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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...
girl playing sport

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...
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Tesco grant for Brixton inclusive cycling charity

Wheels for Wellbeing, a Brixton-based charity helping disabled people enjoy cycling, has won a £1,000 grant from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. The...
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Workshop for young people at Dexter’s Playground

As part of 81 Acts of Exuberant Defiance’s ongoing commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the Brixton Uprisings, Dexter’s Adventure Playground will play host...
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‘Staggering’ increase in local foodbank provision

The number of people supplied with emergency food by Lambeth foodbanks more than doubled in the past year. The foodbanks today (22 April) revealed a...
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Windrush charity fund offers grants

A charity fund to aid members of the Windrush Generation is now accepting applications for grants of up to £25,000 from community and grassroots...
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Help the Platform Cafe bounce back

The Platform Cafe in Loughborough Junction is halfway through its crowdfunding campaign to refurbish the cafe as part of Mayor of London’s Back to...
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Wilhelmina, the Brixton buzzard

Virgin Radio’s Eddy's Good News, hosted by Herne Hill resident Eddy Temple-Morris, reports that eagle-eyed residents of Poets Corner spotted a juvenile buzzard that...
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‘We have to support each other. Equality isn’t here yet!’

When better than International Woman’s Day to meet Kemi Akinola, a woman who has dedicated her life to helping others? She spoke to Simone...

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