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Brixton in the eighties
October 5, 2016, 9 Comments

Nick Buglione begins a journey through time with his recollections of Brixton in the Eighties Nowadays it’s easy, marvellous Mark Zuckerberg can remember it for you wholesale. Real memories are […]

Mari Rejinders and Stuart Horwood

Brixton barrows reborn

September 16, 2016, No comments

Traders and supporters of Brixton Market gathered last night to celebrate the refurbishment of four of the market’s remaining traditional barrows. O ...

Unveiling of Plaque indoor of Norma Williamson

Brixton plaque honours local hero Norma Williamson

September 15, 2016, No comments

A crowd gathered on Windrush Square to pay tribute to Norma Williamson, a tireless community campaigner who recently passed way after a short illness ...

Market trader Ena with het refurbished barrow

Brixton barrows celebration

September 14, 2016, No comments

Friends of Brixton’s historic market barrows will tomorrow (15 September) celebrate the completion of the project to restore them to their forme ...

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    Get arty in the park at Brixton Windmill
    August 9, 2016, Comments Off on Get arty in the park at Brixton Windmill

    Art in the Park takes place at Brixton Windmill Gardens this Sunday 14 August. A fun outing for all ages. You can try your hand at drawing and painting the […]

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    First Brixton barrow is refurbished
    July 19, 2016, 1 Comment

    The first Brixton market barrow to be repaired has emerged from the arches workshop at 553 Brixton Station Road. Fruit and veg trader Tracey will be able to use it […]

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    Brixton pupils create art around local heritage
    July 14, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton pupils create art around local heritage

    Local school children from Hill Mead Primary and Evelyn Grace Academy took part in a project to learn about and connect with their local heritage, concentrating on Brixton Market and […]