Shine a light Cancer Research update and Party time for the local community.

As we played in the street in  Rattray road Sunday 28th (next Play date )is  October 26th 2-6pm HALLOWEEN themed apple bobbing etc.)

I thought of Rosie and Wendy (Rattray road residents)who had walked,

jogged, struggled for Cancer Research.

Rosie nearly managed to reach her £650 target so if there are any kindly pockets there is still time to give: or Wendy whose target  needs some extra support to reach.

Other  news. Keep 13th December free  for a Community party at Brixton Community Base contact Caroline at

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Future Brixton HLF Heritage success

Walking on down Electric Avenue with a friend form Portugal today, doing the Stockwell Road cafe scene for her benefit, we cut back along Electric Avenue. I told her how the run down nature would soon change due to Future Brixton efforts / after consultations with local people. They were successful in their bid to see Electric Avenue return to some of its old glory.

(see link) Brixton Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) will see a £2.6 million investment in historic buildings and the part they play in local culture. The focus is on Electric Avenue – built in the 1880s it was the first shopping street in the country to be lit by electricity and found fame in 1983 through the Eddy Grant single of the same name.

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £1,950,000 to the initiative and Lambeth Council has committed a further £650,000.