Vegan cheesemonger quits Brixton Market

Controversial non-dairy cheesemonger La Fauxmagerie is leaving Brixton Village, saying it has “outgrown” its South London premises and that rent levels mean it cannot...

Assemble seeks tenants for new Fabric Floor

Assemble, an artistic collective, is looking for individuals and organisations who are interested in fashion and textiles to occupy a new studio floor in...

Brixton shop Diverse in running for ‘retail Oscar’

Brixton’s Diverse gift shop on Coldharbour Lane has been recognised as one of the best card retailers in the UK, reaching the finals of...

Application in for new Brixton rooftop bar

3Space International House, Canterbury Crescent has applied for planning permission and  a licensing application for a rooftop bar. Public consultation is for the conversion of...

Brixton markets are a centre of attention

Brixton’s famous street markets have recently been and are to be future examples for study and discussion. “The future of London’s street markets”, a one-day...

Isn’t it good Brixton waste wood

Neila Romdane on a project to put pallets from Brixton market to good use Dennis Boateng set up InUse ReUse to make furniture out of...

Brixton school bringing diversity to media and advertising

Richard Haas meets the founder of a high-achieving but free Brixton course that is beginning to change the face of the advertising industry After the...

Applications for Miranda Brawn Foundation 2019 scholarships now open

Applications open today (1 May) for the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship. There are 10 scholarships available to young people between the ages of...

UK’s first Living Wage Building is in Brixton

International House, a former 11-story office block owned by Lambeth council, has had a new lease of life as one of London’s biggest affordable...

Plans for Brixton markets published as purchase of Sports Direct site...

Lambeth council’s planning committee will next month consider plans that could lead to significant changes in the character of Brixton Village and Market Row...

Bravo’s four-year battle to open Brixton launderette

A Brixton trader famous for his dedication to the community he serves has been locked out of his Railton Road launderette by Lambeth council,...

Brixton and the £30,000 salary immigration threshold

 Jack Gevertz, a writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of UK immigration lawyers that provides legal support for those looking to migrate...

Brixton Village announces chef contest winners

Brixton Village has announced the two winners of the Brixton Kitchen competition. The competition set out to find the next big talent in food...

Squire wins consent to build new restaurant and workspace

Squire & Partners, owner of Brixton’s Department Store building, has been granted planning consent to create a four-storey building behind its existing premises, fronting...

Café Max set to return to Brixton arches

  Café Max owner Zelia Alves Figueira will be among the first to return to its premises in Brixton Station Road arches. Zelia, with husband Joao...

Village food shop on awards shortlist

Guzzl, the Brixton Village food shop, owned and run by long-time Brixton resident Andrew Murray-Watson, has been shortlisted in the Best Deli and Best...

Oscar-winner Mark Rylance to read climate ‘declaration of rebellion’ in Brixton

Mark Rylance at the recent Extinction Rebellion event in Brockwell ParkOscar and BAFTA award-winning actor Mark Rylance will tomorrow (14 September) read a “declaration...

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Mural commissioned at Pop Brixton celebrates local community

Brixton street artist Tizer was busy yesterday evening (Wednesday 11 September) creating his latest mural – 6.5ft by 13ft – in front of a...
Local school pupils playing at the Lambeth Sounds music festival

A community must have music