‘Full fibre’ broadband plans for Brixton

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Brixton businesses and residents with a need for speed from internet connections that are among the slowest in London are invited to a drop-in...

Brixton leads way on coffee cup recycling

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A project to recycle 150,000 takeaway coffee from Brixton each year launches today (24 February). Fifteen local independent coffee shops will be home to brightly...

Ms Cupcake closure – it’s not just the rent

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Soaring rents are not the only reason for the forthcoming closure of yet another unique Brixton trader. Ms Cupcake’s Mellissa Morgan says that: “For years...

Sugar and dough – a recipe for success

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Ruby Gregory meets Carina Lepore, local trader and winner of The Apprentice Carina Lepore, 30, winner of the fifteenth series of The Apprentice in December,...

Plan for 21-storey office tower in central Brixton

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Plans for a 21-storey tower in central Brixton have been unveiled by the owners of Brixton Village and Market Row. It would sit on the...

Brixton’s Blue Star House sold for redevelopment

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Another Brixton landmark looks set to tumble following the sale of Blue Star House opposite the Academy on Stockwell Road. It is, among others, currently...

Brixton’s iconic Nour Cash and Carry ordered to quit Market Row

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Nour Cash and Carry, a vital part of the local market scene, has been ordered to quit Brixton’s Market Row. The store, run for many...

South London pair put loyalty online

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An app launched in Brixton is designed to support local coffee businesses and to help consumers to discover a quality product. Anetha Sivananthan finds...

Hootananny great atmosphere and a great mix of people

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Simone Richardson visits the Hootananny as it gears up for a busy holiday period Brixton’s Hootananny venue began life in the nineteenth century as the...

Local trader is Lord Sugar’s new apprentice

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Herne Hill trader Carina Lepore, winner of this year’s BBC 1 Apprentice, opened Dough Artisan Bakehouse on Milkwood Road in 2018. She and her sister...

Local business provides hi-viz vests for schools

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In Brixton 150 high visibility vests were given to pupils at Sudbourne Primary, St Judes and Jubilee Primary by the local Specsavers store. The...

Brixton is home to London’s first shared electric van

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Brixton is home to London’s first shared electric van. Based on Pulross Road, the government and council funded van will be available free to local...

Brixton switches on for Christmas

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Brixton’s Christmas got under way yesterday (29 November) as Philip Normal, deputy mayor of Lambeth, joined the chief executive of Morleys, Nigel Blow to...

Bid for new open-air bar on Coldharbour Lane

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Lambeth council’s licensing committee is considering an application for a mobile bar in the courtyard of Brixton Village on Coldharbour Lane opposite Carlton Mansions...

Young Brixton entrepreneur meets worldwide web creator Tim Berners-Lee

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Young Brixton entrepreneur Charles Clayton, 16, recently met Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web. Charles, a student at Evelyn Grace Academy...

Council seeks partner to create Brixton science and tech centre

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Lambeth council is taking the first major step in its £4-million plan to transform the area in and around Brixton Rec. It is seeking a...