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...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Humera Shafiq, S&S Textiles

[vimeo 119906282 w=500 h=281] UNDER THE ARCHES: S&S Textiles from Peter Barker on Vimeo. In support of the campaign against Network Rail's plans to evict local...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Cllr Jack Hopkins believes “progress has been made”

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says he believes there has been “some progress” for the shops in Brixton’s arches facing eviction. In a blog post on the Future...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: posters available to show your support

Posters are now available for Brixton shops, cafes, restaurants and residents to show their support for the tenants facing eviction because of Network Rail's...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Helen Hayes says Network Rail has behaved in “the worst way...

Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate Helen Hayes says she is in complete support of the Brixton business facing eviction from the arches and calls for...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: what are Network Rail’s plans for the arches?

Network Rail's plans for the refurbishment of the arches include damp-proofing, adding new power supplies and changing the arches that have been subdivided.This means...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Brixton Community United

Traders from Brixton Station Road and Atlantic Road met yesterday to unite over Network Rail's plans to evict them in six months for their redevelopment of...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Filmmaker speaks to Brixton arches traders being evicted

Following the shock news that up to 30 businesses in the heart of Brixton are to be evicted in under six months by Network...

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School Ground Sounds young people making music

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...
John Ruskin bicentenary event at at Ruskin Park

Help Ruskin Park friends celebrate bicentenary

The Friends of Ruskin Park are crowdfunding to raise the money for a programme of events and celebrations this summer in to mark the...

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Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...

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Habiba Usman, a 17-year-old resident of the Loughborough Estate and a graduate of the Brixton Energy Solar training programme, with Agamemnon Otero

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While Brixton and Lambeth residents are at the forefront of current Extinction Rebellion activity, the area is also home to practical steps to tackle...
Mark Healey of HCAW; Chery Lewis; Donatus Anyanwu; and Louise Holden, London disability hate crime project manager for Inclusion London, an organisation that supports more than 70 deaf and disabled organisations in every London borough

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...
Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...