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Thursday, 23 September, 2021

More space for Brixton businesses – with a nod to anarchists...

Alan Slingsby visits Brixton’s latest office space offering – designed by Squire and Partners architects to complement their existing presence in the centre of...

Celebrating culture through scent

Teacher, author and candle-maker, Brixton resident Syreeta Walker, keeps busy. Her latest venture will see her selling her candles in Kingston. She talked about...

‘Food, fashion, music and events’ the new priorities for Brixton’s indoor...

Brixton Village, the name created by the owners to “brand” Brixton’s two large indoor markets is recruiting a public relations expert to promote it. The...

Corporate trailblazer Miranda Brawn will help accelerate electric vehicle rollout as...

Lambeth equality commissioner Dr Miranda Brawn, former vice chair and patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has become one of the most senior women...

A Bond Across the Pond

Brixton Business Improvement District (BID) has announced a first of its kind twinning as it partners with Harlem's 125th Street BID New York City. Yesterday,...

Part time posts at Carnegie Community Hub

Carnegie Community Hub is an exciting project to develop the Carnegie Library building in Herne Hill as a Hub managed by and for the...

Cornercopia returns to its roots after Brixton Village closure

Anne Fairbrother is a Brixton Village pioneer whose grandmother also worked in Brixton retail. She talks to Jessica Whitham about why her project Cornercopia...

Big demand for places at Brixton Black Culture Market

South London local Jenine Baptiste is founder of the Black Culture Market – two days to celebrate and support Black businesses. It will be hosted...

‘Become one of our engineers’ Lambeth residents urged

A company bringing full-fibre broadband to large parts of London, including Lambeth, is urging local residents to apply for one of 225 new “fibre...

Brixton retail: Out with the old, in with the vintage

Jess Whitam surveys Brixton’s rapidly changing retail scene As The Baron, one of Brixton’s oldest independent shops, closes after over 50 years of trading, a...

Brixton business with a history and a future

Members of the Rayner family have been selling building and DIY products on Brixton Road for nearly 40 years. Simone Richardson finds out about...

What would you create at Pop Brixton?

Pop Brixton’s containers have provided a blank canvas for a variety of local creatives and businesses to manifest their ideas into thriving businesses. Their...

Brixton space for video streaming and cycle clothes start-ups

Two exciting new businesses will start work in Brixton in May. Gabriella Lafor’s Line Stream video streaming service and textile designer Coco Cripps’ alternative cycling...

First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...

Local e-payment app coming to Brixton

A local start-up aiming to prove that small businesses can thrive in the world of big tech has plans to disrupt the B2C (business...

How to give the gift of Brixton in a box

A new service for enjoying local products at home has just launched with a gift box showcasing Brixton. Steven Wilson created indebox after he was...