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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...
Gina Cicerone wins Winston Churchill award

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 student celebrates exam success

A student from Ark Evelyn Grace Academy in Brixton is celebrating great A-level results and a place to study at a top medical school. Hibo...
Picture: Lambeth Mayor Cllr Ibrahim Dogus Wonett Boreland. Ms Boreland is the Chair of Governors at Granton Primary School in Streatham

Council honours school governors

Lambeth council has made awards to long-serving school governor for the first time. Governors are all volunteers. Nearly 100 received a certificate and a...
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ERIC Fest: Creative Careers Festival at Pop Brixton

ERIC Festival took over Pop Brixton on Saturday (6 July) to host a careers fair aimed at those aged 16-25 who are looking for...
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Brixton pupils enjoy slime, Stilton and a visit from new friends

When Julie Marston, who teaches in a primary school in the Nottinghamshire village of East Bridgford, read the regular Hill Mead Herald page in...
Luol Deng with Year 7 students from Ark Evelyn Grace Academy

‘Act like who you want to be’ Luol Deng tells Brixton Evelyn Grace students

US all-star basketball player Luol Deng and his sister Arek Deng visited Brixton’s Evelyn Grace Academy recently. Born in what is now South Sudan, Deng...

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Local MPs condemn benefit cut plan

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy yesterday (18 January) joined Labour party leader Keir Starmer at the Brixton and Norwood Foodbank. On the same day, the MP...
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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 –...

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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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