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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...

Mixing it up: Seven at Brixton review

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Abby Jones gets intimate with Seven at Brixton’s summer cocktails Seven at Brixton has been...

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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...

Local café wins first for healthy food choice

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Families in Lambeth now have a way to find healthy food when they’re out and about thanks to an award scheme that recognises food...

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...
child with chocolate bar

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...
Children stretching slime dough

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...
Slime Planet at Loughborough Junction children's workshop

Slime Planet run an egg-stravaganza this Easter

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Slime Planet, the UK's first slime venue has opened up in Loughborough Junction. To celebrate it is...

Papa’s Park playground is open again

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After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, Brixton, London SW9 8AF) is...