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Someone’s sister, mother or friend

Ruby Gregory talks to people involved in a documentary investigating women and young girls who are coerced into gangs, featuring a former victim who...
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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 –...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December). All proceeds will go directly to the venue...
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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

Three Brixton Finishing School (BFS) graduates have written an open letter to the advertising industry urging action on its diversity and accessibility problem. Mahalia Peake,...

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...