Know Our Rights campaign material

Brixton agency launches #KnowOurRights campaign

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

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

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...
Refill Brixton Launch in Windrush Square

Do you have the bottle? Refill Brixton Launches

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

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

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

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...
Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

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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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...

Blocking the traffic in Brixton

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

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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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Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
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Reparations march in pictures

Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney
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More than a march – this year will be different

Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...


Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation...

Appeal to fund pottery kits for Brixton kids

Lambeth-based Mud Gang Pottery is well on its way to raise £1,500 so that 50 home pottery kits can be distributed to children in...

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