Lambeth cadets ranked number one in annual competition

By Laurice Laird Lambeth cadets were declared the overall winners at an annual Met police cadet competition and parade at Hendon policing school. The action packed...

Brixton Hill campus to be redeveloped as housing, says Lambeth College

By Laurice Laird and Tim Dickens Lambeth College's "dated and underused" Brixton Hill campus could be knocked down and redeveloped as housing, the institution has...

Lambeth students celebrate entrepreneurial success

By Laurice Laird Adult students marked their successful completion of Lambeth’s first social enterprise course with a graduation event. The event, held on June 26th 2013,...

The Brix has a winner

By Laurice Laird Tara Wilson-Brown became the fifth winner of the annual Brix painting competition. The event, held at the Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton Hill,...

Lambeth College students network with Brixton business world

By Laurice Laird College students mingled with potential employers over lunch at the Market House pub in Brixton today. The Live Local Work Local event was...

Lambeth College to cut ’30 to 40 jobs’

Lambeth college is to cut "30 to 40" jobs in the borough as it struggles with a funding cut of £3.5million. The institution, which has...

Councillor resigns from Tory party after ‘racist’ comments about Brixton schoolchildren

A Tory councillor who said ethnic minority pupils from Lambeth were not welcome in a picturesque Sussex village has resigned from the Conservative Party...

Brixton Windmill looking for your ‘Mill Memories’ from times past

The group behind Brixton's famous windmill are searching for people to come forward with their very own ‘Mill Memories.’ Ashby Mill, better known as Brixton...

Engage Lambeth: bringing businesses & community together

Can businesses be volunteers?! The Volunteer Centre Lambeth, based on Station Road, certainly think so. They’ve launched a new programme called Engage Lambeth which...

Lambeth councillor joins fight to keep Seacole in the classroom.

By Juliana Lucas A Tulse Hill councillor  has joined a growing number of MPs and race campaigners fighting to prevent any plans to remove Mary...

Film-making project helps students find their focus

On Monday night, local teachers, parents and students gathered at Upstairs at the Ritzy to watch a showcase of 20 short films created by...

Confusion after roof collapse and leak at Brixton Rec

There was confusion at Brixton Recreation Centre on Saturday after part of the ceiling collapsed into the cafe. The Rec, in Station Road, will remain...
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Councillor to speak at next Livity Action meeting

Brixton Hill councillor Florence Nosegbe will speak at the next meeting of Livity Action, a group set up to oppose housing plans for a...

Unemployment in Brixton second worst in UK after dramatic rise

By Kaye Wiggins, political editor Long-term unemployment in Brixton and the surrounding areas has risen dramatically, as some local jobseekers face competition from more than...

Young people celebrate life-changing graduation thanks to Options 4 Change

Young people who completed a “life-changing” 12 week project with a Brixton-based charity have graduated at a glittering ceremony. The 11 youngsters had followed the...


The empowering nature of cooking

Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...
baby pigeon

He’s Buddie lucky

Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...
Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

0 The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

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protesters with placards

‘We could be the generation to make the changes’

Simone Richardson found it inspirational to witness Black Lives Matter protesters marching past her home and to interview some who live locally I live not...
Nour's Saja Shaheen

Nour: pressure mounts on landlord

Campaigners have increased pressure on the owners of Brixton’s covered markets over the threatened eviction of the iconic Nour Cash & Carry store in...
Lambeth town hall in Brixton lit in purple to mark the death of George Floyd

Town hall lit for George Floyd

Lambeth town hall in Brixton was lit up in purple tonight (2 June) to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Lambeth council is...