Compliments of the House volunteers Radia and Tamsyn prepare to set off from the charity’s Market Row headquarters to collect outside the Tube

Brixton’s season of goodwill

Brixton’s people and businesses have, once again, come together to help those who are lonely and in need at the worst time of year...
Grove Adventure Playground children at a stall

A year at Grove Adventure Playground

2019 has been an amazing 50th anniversary year for Grove Adventure Playground in Loughborough Junction, writes Nick Lewis. It started with the threat of redevelopment hanging...
White Horse

White Horse helps Brixton to care at Christmas

Pub staff and volunteers from the charity South London Cares yesterday (16 December) enjoyed a Christmas lunch with some of Brixton’s older residents at...

Age UK Lambeth appeal for Xmas volunteers

Age UK Lambeth is appealing for community volunteers on Christmas Day to make lunch special for seniors at the Vida Walsh centre on Saltoun...
Volunteers packing food items at storage depot

Food bank gears up for busiest time of year

Food banks are facing the busiest December yet as new figures suggest record number of people in crisis will need support ahead of Christmas...
Picture of youngsters with WeRise stickers

Support We Rise hit fundraising target

We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
Richard Asomaning, lead youth and community organiser at CHIPS

Xmas appeal for Brixton charity

CHIPS, the international Christian peacemaking charity, today launches a Christmas fundraising appeal for its Voices For Change project tackling youth violence in Brixton. The charity...

Charity adds two youth workers to local team

An international Christian peacemaking charity has appointed two youth workers to help its work in Brixton. Richard Asomaning will be responsible for community-based work for...
Parent taking picture of child in front of window

Winter Windows at The Department Store

The Department Store windows of architects Squire & Partners on Ferndale Road lit up for the festivities yesterday. This year Winter Windows 2019, an...
Poster asking for nominations for Great Black Britons. This features Trevor McDonald

Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

‘Progress’ on Duke of Edinburgh ahead of licensing hearing

“Significant progress” has been made in the dispute over a licence application by the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road, according to licence...

We Rise fundraises to connect youngsters with world of work

We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
Climate genocide protesters outside Brixton police station

Climate genocide complaint lodged at Brixton police station

Members of Climate Genocide Act Now went to police stations across the country, including Brixton police station, this morning Wednesday 20 November. The group...
The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy

South London charity seeks grant applications

Groups from Brixton, Lambeth and other parts of South London can, once again, apply for grants to help people in need or distress from...
Brockwell Park sign

Council withdraws ad hoardings plans for consultation

Plans for advertising hoardings in parks and open space across Lambeth have been withdrawn by the council after planning applications for them drew social...
swimmers take an icy dip for homelessness charity Crisis

Take an icy plunge to end homelessness 

Crisis, the homelessness charity, is challenging Londoners to sign up to the Icebreaker Challenge this December. Brixton’s Brockwell Park Lido is one of three open...

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Grove Adventure Playground appeal for support

Grove Adventure Playground is fundraising to take children on a day trip on the River Thames and a tour of Tower Bridge. They need your...
Wassailing at Brockwell Park

Dig this at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Composting, kitchen gardening and kids’ stories, not to mention a rousing wassail to kick off the new year – they are all happening at...
Fruit and veg stall in the market

Good food this Christmas brought to you by Incredible Edible Lambeth

How can we all source good nutritious food this Christmas to feed our families? Finding fresh fruit and veg at affordable prices that has not...

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Weyman Bennett

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...
Picture of youngsters with WeRise stickers

Support We Rise hit fundraising target

We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
Poster asking for nominations for Great Black Britons. This features Trevor McDonald

Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...