Tag: Brixton Rec

Brixton Rec users add voice to concerns over demolition of International...

Brixton Rec Users Group (BRUG) has strongly opposed the demolition of International House as part of Lambeth council’s plans to redevelop what it describes...

Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

Foot Locker celebrates Brixton Topcats’ Jimmy Rogers

https://youtu.be/LHQO12Ty_Tg Foot Locker is celebrating Jimmy Rogers, founder of the Brixton Topcats basketball club, at its Brixton shop and across Europe throughout October. Jimmy Rogers founded...

Food for the hungry, frightened and forgotten – it was a...

Janet Baker ran the Lambeth Emergency Food Distribution Service at Brixton Rec. It began as soon as lockdown started to help people who were...

Brixton Playground – A new vision for Brixton

Brixton BID have published a new vision for Brixton. In the document, published on 25 June, Brixton BID state that: "Reopening Brixton means reimagining the...

Local club to play in national volleyball league

South London teenagers will get the opportunity to compete nationally when the local Little Giants club forms both girls’ and boys’ league teams for...

Brixton Ballers recover stolen wheelchair

Wheelchair basketball player David Batista has his £5,000 sport chair back after a sting operation involving the police led to its return. Percy Hutchful, coach...

Brixton club appeals for return of stolen wheelchair

Brixton Ballers, the inspiring local wheelchair basketball team, are appealing for the return, or information about the whereabouts, of a stolen wheelchair. All wheelchairs are...

Deontay Wilder a knockout with Brixton fans at Afewee

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder visited Brixton’s Afewee boxing club today where he met youngsters from the club and posed for pictures with them...

Basketball stars of the future in Brixton

Basketball history was made in Brixton Rec at the 2019 Hoopsfix All-Star Classic (HASC) as the event expanded to two days (1 to 2...

Afewee junior Vivien Parsons on England boxing talent programme

Brixton amateur boxer Vivien Parsons, 15, from the Afewee club was scouted by England coaches during her impressive performances at the recent England Boxing...

Football team raise money for cancer treatment

South London five-a-side football team Samba Quays are reuniting 10 years after their last competitive fixture to play a six hour marathon football match...

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Ballers aim for top three finish

Brixton Ballers are aiming for another top-three finish as they prepare for a new season in the Third Division South of the National Wheelchair Basketball...

Brixton Rec to be home for new kids’ fencing project

Imperium Investments and the Brixton Fencing Club have joined forces in a campaign to allow children across Lambeth to experience fencing. The initiative, called the...

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