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Adviser Sue Noel helps a visitor to the Briton Advice Centre on Railton Road. Photo by James Hopkirk
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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 […]

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‘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 urg ...

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How long does it take to become a local?

September 11, 2016, 8 Comments

Andrew Edelston bought a flat in  Brixton four years ago with his wife Polly and loves living in the area – but, he asks, what does he have to do [ ...

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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 launc ...

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Drive towards better savings
    June 1, 2016, Comments Off on Drive towards better savings

    Jon Taylor, manager of the Christians against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Brixton, offers some hints and tips to free up some cash. Call 0800 328 0006 free for help. Last year […]

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    Save money and start planning your summer staycation
    April 28, 2016, Comments Off on Save money and start planning your summer staycation

    Jon Taylor, manager of the Christians against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Brixton, offers some hints and tips to free up some cash. Call 0800 328 0006 free for help. The days […]