Guests pledge support for charity at summer event hosted by Commons Speaker John Bercow

The first ever summer event of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation was hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow...
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Freshview scheme builds 10 new planters in Herne Hill Station Square

Veolia and Lambeth Council’s Freshview scheme have partnered with the Herne Hill Forum and Turney School to install 10 new planters around Herne Hill...
Megan Kent with friends in cycle gear

Help Megan raise the £1,500 for mental health charity’s sensory wall

Megan Kent, a mental health nurse for Lambeth Child and Adolescent Mental Health community team, began a 50km for 50days cycle ride during Mental...
Khadijah Mellah

Brixton woman to compete at top racecourse

Lucy Williams and Ethan Delcroix-Jones visit Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club to find out more about its latest success story, Khadijah Mellah Khadijah Mellah, 18, from...
30 Palace players and staff at Foodbank

Palace players volunteer at local Foodbank

During the last week of the season, Palace players Joel Ward, Connor Wickham and several squad members from the Academy U18 and U23 teams...
volunteers with solar panels

Power for the people – renewable and solar

Lambeth Community Solar (LCS), a new community benefit society set up to create solar energy projects in schools and community buildings, is a leader...

Blooming Lambeth awards open

The Blooming Lambeth Awards are now open for nominations. So now is the time to nominate yourself, a friend, a neighbour, a community garden,...

Brixton’s Marathon man runs for kidney charity

Brixton local Martin Belzunce ran the London Marathon for Kidney Research UK in an amazing 3:00:20. The race is over but he is still...
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Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...
Anne Manuel who is doing the marathon for Alzheimer's

Local student to walk a marathon for Alzheimer’s Society

Anne Manuel (22) of Herne Hill is taking on the challenge of walking a marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Anne, a London College...
Mother and child with foodbank parcel

10,000 emergency parcels and 79 tonnes of food in a year from our local...

The Norwood and Brixton foodbank helped local people with 9,929 emergency three-day food parcels in the 12 months to the start of April this...
Members of the Sylvan Lawn Bowls Club

Support Sylvan Bowls Club stay on the green

  The Brockwell Park Sylvan Bowls club is appealing for help to keep the lawns trim and watered throughout the summer, writes Catherine Wiltshire The club...
School Ground Sounds young people making music

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...
John Ruskin bicentenary event at at Ruskin Park

Help Ruskin Park friends celebrate bicentenary

The Friends of Ruskin Park are crowdfunding to raise the money for a programme of events and celebrations this summer in to mark the...

Be a green volunteer

Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...
Crowds enjoy themselves at Brixton Windmill

Brixton Windmill announces activity programme for the year

Brixton Windmill’s programme for the year includes highlights like its Beer and Bread Festival, Art in the Park Harvest Festival and the fourth annual...

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South London charity seeks grant applications

Groups from Brixton, Lambeth and other parts of South London can, once again, apply for grants to help people in need or distress from...
swimmers take an icy dip for homelessness charity Crisis

Take an icy plunge to end homelessness 

Crisis, the homelessness charity, is challenging Londoners to sign up to the Icebreaker Challenge this December. Brixton’s Brockwell Park Lido is one of three open...
Help for Heroes fundraisers

Help for Heroes calls for volunteers

Help for Heroes is appealing for people in the Brixton area to help with its Christmas Collections at Transport for London (TfL) stations across...

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Brixton agency launches #KnowOurRights campaign

The Champion Agency, a longstanding Brixton institution, explains why it has launched  #KnowOurRights, a campaign to arm people with their stop and search rights....

Union calls off Ritzy boycott but fight for equal pay continues

The long running dispute between Ritzy workers and Cineworld has been suspended says BECTU, the trade union representing cinema workers. The boycott campaign which...

Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy is dedicated to preparing young people to bring about social change. A free academy fellowship gives students the tools, skills and...