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Essential employment skills course in Brixton

A Brixton community organisation is offering courses helping people to develop the essential business skills necessary to find work. Orange Bow, based at 403-405 Brixton...
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Brixton Finishing School launches free AD-Cademy

Brixton Finishing School (BFS) has launched a free virtual advertising course to support the progression of diverse talent in the advertising industry. The eight-week AD-Cademy...
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Free English courses in Brixton

A Brixton community organisation is offering free courses to help local people who are unemployed and need to improve their English language skills. Orange Bow,...
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Winter Windows 2020 at Brixton’s Department Store

Squire & Partners Winter Windows 2020 is now brightening up Brixton. In its fourth year, the illuminated installation at The Department Store in Ferndale...

Free courses in photography, graphic design and film

The Factory Production House "Step Up" is a new free online project for anyone 19+ living in Lambeth. Photofusion and 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning will...
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Brixton school celebrates GCSE achievements

Students from Brixton school Ark Evelyn Grace Academy are celebrating GCSE grades in what has been a unique academic year. As a result of the...
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Fundraising for diversity

Lambeth equality commissioner Miranda Brawn, whose charity work has already provided scholarships enabling 50 young people to study at 50 academic institutions – from...

Brixton school is equal opportunities leader

For the second year running Brixton’s Ark Evelyn Grace Academy (EGA) has been recognised as a leader in promoting equal opportunities for all pupils,...
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Free Black history project worksheets

South London charity BLAM (Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health) is supporting young people in Lambeth during the pandemic with free interactive worksheets for...
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Help bridge the local digital divide

Cat Smith of Lambeth TechAid explains why internet access is now vital for everyone and how the organisation can enable you to help a...
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Great Black Britons competition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives are backing a national competition launched by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign and supported by Britain’s biggest teachers’ organisation,...
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Brixton college’s 3D printers aid NHS visor scheme

Brixton’s South Bank Engineering University Technical College is using its 3D printers as part of a collective effort by engineering UTCs and others around...
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Brixton residents awarded Churchill Fellowship

Four local individuals have been awarded Churchill Fellowships to research the world’s best ideas, innovations and practices across a range of fields and issues. They...
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Winter Windows at The Department Store

The Department Store windows of architects Squire & Partners on Ferndale Road lit up for the festivities yesterday. This year Winter Windows 2019, an...
Miranda Brawn with this year's scholarships winners

Foundation awards scholarships to promote inclusion and belonging

Barrister, Lambeth Equality Commissioner and founder of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation delivered the fourth diversity annual lecture on 26 October at the...
Levi Roots with St Helen’s primary pupils at Lambeth town hall celebrating their Dragon’s Den success

Brixton pupils on top in Levi Roots’ new Dragons’ Den

Two Brixton schools were the joint winners when entrepreneur Levi Roots revisited Dragons' Den in Lambeth town hall with more than 50 pupils from...

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Brixton Palestine protests continue

Protest against Israel’s occupation of Palestine will continue in Brixton this weekend with two separate events planned. The now regular protest at the Herne Hill...
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Brixton barber fights police bid to close it

Hundreds of people have rallied to the support of a longstanding Brixton business that police are trying to close down. Sheer Perfection barbers on Ferndale...
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Government profits as children suffer

A South London primary school will today (9 June) host the launch of a campaign against a government policy that netted it more than...

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West Norwood’s global garden open again for locals

The South London Botanical Institute in West Norwood went global during lockdown, but is now welcoming visitors again, fuelled by a surge in interest...
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You can help High Trees continue to grow

A long-standing community group is appealing for funds to refurbish its home, the Saint Martin’s Learning Centre on Tulse Hill. The High Trees Community Development...
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Brixton Brewin’ ’bout that generation

Brixton Brewery today (12 May) launches a new beer, Generation Pale Ale, in aid of local charity Age UK Lambeth. Promoted by a bunch of...

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