Eddie Brocklesby in training ahead of Ironman Lanzarote (Picture: Susanne Hakuba)
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April 20, 2015, No comments

While she has been dubbed a Living Legend by ‘Remember a Charity Week’ supporters and a ‘Mad Granny’ by her own grandson, Eddie Brocklesby is best known for being Britain’s [...]

South London teenagers kick-start football pitch campaign

April 16, 2015, No comments

Young activists from South London are to launch a campaign to revamp a football pitch on Brixton’s Angell Town estate. Brixton resident Timon Di ...

Brixton sewage pipes being repaired.

Are Brixton’s sewage pipes heading for trouble? A local resident shares her concern

April 14, 2015, 9 Comments

Brixton Blog contributor Aimee Treasure is worried about Brixton’s sewage pipes and frequent flooding, and here writes about her own recent such exp ...

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SAVE OUR SHOPS: Shutter art!

April 13, 2015, No comments

Some incredible artwork is going up on the shutters of businesses underneath the Brixton, to protest against Network Rail’s plans to evict them. ...

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    REVIEW: Ghostpoet, Electric Brixton
    April 11, 2015, No comments

      By Mark Muldoon Ghostpoet (aka Obaro Ejimiwe) has something of a miserablist reputation. His move into alt-rock territory on new album ‘Shedding Skin’ will sound familiar to The National’s [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Margot Waggoner, Leftovers
    April 8, 2015, No comments

      Julie Carolan met with Margot Waggoner, founder and owner of Leftovers Brixton, to find out all about how it began… Hi! Tell us about Leftovers Leftovers is a French [...]

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    Multi-arts campaign Our Brixton launches
    March 31, 2015, No comments

    A new multi-arts campaign to discuss and respond to the issues facing a rapidly changing Brixton launched today with words from Brixton’s star rapper, Potent Whisper. The campaign aims to [...]

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    Brunch at Brixton East this Easter
    March 31, 2015, No comments

    If you’re looking for a lazy, boozy breakfast this Easter bank holiday then this might be right up your strasse. On the bank holiday Monday, local foodie Noemi brings her [...]