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Care and kindness for the Brixton community

  Jessica Dyer spends a Friday night with Brixton’s Street Pastors If you are out on a Friday night in Brixton you may well encounter the Street Pastors,...

Squire wins consent to build new restaurant and workspace

Squire & Partners, owner of Brixton’s Department Store building, has been granted planning consent to create a four-storey building behind its existing premises, fronting...

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...

Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...

Café Max set to return to Brixton arches

  Café Max owner Zelia Alves Figueira will be among the first to return to its premises in Brixton Station Road arches. Zelia, with husband Joao...

Windrush generation journey: a Brixton exhibition

  Lifeline a retrospective of works by Paul Dash at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning Born in Barbados and a member of the Windrush generation, Paul Dash...

Stand out Brixton gigs

Men, mavericks and legends – Dave Randall on music industry issues and two stand-out Brixton gigs In March we celebrated International Women’s Day. Let’s take...

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

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 to the...

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...

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