Santander cycle Brockwell Park

Pop-up 60-bike Santander cycle station for Brockwell Park

Transport for London will install a pop-up Santander cycle docking station in Brockwell Park this weekend (12-13 May). About 60 bikes will be near the...
Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for Windrush protest

“I’m very glad to be here in the heart of Brixton, one of the centres for the Windrush generation,” shadow home secretary Diane Abbott...
Black Cultural Archives

Destroyed Windrush generation landing cards ‘should have come to Brixton’

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) have demanded to know why crucial evidence about the immigration status of the Windrush Generation was destroyed instead of...
At the Advocacy Academy (top to bottom, left to right): Amelia Viney, Ayeisha Thomas-Smith, Shiden Tekle, Zhanè Salmone, Belmiro Matos da Costa, Liv Francis-Cornibert, Kofi Asante

Legally Black: This is just the beginning

Tevye Markson talks to Legally Black’s Shiden Tekle, 18, Kofi Asante, 17, and Belmiro Matos da Costa, 18 (minus fourth member Liv Francis-Cornibert, 18)...
Ritzy living wage campaign placards

Corbyn pledges support for Brixton Ritzy strikers

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged solidarity with members of the BECTU union on strike at Picturehouse cinemas, including Brixton’s Ritzy, today (8 March). “I fully...

High Trees wins grant for language support programme

  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City...
Ritzy strike 5 November 2017

International Women’s Day backing for Picturehouse living wage campaign

Living wage campaigners at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema and others in the Picturehouse chain are to link up with the International Women’s Strike campaign on...
Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting

Brixton Green launches campaign for council support

Brixton Green, the com­mun­ity body seeking to build affordable rented homes on a redeveloped Somerleyton Road, is organising a public meeting  on Wednesday 7...
Eva Haftmann (right) with Caprice Bourret

Brixton photographer backs brain tumour charity campaign

Brixton-based photographer Eva Haftmann, who lost her mother to a brain tumour, has helped to launch a national fundraising campaign to help research into...

Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton

The Green Party launched their clean air campaign, Breathing Cities, in Windrush Square last Saturday. Caroline Russell, Green Party London Assembly Member, said that Brixton...
Brixton Neighbourhood Forum logo

Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

Brixton Neighbourhood Forum held its Annual General Meeting at The Department Store yesterday (27 February). Health issues continue to affect the forum committee. First there...
Refugees welcomed into local's home

Local people offer rooms for refugees

More than 85 refugees and asylum seekers have been welcomed into the homes of Lambeth people by an organisation that a Brixton resident helps...
Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show

Ritzy workers plan week-long strike

Workers campaigning to be paid the London Living Wage at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will join other Picturehouse chain employees in a week of action...

Brixton Road breaches annual air pollution limit in one month

Writing in the Brixton Bugle earlier this month Mums for Lungs, the grassroots air pollution campaign said air pollution on the Brixon Road although...
Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting

Council rejects Brixton Green proposal to build homes

Local residents have reacted with fury to Lambeth council’s rejection of their plan to develop a large part of central Brixton with truly affordable...
Ritzy workers in Windrush Square at the weekend

Ritzy fund soars in response to management threats

Management at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema has escalated the nationally important dispute there by threatening to lock out workers campaigning to be paid the official...

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Lambeth Street Pastors coordinator Cherie Thomas

Lambeth Street Pastors to celebrate new charity status

Lambeth Street Pastors, the church-based group that brings help and support to people who are the worse for wear for whatever reason in Brixton...
Vegetable garden

Slade Gardens project wins funding from mayor

Brixton’s Slade Gardens is one of a handful of local city greening projects to have been awarded significant funding from the London mayor’s Greener City...
Ula and Basil

Football team raise money for cancer treatment

South London five-a-side football team Samba Quays are reuniting 10 years after their last competitive fixture to play...

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This year's Advocacy Academy intake

Advocacy Academy puts passion into practice

Family and supporters of young graduates of the Advocacy Academy cheered them on in an emotional graduation ceremony in Brixton as each group of...
Food on foodbank shelves

Brixton foodbank joins universal credit campaign

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is giving full backing to a national campaign to reform universal credit. The controversial change to benefit payments has led...
John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor McDonnell in Brixton call for socialist transformation

The Labour Party’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell made a call for the socialist transformation of Britain in a speech in Brixton at the weekend. He...