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Libraries open for gift donations as council plays Santa for Covid-hit families

All Lambeth libraries are open until 19 December for donations of toys and books for local children who might otherwise not get a Christmas...
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Brockwell Park Greenhouses rev up for new year

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses welcomes visitors and new volunteers throughout the year. To book an online talk or workshop register here on the website. During the...
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Ebony’s Splash is inspirational animal of the year

Splash, a 10-yearold cob who has been at Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club for five years, is Inspirational Animal of the Year in the Daily...
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Brixton Village charities launch donation drive

The charity Re:Sole is part of a Brixton Village donation drive due to start next week. Re:Sole, which recycles shoes for the homeless, is partnering...
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Opportunities for young people with Code7

Local charity Code 7 has two opportunities for young people from Lambeth to participate in a 24-week programme to progress their personal development, leadership,...
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Urban Food awards for local providers

Myatt’s Fields Park, a 14-acre, Grade II listed community-run park between Brixton and Camberwell, has won a community market award for its vegetable growing...

Brixton’s Clink extends delivery service

Brixton prison’s Clink training restaurant delivery service has launched its winter menu with an extended delivery area and is now partnering a community fridge...
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Young fundraisers exceed all expectations

Fifteen South London children with Down’s Syndrome have beaten all expectations in an epic fundraising challenge. Their #DSLwalk300 Land’s End to Peckham fundraiser is now just...
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Getting involved in Brixton’s history

Ruby Gregory meets a young volunteer helping to preserve Brixton’s community history Brixton Windmill volunteer Abigail Holsborough features in the latest episode of a food...

Make a difference – be a mentor

Supporting vulnerable young women is the goal of a local charity seeking more volunteers to help with a workload increased by the pandemic. Ruby...
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We Rise collaborate with ITV on Gen Z youth takeover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6w68jQ2YOE&ab_channel=WeRiseBrixton ITV Win asked local Brixton-based charity We Rise to recruit eight BME young people aged 16-20 to work with their production team to create...
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Half term fun at Max Roach

It’s been a fun-filled week at Brixton’s Max Roach Centre this half term writes manager Candice James The holiday play project benefited 57 children, despite...
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MP joins the fantastic fundraisers

Local MP Bel Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (27 October) joined children and their mothers on Rush Common in Brixton on one of their fundraising walks for...
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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South London children, aged from two to nine,...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

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

The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy and well in this first Covid-19 winter...

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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December). All proceeds will go directly to the venue...

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Vacancies for pigs and volunteers

Vauxhall City Farm is one of scores of local charities heading into the unknown of a third lockdown. Simone Richardson finds out how CEO Monica...
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Brixton Village fundraiser ‘great end to a difficult year’

Brixton Village charities Compliments of the House and Re:Sole completed their fundraising fortnight with 150 trainers and enough food to feed 20 vulnerable local...

Can you help the vulnerable this Christmas?

Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is fundraising to support its vulnerable members through a difficult winter. The pandemic and cold winter months mean calls to Mosaic not...

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