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June 19, 2017, 1 Comment

Local resident Verity Kirk urges readers to act for child refugees Tomorrow (20 June) is World Refugee Day. It is a day when we can look around and realise that, […]

Flowers for Darcus Howe at Brixton Advice Centre

Tributes to Darcus Howe at Brixton Advice Centre

April 4, 2017, 1 Comment

Flowers for Darcus Howe under his photograph in the window of Brixton Advice Centre on Railton Road where he worked on Race Today magazine. Thanks to ...

Darcus Howe

Darcus Howe – fighter for Black people’s rights

April 2, 2017, 2 Comments

Devon Thomas pays tribute to Darcus Howe, a citizen of Brixton for 30 years and leading campaigner for the rights of Black people The old street warri ...

GALA Festival returns – lessons learned

February 14, 2017, Comments Off on GALA Festival returns – lessons learned

GALA Festival 2016 was an ambitious attempt to create a completely independent music, food and drink festival in Brockwell Park. But not everything we ...

  • Bowie mural becomes memorial as flowers are left by fans
    David Bowie and the strange power of celebrity deaths
    February 1, 2016, Comments Off on David Bowie and the strange power of celebrity deaths

    By Jessica Prupas, a Canadian writer now living in London I, like many others, made the pilgrimage to Brixton the day after David Bowie’s death.  There was a heaviness to […]

  • Sylvia Tejan-Cole of the Cloisters sheltered housing scheme off Brixton Road
    Pride of Brixton’s secret gardeners
    December 11, 2015, 1 Comment

    Susan Sheehan of Incredible Edible discovered food growing in the heart of the city Incredible Edible Lambeth (IEL) was privileged to be involved in recognising some of Lambeth’s best community […]

  • Club 414 leaseholders Louise Barron and Anthony Pommell outside the High Court
    Club 414 to fight closure in High Court
    November 4, 2015, 2 Comments

    By Mark Wadie The leaseholders of Brixton’s Club 414 are taking their battle to the High Court to save the venue from closure. Anthony Pommell, 59, and Louise Barron, 58, […]