Tag: Rachel Heywood

Labour continues to dominate Lambeth council, but has a new Green...

A Brixton ward contributed one of the successful Green Party candidates who now make up an opposition group of five councillors on Lambeth council...

Brixton Arches: Network Rail tries new approach

Network Rail has said it is to make a renewed effort to improve its communications with the Brixton community and traders from its arches...

Library protesters rally against council’s ‘April fools’

South London celebs including authors Stella Duffy, Toby Litt and Barbara Ellis along with broadcaster Jeremy Hardy joined an April Fools’ Day protest at...

Library campaigners protest at the Rec

Lambeth library campaigners protested outside Brixton Rec this evening to demand answers on the future of borough libraries from both Lambeth council and its leisure provider...

An Angell Town Resident Replies

  As many of you have seen, the Evening Standard has been running a series about a week in the life of Brixton's Angell Town...

IN FOCUS: Lambeth College, a ‘Catholic’ free school, and a whole...

    By Katie Lathan, reporter The sale of Lambeth College’s Brixton Hill campus has been the subject of much controversy over the past few months, with...

New catholic free school in Brixton Hill quietly launches consultation

A 'Catholic ethos' free school planned for the Brixton Hill campus of Lambeth College has launched a public consultation ahead of its planned opening...

Special Mandela event at the Ritzy

There has been much talk of our memories of Mandela's visit to Brixton in 1996, but what was the wider legacy left by Mandela...

Free school to be built at Brixton campus of Lambeth College

A new free school will be built on the Brixton campus of Lambeth College in a major redevelopment announced by the Department for Education. The...

Calls for more community focus at the Rec

At a screening of a film about a Brixton football club last week, the council came under fire over their approach to the management...

Lambeth Council seeks injunction against Carlton Mansions

BY ZOE JEWELL, EDITOR Lambeth council is to seek an injunction against the residents of Carlton Mansions tomorrow morning. Residents of the Carlton Mansions Housing Co-operative...

Housing co-op members forced from their homes after surprise fire inspection...

BY ZOE JEWELL, EDITOR Residents of 16 flats in a long-term housing co-operative in central Brixton are to be forced from their homes following a...

Father Tom

Father Tom Heneghan, parish priest of Corpus Christi church, died yesterday morning of a suspected heart attack. He was a much-loved community figure and,...

Brixton adventure playgrounds locked shut by Lambeth council

Adventure playgrounds in Brixton and across the borough have been closed by Lambeth council this week after it terminated the contract with the organisation...

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