All posts in Brixton Stories

WW1 West Indian soldiers in Seaford
January 15, 2018, No comments

The Foresters of Trinidad meet the Foresters of Seaford Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square gives long overdue recognition to servicemen and women who fought for Britain. But, […]

Dawn Hill

CBE for Black Cultural Archives’ Dawn Hill

December 30, 2017, No comments

Dawn Hill, chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, received a major award in this year’s new year’s honours list. She was made a CBE – Com ...

Sinead and Simon from mental health charity Mosaic are running the marathon to raise funds

Spare a new year resolution for a good local cause

December 15, 2017, No comments

Local charities day comes around every year on 15 December. This year, Mosaic, a Brixton-based mental health charity, is appealing for support. If you ...


Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book

December 11, 2017, No comments

Gabriella Thomas, a Brixton resident and clinical psychiatric nurse specialist working with children and families, has published her first children’ ...

  • Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen
    Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away
    December 10, 2017, No comments

     Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor launched three years ago in Coldharbour […]

  • Domino tournament
    Brixton Domino club happy to comply on licensing
    December 8, 2017, No comments

    Lambeth council’s licensing sub-committee, which in December considered an application by the Metropolitan police to review the Brixton Domino Club’s certificate that included several allegations of violent and criminal activity [&helli ...

  • Claudia Wilson of Pure Vinyl Reocrds
    A sense of community
    December 8, 2017, No comments

    Eleanor Sharples talks to Claudia Wilson about her records, her new shop and the Brixton community. Claudia Wilson no longer sees the community spirit that there used to be in […]