New Lambeth health bus in Brixton this week

A new health and wellbeing bus will visit Lambeth communities this summer to provide Covid-19 tests and vaccinations. Lambeth Together, a project to create a new...

In pain? Don’t Google it, join a GP Zoom session

A local GP surgery has launched new series of joint and back pain webinars to try to reach more people in pain and free...

Mental health, justice and equality

Black African and Caribbean residents of Lambeth and Southwark are eight times more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act than white...

You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...

Pandemic threat to local sexual health

The pandemic has exacerbated sexual health risks facing BAME communities in Lambeth. Matt Spivey looks at a report by Love Sex Life – a partnership commissioned...

Brixton covered markets in virus protection first

Brixton’s indoor markets are to be protected against coronavirus by the first UK use of a new protective system. The Bioprotectus™ system is supplied by BioSupplies.com,...

Residents want to keep cleaner air – survey

Three in four local people say air quality was better during lockdown and want action to keep it that way, according to a survey...

NHS chief visits Brixton pharmacy

Sir Simon Stevens, chief executive officer of the NHS, chose a Brixton pharmacy to publicise a scheme to help Londoners get care safely and...

Mental health charity Mosaic services online

As the theme of Mental Health Week (18 – 22 May) is kindness, Brixton-based Mosaic, a pioneering mental health charity has been asking members...

Mental Health Week: Have your say on Lambeth services

This week is mental health awareness week. The Mental Health Foundation has some tips for looking after your health at home, and you can...

Performance: Black men and the lockdown

Kwame and the Lockdown is an interactive theatre performance and community dialogue event about Black men in the time of Covid 19. The Black...

MP warns of funding threat to King’s College hospital

MP Helen Hayes today (7 April) warned that Brixton’s local hospital, King’s College, still faces huge financial challenges, despite its historic debt having been...

MUSIC

Uncertain future for Brixton’s celebrated radio station

Reprezent Radio, 107.3FM: Iona Cleave explores how a defiant community radio station in Brixton continues to make its mark on London's music scene, despite...

CULTURE