Inspirational Brixton teens take on sporting challenge

A group of seven Brixton teenagers will take on a life-changing challenge when they complete a series of gruelling physical trials for charity. Under the...

Brockwell Park Greenhouse gets vital boost

An educative Brixton greenhouse scheme has been given a £60,000 boost by a historic City of London charity. Located in the heart of Lambeth’s prized...

Lambeth community stands side by side after Brixton Kwame murder

Members of the community stood side by side with councillors, police officers, priests and a member of parliament as they paused to remember 17-year-old...

Lambeth cllr is against Brixton primary becoming academy

A Lambeth councillor says he is opposed to primary schools in the area taking on Academy status. Corpus Christi school, in Brixton Hill,  switched to...
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UPDATE: Parents speak against Brixton primary school academy plans

By James Cornish Parents have given a thumbs-down to proposals to convert a Brixton primary school into an academy. More than 80 people attended a meeting...
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Lambeth bid to expand popular Sudbourne primary school by 315 places

By Zoe Jewell, Editor A popular Brixton primary school could benefit from a £4.7million expansion, creating 315 new places. Sudbourne Primary, Hayter Road, could take over...

Durand Primary School becomes an Academy

Lambeth's largest primary school, Durand in Stockwell, has just become an academy under Michael Gove's education reforms introduced in May. Gove had anticipated that...

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First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...
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Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...
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Brixton campaigner wins historic pledge on Black history teaching

The founder of a South London project to advance Black learning and wellbeing has won a commitment from the London Assembly to support the...

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Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...
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‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

Brixton charity urges action over Covid crisis for Latin Americans

A Brixton-based charity reveals today (4 February) that half of Latin Americans in London are out of work as a result of the pandemic...

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