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...

Durand Primary School becomes an Academy

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Lambeth's largest primary school, Durand in Stockwell, has just become an academy under Michael Gove's education reforms introduced in May. Gove had anticipated that...

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...

Interview: Philippe Castaing on Brixton Green

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Philippe Castaing, owner of Opus Café, was interviewed in The Guardian last year about his plans for a community hub on Somerleyton Rd. Since...

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...

Windrush latest

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After a mini debate on Twitter this afternoon about the first impressions of Windrush Sq., one tweeter sent in some photos from today confirming...

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...

The new Windrush Square (the day before the opening ‘extravaganza’)

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Finally opened up to pedestrians on the eve of the bonanza opening weekend :

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...

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Charity’s coronavirus support for Brixton families and youth

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The Christian peace-making charity CHIPS has launched an emergency response and crowdfund appeal to help Brixton’s vulnerable families and young people during the coronavirus...
Norwood and Brixton Foodbank depot: volunteers packing

Foodbank now offers delivery service for those in need

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Norwood & Brixton Foodbank has announced it is partnering with other South London centres to introduce a delivery service. All the foodbanks will be closing...
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Make Shift Foundation – a showcase for young talent

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Make Shift Foundation is a South London based charity that provides an open space for 16 to 25-year-olds from Brixton and Peckham to promote...

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MP urges laptop donation drive for local schools 

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy is calling on anyone with a spare laptop, tablet or iPad to donate it to local schools and children who are struggling to...
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Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

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The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...
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Nour petition urges support for its fight to retain a central place in Brixton’s...

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Nour Cash & Carry, for many the beating heart of Brixton’s markets, has launched a petition against the notice to quit it has received...