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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

Too many Lambeth tenants still receiving ‘unacceptable service’ says Ombudsman

Improvements in its housing service made by Lambeth council, have not been “seen and felt” by residents, the Housing Ombudsman said today (11 January)...

Housing Ombudsman raps Lambeth council over five-year repair delay

The Housing Ombudsman has made six findings of severe maladministration against Lambeth council over three different cases. “A recurring theme throughout is the unacceptable time...

COUNCIL

Financial pressure sees council end free garages for Blue Badge holders

The severe pressure on Lambeth council’s finances has led to the end of its policy of not charging rent for garages it owns to car...

Brixton crime plan fails to materialise

A much anticipated and packed meeting to hear a joint Lambeth council and Metropolitan police plan to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Brixton...

Lambeth call for end to uncertainty on aid for poorest

Support for the poorest and most vulnerable people in Lambeth is being disrupted by uncertainty about the future of the government household support fund. The...

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...

CRIME

Remembering the Brixton bomb after 25 years

Members and supporters of National Hate Crime Awareness Week (NHCAW) will meet once again at 6pm outside the Iceland Store on Electric Avenue in...

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