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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...

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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...
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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...
Habiba Usman, a 17-year-old resident of the Loughborough Estate and a graduate of the Brixton Energy Solar training programme, with Agamemnon Otero

Friends of the Earth highlight Brixton energy scheme

While Brixton and Lambeth residents are at the forefront of current Extinction Rebellion activity, the area is also home to practical steps to tackle...
Mark Healey of HCAW; Chery Lewis; Donatus Anyanwu; and Louise Holden, London disability hate crime project manager for Inclusion London, an organisation that supports more than 70 deaf and disabled organisations in every London borough

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...
Extinction Rebellion Lambeth members at Marble Arch

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...
illustration of Believe in Tomorrow garden by brixton designer for RHS show

Help crowdfund for children’s Believe in Tomorrow garden

A Brixton gardener will be presenting her ideas to get more children outdoors at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in July writes Emma...
Anti-fur protesters outside the Flannels shop in Brixton

More anti-fur protests planned for Brixton store

Animal rights activists who demonstrated outside and inside the Flannels store in Pope’s Road Brixton at the weekend are planning more protests there. Some of...
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Brixton’s Windrush Square Veg Invasion

Brixton is braced for a vegetable invasion of Windrush Square and the market on 6 April. A family fun day running from 11am to...
Supporters of the Ritzy strikers brave the cold to picket the cinema urging potential patrons to back the boycott

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...

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Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
Tai Chi enthusiasts at Brixton Windmill Gardens

Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

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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...