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19 September, 2018, No comments

Brixton’s creative community slugs it out with the ‘establishment’ as they pitch their vision for  Brixton against that of politicians, planners, construction and finance. Part of the Brixton Design Trail […]

Celebrating: (l-r) Helen Hayes, MP for Dulwich & West Norwood; Coldharbour ward councillor Donates Anyanwu; Scarlett O'Hara; and Coldharbour councillor Emma Nye

Labour win Coldharbour ward by‑election

14 September, 2018, 1 Comment

Labour candidate Scarlett O’Hara last night (13 September) held a Coldharbour ward council seat for her party in a Brixton by-election. But Green Pa ...

Artist impression of Herne Hill mural

Herne Hill mural aims to break record for most contributors

5 September, 2018, 1 Comment

Herne Hill’s long underpass between Station Square and Milkwood Road is to be transformed this month (12 September 2018).  Around 1,500 local kids ...

Photo of re-opened adventure playground at Loughborough Junction

End of summer celebrations at newly re-opened Grove Adventure Playground

5 September, 2018, No comments

Grove Adventure Playground held a fantastic end of summer BBQ at Gordon Grove last Friday (31 August) with many children, parents and members of the c ...

  • Uniao de Mocidade samba
    Mixed reviews for the new country show
    22 July, 2018, Comments Off on Mixed reviews for the new country show

    The new-look Lambeth Country Show opened uneventfully in Brockwell Park yesterday, but there were concerns about the way security is being implemented. An old favourites like the Lambeth Horticultural Society’s […]

  • Lambeth Town Hall lit up in blue for NHS 70 celebrations
    Lambeth joins NHS 70th celebrations
    6 July, 2018, Comments Off on Lambeth joins NHS 70th celebrations

    Lambeth town hall in the centre of Brixton was lit up in blue last night as it joined the celebrations around the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service. More than […]

  • Brockwell Park
    ‘Inappropriate’ Brockwell Park events criticised
    5 July, 2018, Comments Off on ‘Inappropriate’ Brockwell Park events criticised

    The Open Spaces Society, that campaigns to protect people’s right to enjoy parks, paths and other open spaces, has accused local authorities, including Lambeth, of using parks for “inappropriate commercial […]

  • The Knights of the Damned
    Brockwell Friends call for country show to be postponed
    25 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brockwell Friends call for country show to be postponed

    Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) has called for the Lambeth Country Show to be postponed until autumn to “allow the community to have input” to the decision to fence the […]

  • Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend
    22 June, 2018, Comments Off on Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

    Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms with news crews from Al Jazeera and […]