Dillian Whyte at Miguel's Gym.
February 27, 2015, No comments

Dillian ‘The Villan’ is an interesting moniker for Dillian Whyte. The imposing 6’3”, heavyweight boxer doesn’t come across as villainous at all when we meet inside a packed, humid boxing [...]

Leroy Johnson

“I think everyone should spend a day in prison!”

February 24, 2015, No comments

Leroy Johnson is in a good mood. Outside may be dark and rainy, but Leroy’s infectious laughter is brightening up the café where we are meeting to ...

Bobby, by Ally Welensky

The Severed Limb: We will busk anywhere!

February 23, 2015, 2 Comments

“I was washing dishes in a restaurant when singer Imelda May called asking us to support her at the Royal Albert Hall!” Bobby from Brixton-based b ...


HATCH and their start ups are invited to the House of Commons

February 19, 2015, No comments

HATCH entrepreneurs jumped at the chance to practice their elevator pitches in front of Dame Tessa Jowell, Shadow BIS Secretary Chuka Umunna, David Go ...

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    VIDEO: Brixton toymaker
    February 10, 2015, No comments

    We’ve always wondered what gets made in the Raleigh Furniture Makers workshop on Saltoun Road. – and now local filmmaker Peter Barker has made this lovely short about the toymakers [...]

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    Simply Fabrics: part of the fabric of Brixton
    February 10, 2015, No comments

    Arts contributor and sewing lover Abigail Wilkinson discovers more about a Brixton insitution. Sewing may be experiencing a recent boost in popularity, but Brixton landmark Simply Fabrics is no newcomer. [...]

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    SAVE OUR SHOPS: Brixton Community United
    February 9, 2015, No comments

    Traders from Brixton Station Road and Atlantic Road met yesterday to unite over Network Rail’s plans to evict them in six months for their redevelopment of the arches. They came up with [...]