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December 21, 2015, Comments Off on Christmas Leftover Pasties

All the recipes for Christmas dinner dishes tend to ignore two things: most people like tradition best at Christmas and leftovers are actually the star of the show. Cold cuts, […]

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‘People for Presents’ comes to Brixton

December 17, 2015, 1 Comment

If you spend any time on Brixton station platform you might have noticed them: the iconic bronze statues waiting on the platforms have been covered in ...

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How burglar friendly is your home?

December 16, 2015, Comments Off on How burglar friendly is your home?

Burglary decreased in Brixton and across Lambeth for the 12 months up to October 2015 compared with the same period for 2014, according to Metropolit ...

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Brixton Recipes: Potato Choux Puffs

December 11, 2015, 1 Comment

When you think of things for Christmas, what do you ask for? Because I’m a massive Irish stereotype, I wish for more potatoes. There’s lit ...

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    Card making to music
    December 10, 2015, 2 Comments

    Brixton resident Jeremiah Sachs of the Green Rock River Band entertained Christmas card makers at the Dogstar last night in the sixth annual card-in organised by Makerhood. Also on the bill  was Sara Nade […]

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    Brixton Recipes: Black Cake
    December 8, 2015, Comments Off on Brixton Recipes: Black Cake

    Fruitcake is traditional at Christmas throughout Europe and West Africa, but the most famous versions come from the Caribbean in the form of black cakes. These cakes are special because […]

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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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    Brixton music news – December 2015
    December 6, 2015, Comments Off on Brixton music news – December 2015

    Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Windmill Brixton unveils top lineup for Independent Venue Week Local new music hotspot […]

  • Divine Steel at Brixton Christmas lights ceremony 4 December 2015
    Brixton switches on Christmas
    December 5, 2015, 2 Comments

    Lambeth mayor Donatus Anyanwu and local restaurant and bar owner former Miss Jamaica Universe April Jackson of Three Little Birds on Coldharbour Lane, joined Brixton Business Improvement District director Michael Smith outside Morleys [& ...

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    Brixton Reviews: South Pole Saloon
    December 3, 2015, 1 Comment

    By Mark Muldoon Here in Brixton we have a fun game we like to play when we’re walking around our neighbourhood. Many of you will be familiar with it, even […]