Scheme organisers and Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins pose for pictures outside Brixton Tube

Brixton youth project launches appeal for volunteers

A new voluntary youth service on the streets of Brixton was launched yesterday (10 July) when organisers leafleted passers-by outside the Tube as they...

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...
people standing around planter

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...
children outside in building site

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...


woman at lectern

Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
protesters with banners

Reparations march in pictures

Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer and Jenny Shramenko
protest march in Brixton

More than a march – this year will be different

Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...


Brixton opera company launches BAME mentoring scheme

The Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company has launched a mentoring programme as a launchpad for the next generation...

Appeal to fund pottery kits for Brixton kids

Lambeth-based Mud Gang Pottery is well on its way to raise £1,500 so that 50 home pottery kits can be distributed to children in...
Outside BSK headquarters in the Domino Club on Coldharbour Lane

Brixton Soup Kitchen appeals for funds to help continue its work

Brixton Soup Kitchen (BSK) is continuing to provide food and emergency packs to the homeless, elders and...

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