By Kaye Wiggins Lambeth council is set to move homeless families to the seaside town of Margate, citing a shortage of temporary accommodation in the borough. The Labour-run authority has [...]
Schools fear mass exodus as 264 children affected by new cap and 6,000 extra homes to pay tax IN FOCUS by Kaye Wiggins Picture a stroll from Brixton s ...
By Kaye Wiggins A staff restructure in Lambeth council’s housing department puts black and ethnic minority employees at greater risk of losing their jobs than white staff, a union has [...]
By Kaye Wiggins, politics editor New figures from Lambeth council show there are 215 potentially-dangerous gang members across the borough. The figures were set out as part of a report [...]
By Kaye Wiggins, politics editor It is more than two years since our local councillors decided that Brixton should be at the heart of the country’s first “co-operative council” and, [...]
By Kaye Wiggins, political editor Long-term unemployment in Brixton and the surrounding areas has risen dramatically, as some local jobseekers face competition from more than 40 other applicants per job, [...]
Lambeth Council could face a further 20% cut to its budget from central government, a move that would “devastate” local services, council leader Steve Reed has warned. Speaking at a [...]
By Kaye Wiggins at Lambeth Town Hall Councillors last night approved a plan to spend a reported £30m on new office buildings in Brixton, denying accusations that the scheme was a “vanity [...]