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As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He talked about growing up in Brixton, […]

Alex Briggs with cheque for winning Brompton race

World Cycling Revival set to be annual event at Herne Hill Velodrome

11 July, 2018, Comments Off on World Cycling Revival set to be annual event at Herne Hill Velodrome

Herne Hill Velodrome, host of the 1948 Olympics, was more recently the venue for the “World Cycling Revival”  – a fun-filled weekend ce ...

Anti-pollution “Green Screen” installed at Brixton’s Corpus Christi Primary

22 June, 2018, Comments Off on Anti-pollution “Green Screen” installed at Brixton’s Corpus Christi Primary

On Tuesday 18 June, as part of Lambeth Clean Air Week, saw the unveiling of a ‘green screen’ alongside the playground of Corpus Christi pr ...

Brixton Brewery starts full scale production at new brewery

21 June, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Brewery starts full scale production at new brewery

Having formed a partnership with Heineken UK back in November 2017, Brixton Brewery have been working towards the opening of their new Brewery. Last w ...

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    Beer and Food Pairing at TheKing&Co with FourPure
    29 May, 2018, Comments Off on Beer and Food Pairing at TheKing&Co with FourPure

    I like beer and I like food so when the competition winners from our ticket giveaway couldn’t make it on the night (they’ve an invite to a future event) Ms […]

  • Homes demolished when Brixton building project goes badly wrong
    26 April, 2018, Comments Off on Homes demolished when Brixton building project goes badly wrong

    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
    26 April, 2018, Comments Off on Herne Hill Heritage cycling festival limited edition bike revealed

    The P&P World Cycling Revival comes to Herne Hill Velodrome in June.  It bills itself as “the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen – a high end […]

  • Bold words and quietways – air pollution in Brixton
    10 March, 2018, Comments Off on Bold words and quietways – air pollution in Brixton

    A year ago we wrote about Brixton’s “criminal air” as Brixton Road exceeded its 2017 pollution limit in the first 5 days of the year. Soon after Transport for London (TFL) […]

  • Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton
    2 March, 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 Member, said that Brixton Road, as London’s most polluted […]

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    Neighbourhood Forum hears from Sleepless in Brixton and Brixton Green
    28 February, 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 forum committee. First there was the sad news that […]