Tag: Effra Road

Council consults on plans for major Brixton redevelopments

Three Brixton sites are among those proposed for major redevelopment by Lambeth council. Tesco on Acre Lane, Halfords, Currys and a surrounding area on Effra...

Residents evacuated as fire erupts in Effra Road flat

Firefighters rushed to save a Brixton resident's New Year's Eve today as flames tore through a flat near Effra Road, thankfully not resulting in...

Brixton Unitarians to hold Bowie memorial service

Brixton Unitarians will be holding a special service to commemorate the life of David Bowie at the Effra Road Chapel on Sunday 28 February. The...

Interview: Out and Down @ Club 43 July 12

This summer sees Brixton nightlife kick into gear and revellers have no end of choice when it comes to the new music nights available....

Effra Road closed after motorbike collision following ‘police chase’

Effra Road is closed in both directions this afternoon as fire crews work to rescue a woman trapped in a car. Bystanders say a motorbike,...

REVIEW: Effra Social opens to much Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Brixton

By Liz Marvin The latest addition to Brixton’s smorgasboard of drinking establishments opened last night, to a full house and much rockin’ and a rollin’....

New Antic pub Effra Social to open tonight on Effra Road,...

  By Kitty Knowles Tonight, the Effra Social, Effra Road will invite locals within its walls for the first time in over 100 years as it...

Dogstar owners to open two new Brixton venues in 2013

The owners of the Dogstar pub, Antic London, are preparing to open two new venues in Brixton early this year. The bar group announced today...

The Weekend in Brixton – sleigh bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling too

By Liz Marvin Walking from my house to Brixton tube I saw three Santas, two carol signers and an elf last Saturday. And taking a...

Parents demand crossing for Water Lane ‘rat-run’

By James Cornish Parents have launched a petition for a pedestrian crossing on their children’s walk to school. The families say it is unacceptable there is...

COMMENT: Hootananny license restrictions are devastating

This afternoon the Brixton Blog received an email from one of the owners of Hootananny pub, Sophia Yates, who fears a new restriction on...

Hundreds sign petition to ‘save’ Hootananny Pub, Brixton

Hundreds of people have signed a petition to save a popular Brixton nightspot after its license was restricted. Regulars at Hootananny, Effra Road, fear the...

Labour leader Ed Miliband visits Tulse Hill Estate

The leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, joined MP Chuka Umunna and Lambeth leader Cllr Steve Reed when he visited residents on the...

70 people evacuated after ‘serious’ fire in Brixton flats

About 70 people were evacuated from their homes this morning after a fire broke out in Crownstone Court, Brixton. A man, woman and their teenage...

AFTER THE RIOTS: Brixton one year on

For much of today the eyes of the world will be on the Games in the Olympic Park. But as the global roadshow unfolds...

Hyperlocal website Effra Blog nets 1,500 hits

The Effra Blog, a news website for people living in the Effra area of Brixton, is celebrating after attracting more than 1,500 web hits...