Tag: Cllr Jack Hopkins

Double trouble for Brixton businesses

Brixton retailers and other traders are facing a double threat from huge business rate increases and the blight on the centre of the shopping...

Green flags for Brockwell Park and West Norwood Cemetery

Brockwell Park is one of 12 Lambeth parks and open spaces to be awarded a Green Flag award in a government scheme run by...

Pop Brixton’s first year

It has transformed unused land into a vibrant community, yet Pop Brixton remains a controversial subject. In the month of its first birthday, Harry...

Councillor replies to Garden Bridge critics

Any income Lambeth council receives from a new building that would be part of the proposed Garden Bridge “will be invested in the local...

Council consultation row over Garden Bridge

Three Lambeth councillors have accused Jack Hopkins, their fellow councillor and cabinet member for regeneration, business and culture, of wilfully ignoring requests to engage...

Rebel libraries councillor speaks out

A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy...

Is there a third way for Brixton development?

As the debate rages over the future of Brixton, Helen Reid examines the background to a redevelopment scheme that hopes to avoid both the...

Brixton event launches South London branch of Unite Against Fascism

A meeting in Brixton this Thursday (13 June) will see the launch of a South London branch of Unite Against Fascism (UAF). The event takes...

Lambeth council and police in crackdown on market street beggars

Lambeth council have joined up with neighbourhood police officers to crack down on street beggars around Brixton Market. A senior councillor has said more must...

Crunch time for Met Police as deputy London Mayor visits Brixton

The deputy London mayor in charge of policing is to visit Brixton today to speak to residents on the eve of huge cuts to...

Update: Brixton Hootananny license restriction ‘devastating’

The owners of an award-winning Brixton venue fear the pub will close unless Lambeth council lifts licensing restrictions placed on it. Police wrote to Hootananny,...

Community police meeting tonight in Brixton

Gang violence will again be the focus for a public policing forum when members come together at Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton, tonight. The Community Police...

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