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Help Jason to make a change for a fairer future

Ten-year-old Jason, whose mother Katerina works at Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse, needs your help. He has started a petition to allow all young people the opportunity...
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First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...
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Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...
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Brixton campaigner wins historic pledge on Black history teaching

The founder of a South London project to advance Black learning and wellbeing has won a commitment from the London Assembly to support the...
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Local NHS campaigners call for grass-roots test and trace

Local campaigners against the privatisation and commercialisation of the NHS have backed a call by Lambeth council to allow the failing Covid test and...
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Grenfell cladding still threat in Lambeth

More than 29,000 local people are living in homes with Grenfell-style cladding, according to an analysis by the Labour party.  It said 12,110 people in...
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Someone’s sister, mother or friend

Ruby Gregory talks to people involved in a documentary investigating women and young girls who are coerced into gangs, featuring a former victim who...
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Local MPs condemn benefit cut plan

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (18 January) joined Labour party leader Keir Starmer at the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank. On the same day, the MP...
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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December). All proceeds will go directly to the venue...
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Jaguars prowl Brixton Tesco to highlight link to deforestation

Volunteers from South West London Greenpeace visited Tesco in Brixton today (28 November) to reimagine a scene from Greenpeace’s new animation, Monster, in which a...
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Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the town hall in Brixton orange. It will also...
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Brixton tower opponents launch legal campaign

Opponents of plans to build a 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton today (24 November) launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund...
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Temporary housing through the eyes of a child

A child in temporary housing appeals to Lambeth council to give his family a safe and permanent home – Aaliyah Harry reports Janeth Gomez, her...
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Brixton ad school grads pen letter urging industry to improve diversity

Three Brixton Finishing School (BFS) graduates have written an open letter to the advertising industry urging action on its diversity and accessibility problem. Mahalia Peake,...