SAVE OUR SHOPS: businesses dismayed by Network Rail’s latest letter

In a blow to the Save Brixton Arches campaign, Network Rail has told tenants they will not be phasing their planned evictions. The company is...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Fishmonger’s banner taken down

The banner over Mash & Sons Fishmongers that said “Triple the rents? You must be squidding!” was taken down last night. Lorne Mash says they...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Community United in Brixton Market this Saturday

The Save Brixton Arches campaign are holding an event in Brixton Market this Saturday, May 23. At "Community United" there will be live music, art and t-shirt...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Impact report shows negative consequences of evictions

As part of the campaign to save the businesses in Brixton’s railway arches on Atlantic and Popes Road, local volunteers have compiled a report...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: street artists rally to protest evictions

The Brixton Blog arts team met PINS, the South London-based artist organising the artwork going up on the shutters of Brixton businesses to protest Network Rail's...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: campaign demands transparency in council planning process

The Save Brixton Arches campaign has written a letter to Lambeth council demanding it improves the transparency of its planning process. Last month the council announced that it was...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Chuka Umunna says Network Rail must act in a responsible way...

  Chuka Umunna, Labour candidate for Streatham MP and shadow business secretary, has written a letter to rail minister Claire Perry asking for her assistance "in calling...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Murals go up to support the Brixton Community United campaign

Murals are going up on the shutters of the businesses under the arches to support the campaign against Network Rail's plans to evict the...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: benefit event at The Cambria

A benefit event is being held for the campaign to stop the evictions of businesses under Brixton's railway arches. The event will be held at 8...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: traders say latest from Network Rail is no help at all

Traders threatened by the refurbishment of the railway arches say Network Rail's decision to push back the eviction date has offered them no comfort. Yesterday...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: arches eviction notices pushed back

Network Rail has pushed back the date of its eviction of the arches traders. A post on the Brixton Community United Facebook page said: "Network Rail have...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Federation of Small Businesses challenges Network Rail’s handling of railway arch...

  The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called for a meeting with Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne to discuss its handling of small...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Jose Cardoso, A&C Deli

[vimeo 121043356 w=500 h=281] UNDER THE ARCHES: A&C Continental Delicatessen from Peter Barker on Vimeo. In support of the campaign against Network Rail’s plans to evict local businesses under the...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: A&C Deli sign foreshadows Brixton’s future

A Brixton trader has put up a huge banner protesting the Network Rail evictions of businesses under the railway arches. The sign on A & C Continental Deli...

Brixton arches traders slam Lambeth council

Traders in Brixton’s railway arches have slammed Lambeth council for failing to support them in their fight against eviction by Network Rail. Last month, businesses...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: latest statement from Cllr Jack Hopkins

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says "considerable progress" has been made in the fight to stop the eviction of businesses from the Brixton arches because Network Rail...

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Freshview scheme builds 10 new planters in Herne Hill Station Square

Veolia and Lambeth Council’s Freshview scheme have partnered with the Herne Hill Forum and Turney School to install 10 new planters around Herne Hill...
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Help Megan raise the £1,500 for mental health charity’s sensory wall

Megan Kent, a mental health nurse for Lambeth Child and Adolescent Mental Health community team, began a 50km for 50days cycle ride during Mental...
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Brixton woman to compete at top racecourse

Lucy Williams and Ethan Delcroix-Jones visit Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club to find out more about its latest success story, Khadijah Mellah Khadijah Mellah, 18, from...

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Brixton film showing will mark miners’ strike anniversary

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'LktGDXpZRgBs5Jc2DAPzHw',sig:'mT_K7_O3ZbRfQCivj0KWP91eUVh9G1B1F3LTli96IAI=',w:'594px',h:'397px',items:'80549838,83004587,80549591,83004549,83004588',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Streatham Labour Party is marking the 35th anniversary of the 1984 miners’ strike with a screening of...
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300 pack hall to give warm welcome to refugee family

More than 300 people turned up to a Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees (HHWR) meeting in May, giving a rapturous welcome to a refugee family...
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Groundwork Community Awards now open for nominations

Groundwork is an organisation that encourages community involvement by creating and maintaining green spaces in urban areas. The group has previously run workshops at...