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...

Will Brixton City Farm be a reality?

"It all started when I house sat for a friend who keeps quails in his kitchen. I got hooked," Tamara Russell, the chair of...

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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Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
Tai Chi enthusiasts at Brixton Windmill Gardens

Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

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Food organisations to tackle waste at Lambeth Country Show

The Lambeth Food Partnership is working with the Lambeth Country Show team to reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill from the...
Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...
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Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...