young computer coders at work

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...
Staff from Lambeth Law Centre with David Lammy MP

Law centres appeal for support for charity walk

Staff from law centres and advice agencies across Lambeth and Southwark will be walking 10k through central London as part of the London Legal...

Rap for Calais night at Hootananny

Rapper and producer MC Solomon is organising a fundraiser for Calais refugees at the Hootananny on Friday 24 June. After several recent visits to Calais...
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Hatch – a big day to test out your big ideas

Start Up Brixton is a one day event being run by Hatch Ventures.  If you have a big idea for a business, or want...

Lambeth mums make great strides – and they’re measured

A local scheme is helping pregnant women to make great progress in achieving a healthy weight as well as  eating healthily. The Lambeth Early Action...
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Volunteers sought to aid struggling local families

Home-Start Lambeth is recruiting now for its next training course for volunteers who want to help support struggling families with young children. The charity supports...
Pop Brixton

Youth enterprise day at Pop Brixton

Lambeth council, Pop Brixton, Brixton BID, Young Lambeth Co-op and the Startup Kitchen are all backing a young people and enterprise day in Pop...
Sophia Ruck Home Start volunteer being presented with flowers

Home-Start volunteers makes a big difference

Sophia Ruck has been a help and support to struggling young families in Lambeth for more than 14 years. Her commitment to Home-Start was recognised...

Food for thought – foodbank facts and figures

Local people donated 49 tonnes of food to Norwood and Brixton Foodbank over the last year, and over 200 volunteered. According to Jon Taylor, Brixton...
Mosaic clubhouse members

Effra Road charity up for national award

Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has been shortlisted in this year’s national Charity Governance awards. Based in Effra Road, the charity helps people living...
Man in debt despair

CAP Debt Centre offers Spring savings advice

Jon Taylor, manager of the Christians against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Brixton, offers some hints and tips to free up some cash Spring Savings This month,...
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Bad Karma charity auction to return to Brixton East

Art and charity will meet once again on Thursday evening as the Bad Karma Impala project returns to Brixton East 1871 for an auction. Proceeds...
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Free bike mechanic training for young unemployed

Free bike mechanic training is on offer to unemployed young people. BikeMechanix, run by Cycle Confident with funding from Lambeth council, will train 16-24...
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Bowie auction bids top a grand

Bidding for a piece of Bowie memorabilia being auctioned by Brixton Pound has already gone over £1,000. The auction is for a limited edition A3...
South London Botanical Institute Garden

South London Botanical Institute wins £99,600 Lottery grant

The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) has received £99,600 towards the restoration of its historic herbarium from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The Institute,...