Sunshine Arts International children in carnival costume

Arts charity fundraiser to take local children to Carnival

Lambeth children enjoy last year's Notting Hill Carnival. Arts charity Sunshine International Arts has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take 35 local disadvantaged children to Notting...

Mayor pledges support for Myatt’s Fields Big Park Sleepover

Father Nature, a Brixton-based community gardening enterprise, is teaming up with the Myatt’s Fields Park Project and local army cadets together they hope to...
Home-Start families

Home-Start Lambeth seeks volunteers to help families

Could your parenting experience help a family? Home-Start Lambeth is looking for volunteers. The charity trains people to work with families with young children and...
Lambeth country show floral ride. Bike decorated with flowers

Use petal power for the Lambeth country show

Two floral rides will pedal their way to the Lambeth Country Show on Sunday 17 July. Ride coordinator Leena Khatri said: “Look out for the...
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Two welcomes – to help Syrian refugees

Friends Bashar, Sawsan, Fadi, Bela, Khairun, Eddie and Manar are hosting Marhabtayn – a Syrian Supper Club – at their home in Brixton...
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...
Syrian boy exile

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...