Council launches lifeline for local businesses

Council leader Jack Hopkins announced new funding of £4.2m to help local businesses most at risk during the coronavirus pandemic during a well-attended webinar...

Whole generation of local small businesses could disappear, warns local entrepreneur

Gaps in government support schemes risks “sinking” the next generation of local entrepreneurs, a Brixton business consultant has warned on BBC Radio 4’s flagship...

Take it off the chin – at home

Struggling with DIY hair and beard trimming? Brixton’s London Barberhood is here to help. One of the longest-established traders in Pop Brixton, the barbers are...

Latest Financial Support for Businesses

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until October The furlough scheme sees the government paying 80% of employees’ salaries up to £2,500 a month. In April...

GreenBox launches online cannabidiol shop

A new Brixton-based company GreenBox that promotes well-being products derived from cannabidiol (CBD) has launched online.  Paul Gurney launched www.greenbox.co.uk in April after realising there...

Brixton Village NHS hamper donations

NHS Hampers were put together by Brixton Village management and tenants and delivered to Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill today (Friday 30 April). Brixton Village...

Squire & Partners launch One Love NHS project

A team at Squire & Partners – architects and designers based at The Department Store in Brixton – including in-house clothing and textile designer...

Cornercopia launches online shop as Ginger sits it out

Ginger, the Cornercopia cat, is setting an example for us all by staying in and passing up the chance to people-watch in the still-open...

A stitch online …

Brixton-based sustainable womenswear brand Lowie is hosting a free weekly online crafting workshop – the Patch Up More than 30 people attended the first on...

Brixton Village traders still open for business

Brixton Village and Market Row are open from 8am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, but closed for the foreseeable future on Sundays and Mondays. A spokesperson for...

Mayor’s ‘Pay it Forward’ scheme to aid small traders

London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched “Pay it Forward”, a scheme to help people who want to support their local independent shops, restaurants, cafés,...

Dig deep for Brixton’s record stores

Saturday is Record Store Mail Order Day 2020 – Medya Gungor celebrates Brixton’s stores and encourages everyone to support them through the pandemic Saturday 18 April...

Virtual school for advertising talent seeks students

The Brixton Finishing School, the acclaimed 10-week digital creative and accelerator programme for underrepresented young people in the advertising and media industries, has launched...

You’ll never work alone …

Lambeth libraries offer members access to a wide range of business and study reference sources and other resources, as well as help with driving...

Brixton Local – so good they named it twice …

Two online initiatives to bring together Brixton’s physically separated sellers and buyers have launched this week. The Brixton Business improvement District (BID) today (8 April)...

Atlantic Road scaffolding there until Christmas

The forest of scaffolding on Atlantic Road that holds up the overground station platform above it is likely to be in place until the...