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...

Durand Primary School becomes an Academy

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

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

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?

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 £

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

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…

...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)

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

‘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

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

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

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...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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Help Jason to make a change for a fairer future

Ten-year-old Jason, whose mother Katerina works at Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse, needs your help. He has started a petition to allow all young people the opportunity...
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First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...
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Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

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Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...
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‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

Brixton charity urges action over Covid crisis for Latin Americans

A Brixton-based charity reveals today (4 February) that half of Latin Americans in London are out of work as a result of the pandemic...

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