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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

Advice providers and council act after law centre closes

Advice providers in Brixton are working with Lambeth council to pick up the pieces...

Support Brixton Advice Centre staff’s sponsored walk

  Fred Taggart Honorary Secretary Brixton Advice Centre calls for community solidarity Staff and trustees from Brixton Advice...

PLANNING & HOUSING

Victory for Brixton residents damp campaign

St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association has won the support of Lambeth council in their fight against damp in the estate’s homes. The council has agreed...

Residents’ damp campaign gathers momentum

Shocking levels of damp has prompted the St Martin’s Tenant’s Residents Association in Brixton to ask Lambeth council for its support in their fight...

COUNCIL

Council to sign deed on future of Brockwell Park

Lambeth council is to make an agreement with a specialist charity that it says will protect Brockwell Park, with some exceptions, from development and...

Government orders council to get on with Cressingham residents’ transfer plan

Central government has told Lambeth council that it must cooperate with a proposal to transfer the demolition-threatened Cressingham Gardens to an organisation of residents. It...

Council launches ELEVATE to support creative talent

Lambeth Council launched ELEVATE, Lambeth’s new undertaking to support diverse talent and open up the creative workplace, yesterday (4 July) at the Rambert Studios...

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...

CRIME

Brixton pastor welcomes Mayor’s speech linking youth violence with poverty and...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said today that poverty, poor mental health and school exclusions, exacerbated by Tory cuts, are connected to the rise...

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION

CHARITY & VOLUNTEERING

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CELEBRATING BRIXTON PEOPLE

From fighting the Nazis to fighting for freedom

A former Brixton teacher, David Horsley, has researched and published the story of a remarkable and often overlooked figure in British Caribbean history. Billy Strachan...

Local history

Family tree workshops: help to discover the powerful past

Adrian Stone’s interest in his family began when his mother became seriously ill. He realised he knew little about his background and, like many...