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Mosaic’s marathon man already seven times over target

A member of Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse charity is running in tomorrow’s (4 October) London Marathon.  Matthew Ridley has already raised £3,463 for Mosaic from an...
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Archbishop new patron of Brixton charity

The new patron of the Brixton-based Christian peacemaking charity CHIPS is the Archbishop of Canterbury. CHIPS peacemaking teams have been living at the heart of...
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Jalisco’s Wilson runs for Brixton charity

Wilson Porras, owner of the family-run Jalisco restaurant in Brixton Village, is to run in a 10-kilometre event to support the Brixton-based charity Compliments of...

Library of Things arrives in Brixton This Month

Library of Things is on a mission to make borrowing better than buying. Set up by 3 close friends, the Library of Things started...

We Rise are Hiring

We Rise the award winning community business based in Brixton with a mission to empower young people to create successful futures. They create life-changing...
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Biking to Brighton for Brixton charity

Campaigning cyclists Aurelie and Marco plan to pedal through 30 countries on their way from Finland to Singapore. This weekend they will be going from...
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Windmill community centre ready to open

Brixton Windmill’s new education and community centre is set to open next month. It will house a new onsite education and community centre funded by...

Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation of opera singers from BAME backgrounds. It will...

Appeal to fund pottery kits for Brixton kids

Lambeth-based Mud Gang Pottery is well on its way to raise £1,500 so that 50 home pottery kits can be distributed to children in...
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Top choir donates song to community fund

The London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) has donated a song to help raise funds to organise memorial events and support members of BAME communities...
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Brixton Soup Kitchen appeals for funds to help continue its work

Brixton Soup Kitchen (BSK) is continuing to provide food and emergency packs to the homeless, elders and less fortunate families. Its Covid-19 Response Team was...
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Social enterprise uses paw power to support mental health

Caring for dogs is providing a route back into the workplace for vulnerable people in South London Paws and Pause is London’s only socially responsible...
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Hope and optimism power Dwaynamics

How one of Brixton’s inspiring community organisations is dealing with lockdown Lorraine Jones founded the Dwayne Simpson Foundation following the tragic death of her son....
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Help bridge the local digital divide

Cat Smith of Lambeth TechAid explains why internet access is now vital for everyone and how the organisation can enable you to help a...

The empowering nature of cooking

Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...

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Brixton tower ‘could set precedent for more’

The Victorian Society has warned that Lambeth council’s agreement to the construction of a 20-storey tower next to Brixton’s conservation area could set a...
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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December). All proceeds will go directly to the venue...

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Vacancies for pigs and volunteers

Vauxhall City Farm is one of scores of local charities heading into the unknown of a third lockdown. Simone Richardson finds out how CEO Monica...
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Brixton Village fundraiser ‘great end to a difficult year’

Brixton Village charities Compliments of the House and Re:Sole completed their fundraising fortnight with 150 trainers and enough food to feed 20 vulnerable local...

Can you help the vulnerable this Christmas?

Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is fundraising to support its vulnerable members through a difficult winter. The pandemic and cold winter months mean calls to Mosaic not...

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