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Former music pub The Cricketers faces demolition

Once, many years ago, a key part of the South London music scene, The Cricketers pub next to the Oval cricket ground is set...

Developer plans six-storey office block on Electric Avenue

Another familiar piece of Brixton town centre is set to be knocked down to make way for a new development. The owners of 9-15...
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Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council is updating its policy for regulating and licensing any business that sells alcohol, provides entertainment or late-night refreshments and has launched a...
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Need for quality, affordable housing for women is now greater than ever

Zaiba Qureshi, chief executive of the Brixton-based Housing for Women charity that provides social housing and gender sensitive support services to women, calls for...
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TV home makeover opportunity in Brixton

Property makeover guru Sarah Beeny is looking for homeowners in the Brixton area who want help for a new TV series. Renovate Don’t Relocate will...
11pm. Mass singalong outside Brixton Tube station – yards from people's homes

Council ‘faffing’ over noise threat to health say Brixton residents

  Residents of Tunstall Road, whose pedestrianised eastern end is home to Brixton’s David Bowie mural, have renewed their calls for Lambeth council to act...

140 years: Jamaican institution aimed at ending financial exclusion

(sponsored post) As the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, an historic Jamaican building society is celebrating 140 years...

Homes demolished when Brixton building project goes badly wrong

The ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the old Tuborg Warehouse site on Mandrell Road continues to cause problems for local residents. The warehouse wall...
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New Brixton market owner wants ‘conversation’ with community

Hondo Enterprises, which announced its purchase – together with “investors” – of Brixton Market on Friday (23 March), is buying both the lease for...
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Texan DJ socialite’s company says it has bought Brixton Market

Hondo Enterprises, which yesterday (23 March) said it had purchased Brixton Market, says that, under its stewardship, the market’s “unique character will be...
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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...

Brixton Legal: “Intentional homelessness”

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
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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...
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New Loughborough Junction redevelopment plans to go on show

Revised plans for the re-development of the Higgs Industrial estate site the other side of Coldharbour Lane from Loughborough Junction station will go on...
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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...
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Brixton’s Club 414 celebrates community value recognition

Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell have, at last, something to celebrate in their seemingly continual struggle to keep alive a venue...

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Guests pledge support for charity at summer event hosted by Commons Speaker John Bercow

The first ever summer event of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation was hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow...

Market forces: West Norwood Feast

Sometimes an awayday can show you what you're missing. All the people. So many people. First Sunday of the month, centred around St Luke’s Church (appropriately)...
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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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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...

Blocking the traffic in Brixton

Ray Branford, age 9 and her grandmother Sue Branford were on their way to Parliament for the School Strike for Climate, when they stopped...
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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...