Tag: Acre Lane

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...

Council approves new safety measures for Acre Lane

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Lambeth council has approved a series of safety measures to address the high numbers of collisions on Acre Lane. The council proposed altering the entry...

Sketches of Spain: Boqueria

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Nick Buglione embraces his inner Mediterranean Last time I checked, I am not Emeritus Professor of Tapas at Universitat de Barcelona, but am I wrong...

Fantastic beasts and where to find them: Beast of Brixton

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Nick Buglione talks toasties with Beast of Brixton Time passes quickly. Has it really been four years since James Duke-Evans and Will Nelson moved into...

New charity coffee lounge on Brixton’s Acre Lane

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Brixton has a temporary new coffee lounge and event space with the opening of House of Hygge where Diamond plumbers merchant once stood on...

Local hero? Cafe Amado

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Carina Murphy hits Acre Lane’s latest local Café Amado (meaning ‘beloved’) occupies a spot on the increasingly interesting Acre Lane, neighbour to souvlaki bar Mikos....

Acre Lane traders hit by break-ins

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Traders on Acre Lane have been hit by a wave of burglaries. Khamsa at number 140 and the recently opened Knife restaurant have suffered break-ins....

Brixton Reviews: Barrio Brixton

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By Christina Pickworth I wasn't really sure what to expect from Barrio Brixton, the latest branch from the group which also has bars in Angel,...

Escape the room in Acre Lane

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A new and curious shop has appeared on Brixton’s Acre Lane which doesn’t seem to sell much at all. Instead of a swanky boutique...

Two charged over Plato Road incident

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Two men have been charged after police officers said a car was driven towards them and knives and drugs were seized in Plato Road off Acre Lane...

MISSING MOGGY: Help find Paco

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Update: Paco has been found! His leg was injured but he is expected to make a full recovery.  Help find Paco, a ginger Tom cat....

Police Armed Response Car in crash on Acre Lane

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Acre Lane has reopened following a collision between a Police Armed Response Vehicle on its was to an emergency call and another car. Police said they were called at...

Electric Social to close at the end of March

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Electric Social has announced it will be closing at the end of the month. The club posted on Facebook: "after 4 years of joy and...

Riverside relaunches support centre for Brixton’s homeless

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A gold plaque was unveiled by Lambeth deputy mayor councillor Donatus Anyanwu in the new reception of the reinvigorated Riverside Centre. Cllr Anyanwu was at...

Have your say on the Sudbourne school expansion

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Proposed designs for the expansion of Sudbourne Primary School, Hayter Road, will be consulted on with the public later this month. A meeting about the...

Brixton bar Veranda to re-open after council reviews shooting incident

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Brixton bar and restaurant Veranda will re-open in January after Lambeth council handed back its licence late last night. The venue had its licence suspended...