Council approves demolition to build 20 new homes at Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth council’s planning sub-committee tonight (23 November) unanimously agreed, for a second time, plans to demolish part of the Cressingham Gardens estate and build...
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Brixton remembers in Windrush Square

Remembrance Sunday was celebrated twice in Brixton’s Windrush Square yesterday (14 November). The first event, a brisk military-style ceremony, was organised by Lambeth council and...
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Windrush Square ceremonies as Brixton remembers the fallen

Brixton will remember people who died fighting for Britain with ceremonies in Windrush Square tomorrow (14 November). Military and other units are due to leave...
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Brixton launch for beautiful portrayal of working-class women of colour

Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will host a special event on Saturday (13 November) to launch a film with deep and immediate relevance for many local...
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Users group back in action as Brixton Rec leaks continue

Brixton Rec users Group (Brug) – after a gap created by lockdowns – is again engaged in representing Rec users’ views to Lambeth council...
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Brixton’s Winter Windows light up Ferndale Road

The fifth annual Winter Windows display in Squire & Partners Department Store on Ferndale Road was switched on last night (4 November) to coincide...
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Brixton’s very own orchestra needs your help

An evening of sublime music and superb images backed up by free beer and rum last night (4 November) launched the latest phase in...
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Brixton Wholefoods hit target number 2

Brixton Wholefoods today reached their second fundraising target of £30,000. The Atlantic Road shop launched an appeal for £20,000 to help it to restock and to...
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Brixton domino club’s Black History Month event hears of a new future

The Brixton Immortals domino club organised a major event in Lambeth town hall at the weekend to bring together other local organisations and people...

Brixton’s Winter Windows will be ready for a Diwali reveal

As the clocks go back and Brixton businesses begin to gear up for winter and its many festivals, one local feature is ready and...
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‘Teachers and leaders’ – stars back Brixton Wholefoods appeal as it bursts through target

Brixton Wholefoods’ appeal for help to save the shop – a standout local feature on Atlantic Road for four decades – has shot past...
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New director for Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives, based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, is to have a new managing director. Current director Arike Oke will step down at...
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Brixton Windrush pioneer honoured in new building

A former Brixton resident and member of the Windrush Generation was honoured today when a block of 50 new social housing units named after...
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Lambeth School Patrol seeks new volunteers and donors

Lambeth School Patrol, established in 2018, but cut short by lockdown, is seeking volunteers and donors as it prepares to start work again. After school-age...
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Enjoy Apple Day in Brixton

Deep in the English countryside? No … our picture above was taken this morning in the Wyck forest garden community orchard on the corner...
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History on the wall at Brixton’s Grove adventure playground

The Grove Adventure Playground in Brixton has organised a month-long “Blackstory” project. Any Lambeth resident, of any generation, but particularly local to the playground at...