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Local food banks help more than 10,000 people in six months

More than 10,000 people in and around Lambeth received a food bank parcel between April and September this year. Nearly 4,000 went to children. Lambeth...

Dance, quiz, volunteer – to Tackle Loneliness in Lambeth

Age UK Lambeth are, as usual, helping local people this winter – but they need help! And you can have fun while you’re helping with...
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New director for Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives, based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, is to have a new managing director. Current director Arike Oke will step down at...
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‘Brixton Boys’ help families across London with back-to-school events

Solomon Smith, Mahamad Hashi, Issac Beng and Micah Lammie from the Brixton Soup Kitchen on Coldharbour Lane, are challenging stereotypes by helping families across...
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Black stars back Brixton-based drive for film and TV diversity

Black stars from national TV soaps, dramas and classical theatre have joined a Brixton-based charity to launch a production company promoting diversity and inclusion...
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Clink prison charity set for national expansion

A charity that grew in Brixton Prison is set to expand across the England and Wales, reducing reoffending rates and providing catering staff to...
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Accessibility guide for Brockwell Park

A new accessibility guide to Brockwell Park will be launched at the virtual Lambeth Country Show this weekend. Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP) has added...
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Honour for Brixton charity founder

Brixton resident William Longden has been honoured with a handcrafted bench designed by restorer and eco-designer Jay Blades from BBC One’s The Repair Shop. William,...
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Brixton charity scores with no-contact American football project

A Brixton-based Black-led charity working with young people has seen a big rise in participation in its American Football programme since lockdown ended in...
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198 appeals for help to complete its new youth space

Despite the double whammy of Brexit, which increased costs, and lockdowns, the new and bigger 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning on Railton Road in...
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Brixton ‘Take your Gran for a Can’ fundraiser for Age UK Lambeth

Brixton Brewery is hosting a four-day celebration in its taproom on Brixton Station Road and anyone bringing along a drinking buddy aged 60 or...
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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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West Norwood’s global garden open again for locals

The South London Botanical Institute in West Norwood went global during lockdown, but is now welcoming visitors again, fuelled by a surge in interest...
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You can help High Trees continue to grow

A long-standing community group is appealing for funds to refurbish its home, the Saint Martin’s Learning Centre on Tulse Hill. The High Trees Community Development...
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Brixton Brewin’ ’bout that generation

Brixton Brewery today (12 May) launches a new beer, Generation Pale Ale, in aid of local charity Age UK Lambeth. Promoted by a bunch of...
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Local churches offer jobseekers practical and emotional help

Local churches are joining a nationwide scheme to offer free weekly workshops to help unemployed people find work. Managers running the workshops to equip people...