The Brixton Blog is to hold a candidates question time next month in the run up to the Lambeth-wide elections on May 22. The ‘hustings’ event will give any residents […]
BY ZOE JEWELL AND KAYE WIGGINS Lambeth’s Labour council is preparing to cut millions of pounds from support for elderly and disabled people an ...
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 b ...
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 station down […]
Last week the seven candidates standing for election as a councillor in Brixton Hill were grilled by the public about what they would do if they won in the ward […]
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, […]