Potent Whisper

Forget the sales … swap, crop and charity shop

Lucy Hook met Brixton favourite Potent Whisper to find out about the Second-Hand First campaign Brixton rapper and activist Potent Whisper is no stranger to...

Santa run for Brixton garden

Certitude, a London charity that provides personalised support for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs, is taking part in the Santa Run on Sunday...
new entrepreneurs CoPop with Tree Shepherd mentor

CoPop introduces 10 new entrepreneurs at Pop Brixton

CoPop,  a dynamic collective of 10 community enterprises, launches this Wednesday at Pop Brixton. All 10 individuals have been through the Tree Shepherd ‘Start...
Vulpine clothing company team

Cycle clothing company starts #DoGoodFriday

  Wheels for Wellbeing, a Brixton based charity, has been chosen by cycle clothing company, Vulpine to receive 20 per cent of their online sales...
Clare with items collected for Project Shoebox

Brixton shoebox collection for women’s refuge

By Lucy Hook For the women and children spending Christmas in domestic violence refuges, even basic essentials can be a luxury - they have often...

Focus on road safety this winter

AN OPTICIANS in Brixton is helping children to stay safe this winter by making a special donation of high visibility vests. For the rest of...
Tree Shepherd course attendees in Stockwell Park Centre

How to start your own business – register now

Tree Shepherd is running a new series of Start your own enterprise programmes in Brixton and surrounding areas early next year. The programme is...
Elderly people in christmas hats

Keep elderly warm and well this winter

Community organisations can apply for grants from Age UK Lambeth to run events over the winter for older people. The deadline is 20 November...
Imogen Paton's rare Chevrolet Impala, shown here, was wrecked by her abusive ex-partner

UK’s first charity art car to help victims of domestic abuse

Brixton East will play host to Hard Dough, a unique art auction and fundraising event which aims to help victims of domestic abuse, on...

Charity invites Brixton organisations to apply for grants

The Thrale Charity is inviting Brixton organisations who help people in need to apply for a grant of up to £5,000. Every year the charity, which...
Solomon from BSK

Chari-tea partnership for Brixton Soup Kitchen and Giveacar

  BRIXTON Soup Kitchen and non-profit organisation Giveacar are teaming up to help raise funds and to continue to support people in need. The two organisations...
Refugee meeting at Karibu centre

From Brixton to Calais to help refugees

A solidarity delegation to Calais refugees is being organised by the Stand Up To Racism organisation and Lambeth Trade Union Council. It will leave...

See Pedro at the Lido

Brixton’s favourite horse Pedro – complete with his Pedroscope – will be celebrating at Brockwell Lido on Sunday 4 October from 11am to 3.30pm. The...
Whoosh cycling event

Volunteers raise £8,000 for disabled cycling

Brixton-based charity Wheels for Wellbeing hosted a special Thank You event last weekend to honour Herne Hill Whoosh who have raised over £8,000 to help...

‘I think everyone should spend a day in prison’

Katrin Magnussen meets a man with a mission to make music Leroy Johnson is in a good mood. Outside may be dark and rainy, but...

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Picture of Team Togrog on Brixton Station Road before setting off for Prague from Brixton

Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
Tai Chi enthusiasts at Brixton Windmill Gardens

Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

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Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...
Street participating in Car Free Day

Help available to host a local Play Street on Car Free Day

Lambeth communities are being urged to organise regular “play streets” by closing their road for a few hours a week or month. Car Free Day,...
Picture of waste food

Food organisations to tackle waste at Lambeth Country Show

The Lambeth Food Partnership is working with the Lambeth Country Show team to reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill from the...