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In the News (Tue 18 Jun 19)

  Brixton Jamm
Returning to the homelands Brixton from May on wards The Alabama 3 will be gracing the stage both with acoustic sets and electro sets that they’ll be dropping at the festivals this year..
Jamm, the latest addition to Brixton's burgeoning club scene, officially opened for business on Friday February 18 with a party staged by internationally renowned South London duo Basement Jaxx.
Over the past 18 months the venue has changed tack again and now takes in the full spectrum of the local entertainment scene from metal and indie to house, techno and drum and bass.
www.brixtonjamm.org   (658 words)

  London/Brixton - Wikitravel
Brixton is an area of South West London, England in the United Kingdom.
Brixton is very well connected to the rest of the city.
Brixton Tours [1] specialises in one hour tours of Brixton, taking in the history, culture and local attractions of this part of London.
wikitravel.org /en/London/Brixton   (1543 words)

  Brixton - Wikinfo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brixton is a vibrant inner London suburb, capital of the Jamaican community of London.
Brixton was the scene of race riots in April 1981 and September 1985.
Although the Brixton area subsequently saw pioneering community policing iniatives, the continued death in police custody of young fl men led to smaller scale protests through the 1990s.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Brixton   (1483 words)

  Brixton - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Brixton is a vibrant inner London suburb 3.3 miles (5.3 km) south of Charing Cross and is the unofficial "capital" of the Jamaican and Caribbean community of London.
Brixton was the scene of anti-police riots in April 1981 and September 1985.
Although the Brixton area subsequently saw pioneering community policing initiatives, the continued death of young fl men in police custody (and in one case the death of a man holding a gun-shaped cigarette lighter) coupled with general distrust of the police led to smaller scale protests through the 1990s.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Brixton   (1711 words)

Brixton Oval is the common name for the open space opposite Lambeth Town Hall and in front of Brixton Tate Library.
One is the foundation stone of the Brixton Theatre and Opera House "laid by Henry Irving May 3rd 1894"; this is now sitting just outside the wall of the gardens, on the Library side.
In planning the Brixton church Porden broke with tradition and put his tower at the east (Effra Road) end so as not to spoil the beauty of the portico at the west end.
www.brixtonsociety.org.uk /trailone.htm   (2540 words)

 Bohemian Brixton
Brixton resisted the turbulent Margaret Thatcher years in the Brixton Riots of the 1980s when the inhabitants revolted at overbearing police discrimination and brutality.
Brixton blazed, and when, in the aftermath, many residents fled, the vacant buildings attracted a new wave of migrants like air into a vacuum: artists, writers, political activists, and plain dropouts who squatted empty properties.
That Brixton is the only district in the UK where cannabis possession won’t lead to arrest is tribute to Brixton’s liberal and counterculture demeanour.
www.victorborg.com /html/bohemian_brixton.html   (1003 words)

 theRatandMouse - London's property blog
Brixton's current fashionability was largely built on the backs of fl Caribbean people and on the backs of poorer people in general, including the Irish.
Residents who don't fit in with recent conformism (and Brixton's current fashionability is a form of conformism) can sometimes feel crushed by the demands of professional people who've read that Brixton is "hip", moved in recently and within months want everything their way.
Brixton is an area some of these people would previously have never considered a place they could live.
www.theratandmouse.co.uk /weblog/archives/2005/09/letter_from_bri_1.html   (1671 words)

 Brixton Acquisition
Brixton will also be assuming a debenture which has been marked to market at #60 million together with working capital liabilities of #15 million.
Brixton runs and is a 30% owner of the Equiton fund which comprises 42 sub-#20m South East industrial properties totalling 2.9 million sq ft and worth approximately #300 million.
Brixton believes that this pro-active management approach can be applied to more secondary locations and stock where growth is more likely to be achieved through enhancing the rental income.
www.advfn.com /news_acquisition_9286299.html   (1693 words)

 Police shoot man dead in Brixton | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
The police complaints authority is to investigate the fatal shooting by armed officers of a man in south London yesterday.
The area surrounding the scene of the shooting had been sealed off and what appeared to be a silver handgun was lying in the street.
Brixton has been at the centre of a drugs war between rival gangs of Yardies.
www.guardian.co.uk /gun/Story/0,2763,522981,00.html   (486 words)

Late night sessions at this bar revealed that the regulars carried a wealth of experience in musicianship, sound engineering and promoting, and since we drank there anyway we decided that we should get a good band down now and again to listen to.
They loved the informality and the fact that we bothered to pay them, and, some three years later the Windmill is known far beyond the backstreet in Brixton where it's situated.
Although we're just a little backstreet place, Windmill Brixton has gotten a glowing "Ace Place" review in Time Out, was called "your new favourite venue" by Drownedinsound.com and has been namechecked over the airwaves by the likes of XFM's John Kennedy and Radios 1's Steve Lamacq.
www.windmillbrixton.co.uk /main.php   (1245 words)

 GENUKI/Devon: Brixton - Genealogy
"BRIXTON, a pleasant village, 4½ miles E. of Plymouth, has in its parish 822 souls, and 2865 acres of fertile land, bounded on the south-east by the Yealm estuary, and including the small hamlets of Spriddleston, Hareston, Winston, and Coombe.
The manor of Brixton, anciently called Britricheston, was long held by a family of its own name, but was dismembered many years ago.
Brixton: extracts from deeds, parish registers, pedigrees etc. Manuscript (1875?) 1 vol.
genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk /DEV/Brixton   (534 words)

 A Brixton Renaissance
A deeper cause of the riots was seen to be the belief of many in the fl community that Brixton was not being regenerated but gentrified and that business grants were going not to fl locals but to white outsiders.
Brixton is being gentrified and the fl community has to get on board.
This was formerly The Atlantic, Brixton's most visible fl pub, and at the time recently refurbished for a white clientele with a £200,000 grant.
www.reggaezine.co.uk /brixtonrenaissance.html   (1620 words)

 Brixton Academy - Musical Events Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Brixton Academy is one of the most popular venues in the whole of London.
As you probably know Brixton does not have a very good reputation and after hearing about the mcdonald's shooting the other week i was a bit scared about going.
Brixton didn't seem that bad although when leaving the venue i was offered drugs once outside the tube...
www.dooyoo.co.uk /musical-events/brixton-academy   (238 words)

  Brixton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brixton has won permission to build an X2 two-storey warehouse at Hatton Cross, Heathrow, and is now looking to use the concept at other sites.
Brixton is looking to build the UK's first multi-storey industrial sheds, having selected Hatton Cross in west London as a suitable trial site, and the free space created will be developed with a housebuilder partner.
Brixton has raised £68m in a share placing to fund its industrial property development programme.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /brixtona.htm   (98 words)

 Brixton Bar and Grill, London
Brixton Bar & Grill combines service and style with gritty urban edge, located as it is in the chaotic and colourful Brixton market under a vast Victorian railway arch.
I live in Brixton and when I went to the Bar and Grill there was no one from the area (there is always a recognizable face whatever bar you go to around here, people like a drink or two).
Brixton is definitely on the up, I've lived there for about 18 months so it's nice to see these kind of additions to the neighbourhood.
www.worldsbestbars.com /city/south-west/brixton-bar-and-grill.htm   (614 words)

 BBC - London - Your London - Destination Brixton - Exhibitions in Brixton
Brixton’s first ever International Art Fair will be showcasing over 100 artists who are both local and international rising stars.
Having grown up in Brixton yet lived abroad for a number of years Rebecca feels at home yet maintain a voyeurs' perspective and her images capture the spirit of Brixton's diversity and quirkiness.
Brixton's Josephine Avenue will be packed with all sorts of art at this day-long fair.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/yourlondon/destination_brixton/arts.shtml   (774 words)

 LondonTown.com | London Travel | Brixton tube London   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This corner of Brixton is fast gentrifying into one of the trendiest in London, with a cluster of its best bars, clubs and live venues... More
Brixton favourite Plan B is a funky dive with plush, comfortable décor, nice staff, a great sound system and a wicked bar.
The place is always packed with hard-partying Brixton locals and boasts an exceptional atmosphere.
www.londontown.com /LondonInformation/Underground_Stations/Brixton/fb29   (249 words)

 LondonTown.com | Brixton Water Lane Guide | Brixton Water Lane London, SW2, England, UK | London Streets by Street
The nearest underground station to Brixton Water Lane is 'Brixton ' which is about 16 minutes to the North West.
Nevermind the trendy kids in Plan B, if you really want to know what Brixton is all about, head down to the Hobgoblin any night of the week.
Brixton tube, Brixton Road, (16 mins to the North West)
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/brixton_water_lane_18b.html   (237 words)

 Police baffled by Brixton bomb
More than 24 hours after the explosion in Brixton, south London - described as a "vicious and reckless" act - police sources said there was still confusion over the basic details of the bomb and the circumstances in which it was planted.
Some in Brixton have said that the attack, on an area thought of as the epicentre of fl Britain, could be racially motivated.
Officers from Operation Trident - set up in Brixton to investigate gangland shootings and the violent activities of gangs including the Jamaican "Yardies" - were also consulted.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1999/04/19/nbri19.html   (279 words)

 The Brixton Group: Press
Located at 1100 West Washington Boulevard, the Brixton Loft;s is nestled in the heart...
High quality interiors combine with solid, old-style construction at the Brixton Lofts, at 1100...
Brixton Lofts is the essence of modern living with oversized windows and exposed brick walls.
thebrixtongroup.com /press.php?Id=3   (72 words)

 Brixton gives Tyson a hero's welcome
MIKE TYSON may be considered a "pariah" in polite circles, but in Brixton, "messiah" seemed to be the more appropriate term.
But a crowd of several thousand fans, mainly young, male and fl, gathered outside Brixton police station, the scene of recent protests over perceived police racism, to await the former heavyweight champion yesterday.
Several car bonnets and windscreens were damaged as the crush intensified, forcing Tyson to inch his way towards the police station, halting the number 55 bus as the driver tried to move against the mass of people.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/2000/01/22/ntys22.html   (615 words)

 LondonTown.com | Brixton Oval Guide | Brixton Oval London, SW2, England, UK | London Streets by Street
The nearest underground station to Brixton Oval is 'Brixton ' which is about 4 minutes to the North.
This corner of Brixton is fast gentrifying into one of the trendiest in London, with a cluster of its best bars, clubs and live venues and some excellent mid-range restaurants.
Brixton tube, Brixton Road, (4 mins to the North)
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/brixton_oval_bb4.html   (772 words)

 Brixton property for sale price guides - Average: £325,200
Average property prices in Brixton compared to the prices in the nearest 5 locations.
All property price guides for Brixton are based on the listing prices in the zoomf.com index, which represent the asking prices for the available property for sale in Brixton and property to let in Brixton.
The market snapshots are based on the prices in the current index and will update as the index is updated.
www.zoomf.com /london/brixton/guide/buy   (166 words)

 London Borough of Lambeth | Brixton
Brixton is at the heart of Black media and culture and is the home of the Voice Newspaper, Black Cultural Archives, several galleries, design projects and Brixton Market.
The vision for Brixton Central Square is to create a safe, high quality public space that expresses the significance of Brixton as a vibrant multicultural community.
It is for anyone who cherishes their cultural background.  The Brixton Town Centre office is working closely with Black Cultural Archives, a longstanding Brixton based organisation, to realise their aspirations to develop Raleigh Hall as a Centre for Black Heritage and Culture of national reach.
www.lambeth.gov.uk /NR/exeres/E04B4206-003B-4816-9404-D0D2D3E73390.htm   (483 words)

 ON THIS DAY | 25 | 1981: Brixton riots report blames racial tension
Last April's riots in Brixton, south London were caused by serious social and economic problems affecting Britain's inner cities, a report has said.
Lord Scarman called for a new emphasis on community policing and said more people from ethnic minorities should be recruited to the force.
In 1985 there were further riots in Brixton after an officer accidentally shot and wounded a fl woman during a police raid, and again 10 years later when a young fl man died in custody.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/25/newsid_2546000/2546233.stm   (396 words)

 NOVELL: Partner Product: Brixton PU2.1 SNA Server
The Brixton PU2.1 SNA Server product is implemented based on a client-server architecture, providing centralized SNA server functions with the flexibility of locating SNA clients centrally or distributed throughout the IP network.
A Linux-based system operating the Brixton PU2.1 SNA Server may be attached to the SNA network via Ethernet or Token Ring.
The Brixton PU2.1 SNA Server provides a common gateway for all Brixton client or session licenses, including Brixton 3270 Open Client, Brixton 5250 Client, Brixton 3770 (RJE) Client and application programs written using the Brixton LU6.2 and LU0 API development toolkits.
www.novell.com /partnerguide/product/203583.html   (641 words)

 Brixton London - Local information for Brixton London, Brixton Restaurants and Bars
Brixton used to be known as Brixistane and was mostly dull farmland until the Vauxhall Bridge opened in 1816.
Brixton is famous for both its music and its politics, so the notable names of David Bowie, Paul Simonon, Mick Jones, Ken Livingstone, John Major and Harold Macmillan should come as no surprise.
Brockwell Park (www.brockwellpark.com), between Brixton and Herne Hill, is home to the Brockwell Lido, one of London’s last remaining outdoor pools.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /home_feat_local_brixton.asp   (435 words)

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