Refill Brixton Launch in Windrush Square

Do you have the bottle? Refill Brixton Launches

A campaign to encourage cafes, bars, restaurants and other businesses to allow people to fill water bottles from their taps launched in Brixton on...

Brixton mothers star in new maternity podcast

Local mum Laura Broderick has launched a podcast with stories from new mothers as they navigate their return to work. All parents interviewed so far...
Stop Ecocide banner XR Blackheath event

Rebellion in the park is a family fun affair

Extinction Rebellion Lambeth to stage fun family Uprising festival in Brockwell Park. Steve Tooze reports Rebellion will take on a family-friendly face as climate activists...
Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...
Street participating in Car Free Day

Help available to host a local Play Street on Car Free Day

Lambeth communities are being urged to organise regular “play streets” by closing their road for a few hours a week or month. Car Free Day,...
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Food organisations to tackle waste at Lambeth Country Show

The Lambeth Food Partnership is working with the Lambeth Country Show team to reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill from the...
Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...
Olive Morris©Neil Kenlock

Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...

Blocking the traffic in Brixton

Ray Branford, age 9 and her grandmother Sue Branford were on their way to Parliament for the School Strike for Climate, when they stopped...
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Brixton film showing will mark miners’ strike anniversary

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'LktGDXpZRgBs5Jc2DAPzHw',sig:'mT_K7_O3ZbRfQCivj0KWP91eUVh9G1B1F3LTli96IAI=',w:'594px',h:'397px',items:'80549838,83004587,80549591,83004549,83004588',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Streatham Labour Party is marking the 35th anniversary of the 1984 miners’ strike with a screening of...
Crowd gathered in Herne Hill church hall to welcome refugee family

300 pack hall to give warm welcome to refugee family

More than 300 people turned up to a Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees (HHWR) meeting in May, giving a rapturous welcome to a refugee family...
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Groundwork Community Awards now open for nominations

Groundwork is an organisation that encourages community involvement by creating and maintaining green spaces in urban areas. The group has previously run workshops at...
Laura and Carole Big Lunch community walkers

The Big Lunch 2019 teams announced

The Big Lunch have just announced their team for 2019 who will be leading a two-week community walk taking place across the nation between...
Waterpolo at Brockwell Lido

Petition urges Brockwell Lido to lift ban on local swimming club

  Well over 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Fusion Lifestyle – a charity that runs Brockwell Lido – to lift its...
Extinction Rebellion Lambeth members at Marble Arch

Extinction Rebellion support rockets in Lambeth

Extinction Rebellion Lambeth report on the explosive growth of the movement locally Extinction Rebellion is gaining support at an incredible rate in Lambeth. In the wake...
OurSpace group photovideo

OurSpace are making noise this spring

  Community space project ‘OurSpace’ have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with the training of 21 local people from Angell Town, Tulse Hill...

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Window display of Traid charity shop in Brixton

Traid – reuse, recycle, recreate

Brixton’s Traid has always been ahead of the trend, upcycling clothes since July 2013. Simone Richardson dropped in Traid, a charity with 11 shops in London...
Fadha mysocial member

Freedom and support for older people to do fun things

MYsocial, run by Age UK Lambeth, an independent local charity that has been supporting older people for more than 70 years, is back for...

Help for young people to get into work

The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...

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Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy is dedicated to preparing young people to bring about social change. A free academy fellowship gives students the tools, skills and...
Project coordinator Abs outside Pop Brixton

Hate crime partners’ day of hope at Pop Brixton festival

Lambeth Disability Hate Crime partnership is holding a Hope Fest as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Wednesday 16 October from 1...
School strikers in Windrush Square

Climate strikers rally in Brixton

Melissa Veitch reports on today's climate strike action in Brixton Hundreds of people rallied in Brixton today (20 September) before joining the Global Climate Strike...