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May 24, 2016, 1 Comment

Brixton market trader Stuart Horwood is cycling 100 miles on 31 July for the NSPCC. He is taking part in the Prudential London to Surrey bike ride to achieve a […]

Brixton fruit and veg stall

Appeal to save Brixton’s historic market barrows

May 3, 2016, No comments

Brixton Market Traders Federation is appealing for help to restore the historic barrows of Brixton Market and to keep its unique character alive. A f ...

Stuart Horwood in Brixton Market

Electric Avenue’s £1m facelift is under way

February 2, 2016, 2 Comments

Improvements for Electric Avenue costing more than £1 million have begun. Street layout and water and electricity supplies will be improved, with £8 ...

Crowds of people walk down Brixton Road in the sunshine

Facing gentrification: Residents have their say

November 1, 2015, 1 Comment

Gentrification and austerity seem to have been the buzzwords of the last few years for media outlets everywhere. But do Brixton residents feel as stro ...

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    Construction on Electric Avenue ‘improvements’ to begin in October
    August 20, 2015, Comments Off on Construction on Electric Avenue ‘improvements’ to begin in October

    Lambeth council’s “improvements” to Electric Avenue are scheduled to begin in October. The council has published its final draft detailing its proposals for Electric Avenue. The plans, which are expected […]

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    Have your say on the plans for Brixton Market
    June 5, 2015, Comments Off on Have your say on the plans for Brixton Market

    Future Brixton is holding a series of events so residents and traders can get involved with the plans for Brixton’s street markets. As part of the Mayor of London’s High Street Fund, £869,000 […]

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    The Severed Limb: We will busk anywhere!
    February 23, 2015, 3 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 band The Severed Limb sounds […]

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    30-year-old market stall gets a face-lift from Brixton artist
    November 25, 2014, Comments Off on 30-year-old market stall gets a face-lift from Brixton artist

    “We were here before Wahaca!” says Stuart Horwood, stalwart  of Brixton market, watch-man, and CEO of the Brixton Market Traders’ Federation. Horwood means, specifically, the strikingly colourful paintwork of his [&hellip ...