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Refugees welcome banner
June 19, 2017, 1 Comment

Local resident Verity Kirk urges readers to act for child refugees Tomorrow (20 June) is World Refugee Day. It is a day when we can look around and realise that, […]

Max Roach Park

Council says it will find ways to keep one o’clock clubs open despite cuts

March 17, 2017, 2 Comments

Lambeth councillor Jane Pickard, cabinet member for families and young people, says the council is determined to keep one o’clock clubs open. She wr ...

Illustration for closure of children's playground

One o’clock clubs are a godsend for parents, don’t cut them

March 17, 2017, 1 Comment

As Lambeth council prepares for yet more cuts across the whole range of its services, Laura Silva warns that the end of children’s one o’clock clu ...

Air Pollution above Lambeth

Brixton’s Criminal Air

January 31, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s Criminal Air

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 ...

  • 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 aside our youthful indulgences. And have […]

  • 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. […]