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Brixton launch for beautiful portrayal of working-class women of colour

Brixton’s Ritzy cinema will host a special event on Saturday (13 November) to launch a film with deep and immediate relevance for many local...
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Users group back in action as Brixton Rec leaks continue

Brixton Rec users Group (Brug) – after a gap created by lockdowns – is again engaged in representing Rec users’ views to Lambeth council...
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Brixton Wholefoods hit target number 2

Brixton Wholefoods today reached their second fundraising target of £30,000. The Atlantic Road shop launched an appeal for £20,000 to help it to restock and to...
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Cressingham Gardens campaign benefit

The long-running arts project Liver & Lights will present a benefit happening for the Cressingham Gardens Fighting Fund in November. The fund has already raised more...
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‘Slow torture’ for residents as council starts new Cressingham consultation

Residents campaigning to save the Cressingham Gardens council estate on Tulse Hill from demolition say they are being subjected to “slow torture” by Lambeth...
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Dulwich Hamlet back gambling ads ban campaign

Dulwich Hamlet is the latest football club to support a national campaign to end gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. To celebrate the new partnership,...
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Brixton billboard calls out hidden costs of gentrification

A new public artwork has appeared in the heart of Brixton that, at first glance, looks like an advert for yet another new wave...
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Local MP to highlight deaths of Black women in pregnancy and childbirth

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy will tomorrow (14 September) open a special debate at the Houses of Parliament in London to mark Black Maternal Health...
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Brixton rally joins worldwide climate protests

Brixton’s Original Bushman, who has sold his street food here since 1989, joined speakers at a rally yesterday (28 August) that linked Extinction Rebellion...
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Resistance with rhythm in Brixton

Extinction Rebellion members joined Africa reparations campaigners to block Brixton Road from Max Roach Park to Windrush Square earlier this month. Simone Richardson meets...
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Reparations Rebellion event returns to Brixton’s roads and Windrush Square

The Afrikan Reparations Rebellion event will again take place in Brixton’s Windrush Square this year. The “Groundings Space” in the square on Sunday 1 August...
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Brixton People’s Kitchen fights eviction as deadline nears

Simone Richardson talks to people involved about the unusual occurrence of one charity evicting another and how it will impact thousands of vulnerable people Brixton...
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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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Wide support for Palestine protest

Another Sunday Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstration outside the Herne Hill gates of Brockwell Park attracted new supporters today (30 June). For two and a half...