Readers in a Lambeth library
November 5, 2015, 7 Comments

Jane Edbrooke, the Lambeth council cabinet member responsible for libraries, explains the reasoning behind council policies.   Since 2010 the Government has forced Lambeth council to cut its budget by […]

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COMMENT: Advice for the ethical gentrifier

September 6, 2015, 3 Comments

By Temi Ogunye Living an ethically blemish-free life is near impossible in the world as it is. But we should be careful to distinguish between process ...

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In praise of Brixton Splash (but not the rubbish)

August 8, 2015, 3 Comments

Our arts contributor Mark Muldoon gets misty-eyed about everyone’s favourite street carnival. It’s faintly astonishing that an event like Brix ...

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COMMENT: Who Are They Feeding? Food Markets Are Not The Saviour of London’s Poor

July 8, 2015, 47 Comments

By Rebecca May Johnson Henry Dimbleby and Jonathan Downey’s new mega gastro-enterprise London Union positions food markets as the saviour of “dere ...

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    Editorial: Carlton Mansions
    October 13, 2014, No comments

    Late on a Friday night on Coldharbour Lane these days, it’s not uncommon to stumble over twenty-somethings puking on the pavement outside the market or to be shoved by leery [...]

  • Cressingham
    October 9, 2014, 11 Comments

    In December this year, Lambeth Council is due to make a decision on the future of Cressingham Gardens, a popular low-rise estate of some 300 homes, bordering Brockwell Park. In [...]