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Tag: Acre Lane

Enjoy Acre Lane culture at Sam’s Cafe

Sam’s Cafe on Brixton’s Acre Lane celebrates 20 years of trading there this year. Simone Richardson asked Ali Ciftci how it all began Ali Ciftci’s family, who...

New Brixton business showcases Black-owned brands

Ivy Nat is yet another string to Brixton’s independent shopping bow, housing smaller, often Black-owned brands on Acre Lane. The owner is Ogechi Enemuo, a...

National Grid pauses work on tunnel site

National Grid has withdrawn a planning application for a site in Loughborough Junction that will be used in the construction of a massive tunnel...

Residents in HGV plea to council

Loughborough Junction residents concerned about the prospect of five years of intense HGV activity in the area are asking Lambeth council to review the...

‘Weird’ market pushes up price of Brixton homes

The price of residential property in Brixton recently ratcheted up another step towards unaffordable to all but the wealthiest. A derelict property off Acre Lane...

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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....

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