Sainsbury’s to fund £100k pedestrian crossing on Water Lane

By James Cornish The campaign for a pedestrian crossing on Brixton Water Lane ended successfully last night when Sainsbury's agreed to cover the £100,000 bill. The...

Brixton traders celebrate local market fortnight

Traders at Brixton’s Station Road Market are to celebrate Love Your Local Markets Fortnight with the launch of six exciting new weekday food vendors...

Picturehouses bought by Cineworld

Brixton cinephile favourite, the Ritzy cinema, has been bought by Cineworld along with all other Picturehouse cinemas. The Managing Director of the group, Lyn Goleby,...

Brixton Pound e-currency

The Brixton Pound Community Interest Company launches an e-currency today called the ‘B£e’, which will allow people to pay by text or online using...

The Lido Cafe: Winner of the Time Out Best Park Cafe

Congratulations to the Lido Cafe for their Time Out win and five star review in the Eating and Drinking Awards 2011.

Maundy misery for market traders

Joanna Hughes reports on more problems for the traders as the Pope's Rd car park is demolished Brixton market traders who lost their battle to...

Market trader parking permit price increases ninefold

An important Urban 75 forum thread to draw your attention to - Trader's parking permits have increased ninefold in price. What with hikes in...

The Brixton Clubcard?

In the week of the first birthday of the Brixton Pound, we investigate a new idea for the local economy Music, cake and even photo-calls...

Brixton Campaign: Ban/Boycott Brixton Starbucks

Starbucks opened a new branch in Brixton today right beside the tube station, and already a campaign has been launched to boycott the new...

Friends of Brixton Market event – 1pm today

Friends of Brixton Market has asked everyone interested in the market to come down today at 1pm to the Vida Walsh Centre (Saltoun Rd)...

H&M lands in Brixton

The new H&M is here!  Here's the photo from last night, before it opened its doors. Right now it's super busy. Luckily no riots...

Another blow for Brixton Market traders

Market traders have complained that the closure of the Pope's Road Car Park has drastically cut business since Christmas, just when they thought they were emerging...

Brixton Village pop-up shop project

On a freezing day in Brixton earlier this month, four women could be found performing an absurdist dance inside a market shop to bemused...