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Brixton bookshop listed as Independent Bookshop of the Year finalist

Round Table Books in Brixton Village have been shortlisted in the The British Book Awards  in the Independent Bookshop of the Year category. Starting life as a one-week pop-up on …

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Brixton bookshop finalist in national awards

Round Table Books, based in Brixton Village, is one of 77 independent bookshops selected as a finalist in independent bookshop of the year category for the The British Book Awards 2024  The award, sponsored by book wholesaler Gardners, celebrates shops that are at the centre of local communities. ...

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Free Employability Programme for Lambeth residents aged 16 – 25 who are not in education or employment

Vauxhall City Farm is hosting a free employability course for the Young People of Lambeth, running from 26th February – 1st March, 2024. The one week long course aims to …

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Lambeth LibDems and Greens set out alternative budget plans ahead of Labour Nod Squad seeing off any opposition in the one party borough

February means BUDGET time once again at the Town Hall. It’s the annual finance fest where three hours is spent debating why the Lambeth Labour budget is so bloody good, …

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Lambeth Council are ‘attacking key workers with parking permit price rises,’ say the Lib Dems

Cllr Donna Harris, Leader of Lambeth Liberal Democrats, is claiming that teachers, doctors, and small businesses are being threatened with astronomical permit  price hikes to allow them to park at …

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Brixton Electric venue (formerly The Fridge) finally awarded Asset of Community Value status

Iconic live music venue Electric Brixton has been successfully made an Asset of Community Value to protect the venue for future generations by Lambeth Council. An Asset of Community Value …

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Nearly a quarter of a million extra car trips on the road during school run in London

A quarter of pupils in London (25%) are driven to primary school every weekday in the capital , causing a major spike in congestion and air pollution during term time. This equates …

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Award for Brixton X Harlem twinning

The Brixton X Harlem twinning initiative created by business improvement districts in the two neighbourhoods was the first winner of the best placemaking initiative category in the annual City Nation Place awards. City Nation Place is a UK-based global forum for place branding and place marketing. I...

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Electric Brixton gets community listing

Lambeth council has made the Electric Brixton venue next to the town hall an asset of community value (ACV) to protect its future. The building has a long and distinguished past as a Brixton venue, including time as the Ace cinema and Fridge nightclub. An ACV is land or property of importance to a l...

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Brixton Cycles reaches its crowdfunding target as over £30,000 is raised

Last month we reported that Brixton Cycles had launched a £30,000  crowdfunder after the workers’  co-operative suffered its worst financial year in 20 years, exacerbated  by a crippling electrical outage. In a …

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Donations large and small save Brixton Cycles

Brixton Cycles have hit their £30,000 fundraising target with nearly 1,000 donors helping to save the business. The long-established community cycle shop, a workers’ co-operative, launched the appeal after being hit by a three-week power cut. “It’s no surprise to anyone that times have been t...

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The big, free Brixton Karaoke Party Night returns to the Prince Albert on Wednesday, 21st Feb 2024

We’re delighted to announce that big, free Brixton Karaoke Party is returning to the Prince Albert on Coldharbour Lane, with the now-monthly event taking place this Wednesday, the 21st Feb, …

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Lambeth Council introduces a new ‘Help for Independent Living’ platform for elderly and disabled people

Lambeth Council has introduced a new ‘Help for Independent Living’ platform for elderly and disabled people to help make everyday life easier and support people to stay comfortably in their …

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REEL: Dyke Hands, a group show of short films by black lesbians at 198 Contemporary Arts, 21 Feb – 14 April 2024

REEL: Dyke Hands, is a group show of short films by black lesbians taking place at the 198 gallery in Herne Hill for eight weeks. From an international open call …

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In photos: Peckham Town battle out an entertaining 0-0 draw with Fleetdown United, Sat 17th Feb 2024

There may have been no goals, but a season’s best crowd of 247 watched an entertaining battle between Peckham Town and Fleetdown United on Saturday afternoon. In his excellent match …

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Visit your community pharmacy in Lambeth this Heart Month- as it It could save your life

February is Heart Month – a yearly campaign highlighting heart disease and ways to reduce your risk. Data shows that over 34% of Lambeth adults have higher than average blood …

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In photos: Dulwich Hamlet fly at Concord Rangers with an important away win, Sat 17th Feb 2024

Dulwich Hamlet continue to provide play off dreamers some hope with their recent upturn in form, and on Saturday they emerged winners at Concord Rangers, defeating their struggling hosts 2-1. …

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Join Joli Blon Cajun Band’s Mardi Gras Party at Brixton Hootananny, this Sunday 18th Feb 2024

There’s a free Mardi Gras party taking place at Hootananny on Sunday night, hosted by local musicians, the Joli Blon Cajun Band. Joli Blon is a British women’s Cajun band …

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Lambeth Council celebrates the new branding of TfL’s overground Windrush Line

Lambeth Council has today hailed the rebranding of the overground network to pay homage to the Windrush generation after a successful local campaign. Transport for London (TfL) announced the renaming …

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Up for grabs: free membership to Brockwell Lido for a year

This Mother’s Day, Fusion Lifestyle is giving you the chance to nominate a “marvellous mother figure in your life” to win a year’s free family membership to Brockwell Lido. The …