Lambeth Town Hall to open ‘hot-desk’ business hub for start-ups in...

Lambeth council have announced plans to transform the Town Hall, in Brixton, into flexible office space for fledgling local businesses. The 'Impact Hub' scheme will...

Council prepares to block ‘payday lenders’

By Kaye Wiggins Lambeth council has launched an investigation into the impact of “payday lenders” on the Brixton economy, in a bid to block them...

£1,000 fine scheme for stray rubbish to be expanded to Brixton

Residents of central Brixton could be stung by a £1,000 for putting out rubbish at the wrong time under new plans by Lambeth council. Those...

Uncertainty for traders as Brixton Village owners InShops goes bust

Traders in Brixton's covered markets have been left in confusion today, after news that former owners InShops has gone bust. InShops Centres Ltd, owned by...

Help sustain the B£ and launch the Brixton Community Lottery!

This weekend will see the first mini Made in Lambeth project to help the Brixton Pound launch a community lottery. The event, scheduled for this...

Popular fashion store Joy to close in Brixton to make way...

Popular fashion and gift store Joy is to close on January 22nd after the lease on their Coldharbour Lane has expired. The shop, which began...

Female entrepreneurs get boost from Brand Amplifier business boot camp

Ambitious female entrepreneurs can now apply for a boost to their business ideas, thanks to a training scheme based in Lambeth. Brand Amplifier, an organisation...

Chef fears for business after council ban BBQ

BY ILSE BRUIJN & RORY GRIEVE  A chef fears he will have to close his popular jerk chicken food stall after council officers banned the use...

Pioneering work placements help Lambeth youngsters find work

Brixton-based children’s charity Kids’ City has launched ‘Interjunction’ a project which helps unemployed young people to start work. The project, funded by JP Morgan, has...

Fledgling accesories store hopes crowd funding scheme will help it take...

A small Brixton-based business is asking locals for their support as they attempt to crowd-fund their first product. Fledgling bags and accessories firm Dereks  launched...

Brixton bar Veranda to re-open after council reviews shooting incident

Brixton bar and restaurant Veranda will re-open in January after Lambeth council handed back its licence late last night. The venue had its licence suspended...

Brixton businesses vote yes to Business Improvement District

Brixton businesses have voted in favour of setting up a new Business Improvement District (BID) to support local trade and drive footfall to the...

SUPERMARKET SWEEP: Council must face up to the invasion of the...

On the eve of the opening of Tesco's uber "hub" in Streatham, Brixton Hill resident and campaigner Andrew Child takes a look at the...

Brixton traders call for car park – not pop-up events space...

Traders in Brixton have called on Lambeth council to return the site of a temporary ice rink to its original use as a car...

Lambeth names preferred developer for new town hall regeneration

Lambeth council has named it preferred developer in a scheme to demolish council offices and build 275 new homes and an enterprise centre around...

Veranda owner defends bar and restaurant after shooting in Brixton

The owner of a popular Brixton bar has appealed to the council and police to work more closely with him after a shooting at...