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Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton...

This World Book Day (Thursday 7 March) national reading charity, Coram Beanstalk, is issuing a new appeal for volunteers to join its network of trained...

Atlantic Road to be transformed and Ferndale and Railton Roads to...

Atlantic Road in Brixton is to be “transformed” to benefit people walking, cycling and using buses with funds from the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme run...

Herne Hill launches first literary festival to celebrate World Book Week

  Herne Hill celebrates World Book Week with its first ever Literature Festival. The newly-launched Station Hall above the railway station will host a packed programme...

Top fighters visit Brixton Street Gym

Two of Britain’s leading prospects for future honours in fighting sports visited Brixton Street Gym last night (27 February). Boxer Isaac Chamberlain – subject of...

For the Records

If you’re old enough, local artist Martin Grover’s beautifully rendered trompe l’oeil (visual trick) paintings of vinyl record sleeves take you back...

Council plans charter for private renters and urges them to complete...

Lambeth council is working on a charter for private renters and is calling on local private tenants to complete a short online survey so...

Probe council’s financial affairs, former Labour councillors urge government

Two former Lambeth Labour councillors have called on central government to appoint commissioners to investigate the council’s “failure to conduct its financial affairs in...

Stockwell refugee who became NFL player encourages local youngsters to dream...

Efe Obada from the Carolina Panthers American football team brought his inspiring story back to South London as part of an NFL UK and...

Council chief to attend South of France property market

Lambeth council’s chief executive Andrew Travers is due to attend the annual MIPIM event in Cannes on France’s Mediterranean coast next month. It describes...

Former music pub The Cricketers faces demolition

Once, many years ago, a key part of the South London music scene, The Cricketers pub next to the Oval cricket ground is set...

Lambeth Street Pastors to celebrate new charity status

Lambeth Street Pastors, the church-based group that brings help and support to people who are the worse for wear for whatever reason in Brixton...

Lambeth council settles claim over ejecting charity from country show

Lambeth council has agreed to pay the anti-abortion charity Life £5,000 in damages and apologise on Twitter to settle claims following the removal of...

Advocacy Academy puts passion into practice

Family and supporters of young graduates of the Advocacy Academy cheered them on in an emotional graduation ceremony in Brixton as each group of...

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her...

Brixton’s saucer inspiration

Steve Powdrill meets Brixton freelancers who run their businesses from café tables and hotdesking workspaces The life of a freelance is tough. Whether your trade...

Brixton foodbank joins universal credit campaign

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is giving full backing to a national campaign to reform universal credit. The controversial change to benefit payments has led...

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