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Mayor tightens policy on tall buildings like Popes Road tower

The Architect’s Journal, the trade publication for the profession, has drawn attention to policy developments in London that could have a bearing on plans for...
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Council aid for EU residents to stay in Lambeth

Lambeth council is to fund local charities to advise European Union nationals living in the borough about their future status in the UK. There are...
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Herne Hill tenants welcome council improvement order

The London Renters Union (LRU) has welcomed Lambeth council’s announcement that it will serve an improvement notice to compel the landlord of Dorchester Court...
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Vacancies for pigs and volunteers

Vauxhall City Farm is one of scores of local charities heading into the unknown of a third lockdown. Simone Richardson finds out how CEO Monica...
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Brixton Village fundraiser ‘great end to a difficult year’

Brixton Village charities Compliments of the House and Re:Sole completed their fundraising fortnight with 150 trainers and enough food to feed 20 vulnerable local...
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Brixton Finishing School launches free AD-Cademy

Brixton Finishing School (BFS) has launched a free virtual advertising course to support the progression of diverse talent in the advertising industry. The eight-week AD-Cademy...

Britain’s first Black pop star to be honoured in Brixton

Sixty-six years ago today a Black woman was top of the Christmas pops in the UK. Winifred Atwell’s Let’s Have Another Party went to No...

Can you help the vulnerable this Christmas?

Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is fundraising to support its vulnerable members through a difficult winter. The pandemic and cold winter months mean calls to Mosaic not...
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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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Charity grants focus on pandemic

Thrale, the South London charity, has opened its 2020 grant programme, which will focus on grants to organisations helping with the impact of Covid. The...
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Libraries open for gift donations as council plays Santa for Covid-hit families

All Lambeth libraries are open until 19 December for donations of toys and books for local children who might otherwise not get a Christmas...
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Brockwell Park Greenhouses rev up for new year

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses welcomes visitors and new volunteers throughout the year. To book an online talk or workshop register here on the website. During the...
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Ebony’s Splash is inspirational animal of the year

Splash, a 10-yearold cob who has been at Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club for five years, is Inspirational Animal of the Year in the Daily...
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Free English courses in Brixton

A Brixton community organisation is offering free courses to help local people who are unemployed and need to improve their English language skills. Orange Bow,...
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Winter Windows 2020 at Brixton’s Department Store

Squire & Partners Winter Windows 2020 is now brightening up Brixton. In its fourth year, the illuminated installation at The Department Store in Ferndale...
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Brixton Village charities launch donation drive

The charity Re:Sole is part of a Brixton Village donation drive due to start next week. Re:Sole, which recycles shoes for the homeless, is partnering...

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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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Brixton campaigner wins historic pledge on Black history teaching

The founder of a South London project to advance Black learning and wellbeing has won a commitment from the London Assembly to support the...

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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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