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...
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‘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...
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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...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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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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Local NHS campaigners call for grass-roots test and trace

Local campaigners against the privatisation and commercialisation of the NHS have backed a call by Lambeth council to allow the failing Covid test and...

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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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