David Batista with coach Austin Kentebe

Brixton Ballers recover stolen wheelchair

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Wheelchair basketball player David Batista has his £5,000 sport chair back after a sting operation involving the police led to its return. Percy Hutchful, coach...

Domino Club criticises knee-jerk blame for local police incidents

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Brixton Domino Club has criticised social media and online commentators who leapt to the conclusion that it was connected with the recent death of...
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Chucklehead Cider appeal after Country Show takings stolen

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Chucklehead Cider, the small Devon farm producer whose product is central to the Lambeth Country Show, had much of its takings stolen after the...
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Brixton pastor welcomes Mayor’s speech linking youth violence with poverty and cuts

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said today that poverty, poor mental health and school exclusions, exacerbated by Tory cuts, are connected to the rise...
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Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

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A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...
Southwark Crown Court

Seven council workers convicted of housing benefit fraud

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Seven benefit assessors who worked for London councils, including Lambeth, have been convicted of housing benefit fraud worth more than £1 million. They will be...

Brixton Soup Kitchen warns others after criminals use its name in scam

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Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith has described as “heartbreaking” a scam that used the soup kitchen’s name and image to steal from charity...
Stop knife gun sign in Brixton shop window

COMMENT: London’s bleeding

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16-year-old Saara Yearwood Hadadj says government should not be banning music, but opening youth clubs Over recent years knife crime in London, has become a major...
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Brixton stolen wallet plea

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Natalie Itinov from Bulgaria was robbed outside KFC in central Brixton last night (9 March). The thief escaped on a bike with her wallet containing bank...
James Bennett

Runaway flat deposit fraudster sentenced

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Fraudster James Bennett, 32, of no fixed abode, was today (15 December) jailed for six years in his absence. He had been found guilty...
Gary Kerby

Man convicted of attempted rape in Brixton

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A man has been convicted of attempting to rape a woman as she walked through Rush Common in Brixton. She may have been saved by...
James Bennett

Brixton flat deposit fraud man found guilty, but is not in court

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A man who conned people looking for somewhere to live in Brixton out of thousands of pounds is being sought after he was convicted...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

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 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
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Police appeal for witnesses after five injured in Brixton car incident

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Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a car collided with a group of people in Brixton. Police were called shortly after 3am this...
Brixton domino club

Brixton domino team triumph while club contests police licence review

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Brixton’s domino team have triumphed in this year’s Anglo Caribbean Domino League (ACDL), beating Wolverhampton by a wide margin (131-109) in the UK finals...
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Brixton Water Lane car break-in. Can you help?

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A car owner whose vehicle was broken into in Brixton Water Lane on Wednesday night is seeking help. Stolen from the car was an old...

Local artist celebrates Brixton businesses

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Brixton-based illustrator Gaby Harrison is celebrating local businesses by capturing them in ink and watercolour.

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