Tag: Save Our Shops

SAVE OUR SHOPS: street artists rally to protest evictions

The Brixton Blog arts team met PINS, the South London-based artist organising the artwork going up on the shutters of Brixton businesses to protest Network Rail's...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: campaign demands transparency in council planning process

The Save Brixton Arches campaign has written a letter to Lambeth council demanding it improves the transparency of its planning process. Last month the council announced that it was...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Shutter art!

Some incredible artwork is going up on the shutters of businesses underneath the Brixton, to protest against Network Rail's plans to evict them. Have...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Chuka Umunna says Network Rail must act in...

  Chuka Umunna, Labour candidate for Streatham MP and shadow business secretary, has written a letter to rail minister Claire Perry asking for her assistance "in calling...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Murals go up to support the Brixton Community...

Murals are going up on the shutters of the businesses under the arches to support the campaign against Network Rail's plans to evict the...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: benefit event at The Cambria

A benefit event is being held for the campaign to stop the evictions of businesses under Brixton's railway arches. The event will be held at 8...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: traders say latest from Network Rail is no...

Traders threatened by the refurbishment of the railway arches say Network Rail's decision to push back the eviction date has offered them no comfort. Yesterday...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: arches eviction notices pushed back

Network Rail has pushed back the date of its eviction of the arches traders. A post on the Brixton Community United Facebook page said: "Network Rail have...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Federation of Small Businesses challenges Network Rail’s handling...

  The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called for a meeting with Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne to discuss its handling of small...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Jose Cardoso, A&C Deli

[vimeo 121043356 w=500 h=281] UNDER THE ARCHES: A&C Continental Delicatessen from Peter Barker on Vimeo. In support of the campaign against Network Rail’s plans to evict local businesses under the...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: A&C Deli sign foreshadows Brixton’s future

A Brixton trader has put up a huge banner protesting the Network Rail evictions of businesses under the railway arches. The sign on A & C Continental Deli...

Brixton arches traders slam Lambeth council

Traders in Brixton’s railway arches have slammed Lambeth council for failing to support them in their fight against eviction by Network Rail. Last month, businesses...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: latest statement from Cllr Jack Hopkins

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says "considerable progress" has been made in the fight to stop the eviction of businesses from the Brixton arches because Network Rail...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Humera Shafiq, S&S Textiles

[vimeo 119906282 w=500 h=281] UNDER THE ARCHES: S&S Textiles from Peter Barker on Vimeo. In support of the campaign against Network Rail's plans to evict local...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Cllr Jack Hopkins believes “progress has been made”

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says he believes there has been “some progress” for the shops in Brixton’s arches facing eviction. In a blog post on the Future...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: posters available to show your support

Posters are now available for Brixton shops, cafes, restaurants and residents to show their support for the tenants facing eviction because of Network Rail's...

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