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Advice providers and council act after law centre closes

Advice providers in Brixton are working with Lambeth council to pick up the pieces after the announcement yesterday (16 July) that the Lambeth Law...
Brixton Advice Centre staff in their fundraising tee shirts

Support Brixton Advice Centre staff’s sponsored walk

  Fred Taggart Honorary Secretary Brixton Advice Centre calls for community solidarity Staff and trustees from Brixton Advice Centre are taking part in the 2019 Legal Walk to...

BRIXTON LEGAL: Dealing with redundancy

Each month, local solicitor Pam Douglas takes a common legal issue and explains it for readers With so many stories circulating in the media about...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Help for people who have dementia and their carers

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Act provides new legal options for renters

Pam Douglas is a local solicitor. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for readers I was struggling to come...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Miss the train today or miss a good job forever?

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Children, parents and the law

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Inheritance and wills – don’t jump to conclusions

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright and Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
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Brixton Legal: Safeguard your home and property rights

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, her column takes a common legal issue and explains it for...
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Brixton Legal Are you travelling abroad with children?

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with Brixton firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common legal issue and asks colleagues to explain it...
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Brixton Legal: Leases and legal action

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks a colleague to answer...
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Brixton Legal Windrush generation – A frightening legal limbo

Local solicitor Pam Douglas explains the legal background to the ‘Windrush scandal’ We are very fortunate in Brixton to have the Black Cultural Archives on...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Mediation

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks a colleague to answer...

Brixton Legal: “Intentional homelessness”

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Returning purchases

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
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BRIXTON LEGAL: Prenuptial agreements

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...

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Black Cultural Archives quits government body over race report

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA), based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, has quit a government working party on the Windrush scandal over the report of...
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Rent campaigners demand ‘no evictions’ pledge

Local campaigners organised by the Labour party pressure group Momentum protested outside the Westminster offices of a major corporate landlord yesterday (10 April). They were...
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Spotlight on Brixton advertising school graduates

Brixton Finishing School, the scheme to diversify entry-level talent in advertising and media, has launched a new initiative – the #BrixtonRising campaign. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of...

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Windrush charity fund offers grants

A charity fund to aid members of the Windrush Generation is now accepting applications for grants of up to £25,000 from community and grassroots...
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Help the Platform Cafe bounce back

The Platform Cafe in Loughborough Junction is halfway through its crowdfunding campaign to refurbish the cafe as part of Mayor of London’s Back to...
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Wilhelmina, the Brixton buzzard

Virgin Radio’s Eddy's Good News, hosted by Herne Hill resident Eddy Temple-Morris, reports that eagle-eyed residents of Poets Corner spotted a juvenile buzzard that...

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