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...

Library of things launches podcasts of borrowers stories

The team behind the Library of Things which launched a year ago, have just launched a series of podcasts featuring stories from its members...

Brixton Arches: Network Rail tries new approach

Network Rail has said it is to make a renewed effort to improve its communications with the Brixton community and traders from its arches...

Sports Direct buys big chunk of Brixton

Sports Direct, the controversial company that sells cut-price sportswear, has bought a large chunk of central Brixton. Following an eight-figure deal, it now owns the...

Equality champion Miranda Brawn receives honorary doctorate

Miranda Brawn, equality commissioner for Lambeth and patron of the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton, notched up another honour in recognition of her work...

Cut waste by the kilo and bag a bargain

A Brixton vintage outlet is playing its part in reducing the waste represented by the estimated 253 million pieces of unwanted clothing that went...

Meeting the founders of Film and Chill.

What was a dark screening room filled with reclining deck chairs and twenty guests awaiting the December launch of Film and Chill at Renaissance,...

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Meeting the founders of Film and Chill.

What was a dark screening room filled with reclining deck chairs and twenty guests awaiting the December launch of Film and Chill at Renaissance,...

Bloomberg New Contemporaries

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Musicians Pete and Emrys who play at Toulouse Lautrec

A place for jazz