Charlie Phillips,  photograph by Eddie Otchere
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October 31, 2014, No comments

Charlie Phillips has been capturing black London on camera for fifty years and this month, he presents a unique collection of his work at Brixton’s Photofusion focussing on Afro Caribbean [...]

Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage
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October 30, 2014, 2 Comments

Ritzy Cinema owner Picturehouse has confirmed to Brixton Blog that planned redundancies will no longer be going ahead. Just days after Picturehouse announced sweeping job losses at Ritzy Cinema – following a successful [...]

Fridge Bar will be subject to a Compulsory Purchase Order by Lambeth Council
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October 30, 2014, No comments

*Update: This article originally stated that Electric Brixton could be under threat due to a Compulsory Purchase Order from Lambeth Council. Both Lambeth Council and Electric Brixton have been in [...]

Brixton's migrant community support the campaign.
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October 30, 2014, 2 Comments

This article is written by Anna Baum, change maker of the #MigrantsContribute campaign and IRMO trustee. Brixton’s rich history of migration, from the Windrush generation in the late 1940s to [...]

Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage
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October 25, 2014, 9 Comments

In a terrible blow to our local cinema, staff at the Ritzy Cinema were told this week that around a quarter of them stand to be made redundant. Plans to [...]

Oh you must check out the vid.
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October 24, 2014, 2 Comments

Bang! We’ve just launched a Crowdfunding campaign - it’s our way of asking for the community’s help. Basically, we want to raise £15’000 to pay a new, experienced part-time journalist to [...]

  • Charlie Phillips,  photograph by Eddie Otchere
  • Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage
  • Fridge Bar will be subject to a Compulsory Purchase Order by Lambeth Council
  • Brixton's migrant community support the campaign.
  • Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage
  • Oh you must check out the vid.

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Charlie Phillips,  photograph by Eddie Otchere

How Great Thou Art: meet photographer Charlie Phillips

October 31, 2014, No comments

Charlie Phillips has been capturing black London on camera for fifty years and this month, he presents a unique collection of his work at Brixton’s ...

Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage

Picturehouse U-turns on Ritzy redundancies

October 30, 2014, 2 Comments

Ritzy Cinema owner Picturehouse has confirmed to Brixton Blog that planned redundancies will no longer be going ahead. Just days after Picturehouse ...

Fridge Bar will be subject to a Compulsory Purchase Order by Lambeth Council

Fridge Bar to be subject to compulsory purchase by Lambeth Council

October 30, 2014, No comments

*Update: This article originally stated that Electric Brixton could be under threat due to a Compulsory Purchase Order from Lambeth Council. Both Lamb ...

Brixton's migrant community support the campaign.

Local organisation IRMO shows how #MigrantsContribute to Brixton’s community

October 30, 2014, 2 Comments

This article is written by Anna Baum, change maker of the #MigrantsContribute campaign and IRMO trustee. Brixton’s rich history of migration, from t ...

Staff outside the Ritzy Cinema. Picture by @Uniteresist on Twitter

BECTU ballot for strike action after Ritzy job cuts

October 29, 2014, 1 Comment

BECTU have released a ballot for strike action after Picturehouse cinemas refused to back down over job cuts at the Ritzy cinema. Staff and Pictureho ...

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Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

October 26, 2014, No comments

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for ...

Ritzy staff in Brixton have been campaigning for a year for the London Living Wage

Picturehouse plan redundancies at the Ritzy

October 25, 2014, 9 Comments

In a terrible blow to our local cinema, staff at the Ritzy Cinema were told this week that around a quarter of them stand to be made redundant. Plans ...

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Two for one: Fish sauce

October 25, 2014, No comments

In the third of her series of recipes for store cupboard ‘lurkers’, Rosie Lovell experiments with fish sauce… I’m well aware that ...

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Review: Elephant

October 24, 2014, 1 Comment

Friday Night in all its glory renders Brixton Village virtually unrecognisable these days. Queues run alongside daytime-only wig shops and grocery sto ...