Lambeth take away Freedom Pass from mental health patients

By Tim Dickens, Editor, at Lambeth Town Hall More than 500 people with mental health issues in Lambeth could lose free travel on public transport under new...

WHAT’S ON: Half term in Brixton

This week is half term for school kids and with this in mind, we asked Sarah Vaci, marvellous mum behind the Little Lambeth blog, to tell...
Lambeth Country Show

CAMPAIGN: Lambeth council in Country Show u-turn

In the latest sign that the council is about reinstate the popular Lambeth Country Show this year, leader Steve Reed said the "final decision"...

Council intervenes in Brixton covered markets row

The leader of Lambeth council is to meet with the landlords of Market Row and Granville Arcade (Brixton Village) after businesses were asked to...

‘£300-£400m’ refurb for Lambeth council housing stock

Lambeth Living could be about to spend £300-400million pounds improving council homes. Last night area housing manager Chris Adamson said a consultation process was going...

Elderly man found dead in Brixton flat

The body of a man found dead in his Brixton home this morning could have been lying there for "months". Tenants representative Rosemary Nja Egbe...

Stop and search to get “radical” review says chief

By Tim Dickens, Editor The Metropolitan Police's stop and search chief came to Stockwell last night to unveil a "fundamental and radical" review of the...
Lambeth Country Show

CAMPAIGN: Lambeth Country Show 2012 may go ahead

By Tim Dickens and Zoe Jewell, Editors The Lambeth Country Show came a step towards being saved tonight after a senior councillor called for it...
Helen Steer and Pete Boyce, from City Farmers at Lambeth Country Show

NEWS: Brixton Beer – coming to a pub near you

A new scheme that aims to grow hops, brew beer, and drink the outcome has just been launched in Lambeth. Brixton Beer is the brainchild...

Brixton Low Carbon Zone family film day

Brixton youngsters will find out all about recycling at a library film screening. The family event, organised by Brixton Low Carbon Zone, will take place...
Florence Eshalomi

CAMPAIGN: ‘Scaled-down’ Lambeth Country Show could go ahead

The Lambeth councillor responsible for culture says a smaller scale version of the Country Show could still go ahead in 2012. Speaking to the Brixton...
Sheep shearing at the Lambeth Country Show

CAMPAIGN: Committee will look at Lambeth Country Show cancellation

By Tim Dickens, Editor The leader of the opposition at Lambeth council has "called-in" the controversial decision to cancel this year's Lambeth Country Show. Liberal Democrat...
LambetH Country Show

CAMPAIGN: Save the Lambeth Country Show

  By Tim Dickens, Editor The decision by Lambeth council to cancel this year's Lambeth Country Show, the borough's annual free party in Brockwell Park, has...

Brixton market traders must pay £3,600 per year to open late

Businesses in Brixton Village (Granville Arcade) and Market Row will have to pay an extra £300 per month to continue opening in the evening. Landlords...

Lambeth cllr is against Brixton primary becoming academy

A Lambeth councillor says he is opposed to primary schools in the area taking on Academy status. Corpus Christi school, in Brixton Hill,  switched to...
Sudbourne Primary School, Hayter Road

UPDATE: Parents speak against Brixton primary school academy plans

By James Cornish Parents have given a thumbs-down to proposals to convert a Brixton primary school into an academy. More than 80 people attended a meeting...