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Young fundraisers exceed all expectations

Fifteen South London children with Down’s Syndrome have beaten all expectations in an epic fundraising challenge. Their #DSLwalk300 Land’s End to Peckham fundraiser is now just...
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Getting involved in Brixton’s history

Ruby Gregory meets a young volunteer helping to preserve Brixton’s community history Brixton Windmill volunteer Abigail Holsborough features in the latest episode of a food...

Make a difference – be a mentor

Supporting vulnerable young women is the goal of a local charity seeking more volunteers to help with a workload increased by the pandemic. Ruby...
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We Rise collaborate with ITV on Gen Z youth takeover

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6w68jQ2YOE&ab_channel=WeRiseBrixton ITV Win asked local Brixton-based charity We Rise to recruit eight BME young people aged 16-20 to work with their production team to create...
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Half term fun at Max Roach

It’s been a fun-filled week at Brixton’s Max Roach Centre this half term writes manager Candice James The holiday play project benefited 57 children, despite...
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MP joins the fantastic fundraisers

Local MP Bel Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (27 October) joined children and their mothers on Rush Common in Brixton on one of their fundraising walks for...
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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South London children, aged from two to nine,...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

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

The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy and well in this first Covid-19 winter...
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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...

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Black Cultural Archives quits government body over race report

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA), based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, has quit a government working party on the Windrush scandal over the report of...
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Rent campaigners demand ‘no evictions’ pledge

Local campaigners organised by the Labour party pressure group Momentum protested outside the Westminster offices of a major corporate landlord yesterday (10 April). They were...
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Spotlight on Brixton advertising school graduates

Brixton Finishing School, the scheme to diversify entry-level talent in advertising and media, has launched a new initiative – the #BrixtonRising campaign. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of...

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Windrush charity fund offers grants

A charity fund to aid members of the Windrush Generation is now accepting applications for grants of up to £25,000 from community and grassroots...
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Help the Platform Cafe bounce back

The Platform Cafe in Loughborough Junction is halfway through its crowdfunding campaign to refurbish the cafe as part of Mayor of London’s Back to...
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Wilhelmina, the Brixton buzzard

Virgin Radio’s Eddy's Good News, hosted by Herne Hill resident Eddy Temple-Morris, reports that eagle-eyed residents of Poets Corner spotted a juvenile buzzard that...

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