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How iconic London music venue The Windmill made Brixton a mecca for the best new bands
Members of Black Midi and Black Country, New Road in front of the gold curtain at the Windmill Brixton
Venue Watch

How iconic London music venue The Windmill made Brixton a mecca for the best new bands

One in 50 Londoners are homeless. So this faith group decided to do something about it
Declan Flynn and Bex Keer

One in 50 Londoners are homeless. So this faith group decided to do something about it

'You need food to survive': London borough becomes first in country to give free school meals to all
Free school meals

'You need food to survive': London borough becomes first in country to give free school meals to all

Mum whose daughter, 9, was killed by air pollution blasts Ulez critics
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Environment

Mum whose daughter, 9, was killed by air pollution blasts Ulez critics

Campaigners want blue plaque for pioneer who changed how homelessness was tackled in UK
Anton Wallich-Clifford founded the homelessness charity Simon Community
Homelessness

Campaigners want blue plaque for pioneer who changed how homelessness was tackled in UK

Squalid flats smaller than parking spaces lead to massive £285,000 fine for landlord
london rent, hackney flat
Housing

Squalid flats smaller than parking spaces lead to massive £285,000 fine for landlord

Everything you need to know about London’s Ulez scrappage scheme
Ulez sign in London
Ulez

Everything you need to know about London’s Ulez scrappage scheme

In memory of my mother, 50 years after her death
John Bird as a baby with his mother and brother
John Bird

In memory of my mother, 50 years after her death

Rough sleeping in London increased 10% since 2022 as cost of living squeezes the most vulnerable
Homelessness

Rough sleeping in London increased 10% since 2022 as cost of living squeezes the most vulnerable

A visit to The Big Issue mural was like stepping into my former life
The Big Issue mural
John Bird

A visit to The Big Issue mural was like stepping into my former life

The 'Ulez election'? After 8 years of Boris Johnson, Uxbridge and South Ruislip has bigger problems
uxbridge, ulez, by-election
ULEZ

The 'Ulez election'? After 8 years of Boris Johnson, Uxbridge and South Ruislip has bigger problems

Special art exhibition opens in Shoreditch to raise money for Big Issue
My Dog Sighs

Special art exhibition opens in Shoreditch to raise money for Big Issue

Housing crisis: I lived in a hostel for 15 months because of London's extortionate rents
Housing crisis

Housing crisis: I lived in a hostel for 15 months because of London's extortionate rents

Big Issue mural transforms Shoreditch street into store for magazine sellers
Big Issue seller Paul Logan at Big Issue mural in London
Our vendors

Big Issue mural transforms Shoreditch street into store for magazine sellers

Renters protest outside London event helping landlords maximise profits
Protesters hold a banner which reads
Renting

Renters protest outside London event helping landlords maximise profits

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services
Food banks

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services

The climate crisis risks putting more homeless people in hospital as temperatures rise
homelessness and the climate crisis
Climate crisis

The climate crisis risks putting more homeless people in hospital as temperatures rise

The number of people sleeping rough in London has surged 20% in just a year
rough sleeping in London
Rough sleeping

The number of people sleeping rough in London has surged 20% in just a year

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin reunited with Prince William as royal launches plan to end homelessness
Big Issue vendor Dave Martin and Prince William
Our vendors

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin reunited with Prince William as royal launches plan to end homelessness

Prince William opens London housing project offering cut-price rents to youngsters facing homelessness
Prince William visiting Centrepoint's Reuben House
Homelessness

Prince William opens London housing project offering cut-price rents to youngsters facing homelessness