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Archbishop new patron of Brixton charity

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The new patron of the Brixton-based Christian peacemaking charity CHIPS is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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Jalisco’s Wilson runs for Brixton charity

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Wilson Porras, owner of the family-run Jalisco restaurant in Brixton Village, is to run in a 10-kilometre event...

Library of Things arrives in Brixton This Month

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Library of Things is on a mission to make borrowing better than buying. Set up by 3...

We Rise are Hiring

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We Rise the award winning community business based in Brixton with a mission to empower young people...
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Biking to Brighton for Brixton charity

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Campaigning cyclists Aurelie and Marco plan to pedal through 30 countries on their way from Finland to...
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Windmill community centre ready to open

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Brixton Windmill’s new education and community centre is set to open next month. It...

Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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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

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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

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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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Top choir donates song to community fund

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The London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) has donated a song to help raise funds to organise memorial...
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Brixton Soup Kitchen appeals for funds to help continue its work

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Brixton Soup Kitchen (BSK) is continuing to provide food and emergency packs to the homeless, elders and...
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Social enterprise uses paw power to support mental health

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Caring for dogs is providing a route back into the workplace for vulnerable people in South London Paws and Pause is London’s only socially responsible...
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Hope and optimism power Dwaynamics

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How one of Brixton’s inspiring community organisations is dealing with lockdown Lorraine Jones founded the Dwayne Simpson Foundation following the tragic death of her son....
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Help bridge the local digital divide

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Cat Smith of Lambeth TechAid explains why internet access is now vital for everyone and how the organisation can enable you to help a...

The empowering nature of cooking

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Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...
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He’s Buddie lucky

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Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...

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On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

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Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill...
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Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

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Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the...

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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

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Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

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Some good news in tough times – Brixton’s Traid on Acre Lane is still open. Simone Richardson looked in to see...
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Growing Wellbeing in Loughborough Junction

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The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy...

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