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Support We Rise hit fundraising target

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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...
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Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

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

We Rise fundraises to connect youngsters with world of work

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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...
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Climate genocide complaint lodged at Brixton police station

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Members of Climate Genocide Act Now went to police stations across the country, including Brixton police station, this morning Wednesday 20 November. The group...
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Brixton agency launches #KnowOurRights campaign

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The Champion Agency, a longstanding Brixton institution, explains why it has launched  #KnowOurRights, a campaign to arm people with their stop and search rights....

Union calls off Ritzy boycott but fight for equal pay continues

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The long running dispute between Ritzy workers and Cineworld has been suspended says BECTU, the trade union representing cinema workers. The boycott campaign which...

Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

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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...
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Climate strikers rally in Brixton

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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...
Mark Rylance at a recent Extinction Rebellion event in South London

Oscar-winner Mark Rylance to read climate ‘declaration of rebellion’ in Brixton

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Mark Rylance at the recent Extinction Rebellion event in Brockwell ParkOscar and BAFTA award-winning actor Mark Rylance will tomorrow (14 September) read a “declaration...
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Do you have the bottle? Refill Brixton Launches

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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

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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...
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Rebellion in the park is a family fun affair

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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

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A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...
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Help available to host a local Play Street on Car Free Day

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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

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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

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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...

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Brixton coronavirus group set up to support vulnerable residents

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Brixton Covid Mutual Aid, a community-based organisation set up less than a week ago, has enlisted 3,000 volunteers to provide aid and assistance to...
Mosaic staff members outside on Effra Road with placards saying are you ok?

Coronavirus, caution and connection – some thoughts from our community 

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  Mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse says keeping connected is vital for our health – even more so if self-isolating. Physical separation means we have...
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“Giving a voice to the voiceless” – Brixton based charity Poetic Unity turns 5!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOC29blaiqY Poetic Unity a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson better known as Ragz-CV was set up to give young people...

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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...
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Nour petition urges support for its fight to retain a central place in Brixton’s...

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Nour Cash & Carry, for many the beating heart of Brixton’s markets, has launched a petition against the notice to quit it has received...