Tag: somerleyton Road

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

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Lambeth council is to introduce on-the-spot £20 fines for engine idling. Many of the idling “hotspots” it has identified in the borough are in...

Brixton’s Somerleyton redevelopment moves ahead

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Redevelopment of Brixton’s Somerleyton Road took two steps forward last month with the appointment of a director to help set up a housing trust...

New Lambeth magazine for developers

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A Croydon-based company that specialises in marketing to attract "investment for regeneration" has launched a new magazine and website devoted solely to Lambeth. 3Fox International has worked...

Brixton’s giant twin eggs going down well

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The new large sculptures on the corner of Somerleyton Road and Coldharbour Lane on the grassy area outside Southwyck House (the Barrier Block) seem to...

Planning permission granted for Ovalhouse Brixton

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Last night, Lambeth Council voted unanimously to grant planning permission for the Ovalhouse theatre to move to a purpose-built new home in the heart...

Street party on Somerleyton Road this weekend

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Future Brixton is holding a Somerleyton Road Street Party. On Saturday June 27 Brixton residents are invited to Somerleyton Road take a look at ideas...

END OF AN ERA: Last residents of Carlton Mansion co-op evicted...

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  Thirty years of Brixton’s creative history came to an abrupt end this week when Lambeth council evicted the last residents of the Carlton Mansions...

Brixton Come Together Festival

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Brixton Come Together Festival will be returning for their third year at St Matthews Peace Garden boasting a full line up of live music...

COMMENT: Future Brixton regeneration – the bigger picture

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By Bill Linskey, Chair of The Brixton Society “Future Brixton” is Lambeth council’s umbrella term for the redevelopment proposals at Somerleyton Road, Brixton town centre,...

Stunning videos of historic Brixton released

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85,000 films of archived footage have been uploaded to Youtube in an unprecedented move by British Pathé. The renowned newsreel archive has some genuine treasures...

LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Take a walk back in time with the...

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The Black History Walk, a free Lambeth Heritage Festival event taking place on Saturday 7th September at 11am and starting outside Brixton Library, will...

Council to decide on developer for Somerleyton Road plans in central...

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By Zoe Jewell, editor A chef’s school, a gym and a community kitchen are just some of the suggestions for a major new development at...

Council attempt to immediately evict Brixton housing co-operative rejected

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BY TIM DICKENS & ZOE JEWELL, EDITORS A judge today refused to hear a bid by Lambeth Council to bring an immediate injunction against an...

Brixton to Brooklyn: “if you can’t keep the mixed income, you’re...

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By Zoe Jewell In 1970s Brooklyn, says Deb Howard, "everybody kind of fled the city. Just like the Bronx was burning, we had the riots...

Police appeal for witnesses to Brixton airgun shooting

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Police today launched a further appeal for witnesses to an airgun shooting which led to its victim collapsing near a Brixton pub a fortnight...

UPDATE: Pair in court charged with Brixton air gun shooting

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Two Brixton men are due in court today over an air gun attack that left a 29-year-old man collapsed outside the Dogstar pub, Coldharbour...