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Brixton housing association wins £12m funding for new homes

Brixton-based Ekaya housing association has plans to build more than 65 new homes in South London over the next three years with £12m funding...
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College lecturers in strike vote

Lecturers at Lambeth College, which has a centre on Brixton Hill, are among those at 10 colleges around the country being asked to vote...
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Government profits as children suffer

A South London primary school will today (9 June) host the launch of a campaign against a government policy that netted it more than...
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Brixton’s Pegasus Opera creates Windrush anthem

A new Windrush Anthem commissioned by Lambeth council from the Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will premiere on 22 June – Windrush Day. Events leading up...
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Lambeth Larder funding appeal

https://youtu.be/g1lG4T4ZXQs Brixton-based social enterprise Lambeth Larder has launched a fundraising campaign so it can continue to help local people struggling with money to find emergency...
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Blooming Lambeth call for entries

Blooming Lambeth Awards, the annual celebration of local community gardening, growing and food activism, is once again asking for entries. Organised by Incredible Edible Lambeth with financial...
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Wide support for Palestine protest

Another Sunday Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstration outside the Herne Hill gates of Brockwell Park attracted new supporters today (30 June). For two and a half...
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MP, councillors join rally against scrap site

https://youtu.be/qPRRHOlsIzE Opponents of plans for a new scrapyard in West Norwood that would have major implications for Brixton and most of Lambeth rallied outside the...
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‘HGV threat to Brixton roads’ warning

Roads in central Brixton and around Brockwell Park could see a significant rise in heavy lorry traffic if plans for a new waste processing...
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You can help High Trees continue to grow

A long-standing community group is appealing for funds to refurbish its home, the Saint Martin’s Learning Centre on Tulse Hill. The High Trees Community Development...

Brixton support for Palestine protest

Local Palestine Solidarity Campaign members assembled in Brixton’s Windrush Square to support Palestinians in their fight for their homes, families, rights and to end...
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Busking in Brixton for a better world

Three young musicians will be playing one of a marathon 20-gig series in Brixton today. Simone Richardson finds out why Teen buskers The Mocktales will...
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Help Cathi give back to the community

In November 2018, Cathi Blake was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. “Fortunately,” she says, “I was diagnosed early enough for the tumour to be removed.” It...
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In pain? Don’t Google it, join a GP Zoom session

A local GP surgery has launched new series of joint and back pain webinars to try to reach more people in pain and free...
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Maureen stands for equality at the centre of everything

The Women’s Equality Party, with a strong presence in South London, was ‘best of the rest’ in the recent elections for the Greater London...
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Brixton Palestine protest

Members and supporters of the Brixton Palestine Solidarity Campaign will tomorrow (15 May) rally at the Herne Hill Gate of Brockwell Park to back...

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Brixton Palestine protests continue

Protest against Israel’s occupation of Palestine will continue in Brixton this weekend with two separate events planned. The now regular protest at the Herne Hill...
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Brixton barber fights police bid to close it

Hundreds of people have rallied to the support of a longstanding Brixton business that police are trying to close down. Sheer Perfection barbers on Ferndale...
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Government profits as children suffer

A South London primary school will today (9 June) host the launch of a campaign against a government policy that netted it more than...

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West Norwood’s global garden open again for locals

The South London Botanical Institute in West Norwood went global during lockdown, but is now welcoming visitors again, fuelled by a surge in interest...
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You can help High Trees continue to grow

A long-standing community group is appealing for funds to refurbish its home, the Saint Martin’s Learning Centre on Tulse Hill. The High Trees Community Development...
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Brixton Brewin’ ’bout that generation

Brixton Brewery today (12 May) launches a new beer, Generation Pale Ale, in aid of local charity Age UK Lambeth. Promoted by a bunch of...

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