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HELPFUL LEGAL ADVICE

Council aid for EU residents to stay in Lambeth

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

Watch your wheels!

Simone Richardson has a warning for local electric scooter users – yours may not...

PLANNING & HOUSING

Brixton housing association wins £12m funding for new homes

Brixton-based Ekaya housing association has plans to build more than 65 new homes in South London over the next three years with £12m funding...

MP, councillors join rally against scrap site

https://youtu.be/qPRRHOlsIzE Opponents of plans for a new scrapyard in West Norwood that would have major implications for Brixton and most of Lambeth rallied outside the...

COUNCIL

Council repair bills ‘massively inflated’ leaseholders charge

A group of local residents who lease their homes from Lambeth council have accused it of attempting to charge them “massively inflated” bills for...

Play boost for Tulse Hill estate

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new playground on the Tulse Hill estate yesterday (1 June) marked the completion of on an £800,000 project to...

Traders petition council against Covid team ‘persecution’

Businesses around Herne Hill station have started a petition against their “persecution” by Lambeth council Covid officers. One of them is The Flower Lady, run...

MP, councillors join rally against scrap site

https://youtu.be/qPRRHOlsIzE Opponents of plans for a new scrapyard in West Norwood that would have major implications for Brixton and most of Lambeth rallied outside the...

CRIME

Brixton police use dispersal order in Ferndale ward

Police authorised a “Section 35” dispersal order in the Ferndale area of Brixton yesterday. The order expires at 1pm today (16 June). The local Metropolitan...

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CELEBRATING BRIXTON PEOPLE

CBE for Brixton House chair David Bryan

David Bryan, chair of the board of Brixton House theatre, and also chair of Battersea Arts Centre, has been awarded a CBE – Commander...

Local history

Brixton: ‘Everywhere else feels tame to me’

Creative, energetic and direct, Alex Holland is a Brixtonian with a lifelong and active involvement with the place and its people, history and future. Simone...