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Jaguars prowl Brixton Tesco to highlight link to deforestation

Volunteers from South West London Greenpeace visited Tesco in Brixton today (28 November) to reimagine a scene from Greenpeace’s new animation, Monster, in which a...
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Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the town hall in Brixton orange. It will also...
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Brixton tower opponents launch legal campaign

Opponents of plans to build a 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton today (24 November) launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund...
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Temporary housing through the eyes of a child

A child in temporary housing appeals to Lambeth council to give his family a safe and permanent home – Aaliyah Harry reports Janeth Gomez, her...
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Brixton ad school grads pen letter urging industry to improve diversity

Kristina KirovaMahalia PeakeMelanie Nogueira Three Brixton Finishing School (BFS) graduates have written an open letter to the advertising industry urging action on its diversity and...

Venue campaign places Windmill Brixton on danger list

The outstanding and much loved Windmill Brixton has been named as one of six London venues in imminent danger of permanent closure. Announcing its Traffic...
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Brixton tower campaigners pledge to continue fight

Campaigners against plans to build a massive office complex including a 20-storey tower in central Brixton today (6 November) pledged to continue their fight...
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‘Not good enough for Brixton’ but councillors approve Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council's planning committee last night (3 November) backed the controversial plans for a massive development, including a 20-torey tower, in central Brixton. Claire Wilcox,...
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Town hall tower protest pressures council

Local people from a variety of community groups took part in a controlled, Covid-safe demonstration outside Lambeth Town Hall on Brixton Hill today (2...
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‘No Tower’ campaigners question consultation

Following local MP Helen Hayes’ expression of concern about campaigning methods used by supporters of plans for a 20-storey tower in central Brixton, opposing...
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On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians After government minister Gillian Keegan...
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill on Clean Air Day today (8 October)...
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Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the Black Lives Matter movement at its next...
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Brixton’s black postbox

A postbox on Brixton’s Acre Lane is one of four that have painted black by Royal Mail to mark Black History Month. The other three...
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MP backs free fares for kids campaign

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy and Lambeth councillors today (18 September) joined young campaigners in Parliament Square to back the campaign to keep free Transport...
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Council seeks to change slaveholder ward names

Lambeth councillors are lobbying the Boundary Commission – which sets the size and names of wards and constituencies – to remove the names of...

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Local MPs condemn benefit cut plan

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (18 January) joined Labour party leader Keir Starmer at the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank. On the same day, the MP...
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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

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New chair for Black Cultural Archives

Ansel Wong CBE, a political activist, cultural historian and community leader, is the new chair of the board of trustees of Brixton’s Black Cultural...
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Local initiative Re:Sole steps into Brixton Village

South London charity Re:Sole's new permanent space in Brixton Village is set to open next month, following last year’s successful donation drive with fellow...
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Vacancies for pigs and volunteers

Vauxhall City Farm is one of scores of local charities heading into the unknown of a third lockdown. Simone Richardson finds out how CEO Monica...

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