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Brixton architecture on paper

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Brixton artist and designer Henry O’Boyle has recently completed a collection of illustrations of...

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Planting the seeds of revolution

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Ruby Gregory meets a Brixton resident planning a revolution and tries his cannabidiol products

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

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Lambeth council is to introduce on-the-spot £20 fines for engine idling. Many of the idling “hotspots” it has identified in the borough are in...

Miguel’s Zoom sessions aid King’s College charity

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Miguel’s boxing and fitness gym in Loughborough Junction is hosting free 30-minute Zoom workouts at 7pm every Tuesday and Thursday. It also has a junior...
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Brixton BookJam to stream Youth Special

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Brixton BookJam is streaming  a “youth special”  live at 7pm...
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‘Being around nature, animals, children and visitors is priceless’

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Vauxhall City farm, just a short bus or Tube ride from Brixton,...

Now We’re Cooking: Kimchi, chorizo & seafood rice

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As well as running a slapdash, unofficial cooking school for my locked-down kids, I am...

Now We’re Cooking: Easy peasy cheesy scones

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Lockdown, kids need entertaining as well as feeding so at Casa Buglione we've been having...
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Chocolate for homework

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Brixton’s Chocolate Museum is launching a range of new, free resources and activities for parents...

Mums and kids get creative for Brixton International Women’s Day

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Fari Goolab Rosella Black Leanne Narissa Williams Nadia Bennouna   The #MotherWorks photography exhibition is...
Dexter Road adventure playground

Long-term plan for Brixton playground

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BIGKID Foundation is to take over the running of Dexter Adventure Playground on Railton Road...
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Brixton’s summer of ‘slime’

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Slime Planet on Loughborough Junction, the UK's only slime venue will be holding slime workshops every...

Market forces: West Norwood Feast

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Sometimes an awayday can show you what you're missing. All the people. So many people. First Sunday...

Sticky fingers: Bodeans review

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Nick Buglione has got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. While London has embraced...