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RAILTON ROAD: All quiet on the front line. Photograph Honey Salvador
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September 12, 2016, No comments

Photographer Honey Salvadori, a long-time local resident talks to Anna McKie about her new book, coming home and what Brixton was really like 30 years ago Honey Salvadori has seen […]

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Meet the Advocacy Academy

September 11, 2016, No comments

Meet the Advocacy Adademy – young people on a mission to tackle some big problems. Founder Amelia Viney invited the Brixton Blog and Bugle to Parl ...

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How long does it take to become a local?

September 11, 2016, 8 Comments

Andrew Edelston bought a flat in  Brixton four years ago with his wife Polly and loves living in the area – but, he asks, what does he have to do [ ...

The DIY entrepreneurs who are putting together a DIY weekend

How to start your own business

September 10, 2016, No comments

Dirk Bischof, CEO of Hatch explains how the organisation helps people wanting to start ther own business and says ‘Get in touch now’ If you are th ...

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    A journey from devastation to salvation
    July 8, 2016, Comments Off on A journey from devastation to salvation

    Yvonne Ellis, founder of the community support group Daughter Arise, tells Celia Buzuk how being abused as a child made her determined to help others recognise and overcome the trauma […]

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    Calais and the crisis of solidarity
    July 6, 2016, Comments Off on Calais and the crisis of solidarity

    How ridiculous our borders and boundaries are  – Leonie Rousham reflects on a visit to the Jungle refugee camp in Calais The refugee crisis is both real and personal and […]

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    The Grit School – taking music out of the classroom
    July 6, 2016, Comments Off on The Grit School – taking music out of the classroom

    Fast-rhyming lyrics, soulful melodies and hip-popping tunes are in the air as Pop Brixton plays host to young performers from The Grit School Live writes Annabel Sampson Foot-tappingly catchy and […]

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    Gentrification is still a hot topic
    July 6, 2016, 5 Comments

    Gentrification is inevitable, remorseless and devoid of conscience  – and won’t be stopped by shaming pop-ups, says Nick Buglione Gentrification. Brixton. Hot topic. Everyone’s fave family-run Portuguese delicatessen closes under [&h ...