New year – new business?

(sponsored blogpost) You might not see yourself as a high powered entrepreneur, but you may have a small dream of turning an idea or special...

New drive to curb Brixton street urination

Another drive to curb “the scourge of Brixton” – street urination – was launched today when the Brixton Business Improvement District (BID) presented new...

Brixton Brewery expansion could mean 30 new local jobs

Brixton Brewery is to partner with Heineken UK in a deal that will enable it to create about 30 new jobs locally and to expand...

Brixton Bleach – hair to dye for

Bleach London has opened its fourth hair and beauty salon here in Brixton. Bleach Brixton is run by Brixton local Alisha Dobson who says it...

New charity helps students with university applications 

16 January 2018 may seem a long way off but that is the UCAS deadline for most university applications. Get Accepted is a Brixton-based charity aimed...

Hair and beauty award for Brixton resident

Brixton  resident and hair extension specialist Toni Shand has won the Hair Extension Specialist award at the annual London Hair and Beauty Awards. Toni, who who...

Connection Crew launches Brixton’s newest co-working space

Canvas, Brixton’s newest co-working space, will be open early next year and is looking for tenants. The social enterprise behind Canvas, Connection Crew, describe...

Crowdfunding campaign hatches plan for new community hub

Hatch Enterprise, the Brixton-based community enterprise charity has launched a crowdfunding campaign. Chief Executive Dirk Bischof says: “We are raising £20,000 to launch 55 East,...

Brixton boom is threat to shops

The shocking rent rises in central Brixton have put yet another local institution in jeopardy. Brixton Wholefoods, a fixture on Atlantic Road for nearly 40...

New entrepreneur seeks older clients

Fitter Ever After is a new start up business founded by David Cusick. Riyal Patel finds out you're never to old to enjoy a...

Competition for new Brixton bridge sign

  Lambeth council and Brixton’s Business Improvement District launched a competition as part of the Brixton Design Trail to create and install a new design...

Trump that – Brixton has got its own Nuclear Dawn beer

  Brixton’s famous Nuclear Dawn mural is celebrated by a new Brixton Brewery beer. Completed in 1981 by artist Brian Barnes, the mural was inspired...

Design trail hears why the world comes to Brixton for its...

Dalton Maag may not be the first two words that spring to mind when people think about Brixton. But the work of the type design...

Brixton resident in line for top business award

Brixton resident and jewellery designer Lenique Louis is a finalist in the Black British Business Awards. As well as running her own jewellery company, she also...

Brixton Pound Café needs one last push to hit crowdfunder target

  Brixton Pound Café has almost hit its crowdfunding target thanks to a flurry of donations from cafe customers and several large pledges. The deadline is...

Tech training opportunity for 18-24 years olds

  Brixton-based youth charity Livity is partnering with tech company Nominet to connect tech savvy 18-24 year olds with local enterprises. The Nominet Digital Neighbourhood scheme...

Community award for swimming teacher

Lambeth swimming teacher Rhys Price has won the Nick Francis Community Award for his work leading supported swimming sessions at Clapham Leisure Centre for disabled...

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MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Mover and shaker Cal Jader’s musical memories

…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...
The Last Poets who will perform at Hootananny

Stand out Brixton gigs