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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...
Youngsters at Dwaynamics boxing club

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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Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

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https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

Keep Papa’s Gates Open!

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Papa’s Park is an open access playground in the heart of Brixton, that has seen many generations of local children pass through its gates....
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Brixton Windmill’s sails keep turning

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Brixton Windmill and Friends of Windmill Gardens are working hard to continue to deliver a service to the local community and retailers despite the...
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Keeping the voluntary sector going during lockdown

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Richard Davis is a voluntary sector community coordinator with the Integrate Agency and Lambeth resident of 20 years. Here he shares his experience of...
Food drop-off at hospital

Furloughed foodies aid NHS frontline

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Volunteers who are on furlough or have lost their jobs because of coronavirus have been delivering healthy and delicious meals to NHS staff across...
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MP delivers donated laptops to Brixton school

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy delivered the first round of laptops and tablets from her technology donation drive to Jubilee Primary School next to the...
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Tulse Hill partners launch digital connection appeal

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A Tulse Hill partnership has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to help local people get and stay digitally connected during the pandemic. Organisers say the move...

New mayor to fundraise for young LGBT+ homeless

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Lambeth council last night (22 April) elected the UK’s first openly HIV+ mayor, artist Philip Normal, who has a shop in Brixton Village. He pledged...
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Let the children play and eat – donate

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The Loughborough Community Centre at Max Roach on Wiltshire Road in Brixton has suspended its community activities, but it provided 555 meals to 105...
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The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

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South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...

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Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

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A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
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Reparations march in pictures

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Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-nhs-nurse-sheila-magudu
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More than a march – this year will be different

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Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...

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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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