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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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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Local campaigners in deep-sea mining protest

Members of South West London Greenpeace took part in a national protest calling on government to stop deep-sea-mining. Volunteers, including Brixton resident Holly Hawkins, displayed...
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MP joins protest over takeover of local GPs

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy today (22 April) joined anti-privatisation campaigners to oppose a US healthcare giant’s takeover of local surgeries. The protest was part of...
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‘Pride and belief’: Brixton Village and Re:Sole mark Stephen Lawrence Day

Brixton charity Re:Sole, Brixton Village and Adidas will mark Stephen Lawrence Day tomorrow (22 April) with the launch of a new cultural programme and...
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Cressingham art auction to fund new legal bid to stop demolition

Photographic artist Mark Aitken is auctioning prints of his acclaimed images of residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate to help fund court action to...
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Black Cultural Archives quits government body over race report

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA), based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, has quit a government working party on the Windrush scandal over the report of...
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Rent campaigners demand ‘no evictions’ pledge

Local campaigners organised by the Labour party pressure group Momentum protested outside the Westminster offices of a major corporate landlord yesterday (10 April). They were...
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Spotlight on Brixton advertising school graduates

Brixton Finishing School, the scheme to diversify entry-level talent in advertising and media, has launched a new initiative – the #BrixtonRising campaign. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of...
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Anti-racism campaigners rally in Windrush Square

Anti-racist campaigners gathered in Brixton's Windrush Square today (20 March)  as part of an international day of action to mark United Nations anti-racism day. The...
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Anti-pollution guerrilla road signs for Brixton

Brixton is one of the places where young activists will mount a campaign of guerrilla road signs at pollution hotspots, warning that “breathing kills”. Choked...
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Desperate parents campaign to save Brixton nursery

Parents, educators and carers of children at a central Brixton nursery have launched a campaign to save it after Lambeth council refused to renew...
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Help Jason to make a change for a fairer future

Ten-year-old Jason, whose mother Katerina works at Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse, needs your help. He has started a petition to allow all young people the opportunity...
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First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...
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Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

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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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