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...
Practising IT at Hill Mead

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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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...
Yoga at the Brixton Finishing School

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...
School for Social Entrepreneurs away day

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...
South London Botanical Institute Garden

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...
Evelyn Grace pupils at Buckingham Palace to receive their top tech award

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...
Children from Hill Mead Primary with their illuminations

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...
Hill Mead primary pupils outside he Department Store

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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Grove Adventure Playground appeal for support

Grove Adventure Playground is fundraising to take children on a day trip on the River Thames and a tour of Tower Bridge. They need your...
Wassailing at Brockwell Park

Dig this at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Composting, kitchen gardening and kids’ stories, not to mention a rousing wassail to kick off the new year – they are all happening at...
Fruit and veg stall in the market

Good food this Christmas brought to you by Incredible Edible Lambeth

How can we all source good nutritious food this Christmas to feed our families? Finding fresh fruit and veg at affordable prices that has not...

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Windrush scandal compensation meeting

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...
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Support We Rise hit fundraising target

We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
Poster asking for nominations for Great Black Britons. This features Trevor McDonald

Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...