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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...


Pope’s Road tower application withdrawn

The planning application for a 20-storery tower on Pope’s Road has been withdrawn by the applicant, the Amsterdam-registered company AG Hondo Popes Road BV. The...

Pope’s Road tower: Hondo accused of ‘contempt’ for Brixton

Campaigners against plans to build a 20-storey tower on Pope’s Road in central said today (23 May) that the companies behind the plan have...


Roti protesters call out ‘callous’ telecom giants

Herne Hill campaign group Save Umana Yana last night (7 October) staged a 10th birthday party for the telecom boxes that disrupt the business...

Council to resubmit plans for Brockwell park football pitch

Lambeth council is to submit a new planning proposal for a modern artificial football pitch in Brockwell Park near the lido. It withdrew its first application after widespread criticism...

Protest over sewage in flat

Members of the Acorn community organisation today (25 August) demonstrated outside Lambeth town hall in Brixton to demand action from the council over the...

Council planning new artificial pitch in Brockwell Park

People living near Brockwell Park have been alarmed by consultation documents dropping through their doors showing that Lambeth council is planning to build an...


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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