All posts in Campaigns

  • Sacked union reps (l-r)Tom McKain, Marc Cowan and Natalie Parsons outside the Ritzy in Brixton
    Ritzy union reps were unfairly dismissed
    12 July, 2018, Comments Off on Ritzy union reps were unfairly dismissed

      Union representatives at Brixton’s Ritzy Cinema were unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled. Workers at the Ritzy have been campaigning over several years to be paid the London […]

  • Protest demands democracy in Lambeth
    4 July, 2018, Comments Off on Protest demands democracy in Lambeth

    Campaigners against Lambeth council policies on estate demolition, libraries, local parks and more put the local into National Democracy Week yesterday (3 July) with a protest outside the town hall in […]

  • Brixton Windmill
    Brixton Windmill sails past funding target
    4 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Windmill sails past funding target

    Brixton Windmill’s Crowdfunder appeal for its new education centre raised more than £15,000 from nearly 200 supporters – comfortably passing its original target of £12,000. The total took it half […]

  • Packet of Brixton Road cigarettes
    Brixton Road fags promote Car Free Day plan
    4 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Road fags promote Car Free Day plan

    Students from Brixton’s School of Communications Arts created another striking and memorable campaign yesterday (3 July) when they distributed packs of “Brixton Road” cigarettes outside the Tube station. Phil Le […]

  • Interior of the new learning centre
    Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?
    26 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?

    Donations to Brixton Windmill’s fundraising appeal for its new education centre reached a peak of £1,605 yesterday (25 June) and two anonymous donors to the campaign have each contributed £1,000. […]

  • Black Cultural Archives
    Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition
    25 June, 2018, Comments Off on Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

    Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood) organising […]

  • Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial
    22 June, 2018, Comments Off on Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

    As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean food outlet Healthy Eaters on […]

  • Steel Band marches south London
    Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration
    20 June, 2018, Comments Off on 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 passengers from the Caribbean. There […]

  • 11pm. Mass singalong outside Brixton Tube station – yards from people's homes
    Council ‘faffing’ over noise threat to health say Brixton residents
    13 June, 2018, Comments Off on 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 on night-time street noise and […]