Last chance for residents to have their say on 40-flat development at Canterbury Arms...

Developers are seeking the views of local residents ahead of submitting their final planning application for a nine-story block of flats to replace a...

‘Bedroom tax’ sparks multi-million pound rent risk

By Kaye Wiggins Nearly £4 million of rent paid by council tenants could be used to cover the cost of a huge rise in debt...

Eviction hearings against Carlton Mansions adjourned until August

Residents of a Brixton housing co-operative threatened with eviction have been given more time to defend against the bid to remove them. A judge at...

Carlton Mansions residents in court eviction proceedings today

Residents of an historic Brixton Housing Co-operative are this morning waiting to hear if they will be evicted. A judge at Lambeth County Court,...

Landlord accused of ‘negligence’ over noisy water pump in Brixton flats

Residents of a Brixton block of flats have accused their housing association of "gross negligence" over a noisy water pump which stopped them from...

Brixton Hill council office occupiers leave peacefully

Protesters who occupied a disused Lambeth council office block on Brixton Hill have left peacefully after speaking to police. The group broke into the the...

Council attempt to immediately evict Brixton housing co-operative rejected

BY TIM DICKENS & ZOE JEWELL, EDITORS A judge today refused to hear a bid by Lambeth Council to bring an immediate injunction against an...

Brixton branch of Foxtons hires bouncers for rents protest

Estate agents Foxtons hired two security guards on Saturday as protestors in Brixton campaigned outside against high rents. Private tenants and members of the campaign...

Housing co-op members forced from their homes after surprise fire inspection at Carlton Mansions,...

BY ZOE JEWELL, EDITOR Residents of 16 flats in a long-term housing co-operative in central Brixton are to be forced from their homes following a...

Brixton listed as one of Britain’s ‘coolest’ neighbourhoods by the Times

Brixton has been named as one of the UK's 30 coolest places to live by the Times newspaper. Listed number 25 in the feature, published...

Lambeth approves 20 per cent rise in ‘affordable’ rents at Brixton Square development

Homes set aside for social housing at the Brixton Square development will cost 20 per cent more after Labour Lambeth councillors passed a controversial...

GEORGE IV CAMPAIGN: How to object to new planning applications

Lambeth council have extended the period for comments for four new planning applications by Tesco for their new Express store at the George IV...

Interview: Philippe Castaing on Brixton Green

Philippe Castaing, owner of Opus Café, was interviewed in The Guardian last year about his plans for a community hub on Somerleyton Rd. Since...

Windrush latest

After a mini debate on Twitter this afternoon about the first impressions of Windrush Sq., one tweeter sent in some photos from today confirming...

The new Windrush Square (the day before the opening ‘extravaganza’)

Finally opened up to pedestrians on the eve of the bonanza opening weekend :

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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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