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Air Pollution above Lambeth
January 31, 2017, No comments

Simon Still calls for bold action from politicians as Brixton leads the UK in pollution caused by cars and commercial vehicles Brixton was in the news at the start of […]

Mejool dates

LETTER: Don’t buy dates from illegal settlements

January 4, 2017, 3 Comments

LETTER Many Brixton stores sell dates for the holidays. The very best are Medjoul dates from the Jordan Valley. Unfortunately those from Nour in Brixt ...

Nick Buglione in eighties

Decades of Brixton: growing pains of the noughties

December 15, 2016, Comments Off on Decades of Brixton: growing pains of the noughties

Nick Buglione continues a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton – this month, the noughties Sooner or later, we grow up and cast a ...

I can’t speak for other women over 55 who rent, but I blooming love it

December 13, 2016, 2 Comments

  The number of women my age living in flat shares has risen by a phenomenal amount according to director Matt Hutchinson, director of property l ...

  • Adviser Sue Noel helps a visitor to the Briton Advice Centre on Railton Road. Photo by James Hopkirk
    JAM today, poor tomorrow?
    November 22, 2016, 1 Comment

    Nathan Scott, barrister at law and adviser and county court advocate at the Brixton Advice Centre, looks at how national politics hits local people hard and what may be in […]

  • Youth Parliament member Krystelle Stedford
    ‘I am your amplifier’ says Youth Parliament member Krystelle
    October 3, 2016, Comments Off on ‘I am your amplifier’ says Youth Parliament member Krystelle

    As Black History Month begins, Krystelle-Jade Edward-Stedford, Lambeth member of the Youth Parliament, asks what it actually means to be Black and urges young people to make their voices heard. […]

  • Buses outside Brixton Tube station
    Clean air in Brixton: Have your say
    August 22, 2016, 1 Comment

    Vassal Ward councillor Paul Gadsby urges everyone in Brixton to take part in the council’s clean air consultation Lambeth council has just launched a vital consultation on an issue that […]

  • Lambeth council planning meeting
    Brixton may not recover …
    August 3, 2016, 16 Comments

    One of the highlights of last night’s Lambeth council planning committee meeting that backed redevelopment of Brixton Arches by owner Network Rail, was the impassioned plea of local shopkeeper James […]

  • Calais and the crisis of solidarity
    July 6, 2016, Comments Off on Calais and the crisis of solidarity

    How ridiculous our borders and boundaries are  – Leonie Rousham reflects on a visit to the Jungle refugee camp in Calais The refugee crisis is both real and personal and […]