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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...
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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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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