High Trees wins grant for language support programme

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  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City...
Young reader on Beanstalk programme

Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

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Volunteers in Brixton have been helping primary school children become more confident readers in a support programme by Beanstalk. The literacy charity recruits volunteers to...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen lawyers premiere Brixton on Trial

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Brixton was yesterday (11 February) the setting for the premiere of a unique new film, an education drama that explains how a criminal trial...
Tom Nixon with Heath and Nobby

From hoof to loaf – Brixton pupils see the start of wheat’s journey

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Pupils from Brixton’s Hill Mead primary school were in Ruskin Park today to see shire horses Nobby and Heath plough another heritage wheat growing...

BIGKID charity raises funds for Christmas presents

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South london-based youth charity BIGKID Foundation has been raising funds from the local community to buy Christmas presents for young people in Lambeth who...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

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 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
Danielle working on film project

Crowdfunding campaign rises to the challenge

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We Rise, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money and support for three-month outreach campaign aimed at providing more meaning work experience to...
Young carers taking part in a Create music workshop

Time off for young carers to socialise and get creative

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  Young carers in Lambeth aged 12 to 18 have been working with multi-arts project Create. The programme, designed to give them social and creative time...
Girls Friendly Society members

Girls Friendly Society relaunches in Brixton

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Girls Friendly Society (GFS) has recently re-launched its Brixton group for girls and young women at The Edmundsbury Estate Community Centre on Ferndale Road. The...

New charity helps students with university applications 

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16 January 2018 may seem a long way off but that is the UCAS deadline for most university applications. Get Accepted is a Brixton-based charity aimed...

Like the Tardis in Brixton – Dr Who companion opens rebuilt school

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Brixton–born Pearl Mackie, who plays Doctor Who’s latest and first openly gay main companion, Bill Potts, has officially reopened the rebuilt Lansdowne School, a...
Students with solar panels

Solar panels for Brixton schools

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Repowering London and Brixton Energy are looking for Brixton schools keen to put solar panels on their roofs. They are not-for-profit and the schemes...
Logo of Nominet digital neighbourhood

Tech training opportunity for 18-24 years olds

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  Brixton-based youth charity Livity is partnering with tech company Nominet to connect tech savvy 18-24 year olds with local enterprises. The Nominet Digital Neighbourhood scheme...
Signpost at Brockwell Park Community Gardens

Summer activities at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses summer events are in full swing, and there's something for everyone.  At Sunday Pizzas you can roll the dough and...
Lambeth fair funding for schools

Lambeth parents join schools picnic protest

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Lambeth parents will join parents, pupils and teachers from all over the country, to stage a mass picnic protest in Parliament Square on Sunday...

Local music charity launches therapy awards scheme

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A long-established local charity that brings the benefits of music therapy to vulnerable people around the world has a new awards scheme for its...

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The empowering nature of cooking

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Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...
baby pigeon

He’s Buddie lucky

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Charlie Metcalfe follows the fate of one that got away – a very lucky young pigeon Leonid Dementiev was spending a quiet day with his...
Grove Adventure playground volunteer with food boxes

Grove Adventure Playground’s new role as food distribution centre.

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https://youtu.be/7Es-IsDjJnw The coronavirus crisis may have forced Grove Adventure Playground to close its doors to physical play but volunteers are rolling their sleeves up to...

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protesters with placards

‘We could be the generation to make the changes’

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Simone Richardson found it inspirational to witness Black Lives Matter protesters marching past her home and to interview some who live locally I live not...
Nour's Saja Shaheen

Nour: pressure mounts on landlord

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Campaigners have increased pressure on the owners of Brixton’s covered markets over the threatened eviction of the iconic Nour Cash & Carry store in...
Lambeth town hall in Brixton lit in purple to mark the death of George Floyd

Town hall lit for George Floyd

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Lambeth town hall in Brixton was lit up in purple tonight (2 June) to mark the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Lambeth council is...