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Residents question candidates at a previous Brixton Blog hustings event in Brixton Hill
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April 25, 2014, 2 Comments

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 […]

Lambeth Pensioners will be hit hard by the cuts

Councillors prepare to pass ‘truly catastrophic’ budget at Lambeth Town Hall tonight with £Millions cut from the most vulnerable

February 26, 2014, 2 Comments

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 ...

Homeless families in Lambeth could be sent to live in Margate, on the Kent coast. Pic by Oast House Archives

Lambeth council in bid to move homeless families to Margate, Kent

April 4, 2013, 1 Comment

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 ...

Lambeth Save Our Services protest about the cuts in Brixton in March

Benefits cuts: the facts

April 2, 2013, 1 Comment

By Kaye Wiggins Disability payments From this year, Disability Living Allowance will be abolished and replaced by a new type of benefit, the Personal ...

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    Brixton Hill by-election: Hustings round up
    January 14, 2013, Comments Off on Brixton Hill by-election: Hustings round up

    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 […]

  • Lambeth council job cuts ‘to hit BME staff hardest’
    November 23, 2012, Comments Off on Lambeth council job cuts ‘to hit BME staff hardest’

    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 […]

  • Figures show 215 ‘potentially dangerous’ gang members in Lambeth
    November 14, 2012, Comments Off on Figures show 215 ‘potentially dangerous’ gang members in Lambeth

    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 […]