“No sell out” protesters disrupt council meeting

By Kaye Wiggins Protestors angry at proposals to sell Lambeth College’s Brixton campus took to the streets yesterday before disrupting a full council meeting. The group,...

Campaigners to lobby against the sale of the Brixton College at the council meeting...

A petition signed by more than 600 people against the sale of the Brixton Hill campus of Lambeth college will be handed over to...

Charity receives £70,000 grant to document the life of C.L.R. James

A youth education charity has won a £70,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant to create a multimedia documentation about the life and works of CLR...

Pioneering work placements help Lambeth youngsters find work

Brixton-based children’s charity Kids’ City has launched ‘Interjunction’ a project which helps unemployed young people to start work. The project, funded by JP Morgan, has...

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Raw Material, an organisation that helps train young people in music and the media, is to hold an evening of live music at Brixton...

Brixton McDonald’s holds training day for unemployed youngsters

A Brixton fast food franchise has teamed up with the local job centre to help teach unemployed youngsters the skills they need to find...

Free journalism workshop for ambitious young women

Young women wanting to get into journalism now have an opportunity to get a taste of it at a free workshop to be held...

Teacher’s strike affects 80 percent of Lambeth schools, claims union

Many schools in Brixton and Lambeth are shut today as teachers walk out in a row over pay and pensions. Teaching unions members were protesting...

UPDATE: 32 Lambeth schools could be closed by teachers’ strike on October 17

Teachers from Brixton are to take strike action next Thursday over government plans to change their pay, pensions and working conditions. Members of The National...

Campaign to stop redevelopment of Lambeth College’s Brixton Hill campus

A public meeting is being held to oppose the redevelopment of Lambeth College's Brixton Hill campus. Arranged by staff at the college the meeting, entitled...
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Children’s charity Beanstalk needs local help to inspire young readers

Stephanie Davis takes a look at how the charity Beanstalk is working with Brixton's primary school children. With a staggering one in three children moving up...

City Heights academy gets green light for Brixton Somerleyton Road

By Laurice Laird A new secondary school academy has been given the final go-ahead for a temporary site on Somerleyton Road, Brixton The new City Heights...

Lambeth cadets ranked number one in annual competition

By Laurice Laird Lambeth cadets were declared the overall winners at an annual Met police cadet competition and parade at Hendon policing school. The action packed...

Brixton Hill campus to be redeveloped as housing, says Lambeth College

By Laurice Laird and Tim Dickens Lambeth College's "dated and underused" Brixton Hill campus could be knocked down and redeveloped as housing, the institution has...

Hill Mead primary school presents the ‘Sound of Oz’

By Laurice Laird Year 6 pupils at Hill Mead Primary school will this evening be performing their adaptation of the fantasy adventure film, The Wizard...

Lambeth students celebrate entrepreneurial success

By Laurice Laird Adult students marked their successful completion of Lambeth’s first social enterprise course with a graduation event. The event, held on June 26th 2013,...

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Cressingham art auction to fund new legal bid to stop demolition

Photographic artist Mark Aitken is auctioning prints of his acclaimed images of residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate to help fund court action to...
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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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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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