Brixton at tipping point

Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...

Council urges Picturehouse to pay Living Wage

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has again urged Picturehouse, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy cinema, to pay its staff and other employees the London...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

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...

Vision for Brixton: are creatives and politicians on the same page

Brixton’s creative community slugs it out with the ‘establishment’ as they pitch their vision for  Brixton against that of politicians, planners, construction and finance....

Council launches consultation on new licensing policy

Lambeth council has begun to consult residents on its licensing policy for the borough. as is it is required by law to do every...

Brixton’s Coldharbour ward gearing up for by-election

Residents of Lambeth’s Coldharbour Ward in central Brixton will be heading to the polls again on 13 September, following the death of Labour Party...

MP Chuka Umunna to condemn ‘damning’ failure to act on youth...

Local MP Chuka Umunna will this evening (21 August) make a speech in Brixton, asking why, after a decade of deaths and injuries, Westminster...

Council plans £250,000 grant for Black Cultural Archives

Lambeth council is planning to offer Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) a grant of £250,000 to help it to change its business model and...

Local activist seeks national Green Party post

Local Green Party activist Rashid Nix is campaigning to become deputy leader of the national party. Lambeth already has the party’s national joint leader in...

Mixed reviews for the new country show

The new-look Lambeth Country Show opened uneventfully in Brockwell Park yesterday, but there were concerns about the way security is being implemented. An old favourites...

Lambeth joins NHS 70th celebrations

Lambeth town hall in the centre of Brixton was lit up in blue last night as it joined the celebrations around the 70th anniversary of...

‘Inappropriate’ Brockwell Park events criticised

The Open Spaces Society, that campaigns to protect people’s right to enjoy parks, paths and other open spaces, has accused local authorities, including Lambeth,...

Brockwell Friends call for country show to be postponed

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) has called for the Lambeth Country Show to be postponed until autumn to “allow the community to have input”...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

Brixton’s saucer inspiration

Steve Powdrill meets Brixton freelancers who run their businesses from café tables and hotdesking workspaces The life of a freelance is tough. Whether your trade...

CULTURE

Shakespeare – for the many not the few

Leslie Manasseh meets two Brixton-based women behind a remarkable new theatre production   Adjoa Andoh and Dona Croll are two extraordinary Brixton-based women who are bringing...

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