Selfies in Brixton Market with Princess Alexandra

Princess visits Brixton Market

Princess Alexandra visited Brixton Market and the Maytree children’s centre today (28 June) to see how the Alexander Rose charity’s voucher scheme for fruit...
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Ritzy audience hears from Syrian exiles

Upstairs at the Ritzy was packed on Saturday with people wanting to see and hear for themselves why millions of desperate people are fleeing...
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It’s cool to be kind – the People’s Fridge is taking off

Brixton People's Fridge project has taken off. It has already achieved more than three-quarters of its £1,000 funding target through a Crowdfunder appeal after only a couple...
Brixton Advice Centre

How Brixton food bank and advice centre change lives

Early and anecdotal reports from a group of university researchers working at Brixton Advice Centre (BAC) reveal high levels of financial hardship and anxiety. But...
Lydia Gardner of Tree Shepherd in Diverse Gift Shop

The magnificent 17 set up shop in Coldharbour Lane

Diverse Gifts on Coldharbour Lane is hosting 17 new traders from the Lambeth Forest Network until the end of July. All the makers were trained in...
Stuart Horwood (right) with Peter Wanless, Chief Executive of the NSPCC

NSPCC boss visits Brixton market to thank local fundraiser

The NSPCC chief executive, Peter Wanless, paid a surprise visit to Brixton to thank Stuart Horwood, for his fundraising efforts for the charity. Horwood,...
Charlie Sloth with the £5,000 donation for Brixton Soup Kitchen from the Echo Trust charity. From left: Tom Miell (Oceana Watford), Andrew Mclachlan (PRYZM Cardiff), Charlie Sloth, Hal Pearson (Liquid, Gloucester), Peter Bell (Club Batchwood, St Albans).

£5,000 donation for Brixton Soup Kitchen

Brixton Soup Kitchen received a £5,000 donation from the Echo Trust charity last month thanks to BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ and hip...

Drive towards better savings

Jon Taylor, manager of the Christians against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Brixton, offers some hints and tips to free up some cash. Call 0800 328...
Thomas Lange supporting Terrence Higgins Trust

HIV support services at risk of cuts in worst hit areas

People living with HIV in Brixton face having their support services cut. According to the Terrence Higgins Trust, Lambeth has the highest HIV prevalence...

Brixton market’s Stuart Horwood gets on his bike for NSPCC

Brixton market trader Stuart Horwood is cycling 100 miles on 31 July for the NSPCC. He is taking part in the Prudential London to...
Children in Nairobi school paired with St Judes

St Jude’s primary sizzles sausages for Farm Africa

Local primary school St. Jude’s are holding a fundraising BBQ for international development charity Farm Africa this Thursday, 26 May 15.30. The Year 3 students...
Dulwich Park Cystic Fibrosis fun run

Fun run in Dulwich Park today

Jenny Agutter, Laura Main and other cast member of Call the Midwife will be on hand at today’s (21 May)  Cystic Fibrosis Trust Dulwich...
Miranda Brown with Awesome You Award

Top award for Black Cultural Archives vice chair

Barrister and banker Miranda Brawn, vice chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won this year’s “Awesome You” inspirational role model award from Women...
Mosaic prize ceremony

Effra Road charity Mosaic wins national award

Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has won the Managing Turnaround Award in this year’s national Charity Governance awards and will receive a £5,000 grant for the way  it coped...
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Can you help teach the next generation to code?

Coder Brixton is looking for professional computer programmers who can share their knowledge with local youngsters, especially retired or about to retire coders. Coder Brixton is...
Serefina Taylor with swear balloon

Brixton’s Serefina ‘swears’ to raise over £1,000 for charity

Serefina Taylor, from Brixton, along with friend Jo and boyfriend Wulf all gave something up for the month of April to raise money for...


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Jaguars prowl Brixton Tesco to highlight link to deforestation

Volunteers from South West London Greenpeace visited Tesco in Brixton today (28 November) to reimagine a scene from Greenpeace’s new animation, Monster, in...

Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the...
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Brixton tower opponents launch legal campaign

Opponents of plans to build a 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton today (24...


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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...
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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...

Brixton’s Clink extends delivery service

Brixton prison’s Clink training restaurant delivery service has launched its winter menu with an extended delivery area...

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