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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

Brixton Advice Centre online

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Brixton Advice Centre has launched a free online legal clinic. Members of the public...

Court closures and police cuts affect the quality of justice

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Mark Bagshaw, a Camberwell-based solicitor with Amphlett Lissimore, considers the cost to individuals and...

PLANNING & HOUSING

Olive Morris House demolition starts Monday

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People living near Olive Morris House on Brixton Hill, the former council offices, have been invited to online consultations on its demolition after the...

‘Progress’ on Duke of Edinburgh ahead of licensing hearing

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“Significant progress” has been made in the dispute over a licence application by the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road, according to licence...

COUNCIL

Appeal for foster carers – become a local hero

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SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL Lambeth Council are appealing for local heroes to step forward and become foster carers. During Fostering Fortnight (till 31 May) the...

Fostering fortnight – become a hero

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SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL During Fostering Fortnight (which runs till 31 May) the council are appealing to the community for new people to come forwards...

 Become a hero, become a foster carer

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SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL During Fostering Fortnight (which runs till 31 May) the council are appealing to the community for new people to come forwards...

 Could you be a foster carer hero?

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SPONSORED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL Fostering during lockdown comes with unique challenges, but despite this, Lambeth heroes such as Alex, are welcoming vulnerable children into their...

CRIME

Residents air concerns over Streatham terror attack

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Two of London’s 12 bail hostels are in Lambeth, a meeting of more than 100 Streatham residents heard last week. They also heard and expressed...

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CELEBRATING BRIXTON PEOPLE

Brixton’s Errol Linton releases new album

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Music editor Dave Randall talks to Brixton resident and performer Errol Linton about his new album   There are some advantages to conducting interviews remotely in the...

Local history

May bank holiday move to mark VE Day

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Today (8 May) is the 75th anniversary of VE-Day (Victory in Europe), marking the end of the Second World War in Europe. Although physical...