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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

BRIXTON LEGAL: Help for people who have dementia and their carers

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her...

BRIXTON LEGAL: Act provides new legal options for renters

Pam Douglas is a local solicitor. Each month, her column takes a common legal...

PLANNING & HOUSING

Council backs change of use bids for Brixton Village and Market...

Lambeth council’s planning committee last night (7 May) unanimously agreed applications for major changes in the operation of Brixton Village and Market Row. The main...

Council plans charter for private renters and urges them to complete...

Lambeth council is working on a charter for private renters and is calling on local private tenants to complete a short online survey so...

COUNCIL

UK’s first Living Wage Building is in Brixton

International House, a former 11-story office block owned by Lambeth council, has had a new lease of life as one of London’s biggest affordable...

Brixton does what Brixton does best … welcoming new citizens

Linda Quinn sits in on one of the regular Lambeth Town Hall ceremonies to welcome new citizens to Britain It’s a sunny Wednesday morning in...

Labour win by just 19 votes in council by election

Labour scored a narrow win in the Thornton ward by election for Lambeth council yesterday (11 April). On a very low turnout of 25.5%, the...

Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...

CRIME

Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...

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CELEBRATING BRIXTON PEOPLE

IN BRIXTON – an exhibition of photos from times past

  Chris Steele-Perkins is a photographer who lived in Brixton for many years from the 1970s. His pictures record the life of the community from...

Local history

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...