Patties
    October 3, 2015, No comments

    I love that aisle of rice and pulses in the Nour Cash and Carry. When I was growing up, beans came in tins and you had a choice between red [...]

  • Refugee meeting at Karibu centre
    From Brixton to Calais to help refugees
    October 3, 2015, No comments

    A solidarity delegation to Calais refugees is being organised by the Stand Up To Racism organisation and Lambeth Trade Union Council. It will leave from Windrush Square, Brixton at 7am [...]

  • Angell Town sign
    An Angell Town Resident Replies
    October 2, 2015, 2 Comments

      As many of you have seen, the Evening Standard has been running a series about a week in the life of Brixton’s Angell Town estate concluding today Friday October [...]

  • Layla Siddiq Idrees
    Help find missing woman from Brixton
    October 1, 2015, No comments

    Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 50-year-old woman from Brixton. Layla Siddiq Idrees was last seen at 06:15 am on Thursday October 1 in Deptford. [...]