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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 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...

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...

COUNCIL

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...

Award for council’s Norwood library

The new Lambeth council library in West Norwood has won an award for its innovative design and architecture. It came top in the “physical” category...

Council chief to attend South of France property market

Lambeth council’s chief executive Andrew Travers is due to attend the annual MIPIM event in Cannes on France’s Mediterranean coast next month. It describes...

Lambeth council settles claim over ejecting charity from country show

Lambeth council has agreed to pay the anti-abortion charity Life £5,000 in damages and apologise on Twitter to settle claims following the removal of...

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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CHARITY & VOLUNTEERING

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CELEBRATING BRIXTON PEOPLE

BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

Local history

Do you have memories of the Loughborough Road area?

Do you remember the Loughborough Road neighbourhood from the past? On Friday 15 February the San Mei Gallery in what was once the Loughborough Hotel...