SAVE OUR SHOPS: latest statement from Cllr Jack Hopkins

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says "considerable progress" has been made in the fight to stop the eviction of businesses from the Brixton arches because Network Rail...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Humera Shafiq, S&S Textiles

[vimeo 119906282 w=500 h=281] UNDER THE ARCHES: S&S Textiles from Peter Barker on Vimeo. In support of the campaign against Network Rail's plans to evict local...

Dulwich Hamlet and Stonewall FC unite to fight homophobia

Dulwich Hamlet took a break from their Ryman Premier campaign to host their first anti-homophobia friendly match on Wednesday. The South London side played...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Cllr Jack Hopkins believes “progress has been made”

Lambeth Councillor Jack Hopkins says he believes there has been “some progress” for the shops in Brixton’s arches facing eviction. In a blog post on the Future...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: posters available to show your support

Posters are now available for Brixton shops, cafes, restaurants and residents to show their support for the tenants facing eviction because of Network Rail's...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Helen Hayes says Network Rail has behaved in “the worst way...

Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate Helen Hayes says she is in complete support of the Brixton business facing eviction from the arches and calls for...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: what are Network Rail’s plans for the arches?

Network Rail's plans for the refurbishment of the arches include damp-proofing, adding new power supplies and changing the arches that have been subdivided.This means...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Brixton Community United

Traders from Brixton Station Road and Atlantic Road met yesterday to unite over Network Rail's plans to evict them in six months for their redevelopment of...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Filmmaker speaks to Brixton arches traders being evicted

Following the shock news that up to 30 businesses in the heart of Brixton are to be evicted in under six months by Network...

Lambeth gang initiative is go

A new approach to gang violence is being piloted in Lambeth which will see members of gangs collectively punished for the criminal actions of...

Brixton Soup Kitchen crowdfunding for new van to help the homeless

The highly driven team behind Brixton Soup Kitchen have begun a crowdfunding campaign to buy a van to further help them support the hungry...

Campaign aims to raise £100,000 for statue honouring African and Carribbean soldiers

The West Indian Association of Service Personnel (WASP) is looking to raise £100,000 to erect a statue in Windrush Square, Brixton in memory of...

Wheels for Wellbeing looks for votes from Lambeth community

Wheels for Wellbeing is appealing for votes to be awarded the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2013 in Lambeth. The Brixton-based charity, which helps people to...

Workfare protestors occupy British Heart Foundation

By Isabelle Koksal A dozen people occupied the British Heart Foundation, Acre Lane, on Wednesday afternoon in protest against their involvement in government schemes which...

Hundreds sign petition to ‘save’ Hootananny Pub, Brixton

Hundreds of people have signed a petition to save a popular Brixton nightspot after its license was restricted. Regulars at Hootananny, Effra Road, fear the...

Hundreds at Brixton Academy for safe haven celebration

By Juliana Lucas Over 1,000 students came to Brixton Academy last week to watch other young performers at a concert to celebrate 50 new safe...

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

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

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...