Tag: Brixton Recreation Centre

Appeal over woman missing in Brixton

Ester Uwanoghor, 68, was last seen leaving Brixton Recreation Centre at about 4pm on Tuesday, 15 December. She is a light skinned black female of slim build....

TEDx comes to Brixton for third year

Local icons and leading innovators will gather for a day of talks as the TEDx series of conferences comes to Brixton for a third...

Review into custody deaths announced by Theresa May in Brixton

Theresa May has launched an independent review into deaths in police custody in England and Wales. Speaking yesterday at Brixton Recreation Centre, May said every...

Young basketball stars bring hoop dreams to Brixton

Future stars of British basketball are set to showcase their skills at a special event in SW9 this afternoon. Brixton Rec will play host...

Harold’s long-term service with a smile at the Rec

Harold Joseph is celebrating 25 years of work at Brixton Recreation Centre. On April 29, Joseph was awarded £250 in vouchers for his service for...

Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton...

RIP MADIBA: How Brixton is paying tribute to Nelson Mandela

With tributes pouring in worldwide, Londoners lay flowers by a statue of the anti-apartheid icon, yards away from the South African High Commission in...

Women’s Brixton Bolt 2013 winner: The story behind the victory

    By Laurice Laird It was a Sunday. Just an ordinary Sunday. Churchgoers were either already in church, or they were on their way there. The...

Brixton Rec Swimming Pool Closed

The pool at the Brixton Rec is currently closed because the hot water has stopped working. The problem was first discovered last Wednesday when a...

Brixton Recreation Centre architect George Finch dies

The Lambeth architect behind the  Brixton Rec, George Finch, has died aged 83. Finch designed the iconic Recreation Centre, as well as Lambeth Towers, Kennington...

Brixton Rec: Users call for written pledge to keep centre open

Brixton Rec users have criticised local councillors for not making a written commitment to keep the leisure centre open - despite a verbal pledge...

Brixton Topcats lose to Team Northumbria

We popped along to the Brixton Topcats game against Team Northumbria on Sunday. The Topcats weren't on top form and lost 59:72, but we're...

Locals win victory for the Brixton Rec

People who swim, play football, lift weights, celebrate their birthdays, learn basketball, teach basketball and more at the Brixton Recreation Centre packed out a...

Lambeth Labour refuse to be drawn on possible demolition of the...

By Kaye Wiggins and Zoe Jewell The proposal to demolish the Brixton Recreation Centre is still being considered by Lambeth Council as worried residents campaign...

Users’ group against getting rid of the Rec

A long-standing users group for the Brixton Recreation Centre has re-formed to protest against Lambeth Council’s proposals to get rid of the Rec in...

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