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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

New consultation on Pope’s Road tower

The mayor of London’s public consultation on plans for a development including a 20-storey tower in central Brixton has re-opened. Running until 4 February, this consultation is...

Central government to decide Windsor Grove scrapyard appeal

A senior government minister will decide the appeal against Lambeth council’s rejection of a highly unpopular plan for a scrap metal yard in a...

COUNCIL

‘Concerted attempts’ to manipulate Brixton LTN consultation

More than a third of the responses to Lambeth council’s consultation on the Railton low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) in Brixton were excluded from consideration...

Council announces two more LTN consultations

Lambeth council is to launch a consultation next month on two more of its low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) schemes. It will seek the views of...

Council to compensate sheltered housing residents

Lambeth council has settled out of court cases brought against it by four residents over defective building work at the listed sheltered housing scheme,...

Two thirds of Windrush Square lights not working

Brixton resident David Chambers has complained to Lambeth council and local politicians over the state of lighting in Windrush Square. He has told them that...

CRIME

Brixton Wholefoods shut today after break-in

Brixton Wholefoods on Atlantic Road is closed today (21 October) following a break-in during which the shop was trashed. Proprietor Hilary Waterfield said the intruder...

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