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He’s Buddie lucky

Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...
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Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

Keep Papa’s Gates Open!

Papa’s Park is an open access playground in the heart of Brixton, that has seen many generations of local children pass through its gates....
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Brixton Windmill’s sails keep turning

Brixton Windmill and Friends of Windmill Gardens are working hard to continue to deliver a service to the local community and retailers despite the...
Richard Davis

Keeping the voluntary sector going during lockdown

Richard Davis is a voluntary sector community coordinator with the Integrate Agency and Lambeth resident of 20 years. Here he shares his experience of...
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Furloughed foodies aid NHS frontline

Volunteers who are on furlough or have lost their jobs because of coronavirus have been delivering healthy and delicious meals to NHS staff across...
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MP delivers donated laptops to Brixton school

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy delivered the first round of laptops and tablets from her technology donation drive to Jubilee Primary School next to the...
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Tulse Hill partners launch digital connection appeal

A Tulse Hill partnership has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to help local people get and stay digitally connected during the pandemic. Organisers say the move...

New mayor to fundraise for young LGBT+ homeless

Lambeth council last night (22 April) elected the UK’s first openly HIV+ mayor, artist Philip Normal, who has a shop in Brixton Village. He pledged...
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Let the children play and eat – donate

The Loughborough Community Centre at Max Roach on Wiltshire Road in Brixton has suspended its community activities, but it provided 555 meals to 105...
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The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...
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Charity’s coronavirus support for Brixton families and youth

The Christian peace-making charity CHIPS has launched an emergency response and crowdfund appeal to help Brixton’s vulnerable families and young people during the coronavirus...
Norwood and Brixton Foodbank depot: volunteers packing

Foodbank now offers delivery service for those in need

Norwood & Brixton Foodbank has announced it is partnering with other South London centres to introduce a delivery service. All the foodbanks will be closing...
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Make Shift Foundation – a showcase for young talent

Make Shift Foundation is a South London based charity that provides an open space for 16 to 25-year-olds from Brixton and Peckham to promote...
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Brixton coronavirus group set up to support vulnerable residents

Brixton Covid Mutual Aid, a community-based organisation set up less than a week ago, has enlisted 3,000 volunteers to provide aid and assistance to...
Mosaic staff members outside on Effra Road with placards saying are you ok?

Coronavirus, caution and connection – some thoughts from our community 

  Mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse says keeping connected is vital for our health – even more so if self-isolating. Physical separation means we have...

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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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