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Friday, 24 September, 2021

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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