Young Black woman in despair

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...
DIY man

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...
Brixton Market Row exterior

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...
Surveyor in Brixton Market

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...
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...

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...
Plan of area

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...
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...
Club 414 celebration

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...
Popes Road from Brixton railway station

Brixton Rooftop to close

Brixton Rooftop will mount its last gig at the end of this month and we understand that the shops below it on Popes Road...
Cllrs Peck and McGlone at topping out ceremony

Construction of new affordable homes reaches landmark

A ‘topping out’ ceremony was held at Brook House in Brixton Hill to mark reaching the highest point in the construction of new, affordable...
Ballot Cressingham banner

Cressingham residents march for demolition ballot

More than 70 people yesterday (2 December) marched down Tulse Hill from the Cressingham Gardens estate to protest outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton...

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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...

Be a green volunteer

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...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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

Friends of the Earth highlight Brixton energy scheme

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...