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Tuesday, 21 September, 2021
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‘We have to support each other. Equality isn’t here yet!’

When better than International Woman’s Day to meet Kemi Akinola, a woman who has dedicated her life to helping others? She spoke to Simone...
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Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...
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‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

Brixton charity urges action over Covid crisis for Latin Americans

A Brixton-based charity reveals today (4 February) that half of Latin Americans in London are out of work as a result of the pandemic...
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New chair for Black Cultural Archives

Ansel Wong CBE, a political activist, cultural historian and community leader, is the new chair of the board of trustees of Brixton’s Black Cultural...
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Local initiative Re:Sole steps into Brixton Village

South London charity Re:Sole's new permanent space in Brixton Village is set to open next month, following last year’s successful donation drive with fellow...
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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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Charity grants focus on pandemic

Thrale, the South London charity, has opened its 2020 grant programme, which will focus on grants to organisations helping with the impact of Covid. The...
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Libraries open for gift donations as council plays Santa for Covid-hit families

All Lambeth libraries are open until 19 December for donations of toys and books for local children who might otherwise not get a Christmas...
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Brockwell Park Greenhouses rev up for new year

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses welcomes visitors and new volunteers throughout the year. To book an online talk or workshop register here on the website. During the...
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Ebony’s Splash is inspirational animal of the year

Splash, a 10-yearold cob who has been at Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club for five years, is Inspirational Animal of the Year in the Daily...
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Brixton Village charities launch donation drive

The charity Re:Sole is part of a Brixton Village donation drive due to start next week. Re:Sole, which recycles shoes for the homeless, is partnering...
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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 programme to progress their personal development, leadership,...
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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 community market award for its vegetable growing...