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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

Brixton Advice Centre to leave historic Railton Road HQ

Brixton Advice Centre, a fixture on Railton Road for decades, is selling its building...

Council aid for EU residents to stay in Lambeth

Lambeth council is to fund local charities to advise European Union nationals living in...

PLANNING & HOUSING

‘Green’ warehouses for Brixton Hill

Angelo Gordon, the giant US finance company behind Brixton Village and plans for a 20-storey tower in central Brixton, is funding another local development. In...

Streatham Hill Theatre: neglected treasure added to ‘at risk’ register

Streatham Hill Theatre – one of South London’s finest yet most neglected architectural treasures – has been added to Save Britain’s Heritage (SAVE) buildings...

COUNCIL

Local elections 2022: what you need to know

Lambeth heads to the polls on 5 May, voting for 63 council seats. Anna McKie takes a look at what the main parties in...

Lambeth council appoints new chief executive

Lambeth council’s appointments committee has recommended that local residenrt Bayo Dosunmu, currently the council’s deputy chief executive, be appointed as the council’s new chief...

Brixton to benefit from community connection fund

Brixton is among areas set to benefit from a £4m Lambeth council fund to support local groups, projects and good causes. Financed by levies on...

Lambeth council ready to aid Ukraine refugees

Lambeth council has expressed its readiness to aid refugees from Ukraine and urged the government to get its act together on the crisis. In a...

CRIME

Man stabbed in central Brixton

These were the scenes late this afternoon (4 April) outside Jennings Bet and the Academy on Stockwell Road in central Brixton. Reports said a man...

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