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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

Brixton tower: planning applicant does not own the site

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AG Hondo Popes Road BV, the Amsterdam-based company seeking planning permission for a 19-storey tower on Popes...

More new offices for Brixton

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The Shakespeare Business Centre off Coldharbour Lane at the Loughborough Junction end is to be restored and...

COUNCIL

Virus cases low but rising in Lambeth

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Rates of Covid-19 infection in Lambeth remain low but are rising slowly, the council said today (11...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

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Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in...

Police impose conditions on plan to close Brixton Road

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Police have today (31 July) imposed conditions on tomorrow’s planned “lockdown” of Brixton as part of the...

Libraries to reopen – by appointment

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Brixton and other Lambeth libraries will partially re-open from Monday 20 July. They will...

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

Learning and working through lockdown

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As plans to get children back into classrooms dominate the news, Simone Richardson meets three local women working in education to...

Local history

A brief background to Brixton’s buildings – Townscape Heritage Initiative

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Today Brixton is regarded as one of London’s most...