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Seven council workers convicted of housing benefit fraud

Seven benefit assessors who worked for London councils, including Lambeth, have been convicted of housing benefit fraud worth more than £1 million. They will be...

Council leader Lib Peck quits for GLA job

Lambeth council leader is to quit the post for a job as director of the Greater London Authority’s new violence reduction unit. She has led...

Omnibus Theatre’s “Hearing Things”

“Hearing things” written by Philip Osment and presented by "Playing On", is the result of five years of work with psychiatrists, mental...

Brixton Soup Kitchen to feed 1,000 on London streets

After supporting 450 families with hot meals and presents over the weekend in the run-up to Christmas,...

Art Shows

Politics in Art Recurring images, complex patterns, bold colours and campaigning messages figure in the work of Jamaican-born and New York-raised artist, Jackson Shuri, on...

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...

Brixton launch for new creative enterprise zone

  The creative studios and workshops of Lambeth are to be the hub of one of London’s new creative enterprise zones (CEZ), London mayor Sadiq...

Brixton equality commissioner awarded Freedom of City of London

cha Dr Miranda Brawn, Lambeth equality commissioner, patron of the Brixton Black Cultural Archives and founder of The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation has been...

Cultural Archives get £200,000 government grant

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives is to get £200,000 from central government to secure its “immediate future”, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today (13 December). He...

Developers reveal plans for 250-bed hotel in central Brixton

  A 250-bed hotel is to be the centrepiece of the £40 million redevelopment of one of Brixton’s biggest run-down buildings, the former Quin and...