Compliments of the House volunteers Radia and Tamsyn prepare to set off from the charity’s Market Row headquarters to collect outside the Tube

Brixton’s season of goodwill

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Brixton’s people and businesses have, once again, come together to help those who are lonely and in need at the worst time of year...
White Horse

White Horse helps Brixton to care at Christmas

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Pub staff and volunteers from the charity South London Cares yesterday (16 December) enjoyed a Christmas lunch with some of Brixton’s older residents at...

Age UK Lambeth appeal for Xmas volunteers

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Age UK Lambeth is appealing for community volunteers on Christmas Day to make lunch special for seniors at the Vida Walsh centre on Saltoun...
Volunteers packing food items at storage depot

Food bank gears up for busiest time of year

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Food banks are facing the busiest December yet as new figures suggest record number of people in crisis will need support ahead of Christmas...
Richard Asomaning, lead youth and community organiser at CHIPS

Xmas appeal for Brixton charity

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CHIPS, the international Christian peacemaking charity, today launches a Christmas fundraising appeal for its Voices For Change project tackling youth violence in Brixton. The charity...

Charity adds two youth workers to local team

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An international Christian peacemaking charity has appointed two youth workers to help its work in Brixton. Richard Asomaning will be responsible for community-based work for...
The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy

South London charity seeks grant applications

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Groups from Brixton, Lambeth and other parts of South London can, once again, apply for grants to help people in need or distress from...
swimmers take an icy dip for homelessness charity Crisis

Take an icy plunge to end homelessness 

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Crisis, the homelessness charity, is challenging Londoners to sign up to the Icebreaker Challenge this December. Brixton’s Brockwell Park Lido is one of three open...
Flyer advertising fundraiser for Compliments of the House

Winter Warmer fundraiser at Pop

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Brixton-based charity Compliments of The House (CoTH) will host a Winter Warmer fundraising event in Pop Brixton on 24 November to raise awareness and...
Computer generated image of the new barn at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

Workshops at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG) is a community garden in the centre of Brockwell Park, providing a haven for local people and urban wildlife,...
Lambeth school Patrol launch, Brixton

Lambeth Schools Patrol launches in Brixton

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The Lambeth Schools Patrol (LSP) project was formally launched yesterday (30 October) in the centre of Brixton. The project is a partnership between Brixton businesses...
Window display of Traid charity shop in Brixton

Traid – reuse, recycle, recreate

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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

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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

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The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...
Polo riders fund raise for Ebony Horse Club

Polo club fundraiser for Ebony Horse Club

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A fundraiser for Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club takes place on Saturday 28 September at Ham Polo Club. Friends and supporters are being urged to...
Volunteers with store manager at Barnardos

Barnardo’s Brixton appeals for volunteers

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  Barnardo’s, the children’s charity, is looking for people to volunteer at its store in Brixton Road after the number of donated items has increased...

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Kitchen duties at Mosaic

Mosaic Clubhouse, a place of comfort and encouragement

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Despite being part of a global movement Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is unique in England. Ruby Gregory investigates. Sitting on Effra Road is Mosaic Clubhouse, a...

Grove Adventure Playground appeal for support

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Grove Adventure Playground is fundraising to take children on a day trip on the River Thames and a tour of Tower Bridge. They need your...
Wassailing at Brockwell Park

Dig this at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

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Composting, kitchen gardening and kids’ stories, not to mention a rousing wassail to kick off the new year – they are all happening at...

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Windrush solidarity banner

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...
Saja Sheheen in Nour

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...
Weyman Bennett

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

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Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...