All posts by Alan Slingsby

Club 414 celebration
January 18, 2018, No comments

Club 414 proprietors Louise Barron and Tony Pommell have, at last, something to celebrate in their seemingly continual struggle to keep alive a venue that means so much to Brixton. […]

Ritzy workers in Windrush Square at the weekend

Ritzy fund soars in response to management threats

January 18, 2018, No comments

Management at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema has escalated the nationally important dispute there by threatening to lock out workers campaigning to be paid ...

Brockwell Park

Brockwell Friends ‘incensed’ by Lovebox leaflet

January 17, 2018, 3 Comments

Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP) is “incensed” over a leaflet distributed to people living near the park by the organisers of the planned Lovebox ...

Brixton Rooftop

Police stop plan for rooftop event ending at 11 on a Sunday morning

January 3, 2018, No comments

Police objections to an event at the open-air Brixton Rooftop venue that would have ended at 11am on a Sunday morning mean that it will now end at 2a ...

  • Brixton BID Go Before You Go artwork
    New drive to curb Brixton street urination
    December 20, 2017, 3 Comments

    Another drive to curb “the scourge of Brixton” – street urination – was launched today when the Brixton Business Improvement District (BID) presented new posters and beer mats that will […]

  • Supporters of the Ritzy strikers brave the cold to picket the cinema urging potential patrons to back the boycott
    Ritzy workers start new strike tonight
    December 13, 2017, No comments

    Workers at Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will today (13 December) began another session of strikes in their campaign for the London Living Wage of £10.20 an hour, employment rights and the […]