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Fergus O'Farrell and the Brixton Prison plaque
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29 September, 2018, 2 Comments

Nearly 100 years ago events in Brixton drew the attention of people ranging from Clement Attlee to Marcus Garvey. Local resident Fergus O’Farrell recalls the death of Terence MacSwiney On […]

Stop knife gun sign in Brixton shop window

COMMENT: London’s bleeding

5 August, 2018, 1 Comment

16-year-old Saara Yearwood Hadadj says government should not be banning music, but opening youth clubs Over recent years knife crime in London, has b ...

Rae Stoltenkamp (right) with Ruskin Readers member Tracey Cameron

Carnegie Blues – and it’s not just the cold

14 April, 2018, Comments Off on Carnegie Blues – and it’s not just the cold

Writer Rae Stoltenkamp on returning to the re-opened Carnegie library near her home in Herne Hill I’ve been avoiding Carnegie Library since Lambeth ...

Brixton Road breaches annual air pollution limit in one month

30 January, 2018, 1 Comment

Writing in the Brixton Bugle earlier this month Mums for Lungs, the grassroots air pollution campaign said air pollution on the Brixon Road although b ...

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    Electric Avenue resident Bea says times have changed
    1 November, 2017, Comments Off on Electric Avenue resident Bea says times have changed

    Bea, who has lived in Electric Avenue in central Brixton for 50 years, spoke to the Brixton Bugle and Blog about her life there and how change has affected her […]

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    Peace festival comes to south London
    15 September, 2017, Comments Off on Peace festival comes to south London

    A South London venue will be the base for a peace festival next week that will join with others all over the world to celebrate 21 September – World Peace […]

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    We are Brixton. Why should we move out?
    5 September, 2017, 5 Comments

      Residents of central Brixton have launched a campaign– Sleepless Brixton – to demand action to control increasing levels of noise and anti-social behaviour. This is why … Sleepless Brixton […]