Tag: Brixton Prison

Brixton would be the worse without it

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As Brixton prison marks its 200th anniversary, Steve Powdrill considers the changes it has seen At 5:30 each morning, men, women and boys held at...

New book marks 200 years of Brixton prison

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Tomorrow (30 May) sees the launch of a book that marks the 200th anniversary of “The House on the Hill” – Brixton prison. Author Christopher...

Should not this Brixton martyr be remembered with a real blue...

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Nearly 100 years ago events in Brixton drew the attention of people ranging from Clement Attlee to Marcus Garvey. Local resident Fergus O’Farrell recalls...

Brixton Reviews: Lunch on the inside – The Clink

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Eating inside takes on new meaning at The Clink at HM Prison Brixton. The gastro challenge of eating at Her Majesty’s Pleasure is to...

Brixton prison charity wins national award

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  Pop Brixton based charity Bounce Back has been highly commended in a national award for helping Brixton prison inmates into employment. For prisoners nearing the...

Only in Brixton: Learn to be a scaffolder in prison

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A seven-metre high scaffolding tower clings to the side of Brixton Prison’s G Wing – and scores of people were there to inspect it...
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Head to the windmill to see bats and the sails turn

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Brixton Windmill, fresh from the success of its bread and beer celebration, is hosting two more must-see events this week.   Bat walk On Thursday (12 May)...

Brixton Prison to be sold for housing

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne used a visit to Brixton Prison today (9 November) to announce that “old, outdated prisons in city centres”...

Baking Bad – how pastry power is changing prison lives in...

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I've lived a stone's throw from Brixton Prison for much of my life and yet it has remained a curiosity – out of sight...

30 businesses short-listed for Best of Business Awards

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More than 30 businesses have been short-listed for the coveted Best of Business Awards in Lambeth. Brixton businesses up for the honour include Block Workout...

The Clink restaurant, in Brixton Prison, prepares to open its doors...

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Glasses are being polished and tables laid at Brixton Prison as inmates prepare to open the doors of a 100 seat restaurant to the...

Prison gets bad marks after an unannounced inspection

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A prisons inspector has said that "elements of prisoners' treatment and conditions" at Brixton Prison are "unacceptable". The Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwicke, has...

Brixton Prison to open 100-seater public restaurant staffed by inmates

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Brixton Prison is to become home to a restaurant open to the public and fully staffed by inmates, it was announced today. Charity the Clink...

No borders protest marches up Brixton Hill to Brixton Prison

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Demonstrators who oppose the Government's stance on migration have marched through Brixton on a "No Borders" March. The group of around 50 protestors gathered in...

Work begins on Brixton’s ‘hands on’ windmill mural

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  Work has started on painting a distinctive mural in Windmill Gardens, Brixton. Despite the bad weather work began on the artwork on April 10, with...

Public sector protests in Brixton

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Lambeth public sector workers joined the national strike today to protest against the government's austerity cuts and pension changes. Local strikers picketed outside the Brixton...

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