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15 August, 2018, No comments

Photographer Charlie Clift celebrates the life and soul of Brixton in a new photography exhibition now open at Pop Brixton. “It’s the characterful people of the community that I wanted […]

Matt Parr

Death announced of Brixton councillor Matt Parr

31 July, 2018, No comments

Matt Parr, who represented Coldharbour ward in central Brixton on Lambeth council, has died at the age of 61. He was first elected as a councillor for ...

Dominoes tournament winner shares his Windrush memories

15 July, 2018, No comments

This year residents in Lambeth have been marking the seventieth anniversary of the arrival SS Empire Windrush. Many of the 500 Jamaican passengers on ...

Brixton coach poached by Tooting & Mitcham

15 July, 2018, No comments

A COACH of a football project founded on a Brixton council estate has become the new joint manager of Tooting and Mitcham. Ashley Bosah, 31, who coach ...

  • Brockwell Swimmers Relay at the Lido
    LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT
    12 June, 2018, Comments Off on LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT

    Swimming club teams from across London met for the first Brockwell Spring relays. Seven teams totalling about 100 swimmers included the home side and Spencer Swimming Team captained by Brockwell Swimmers’ […]

  • Bill – The Prince Regent
    Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back
    10 May, 2018, Comments Off on Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now it’s back

    Brixton photographer Fiona Freund has an exhibition of her work opening in the Lounge on Atlantic Road on Monday (14 May). It’s based on a book that is full of portraits […]

  • Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom
    6 May, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

    Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s clothing in those pre-Lycra days was not good for […]