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‘Not good enough for Brixton’ but councillors approve Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council's planning committee last night (3 November) backed the controversial plans for a massive development, including...
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Town hall tower protest pressures council

Local people from a variety of community groups took part in a controlled, Covid-safe demonstration outside Lambeth...
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‘No Tower’ campaigners question consultation

Following local MP Helen Hayes’ expression of concern about campaigning methods used by supporters of plans for...
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Half term fun at Max Roach

It’s been a fun-filled week at Brixton’s Max Roach Centre this half term writes manager Candice James The holiday play project benefited 57 children, despite...
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Brixton MP urges councillors to reject ‘overbearing’ Pope’s Road tower

Local MP Helen Hayes has joined English Heritage and the Brixton Society in their continued opposition to...
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MP joins the fantastic fundraisers

Local MP Bel Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (27 October) joined children and their mothers on Rush Common in Brixton...
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The battle for Brixton: ‘Skyline versus people’

Plans for a 20-storey office block on Pope’s Road would be massive change in the heart of...
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Brixton Society and English Heritage maintain opposition to Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council officers last night (22 October) once again gave backing to plans for a 20-storey office...
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Pope’s Road tower ‘a white elephant of excessive size’

The Brixton Society’s objections to the second revision of plans for the proposed 20-storey office tower on...
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Watch your wheels!

Simone Richardson has a warning for local electric scooter users – yours may not be legal and the police are stopping...
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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

Some good news in tough times – Brixton’s Traid on Acre Lane is still open. Simone Richardson looked in to see...
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On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians
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Growing Wellbeing in Loughborough Junction

The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy...
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill...

Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the...


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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December).
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Jaguars prowl Brixton Tesco to highlight link to deforestation

Volunteers from South West London Greenpeace visited Tesco in Brixton today (28 November) to reimagine a scene from Greenpeace’s new animation, Monster, in...


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Support Baytree 2020 Christmas Challenge

Brixton’s Baytree Centre joins the Big Give’s Christmas campaign, aiming to double supporters' donations between Tuesday 1st and 8th December. The Baytree Centre is asking...
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Opportunities for young people with Code7

Local charity Code 7 has two opportunities for young people from Lambeth to participate in a 24-week...
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Urban Food awards for local providers

Myatt’s Fields Park, a 14-acre, Grade II listed community-run park between Brixton and Camberwell, has won a...

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