Tag: Helen Hayes MP

Grenfell cladding still threat in Lambeth

More than 29,000 local people are living in homes with Grenfell-style cladding, according to an analysis by the Labour party.  It said 12,110 people in...

Local MPs condemn benefit cut plan

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (18 January) joined Labour party leader Keir Starmer at the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank. On the same day, the MP...

Brixton MPs defy party whip in Brexit vote

Brixton’s three Labour MPs were among 37 to defy the party whip telling them to support the Brexit deal in today’s (30 December) House...

Brixton MP urges councillors to reject ‘overbearing’ Pope’s Road tower

Local MP Helen Hayes has joined English Heritage and the Brixton Society in their continued opposition to plans for a 20-storey tower on Pope’s...

Council officers back Pope’s Road tower

Lambeth council officers are recommending that plans for a 20-storey office block on Pope’s Road in central Brixton be approved. Construction of the office and...

Brixton MP challenges Johnson over knife crime report

Local MP Helen Hayes, whose constituency covers much of Brixton, today (15 July) challenged the prime minister on the government’s failure to combat rising...

Brixton MP highlights Windrush Generation in parliament debate

Brixton MP Helen Hayes yesterday (23 June) used a House of Commons debate to highlight the plight of members of the Windrush Generation impacted...

MP warns of funding threat to King’s College hospital

MP Helen Hayes today (7 April) warned that Brixton’s local hospital, King’s College, still faces huge financial challenges, despite its historic debt having been...

Brixton home for Ovalhouse theatre a step closer

Ovalhouse Theatre’s move from Kennington to Brixton took a step closer at a topping out ceremony at the site of the new theatre on...

Nour petition urges support for its fight to retain a central...

Nour Cash & Carry, for many the beating heart of Brixton’s markets, has launched a petition against the notice to quit it has received...

Praise for Brixton Domino Club as it looks to future

Brixton Domino Club’s annual awards ceremony took place this year in Lambeth town hall, emphasising its central role in the community. Local MP Helen Hayes,...

Brixton Street Gym celebrates its new home

Today (24 August) saw the official opening of a new home for the Brixton Street Gym. Founder Terroll Lewis, who launched the project in Brockwell...

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...

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...

Council plans £250,000 grant for Black Cultural Archives

Lambeth council is planning to offer Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) a grant of £250,000 to help it to change its business model and...

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

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