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UK first as rainbow crossing opens outside Brockwell Park

The UK’s first permanent rainbow crossing will open officially today (16 August) outside to the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park. The crossing, which joins...

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

New Exhibition: Identity! A Poly Styrene Retrospective

There is a new exhibition launching later this month at the 198 Contemporary Arts & and Leaning in Herne Hill from 17 May -...

Art trail is response to devastating 2013 flood in Herne Hill

A new public art trail will be launched in Herne Hill today (11 February) as part of a drive to revive local businesses, many...

Olley’s in last 10 for top UK chip shop award

Olley’s Fish Experience, the upmarket fish and chippy opposite Brockwell Park, is one of 10 finalists shortlisted by the Seafish Authority as the UK’s...

Pool Party: Lido Lates

Carina Murphy dives into Brockwell ‘Lido Lates’ Ah, Brockwell Lido. Where better to head in the sun-blasted hazy days of endless heatwave than South London’s...

The Flower Lady says plans to move her have been halted

A cherished Railton Road business and its historic building were saved yesterday after pressure from the community against proposals to turn it into an...

Herne Hill’s Flower Lady shop battles to stay put

A long-established and well-loved Railton Road business fears that it faces an enforced move from its current prime position and a big rent increase...

Greens say local issues led to poll breakthrough

Tevye Markson talks to Becca Thackray who was victorious in Herne Hill as the Green party won five councillors on Lambeth council to become...

Labour continues to dominate Lambeth council, but has a new Green...

A Brixton ward contributed one of the successful Green Party candidates who now make up an opposition group of five councillors on Lambeth council...

Herne Hill Heritage cycling festival limited edition bike revealed

The P&P World Cycling Revival comes to Herne Hill Velodrome in June.  It bills itself as "the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has...

Council leader Lib Peck urged to ‘stand aside’ as Carnegie trust...

    The chair and secretary of the Carnegie Community Trust (CCT) – the body chosen by Lambeth council to be part of its redevelopment of...

Carnegie library candlelight protest

Library campaigners and local residents will stage a candle-lit procession to the closed Carnegie library in Herne Hill tonight (31 August), starting at 8.30pm...

Successful Carnegie library bidder still opposes gym

The organisation selected by Lambeth council to take community ownership of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill says that alterations being made to it...

Unfinished business: Llewelyn’s

Carina Murphy hits and misses at Llewelyn’s When Llewelyn’s opened in Herne Hill in an enviable location on Station Square, home of the popular Sunday...

Home From Home: The Commercial

An evening at Herne Hill’s The Commercial Remember the good old days when pubs were just blokes, beers, fags, pork scratchings and scantily clad page...

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