All posts tagged Brixton

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January 19, 2018, No comments

(sponsored blogpost) You might not see yourself as a high powered entrepreneur, but you may have a small dream of turning an idea or special skill into your own business. And […]

DIY COCKTAIL: The Shrub & Shutter’s Tiger’s Milk

December 14, 2017, No comments

The theatrical cocktailmeisters at Shrub & Shutter and First Aid Box have a book out, Doctor’s Orders. Why not try one of their creations? ...

Father and son Jerome and Nando Lewis, PURE UWR members

The safe full-contact sport with a challenging three dimensional element

December 8, 2017, No comments

Eleanor Sharples meets two Brixton residents with an unusual sporting interest (and she joined them in the pool to take film a video) Nando (left) and ...

Brixton punk rock duo TOMMYANDMARY

Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

December 8, 2017, No comments

Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk roc ...

  • Claudia Wilson of Pure Vinyl Reocrds
    A sense of community
    December 8, 2017, No comments

    Eleanor Sharples talks to Claudia Wilson about her records, her new shop and the Brixton community. Claudia Wilson no longer sees the community spirit that there used to be in […]

  • New charity helps students with university applications 
    November 20, 2017, Comments Off on New charity helps students with university applications 

    16 January 2018 may seem a long way off but that is the UCAS deadline for most university applications. Get Accepted is a Brixton-based charity aimed at helping local students in getting […]

  • Passage to India: Calcutta Street review
    September 8, 2017, Comments Off on Passage to India: Calcutta Street review

    Nick Buglione’s Indian summer of Bengali street food Way way back, many centuries ago, I reviewed a restaurant which had created an entirely fictional back story of explorers, exotic journeys, […]

  • Calling women of Brixton – stronger, braver, muddier!
    September 1, 2017, Comments Off on Calling women of Brixton – stronger, braver, muddier!

    (sponsored Blogpost) Brixton Race for Life Pretty Muddy is BACK! Cancer Research UK is calling on the women of Brixton to get down and dirty in the fight against cancer […]

  • Brixton orchard takes root
    August 10, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton orchard takes root

    Back in March some of us were sceptical about planting fruit trees next one of Brixton’s most polluted traffic hubs, the St Matthews one way system. But in five short […]

  • Free meals for Brixton kids over summer holidays
    August 9, 2017, 2 Comments

    (sponsored Blogpost) In a special summer promotion Brixton’s Turtle Bay restaurant on Brixton Road is offering cash strapped parents a Caribbean alternative to McDonald’s or KFC. For every adult ordering a main […]