January 31, 2015, No comments

A new approach to gang violence is being piloted in Lambeth which will see members of gangs collectively punished for the criminal actions of individual members. Last week Boris Johnson [...]

Bath salts by Gavin Freeborn

From jinx-removals to wishing wells: Brixton’s very own Aladdin’s cave of wonders

January 30, 2015, No comments

“Most people who come here buy prayer candles, and I’ve been told that they do work”, says Jenny, proprietor of one of Brixton Market’s most f ...

Proposed design for LED advertising boards in the centre of Brixton

Hundreds against LED ad boards in Brixton

January 30, 2015, 1 Comment

Hundreds of comments have been lodged against proposals to erect huge LED advertising boards in the centre of Brixton. A planning application has been ...

Plantain tacos

Review: Wahaca: Simply a mediocre Mexican joint

January 30, 2015, No comments

When Wahaca opened in 2007 in Chandos Place, Covent Garden, I was thrilled. Finally Mexican food was available as something more than gluttonous fajit ...