Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

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https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

Keep Papa’s Gates Open!

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Papa’s Park is an open access playground in the heart of Brixton, that has seen many generations of local children pass through its gates....
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Brixton Windmill’s sails keep turning

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Brixton Windmill and Friends of Windmill Gardens are working hard to continue to deliver a service to the local community and retailers despite the...
Richard Davis

Keeping the voluntary sector going during lockdown

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Richard Davis is a voluntary sector community coordinator with the Integrate Agency and Lambeth resident of 20 years. Here he shares his experience of...
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Furloughed foodies aid NHS frontline

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Volunteers who are on furlough or have lost their jobs because of coronavirus have been delivering healthy and delicious meals to NHS staff across...
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MP delivers donated laptops to Brixton school

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy delivered the first round of laptops and tablets from her technology donation drive to Jubilee Primary School next to the...
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Tulse Hill partners launch digital connection appeal

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A Tulse Hill partnership has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to help local people get and stay digitally connected during the pandemic. Organisers say the move...

New mayor to fundraise for young LGBT+ homeless

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Lambeth council last night (22 April) elected the UK’s first openly HIV+ mayor, artist Philip Normal, who has a shop in Brixton Village. He pledged...
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Let the children play and eat – donate

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The Loughborough Community Centre at Max Roach on Wiltshire Road in Brixton has suspended its community activities, but it provided 555 meals to 105...
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The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

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South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...
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Charity’s coronavirus support for Brixton families and youth

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The Christian peace-making charity CHIPS has launched an emergency response and crowdfund appeal to help Brixton’s vulnerable families and young people during the coronavirus...
Norwood and Brixton Foodbank depot: volunteers packing

Foodbank now offers delivery service for those in need

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Norwood & Brixton Foodbank has announced it is partnering with other South London centres to introduce a delivery service. All the foodbanks will be closing...
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Make Shift Foundation – a showcase for young talent

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Make Shift Foundation is a South London based charity that provides an open space for 16 to 25-year-olds from Brixton and Peckham to promote...
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Brixton coronavirus group set up to support vulnerable residents

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Brixton Covid Mutual Aid, a community-based organisation set up less than a week ago, has enlisted 3,000 volunteers to provide aid and assistance to...
Mosaic staff members outside on Effra Road with placards saying are you ok?

Coronavirus, caution and connection – some thoughts from our community 

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  Mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse says keeping connected is vital for our health – even more so if self-isolating. Physical separation means we have...
Poetic Unity

“Giving a voice to the voiceless” – Brixton based charity Poetic Unity turns 5!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOC29blaiqY Poetic Unity a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson better known as Ragz-CV was set up to give young people...

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On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

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Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

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Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill...
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Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

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Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the...

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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

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Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

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

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The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy...

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