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New Brixton market owner wants ‘conversation’ with community

Hondo Enterprises, which announced its purchase – together with “investors” – of Brixton Market on Friday (23 March), is buying both the lease for...
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Texan DJ socialite’s company says it has bought Brixton Market

Hondo Enterprises, which yesterday (23 March) said it had purchased Brixton Market, says that, under its stewardship, the market’s “unique character will be...
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Brixton Green launches campaign for council support

Brixton Green, the com­mun­ity body seeking to build affordable rented homes on a redeveloped Somerleyton Road, is organising a public meeting  on Wednesday 7...

Brixton Legal: “Intentional homelessness”

Pam Douglas is a solicitor with local firm Wainwright & Cummins. Each month, she takes a common enquiry and asks colleagues to answer it...
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Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

Brixton Neighbourhood Forum held its Annual General Meeting at The Department Store yesterday (27 February). Health issues continue to affect the forum committee. First there...
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New Loughborough Junction redevelopment plans to go on show

Revised plans for the re-development of the Higgs Industrial estate site the other side of Coldharbour Lane from Loughborough Junction station will go on...
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Council rejects Brixton Green proposal to build homes

Local residents have reacted with fury to Lambeth council’s rejection of their plan to develop a large part of central Brixton with truly affordable...
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Brixton’s Club 414 celebrates community value recognition

Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell have, at last, something to celebrate in their seemingly continual struggle to keep alive a venue...
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Brixton Rooftop to close

Brixton Rooftop will mount its last gig at the end of this month and we understand that the shops below it on Popes Road...
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Construction of new affordable homes reaches landmark

A ‘topping out’ ceremony was held at Brook House in Brixton Hill to mark reaching the highest point in the construction of new, affordable...
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Cressingham residents march for demolition ballot

More than 70 people yesterday (2 December) marched down Tulse Hill from the Cressingham Gardens estate to protest outside Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton...
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Sports Direct said to be frontrunner to buy Brixton Market

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, which already owns a large chunk of central Brixton between Pope’s Road and Valentia Place adjacent to the market, is,...
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£100K contract for Brixton regeneration lawyers

Lambeth council is to award a legal firm a contract of more than £100,000 to provide advice on its Brixton Central masterplan. Trowers & Hamlins...
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Council planning committee backs Brixton budget hotel

Members of a divided and unenthusiastic Lambeth council planning committee last night voted by four to two to back an application to demolish the...
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Lambeth council’s deputy leader voices ‘real concerns’ about Brixton budget hotel plan

One of the most senior members of Lambeth council, Paul McGlone, deputy leader (investment and partnerships), has warned its planning committee of his “real...
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Brixton hotel bid sidesteps planning policy

A controversial planning application for a new hotel in the heart of Brixton does not conform to existing policies, Lambeth council planning officers admit...

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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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Local NHS campaigners call for grass-roots test and trace

Local campaigners against the privatisation and commercialisation of the NHS have backed a call by Lambeth council to allow the failing Covid test and...

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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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