Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

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https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...
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Great Black Britons competition

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Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives are backing a national competition launched by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign and supported by Britain’s biggest teachers’ organisation,...

Keep Papa’s Gates Open!

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Papa’s Park is an open access playground in the heart of Brixton, that has seen many generations of local children pass through its gates....
Last year’s winner in the doorstep gardening category was Hardy House. Award recipient: “I feel like I just won a BAFTA”

Growing for your community

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Incredible Edible Lambeth (IEL) is running two schemes that recognise the difficulty of growing outdoors during the coronavirus lockdown. ‘Growing for your Community’ is...
Healthy meals cooked by Zoe from Healthy Living Kitchen during lockdown

Transition Town Brixton’s vision for a better future

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Transition Town Brixton's Nick Anim and Susan Sheehan argue in "Our Common Future: From Scarcities to Shared Cities" that the coronavirus lockdown allows us to think...
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Performance: Black men and the lockdown

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Kwame and the Lockdown is an interactive theatre performance and community dialogue event about Black men in the time of Covid 19. The Black...
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Brixton Windmill’s sails keep turning

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Brixton Windmill and Friends of Windmill Gardens are working hard to continue to deliver a service to the local community and retailers despite the...
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Keeping the voluntary sector going during lockdown

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Richard Davis is a voluntary sector community coordinator with the Integrate Agency and Lambeth resident of 20 years. Here he shares his experience of...
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Furloughed foodies aid NHS frontline

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Volunteers who are on furlough or have lost their jobs because of coronavirus have been delivering healthy and delicious meals to NHS staff across...
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Nour protesters crash Hondo boss’s Zoom DJ set

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Protesters against the threat of eviction of Nour Cash & Carry from Brixton’s Market Row crashed into a Zoom and Facebook DJ set by...
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MP delivers donated laptops to Brixton school

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy delivered the first round of laptops and tablets from her technology donation drive to Jubilee Primary School next to the...
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Tulse Hill partners launch digital connection appeal

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A Tulse Hill partnership has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to help local people get and stay digitally connected during the pandemic. Organisers say the move...

New mayor to fundraise for young LGBT+ homeless

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Lambeth council last night (22 April) elected the UK’s first openly HIV+ mayor, artist Philip Normal, who has a shop in Brixton Village. He pledged...
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Let the children play and eat – donate

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The Loughborough Community Centre at Max Roach on Wiltshire Road in Brixton has suspended its community activities, but it provided 555 meals to 105...
Artists impression of new housing at current site of Olive Morris House building

Olive Morris House demolition starts Monday

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People living near Olive Morris House on Brixton Hill, the former council offices, have been invited to online consultations on its demolition after the...
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Brixton Advice Centre online

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Brixton Advice Centre has launched a free online legal clinic. Members of the public can fill out an online form with their legal enquiry...

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He’s Buddie lucky

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Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...
Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

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https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

Keep Papa’s Gates Open!

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Papa’s Park is an open access playground in the heart of Brixton, that has seen many generations of local children pass through its gates....

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Nour protesters crash Hondo boss’s Zoom DJ set

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Protesters against the threat of eviction of Nour Cash & Carry from Brixton’s Market Row crashed into a Zoom and Facebook DJ set by...
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MP urges laptop donation drive for local schools 

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy is calling on anyone with a spare laptop, tablet or iPad to donate it to local schools and children who are struggling to...
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Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

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The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...