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April 25, 2015, 23 Comments

  Violence erupted on the streets of Brixton today in the wake of an initially peaceful protest against gentrification in the area. The window of Foxtons estate agents in Brixton [...]

6 Somerleyton Road. Credit: Boyd Hill
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April 24, 2015, 5 Comments

Volunteers at 6 Somerleyton Road say they have been locked out of the building. A number of those who have been working on the community hub say that for a [...]

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April 23, 2015, No comments

The Brixton Community United campaign, fighting to save the businesses under the arches, has asked customers to show their support on Saturday April 25 by forming a human chain around the [...]

Adam Mars Jones reading at the Brixton BookJam. Photograph by Stuart Taylor
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April 22, 2015, 1 Comment

Lambeth’s Culture 2020 proposals see a diminishing pot of money funding a diminishing collection of public cultural resources. If fulfilled the proposals would see two of our libraries closed, with [...]

Crafty Fox Brixton - photo by Martha Love
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April 22, 2015, No comments

What’s it all about? Crafty Fox Market is a weekend of craft stalls, creative workshops, live DJ’s, food and drink. When: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April, 11am – 5pm Where: Dogstar, 389 [...]

Local author Leslie-Ann Jones reads from her book on Marc Nolan at Minet Library support meeting
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April 21, 2015, 3 Comments

Users, supporters and friends of Brixton’s Minet Library on Knatchbull Road gathered last night to oppose Lambeth Council’s proposal to close the library and sell off the land. The closure [...]

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Reclaim Brixton: windows of Foxtons smashed as thousands attend mostly peaceful protest

April 25, 2015, 23 Comments

  Violence erupted on the streets of Brixton today in the wake of an initially peaceful protest against gentrification in the area. The window of ...

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Review: The Fall, predictably unpredictable at Electric Brixton

April 25, 2015, No comments

Our writer Richard Pearmain reviews last night’s Fall gig at Electric Brixton and finds Mark E Smith behaving himself. One thing you can always ...

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Brixton Breakfasts: Cafe Provencal

April 25, 2015, No comments

I’ve often walked past Cafe Provencal in Herne Hill on the way to Brockwell Park and always assumed it was a tapas restaurant, so when a friend ...

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Community volunteers at 6 Somerleyton Road say they have been locked out

April 24, 2015, 5 Comments

Volunteers at 6 Somerleyton Road say they have been locked out of the building. A number of those who have been working on the community hub say that ...

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Brixton Review: Valhalla, Market Row

April 24, 2015, 1 Comment

By Nikki Griffiths Valhalla has an understated exterior – simple black paint with a solitary Danish flag painted on its frontage. It’s a small ...

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MISSING MOGGY: Help find Paco

April 23, 2015, No comments

Update: Paco has been found! His leg was injured but he is expected to make a full recovery.  Help find Paco, a ginger Tom cat. He is new to Brixton ...

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SAVE OUR SHOPS: Show your support on Saturday

April 23, 2015, No comments

The Brixton Community United campaign, fighting to save the businesses under the arches, has asked customers to show their support on Saturday April ...

Adam Mars Jones reading at the Brixton BookJam. Photograph by Stuart Taylor

Local artists and cultural leaders respond to Lambeth’s culture cuts

April 22, 2015, 1 Comment

Lambeth’s Culture 2020 proposals see a diminishing pot of money funding a diminishing collection of public cultural resources. If fulfilled the ...

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Over 7000 people used local foodbank

April 22, 2015, 1 Comment

The Trussell Trust, which runs foodbanks across the UK, has announced the number of people in need of food has hit over 1 million in the past year. Ov ...