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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TechClub’s July edition arrives in Brixton Pound Café

AGT (All Growing Together), an IT support company based in Brixton, are hosting their third TechClub on Thursday 25 July. The event will take...

Scholarship competition open at the School of Communication Arts 2.0

Local Brixton institution the School of Communication Arts 2.0 (SCA) has recently launched its scholarship competition for this year. Applicants have to produce a 2-minute...
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Brixton school bringing diversity to media and advertising

Richard Haas meets the founder of a high-achieving but free Brixton course that is beginning to change the face of the advertising industry After the...
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Free programme for social entrepreneurs in Lambeth

The School for Social Entrepreneurs has launched a new programme for Lambeth residents who have ideas about how to create positive change in their...
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New courses at Mosaic Clubhouse – sign up now!

 Introduction to Computer Skills In partnership with Morley College Meet the tutor and enrol on Wednesday, 24 April, 11.00-13.00Course dates: Wednesday 11.00-13.00 from 1 May - 10 July 2019  (Half-term...
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South London Botanical Institute wins £86,500 national lottery award

    The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) has scooped £86,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The grant will enable the Institute to increase its fundraising...
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Top tech award for Evelyn Grace Academy

Pupils and their computer science teacher from Brixton’s Ark Evelyn Grace Academy received Teen Tech’s “best innovative product” and “teacher of the year” awards...
Students on Princes Trust course at Lambeth College help make over Early Years centre

Supporting the community is more than worthwhile say students

Kalysha Stapleton, 19, took part in a 12-week Prince’s Trust programme delivered by Lambeth College. Her team chose to renovate the playground areas of...
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Brixton primary school in Christmas TV final

Brixton’s Corpus Christi primary school  has been shortlisted as a finalist in Virgin TV’s national Christmas Stars competition. The winning school will have its Christmas...
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St Andrews celebrates 200 years with Levi Roots and Joanna Lumley

St Andrew's C of E primary school in Stockwell celebrates its 200th anniversary today – St Andrew’s Day. The highlight of week-long celebrations at the...
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Winter Windows switch on at Brixton’s The Department Store

Brixton’s The Department Store switches on its window illuminations today Friday 30 November at 4.30pm. Winter Windows is a collaboration between architects Squire and...
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Hill Mead school’s winter windows light up Brixton

  There was a buzz of excitement as children and parents from Brixton's Hill Mead primary gathered outside Brixton's Department Store to see their handiwork...
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Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...
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British Library launches Windrush Stories online learning resource

Britain’s national library is launching Windrush Stories, a free educational web resource that marks 70 years since the arrival of Empire Windrush, to coincide...
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Brixton’s News Club kicks off with expert panel and hot topics

  News Club is a fortnightly discussion event that combines a panel of experts with an audience of local news-hounds to dissect the week’s stories...

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Traid – reuse, recycle, recreate

Brixton’s Traid has always been ahead of the trend, upcycling clothes since July 2013. Simone Richardson dropped in Traid, a charity with 11 shops in London...
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Freedom and support for older people to do fun things

MYsocial, run by Age UK Lambeth, an independent local charity that has been supporting older people for more than 70 years, is back for...

Help for young people to get into work

The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...

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Advocacy Academy students launch this year’s campaigns

The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy is dedicated to preparing young people to bring about social change. A free academy fellowship gives students the tools, skills and...
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Hate crime partners’ day of hope at Pop Brixton festival

Lambeth Disability Hate Crime partnership is holding a Hope Fest as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Wednesday 16 October from 1...
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Climate strikers rally in Brixton

Melissa Veitch reports on today's climate strike action in Brixton Hundreds of people rallied in Brixton today (20 September) before joining the Global Climate Strike...