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Be bolder and quicker on climate, XR tells council

Members of Extinction Rebellion Lambeth visited Lambeth council headquarters in Brixton to mark a birthday – with “love and rage”. As well as a card...
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Ritzy hosts ‘hostile environment’ documentary

An award winning feature-length documentary, Hostile, will be showing at The Ritzy tomorrow (25 January). Debut director Sonita Gale explores the stories of migrants in the...
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Funding boost for Brixton life-savers

A life-saving Brixton advice service is to get vital funding from a charity established nearly 1,000 years ago. The Brixton Advice Centre offers local foodbank...
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Council hears plea to save nursery schools

Lambeth councillors tonight (19 January) heard an impassioned plea to save five nursery schools in the borough, two of them in Brixton. Teacher Luke Page...
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New consultation on Pope’s Road tower

The mayor of London’s public consultation on plans for a development including a 20-storey tower in central Brixton has re-opened. Running until 4 February, this consultation is...
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Central government to decide Windsor Grove scrapyard appeal

A senior government minister will decide the appeal against Lambeth council’s rejection of a highly unpopular plan for a scrap metal yard in a...
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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...