Brixton news, rumour and general chat - May 2014

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by Rushy, May 1, 2014.

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  1. editor

    editor hiraethified

  2. ash

    ash Inittogether

    I remember some time ago someone recommended a southern indian or Sri Lankan take away that delivers to Brixton? I've searched but can't find it does anyone remember? If notdoes anyone know a good Turkish/ lebanese? I have a craving for one or the other!!!
  3. passivejoe

    passivejoe Well-Known Member

    Saz in Herne Hill is delicious. And they deliver.
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  4. SarfLondoner

    SarfLondoner KenDoddsDadsDogsDead.

    Kennington tandoori was the one.
  5. ash

    ash Inittogether

  6. ash

    ash Inittogether

    The menu for sax looks good : )
  7. ash

    ash Inittogether

    Sorry no it's not that one I did follow up the recommendation but wasn't that impressed. It's not sarf sarf Indian - you should know that sarfy !!
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  8. Manter

    Manter Lunch Mob

    The Sri Lankan one has closed. Sams is South Indian. Barbeque is a decent Turkish/Lebanese (it is slightly confused which it is)
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  9. editor

    editor hiraethified

    This has nearly finished on Brixton Square

  10. ash

    ash Inittogether

    So we tried Saz but their menu was going mental and we couldn't read it, phoned them up and the bloke on the phone was aware but couldn't do anything about it. We ordered from BBQ - cheers Manter it was good; great salad which came free and the veggie sides and starters were lovely. The meat was a bit sparce but as a veggie that bothered the other half more than me. All in all good value and quality.
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  11. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    So is Pete Robbins ex Cabinet Member for Housing and Regen. He did not stand.

    The new Cabinet has different post in it:

    Leader of the Council, Cllr Lib Peck
    Deputy Leader (Policy Delivery), Cllr Imogen Walker
    Deputy Leader (Finance & Investment), Cllr Paul McGlone
    Cabinet Member for Children & Adult Services, Cllr Jackie Meldrum
    Cabinet Member for Environment & Sustainability, Cllr Jenny Brathwaite
    • Cabinet Member for Families, Cllr Rachel Heywood
    Cabinet Member for Health & Wellbeing, Cllr Jim Dickson
    Cabinet Member for Housing, Cllr Matthew Bennett
    Cabinet Member for Jobs & Growth, Cllr Jack Hopkins
    Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods, Cllr Jane Edbrooke

    Anyone know anything about Cllr Bennett? New Cabinet member for housing. Works for Steve Reed.
  12. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Can't really help with Matthew Bennett - except his Twitter a/c says day job in Westminster - which sounds a bit ominous to me (another special adviser?).

    As regards Pete Robbins he was rushing around like a blue assed fly at the local election count. I would have expected him not to bother if he had "moved on".
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  13. CH1

    CH1 "Red Guard"(NLYL)

    Looks good - but where is the Hot Yoga sauna exercise thingy?
  14. han

    han brixton hill hobbit

    If only I didn't have to start work at 8am the next day, I'd be there like a shot.
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  15. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    I guess "old school Brixton" means "people without proper jobs".
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  17. T & P

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  18. T & P

    T & P |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

  19. Dexter Deadwood

    Dexter Deadwood Left Voluntarily Enforced Holiday Banned

    Good to see the water feature in Windrush Square working, will ride through it again when the weather warms. It would be good to have a pigeon cull, over two hundred of them shitting everywhere on the square.
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  20. editor

    editor hiraethified

    A vandalised estate agent board in an edgy part of London recently. :)

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  21. boohoo

    boohoo No.

    I'm taking a Brixton Mural tour on 8th June - meet at 11am outside Stockwell Tube Station. No heckling!
  22. Peanut Monkey

    Peanut Monkey Flea-Bit of CHL.

    Make sure you're wearing decent comfortable shoes - when I did a mural walk we walked for miles and it took about 4 hours!
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  23. boohoo

    boohoo No.

    I was the tour guide - (when did you go - one time it took far too long)
  24. Dexter Deadwood

    Dexter Deadwood Left Voluntarily Enforced Holiday Banned

    Really sad to see this tree taken down. There are a number of possibilities but i suspect the idiot who came to mow the grass must have hit it hard.

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  25. editor

    editor hiraethified

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  26. Dexter Deadwood

    Dexter Deadwood Left Voluntarily Enforced Holiday Banned

    They want to get rid of the smoke, they want to get rid of the people. The sanitation teams are here, they are serving soylent green.
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  27. EastEnder

    EastEnder Brixton Barnacle

    Says the man who wants to kill all the pigeons! :mad:

    They've been here longer than you have!

    Gentrifier! :mad:
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  28. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

  29. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Actually it comes from the page that's stuck up on the side of their van and from their petition page which you clearly didn't bother looking at. Neither are attributed to the Brixton Blog, which I haven't looked at. If it turns out they wrote it - and not just used the same press release - then I will credit them.


    Still, great to see you being so supportive as ever, spending your time trying to undermine a campaign to support a local trader.
  30. teuchter

    teuchter je suis teuchter

    I read it, had a deja vu moment, googled, and found that I had indeed already read this news story half a year ago.

    The BBuzz article gives the impression that the petition has just been started.
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