Veranda owner defends bar and restaurant after shooting in Brixton

The owner of a popular Brixton bar has appealed to the council and police to work more closely with him after a shooting at...

Tasty Tuesday returns today at Fish Wings and Tings

Following the huge success of the debut Tasty Tuesday last week, the midweek deal is back. Tonight's unbeatable deal is at Fish Wings and Tings,...

Petition launched to save Brixton pub Canterbury Arms from demolition

An online petition has been started by Brixton residents to save the Canterbury Arms pub from demolition. Over 400 people have signed the petition that...

Lambeth Council unveils three proposals for new town hall campus in...

A "leading housing specialist" has unveiled their plans for a new enterprise centre at the heart a new Lambeth Town Hall complex. It is one...

Phoenix Cafe in Brixton features in new book Harry Potter author...

One of Brixton’s oldest and best-loved cafes has been immortalised in J.K. Rowling’s latest novel. The Cuckoo’s Calling, a crime detective story published under the...

Brixton Blog does Made in Lambeth event – so join us!

We're very happy that the Brixton Blog and Bugle both continue to go from strength to strength. But the project is a tough one, and...

Waitrose convenience supermarket coming to Brixton

Upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose is looking to open a small convenience-type store in central Brixton, it announced today. Writing in Timeout London, a senior executive...

Mexican food chain Wahaca eyes Brixton branch

Click here for Luke's latest piece on Wahaca opening in Brixton next week It's come to our attention over here at the Blog that...

‘Beds in sheds’ warning for Brixton town centre

By Kaye Wiggins Brixton faces the worrying prospect of a rise in substandard “beds in sheds” housing, one of the council’s top planning officials has...

Brixton Business Focus: El Toro

Melody David speaks to 49-year-old Jesús Buitrago, about homemade tapas, Iberian ham and moving from Madrid What kind of food do you serve at El...

UK Uncut protest closes Brixton HSBC

The Brixton branch of HSBC had to close its doors yesterday as UK Uncut staged a protest against as part of a nationwide action...

Brixton Hill campus to be redeveloped as housing, says Lambeth College

By Laurice Laird and Tim Dickens Lambeth College's "dated and underused" Brixton Hill campus could be knocked down and redeveloped as housing, the institution has...

Lambeth students celebrate entrepreneurial success

By Laurice Laird Adult students marked their successful completion of Lambeth’s first social enterprise course with a graduation event. The event, held on June 26th 2013,...

Brixton homes and shops evacuated after Acre Lane roof collapsed

Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes and businesses this afternoon after a roof collapsed on Acre Lane, Brixton. Acre Lane  remains closed in...

Lambeth College students network with Brixton business world

By Laurice Laird College students mingled with potential employers over lunch at the Market House pub in Brixton today. The Live Local Work Local event was...

Unit in former Footlocker store to become Virgin Media

The last vacant unit in the building that was formerly Footlocker will be a Virgin Media store, it was revealed today. According to signage being...

Sourdough Express: Franco Manca review

Nick Buglione retreads his inner Neopolitan at Franco Manca Franco Manca, in retrospect, was a perfect storm. The renaissance and regeneration of Brixton...

CULTURE

Clapham Omnibus marks the 30th anniversary of the killings in Tiananmen...

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana On June 4 1989 the Chinese government sent tanks and troops to...