All posts by Alan Slingsby

11 November, 2018, No comments

Some of the youngest and the oldest people present featured at today’s (11 November) Armistice Day ceremony in front of the African Caribbean war memorial in Brixton’s Windrush Square. Winston […]

Michael Smith, BID director with co-chairs Laverne Walker and Elly Foster

Brixton businesses vote to renew improvement district

1 November, 2018, No comments

The Brixton Business Improvement District (BID) will operate for another five years after 500-plus local businesses voted to renew its remit. The resu ...

West Norwood Picturehouse site

New Lambeth Picturehouse will not pay London Living Wage

17 October, 2018, No comments

Staff at the new Picturehouse cinema in West Norwood that shares its premises with a Lambeth council library and is due to open on 9 November will not ...

Picket outside McDonald's in Brixton

Low paid workers picket Brixton McDonald’s

4 October, 2018, 1 Comment

McDonald’s workers and other low-paid employees and trade unionists picketed the fast food restaurant in Brixton this morning (4 October). After a b ...

  • Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens
    22 July, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

      The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brixton Chamber Orchestra last night (22 July) […]