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February 26, 2014, 1 Comment

Glasses are being polished and tables laid at Brixton Prison as inmates prepare to open the doors of a 100 seat restaurant to the public. The high-end diner, which is [...]


Chickpeas and Halloumi Naanwiches

January 30, 2014, 3 Comments

By Rachel Manley You’ve all heard of Nour Cash & Carry, right? It’s a food shop in Brixton and in our house it’s known as ‘favourite shop ...

Solomon Smith: founder of the Brixton Soup Kitchen

A festive feast awaits at Brixton Soup Kitchen

December 7, 2013, 1 Comment

BY ILSE BRUIJN    For most of us, Christmas is a time we spend with family, food, drinks, presents and warmth. The cold outside makes it all the ...

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Review: Warmest welcome at Sean’s Bar

December 6, 2013, 1 Comment

BY ZOE JEWELL; Pics by Jeannine Mansell At the end of a night, with half a bottle of prosecco left over, Sean filled up a glass for every customer in ...

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    Brixton Foodbank helps feed 10,000 people
    October 19, 2013, 1 Comment

    Norwood & Brixton Foodbank announced yesterday that over 10,000 have been fed since they opened 2 years ago. The organisation, part of The Trussell Trust’s UK Foodbank Network, now gives [...]

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    Teenage Brixton: A £5 day out
    September 5, 2013, 2 Comments

    Leonie Rousham is 16 and lives in Brixton. Here she tells us how, over the long school holidays, she and her friends have learned make £5 stretch to a day [...]