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Council consults on plans for major Brixton redevelopments

Three Brixton sites are among those proposed for major redevelopment by Lambeth council. Tesco on Acre Lane, Halfords, Currys and a surrounding area on Effra...
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‘Tremendous boost’ for Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse charity

Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse and the Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance are finalists in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) 2022 Partnership Awards. The awards put a spotlight on...
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Brixton, and the world, remember Darcus Howe

People from all over the world online joined Brixton residents and distinguished visitors to see a plaque honouring Darcus Howe unveiled on Railton Road...
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Brixton Tesco shoppers donate 4,000 meals for charities

Brixton Tesco shoppers have donated food that would make more than 4,000 meals to charities feeding people this winter. During the twice-yearly Tesco food collection,...
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Blue plaque for Darcus Howe on Brixton’s Railton Road

One of Brixton’s biggest and most significant characters, Darcus Howe, will be honoured by the unveiling of a blue plaque on Railton Road next...
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Housing association acts after MP’s criticism

After an appeal by local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy, a housing association has extended its notice for property guardians to leave homes on the Clapham...
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MP tells ‘heartless’ housing association to stop evictions

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy today (15 December) called for a halt to plans to evict more than 100 households on the Clapham Park Estate...
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It’s not too late to emulate Lido icebreakers and raise cash for Crisis

Brockwell Lido at the weekend hosted the first of a series of icy dips to raise funds for the homeless charity Crisis. Swimmers, who included...
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Christmas presents? Don’t forget Grove!

If you’re planning – or have started – your Christmas shopping, don’t forget the appeal by Brixton’s Grove Adventure Playground. It needs about 50 presents...
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Church meeting hears of LTN ‘frustration and despair’

Residents of a “boundary road” to one of Lambeth’s low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) yesterday (5 December) used a Streatham church to voice anger and...
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Residents prepare new fight against giant scrap yard

Campaigners against a giant new metal processing yard that would lead to an increase in very large lorries using roads in Brixton and the...
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Local food banks help more than 10,000 people in six months

More than 10,000 people in and around Lambeth received a food bank parcel between April and September this year. Nearly 4,000 went to children. Lambeth...
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Mayor Khan announces new consultation on Pope’s Road tower plans

London mayor Sadiq Khan today (26 November) announced the start of a public consultation on plans for a development in central Brixton including a...

Dance, quiz, volunteer – to Tackle Loneliness in Lambeth

Age UK Lambeth are, as usual, helping local people this winter – but they need help! And you can have fun while you’re helping with...
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Only half of women in Brixton Hill feel safe walking at night – survey

Lambeth town hall in Brixton will tonight be lit in orange to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The council will...
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Council approves demolition to build 20 new homes at Cressingham Gardens

Lambeth council’s planning sub-committee tonight (23 November) unanimously agreed, for a second time, plans to demolish part of the Cressingham Gardens estate and build...