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Tragic story of a Brixton war hero

More than 75 years ago a letter arrived at 33 Foxley Road in the Vassal district of Brixton. It told Ralph Evans, father of Able...
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Herne Hill Art Deco house listed

A five-bedroom Art Deco house in Herne Hill has ben listed by Historic England. The property at 10 Dorchester Drive is one of just two houses constructed...

Windrush Scandal: ‘Trauma doesn’t just go away’

Mental health consequences of the Windrush scandal on Caribbean and Black African families in the UK are to be explored in a new project. Launched...

Department Store Studios Residency Award Announced for Second Year

Squire and Partners Department Store Studios on Bellefields Road have just opened applications for the second year of their Studio Residency Award. This Award,...

Charity fundraiser at Off the Cuff

Local resident Jo Jo Ishtar is organising a charity fundraiser at Off the Cuff by Herne Hill station on Saturday 18 June. She is raising...
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Brixton launch for bid to break down drinks industry barriers

Brixton was chosen to launch a ground-breaking programme designed to break down barriers facing people from marginalised backgrounds who want to work in hospitality. Johnnie...
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Honour for Max Roach centre manager

Candice James, the manager of the Max Roach One O'clock Club and adventure playground in Brixton was awarded British Empire Medal in the Queen’s...
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Hondo tower hearing postponed

In the latest strange twist in the “Hondo tower” saga, London mayor Sadiq Khan has agreed to postpone his hearing on plans for a...

Athletes and poets back event to demand clean air in South London

https://youtu.be/QJm3GK4zvF0 Local community groups are organising a free one-day event to campaign against air pollution on South London. Live + Breathe 2022 takes place on Saturday...
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Mayor Khan approves 20-storey tower in Bermondsey

London mayor Sadiq Khan has approved plans for a 20-storey tower in Bermondsey after Southwark council rejected proposal for the site it in 2020. The...
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‘Too Long in Temporary’ housing protest

Members of the housing campaign HASL today (31 May) protested outside Lambeth town hall in Brixton over the plight of a homeless cancer patient...
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Lambeth has welcomed 186 Ukrainians

Lambeth has welcomed 186 Ukrainians to the borough under the Homes for Ukraine scheme following the Russian invasion of their country. Among those to seek...
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Nominate your Blooming Lambeth favourite

Blooming Lambeth Awards 2022 are open for entries – and the closing date has been extended to Sunday 19 June. Every grower in the borough...
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Date announced for Pope’s Road tower hearing

London mayor Sadiq Khan has set 10am on Friday 10 June as the date for a hearing on the planning application for a major...
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Lambeth early years partners celebrate awards

Local MPs, community groups, families and funders came together last night (19 May) to celebrate eight projects improving the lives of Lambeth families and...

Play dominoes and check your health

Brixton Immortals domino club is organising a three-match championship combined with entertainment and a chance to discuss health and wellbeing. The second and third of...