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April 26, 2018, No comments

The ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the old Tuborg Warehouse site on Mandrell Road continues to cause problems for local residents. The warehouse wall on Mauleverer Road featured a […]

Herne Hill Heritage cycling festival limited edition bike revealed

April 26, 2018, No comments

The P&P World Cycling Revival comes to Herne Hill Velodrome in June.  It bills itself as “the greatest celebration of the bicycle the worl ...

Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton

March 2, 2018, Comments Off on Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton

The Green Party launched their clean air campaign, Breathing Cities, in Windrush Square last Saturday. Caroline Russell, Green Party London Assembly M ...

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Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

February 28, 2018, Comments Off on Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green

Brixton Neighbourhood Forum held its Annual General Meeting at The Department Store yesterday (27 February). Health issues continue to affect the foru ...

  • Ale & hearty: Elm Park Tavern review
    December 13, 2017, Comments Off on Ale & hearty: Elm Park Tavern review

    Simon Still pops along to the revamped Elm Park Tavern Once upon a time, there would have been one of these on many of our residential street corners. The Elm […]

  • World Cycling Revival poster
    Herne Hill Velodrome to host heritage cycling festival
    November 6, 2017, Comments Off on Herne Hill Velodrome to host heritage cycling festival

    June 2018 will see a major new cycling event hosted at Herne Hill Velodrome -the P&P World Cycling Revival. Billing itself as “The greatest celebration of the bicycle the world […]

  • Brixton Brewery staff at Nuclear Dawn mural
    Trump that – Brixton has got its own Nuclear Dawn beer
    October 4, 2017, Comments Off on Trump that – Brixton has got its own Nuclear Dawn beer

      Brixton’s famous Nuclear Dawn mural is celebrated by a new Brixton Brewery beer. Completed in 1981 by artist Brian Barnes, the mural was inspired by the tensions and anxieties […]

  • Pop Goes the King: King & Co review
    October 1, 2017, Comments Off on Pop Goes the King: King & Co review

      Simon Still gets his teeth into his tasty local I declare an interest. The King & Co, celebrating its third birthday, is my local. I regularly lose myself here […]

  • Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review
    September 10, 2017, Comments Off on Frontier Boozer: Coach & Horses review

    Simon ‘not so sporty spice’ Still pops into the reinvented Coach & Horses Venturing away from the mania of the market and central Brixton opens up a huge range of […]

  • Police car in Brixton at night
    Policing can be a painful privilege
    June 9, 2017, Comments Off on Policing can be a painful privilege

    The police have a hard time in Brixton. We all want crime to be dealt with quickly and efficiently and we all want it done politely and with a light […]