Charity invites Brixton organisations to apply for grants

The Thrale Charity is inviting Brixton organisations who help people in need to apply for a grant of up to £5,000. Every year the charity, which...
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Chari-tea partnership for Brixton Soup Kitchen and Giveacar

  BRIXTON Soup Kitchen and non-profit organisation Giveacar are teaming up to help raise funds and to continue to support people in need. The two organisations...
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From Brixton to Calais to help refugees

A solidarity delegation to Calais refugees is being organised by the Stand Up To Racism organisation and Lambeth Trade Union Council. It will leave...

See Pedro at the Lido

Brixton’s favourite horse Pedro – complete with his Pedroscope – will be celebrating at Brockwell Lido on Sunday 4 October from 11am to 3.30pm. The...
Whoosh cycling event

Volunteers raise £8,000 for disabled cycling

Brixton-based charity Wheels for Wellbeing hosted a special Thank You event last weekend to honour Herne Hill Whoosh who have raised over £8,000 to help...

‘I think everyone should spend a day in prison’

Katrin Magnussen meets a man with a mission to make music Leroy Johnson is in a good mood. Outside may be dark and rainy, but...

Brixton youth workers invited to enter national video competition

Volunteers working with young people in Brixton are being urged to take part in a competition to tell the story of youth work. The National...

Brixton Reel

Look out for the Brixton Reel Film Festival next week, dedicated to working with local Lambeth residents and showing films celebrating diverse communities. Events...

Knitting Group

The fashion for craft events has come to Brixton. The Crafty Fox Market was launched last year with regular events at the Dogstar and...

Brixton Windmill opens its doors

Here's a glance back to the opening of Brixton Windmill back in May last year. The procession from Windrush Square up Brixton Hill - an...

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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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