Lambeth Primary Schools and cuts

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Primary school league tables for Lambeth were published yesterday. The BBC explains how to read the tables here. It's interesting to note that 15 Lambeth...

Brixton Market Lock Down protest – ‘Don’t Ice Brixton’

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I've just received this message on a Friends of Brixton Market mailing list about a protest they are planning today at 2pm against the...

Brixton Campaign: Ban/Boycott Brixton Starbucks

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Starbucks opened a new branch in Brixton today right beside the tube station, and already a campaign has been launched to boycott the new...

Whose Shout?

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Lambeth Community Police Consultative Group have just released a report called 'Whose Shout?' examining the relationship between Lambeth's residents and the police, investigating whose voices...

Update on the Brixton £

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In September 2009, the Brixton Pound was launched with all the accompanying fanfare from the national media. What has happened since then, now the B£...

Doctor, doctor…I need my windows draught proofing

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If you belong to the Brixton Low Carbon Zone, make sure you get a 'Green Doctor' around to take a look at your house....

“Citizens'” Commission…

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...is in fact made up of Cllr Steve Reed (Lambeth Council Leader), Cllr Paul McGlone and Cllr Jackie Meldrum (Deputy Leader of the Council)....

South London Democracy Club questions answered (only by some)

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All that time ago in February (remember the snow?), South London Democracy Club put ten questions to local candidates on issues ranging from stop and...

The Human Rights Festival @ The Ritzy: In The Land of The Free

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‘In The Land of The Free’  is the horrifying portrayal of one story - among the many to be told - about the injustices...

Brixton Low Carbon Zone

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The Brixton Low Carbon Zone was launched last Sunday with a low key event in the community centre at 105 Angell Rd to inform...

Labour’s anti-Lib Dem video

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There's something pretty sickening about this new Lambeth Labour video. It's like a poor man's attempt at an American-style smear campaign. I'd rather hear...

Triumph for Coldharbour Lane protestors

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A new bus trundled down Brixton Hill yesterday - the white single-deck 545, running from Brixton to Camberwell. Gas works on Coldharbour Lane have meant...

Wanna be a Brixton Pound Director?

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For all those who have expressed their frustration with the Brixton Pound - and for those who absolutely love it - now's your chance to make...

We are Loughborough Junction

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The 'We are Loughborough Junction' photo project came to fruition this weekend with a two-day outdoor exhibition. Small crowds of south Londoners were taken...

“Heavy-handed Southbank border control!”: Free South London on breaking the shackles of oppression

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    Twinterview? Tweeterview? Brixton Blog speaks to @FreeSouthLondon via Twitter about their plans for an independent South London Y shld S.Ldn be free? South London is a beautiful...

Brixton £ consultation – one week to go

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There is just one more week until the end of a Brixton Pound consultation on its aims and values. Residents can add their opinions to the B£...

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Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

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A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
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Reparations march in pictures

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Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-nhs-nurse-sheila-magudu
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More than a march – this year will be different

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Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...

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Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

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The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation...

Appeal to fund pottery kits for Brixton kids

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Lambeth-based Mud Gang Pottery is well on its way to raise £1,500 so that 50 home pottery kits can be distributed to children in...

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