Library protest

Council to push on with library plans

Lambeth council has revealed minor changes to plans for its 10 libraries, which had included turning three of them into gyms, the day before opponents...

Network Rail are not interested in the future of Brixton

Riccardo Festa, who has run The Baron in Brixton Arches in Atlantic Road for more than 30 years, speaks out about how Network Rail...

Brixton Arches traders appeal for your help

Traders fighting to save their businesses in Brixton’s railway arches are appealing to supporters to object to Network Rail’s planning application which would allow...
Made in Brixton Staying in Brixton

Brixton Cycles crowdfunding campaign is go

“Made in Brixton. Staying in Brixton” was the message as Brixton Cycles launched its £40,000 crowdfunding bid to fund new premises with a party...

Brixton councillors back ‘national park city’ bid

Councillors in Brixton’s Vassall ward are backing a plan to make London – which has more green spaces than any other major city in Europe – the world’s...
Brixton Cycles

Brixton Cycles fights back

Yet another of Brixton’s iconic retailers to be threatened by gentrification is fighting back with a community crowdfunding campaign. Brixton Cycles, a fixture for 32...

Another Brixton Loss: Tidy Hair

There's been such bad news about independent businesses on Atlantic Road recently with the loss of Kaff and the A&C Deli that you'd think...

Another Brixton loss: A&C Continental Deli to close

After the long-running battle with Network Rail, A&C Continental Deli is set to close. Owner Jose Cardoso said the decision was not entirely due to...
Lorne Mash

This is my life …

[youtube] There has been a member of the Mash family selling fish in Brixton for more than 80 years — now redevelopment of the...

West End cafe to help Save Brixton Arches at Spotlight festival

A West End coffee shop is helping to raise funds for Save Brixton Arches. Timberyard, Seven Dials, is taking part in the annual West End...

In the heart of Brixton

“If Brixton didn’t have the market it would be like losing the heart of it,” says market trader Ellie Marie in one of two...

Brixton Calling: a charity arts event for Save Brixton Arches

A charity arts event is being held in Brixton to raise money for the Save Brixton Arches campaign. On Tuesday August 4, Brixton Calling will...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: new banners up as fight against evictions goes on

New banners are up on Atlantic Road as the shopkeepers threatened with eviction continue to fight for their right to remain in Brixton. Mash &...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: businesses dismayed by Network Rail’s latest letter

In a blow to the Save Brixton Arches campaign, Network Rail has told tenants they will not be phasing their planned evictions. The company is...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Fishmonger’s banner taken down

The banner over Mash & Sons Fishmongers that said “Triple the rents? You must be squidding!” was taken down last night. Lorne Mash says they...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Community United in Brixton Market this Saturday

The Save Brixton Arches campaign are holding an event in Brixton Market this Saturday, May 23. At "Community United" there will be live music, art and t-shirt...


The empowering nature of cooking

Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...
baby pigeon

He’s Buddie lucky

Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...
Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

0 The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

Brixton people


protesters with placards

‘We could be the generation to make the changes’

Simone Richardson found it inspirational to witness Black Lives Matter protesters marching past her home and to interview some who live locally I live not...
Nour's Saja Shaheen

Nour: pressure mounts on landlord

Campaigners have increased pressure on the owners of Brixton’s covered markets over the threatened eviction of the iconic Nour Cash & Carry store in...
Lambeth town hall in Brixton lit in purple to mark the death of George Floyd

Town hall lit for George Floyd

Lambeth town hall in Brixton was lit up in purple tonight (2 June) to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Lambeth council is...