MP Helen Hayes and Lambeth n=mayor Ibrahim Dogus applaud as Terroll Lewis cuts the ribbon

Brixton Street Gym celebrates its new home

Today (24 August) saw the official opening of a new home for the Brixton Street Gym. Founder Terroll Lewis, who launched the project in Brockwell...
Picture of Team Togrog on Brixton Station Road before setting off for Prague from Brixton

Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
Tai Chi enthusiasts at Brixton Windmill Gardens

Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...
Scheme organisers and Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins pose for pictures outside Brixton Tube

Brixton youth project launches appeal for volunteers

A new voluntary youth service on the streets of Brixton was launched yesterday (10 July) when organisers leafleted passers-by outside the Tube as they...

Guests pledge support for charity at summer event hosted by Commons Speaker John Bercow

The first ever summer event of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation was hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow...
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Freshview scheme builds 10 new planters in Herne Hill Station Square

Veolia and Lambeth Council’s Freshview scheme have partnered with the Herne Hill Forum and Turney School to install 10 new planters around Herne Hill...
Megan Kent with friends in cycle gear

Help Megan raise the £1,500 for mental health charity’s sensory wall

Megan Kent, a mental health nurse for Lambeth Child and Adolescent Mental Health community team, began a 50km for 50days cycle ride during Mental...
Khadijah Mellah

Brixton woman to compete at top racecourse

Lucy Williams and Ethan Delcroix-Jones visit Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club to find out more about its latest success story, Khadijah Mellah Khadijah Mellah, 18, from...
30 Palace players and staff at Foodbank

Palace players volunteer at local Foodbank

During the last week of the season, Palace players Joel Ward, Connor Wickham and several squad members from the Academy U18 and U23 teams...
volunteers with solar panels

Power for the people – renewable and solar

Lambeth Community Solar (LCS), a new community benefit society set up to create solar energy projects in schools and community buildings, is a leader...

Blooming Lambeth awards open

The Blooming Lambeth Awards are now open for nominations. So now is the time to nominate yourself, a friend, a neighbour, a community garden,...

Brixton’s Marathon man runs for kidney charity

Brixton local Martin Belzunce ran the London Marathon for Kidney Research UK in an amazing 3:00:20. The race is over but he is still...
children outside in building sitevideo

Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...
Anne Manuel who is doing the marathon for Alzheimer's

Local student to walk a marathon for Alzheimer’s Society

Anne Manuel (22) of Herne Hill is taking on the challenge of walking a marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Anne, a London College...
Mother and child with foodbank parcel

10,000 emergency parcels and 79 tonnes of food in a year from our local...

The Norwood and Brixton foodbank helped local people with 9,929 emergency three-day food parcels in the 12 months to the start of April this...

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Gardening workshops for young people

The charity Urban Growth is running six-week free “introduction to gardening” workshops starting 13 September. They run from noon to 3pm at Slade Gardens Edible...

School patrol: a focus on positive engagement

The Bugle sits down with Asher Senator and Serena Nalty-Coombs to hear more about Code 7 and their new project Lambeth Schools Patrol which...
Pastor LorraineJones (centre)

Town hall will host first Dwaynamics youth award

The first Dwayne Simpson Foundation Inspirational Youth Award will be presented along with the annual Dwaynamics boxing club youth awards at an event in...

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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...