Should you give money to beggars in London streets or not? Brixtonite Reya El-Salahi writes about begging in Lambeth and her experiences of presenting ‘Beggar Off‘, a documentary for London Live about [...]
Brixton poet and author Alex Wheatle, the ‘Brixton Bard’, speaks out about the proposed restrictions on access to books in prisons. Follow ...
By Luke Massey There is an African proverb which says: ‘a hippopotamus can be invisible in dark water.’ The adage sounds a precautionary note about one’s ignorance: and the dangers [...]
BY PHOEBE ROBERTSON It’s more than 30 years since the Brixton riots of 1981, sparked by police treatment of young black people on the streets of Brixton. Three weeks ago, [...]
On the eve of the opening of Tesco’s uber “hub” in Streatham, Brixton Hill resident and campaigner Andrew Child takes a look at the great supermarket invasion of 2013. Twenty-two [...]
Cllr Martin Tiedemann There are an estimated almost 200,000 Latin Americans in the United Kingdom, with the largest number in Lambeth and Southwark, yet they remain a largely invisible community. [...]