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February 29, 2016, Comments Off on Oscar for local hero Mark Rylance

Local hero Mark Rylance won Best Supporting Actor at this year’s Oscars for his performance in Bridge of Spies (showing at Streatham Odeon today). He plays a Soviet spy involved […]

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Help revive the Great North Wood in Brockwell Park

February 18, 2016, 1 Comment

London Wildlife Trust is inviting people of all ages to plant a new generation of trees in Brockwell Park tomorrow (19 February) as part of its Great ...

Ken Floyde (pictured to the right) with actress and Loose Women presenter Linda Robson (Photo: Mike Woof)

People’s honour for Brixton BMX guru

February 11, 2016, Comments Off on People’s honour for Brixton BMX guru

A Brixton man who influenced the growth of BMX biking in London has been honoured for his lifelong contribution to the sport. Ken Floyde, who founded ...

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Brixton music news – February 2016

February 1, 2016, 2 Comments

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Bowie celebrated around Brixton Brixton became the focus ...

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    Park Life: new children’s book for Brockwell lovers
    January 27, 2016, Comments Off on Park Life: new children’s book for Brockwell lovers

    Local author Emmanuelle Smith’s new children’s book is a love letter to Brockwell Park and a must-read for local pre-schoolers. Ruth Waters went for a walk in the park with Emmanuelle […]

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    The Twelve Days of a Brixton Christmas
    December 6, 2015, Comments Off on The Twelve Days of a Brixton Christmas

    Festive cheer needn’t cost the earth or require a trip to Oxford Street. Arts editors Ruth Waters and Barney Evison give their ideas for spreading goodwill in the community this […]

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    Trinity Arms fireworks cancelled
    November 7, 2015, Comments Off on Trinity Arms fireworks cancelled

    The Trinity Arms’s annual fireworks display has been banned at the last minute. The Young’s pub in Trinity Gardens was due to host a free firework display today with a BBQ, […]

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    What’s On in Brixton: 10 – 16 August
    August 10, 2015, Comments Off on What’s On in Brixton: 10 – 16 August

    Your guide to what is happening in Brixton this week. Tuesday August 11: Antenna presents: House Party! A fundraiser for Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth. At Brixton East, 7 pm to midnight. Tickets […]

  • Brockwell Park Fireworks in 2013. Picture by Alistair Hall
    No more Brockwell Park fireworks
    August 3, 2015, 8 Comments

    Lambeth council have announced the end of the Brockwell Park fireworks. The council says that due to budget cuts it is no longer able to afford the annual display, despite the […]