Workfare protestors occupy British Heart Foundation

By Isabelle Koksal A dozen people occupied the British Heart Foundation, Acre Lane, on Wednesday afternoon in protest against their involvement in government schemes which...

Hundreds sign petition to ‘save’ Hootananny Pub, Brixton

Hundreds of people have signed a petition to save a popular Brixton nightspot after its license was restricted. Regulars at Hootananny, Effra Road, fear the...

Hundreds at Brixton Academy for safe haven celebration

By Juliana Lucas Over 1,000 students came to Brixton Academy last week to watch other young performers at a concert to celebrate 50 new safe...

Sean Rigg case could be repeated, police commander warns

A police commander has warned that the case of Sean Rigg, who died in custody at Brixton police station, will be repeated unless there...

Demolition of Duke of Wellington pub, Acre Lane

A housing association, Genesis Housing, has apparently started work on demolishing the Edwardian Duke of Wellington pub on Acre Lane, despite 30 outstanding issues with...
protesters on steps of building

Unison Protest outside Brixton Town Hall

The cuts continue unabated and there was a double whammy of protests outside Lambeth Town Hall last night. Save Lambeth Libraries campaign demonstrated against staff...

Breakaway Brixton: Design your own Brixton flag

Neil Arun and Will Aspinall want to bring Brixton together – by getting people to design a Brixton flag. Today is the deadline for...

Protestors against cuts occupy Lambeth Council Chamber

Kaye Wiggins reports on the extraordinary events of last night's Lambeth Council budget voteAround 150 protesters occupied Lambeth town hall last night, forcing councillors...

More videos from the anti cuts demo last night

One protestor's view of the public spending cuts in Lambeth Videos by Kaye Wiggins

Photos from tonight’s anti-cuts demo, Brixton Town Hall

Photos: Kaye Wiggins And a short video to give a taste of the protest (taken by Zoe Jewell):

A snapshot of Brixton’s library protest

Kaye Wiggins reports from Saturday's protest against cuts to library services Abibat Olulode, who works at Brixton library, and Anna Tomlinson, from the library in...

Revolutionary Brixton

Lots of protesting to be done in Brixton in the coming weeks - mostly organised by Lambeth Save our Services and UK Uncut. Please add...

Brixton on the BBC

BBC World Service set up a radio discussion about Lambeth public service cuts at Rosie's Deli Cafe last week. Kaye Wiggins took part and...

Lambeth Primary Schools and cuts

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’

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

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