Horns of Taurus over New Cross Gate

My current favourite phone app is SkyView (I have only used the free version so far). Essentially an astronomy aid if you point it at the night sky it will tell you the names of the stars, planets and constellations that you can see. But of course the stars are still there during the day, ...

Brockley Sainsbury’s is open

The Sainsbury's Local on Mantle Road opened today. Comments and reviews please!

Cash rich, thyme poor

Brockley's got another free cash machine, outside the new Sainsbury's Local, which opens later this month.This brings the total near the station to five, plus one in Crofton Park, one in Ladywell and another on Lewisham Way. That's nearly one for every actual shop in the area and compares with none near the station and ...

Brockley Sainsbury’s opens July 15th

Sainsbury's is opening its delayed Local branch on July 15th, according to this ad spotted by BCer Michael. It's evidently hoping to crack the Brockley market by selling a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables (the Broca has an interesting but sporadic range, Nisa has a narrow range and Costcutter's quality is patchy).It's a bold gambit ...

Brockley Sainsbury’s delayed

The new Sainsbury's Local on Mantle Road, which was originally due to have opened by now, will not open until the summer.A BCer with some inside knowledge of the project who asked not to be named says: "The store opening date has been pushed back to a likely date in July as a result of ...

Brockley Sainsbury’s – work begins

Sainsbury's will occupy the unit being refurbished (right)The Nisa next to the Broca Food Market on Mantle Road has closed.Work has begun on the new Sainsbury's Local that will replace it. The new store will be larger than its predecessor and is due to open within weeks.