Poster asking for nominations for Great Black Britons. This features Trevor McDonald

Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

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The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...
Duke of Edinburgh on Ferndale Road

‘Progress’ on Duke of Edinburgh ahead of licensing hearing

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“Significant progress” has been made in the dispute over a licence application by the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale Road, according to licence...

We Rise fundraises to connect youngsters with world of work

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We Rise, a Brixton social enterprise, needs your support to raise £12,000 over the next couple of weeks to run its 2020 Youth Connect Programme...
Climate genocide protesters outside Brixton police station

Climate genocide complaint lodged at Brixton police station

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Members of Climate Genocide Act Now went to police stations across the country, including Brixton police station, this morning Wednesday 20 November. The group...
The Brixton-based Advocacy Academy

South London charity seeks grant applications

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Groups from Brixton, Lambeth and other parts of South London can, once again, apply for grants to help people in need or distress from...
Brockwell Park sign

Council withdraws ad hoardings plans for consultation

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Plans for advertising hoardings in parks and open space across Lambeth have been withdrawn by the council after planning applications for them drew social...
swimmers take an icy dip for homelessness charity Crisis

Take an icy plunge to end homelessness 

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Crisis, the homelessness charity, is challenging Londoners to sign up to the Icebreaker Challenge this December. Brixton’s Brockwell Park Lido is one of three open...
Windrush Square Remembrance Day parade

Brixton’s Windrush Square hosts Remembrance Sunday

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Brixton again hosted a Remembrance Sunday event yesterday (10 November) at the African and Caribbean war and peace memorial in Windrush Square. It was followed...
Miranda Brawn with this year's scholarships winners

Foundation awards scholarships to promote inclusion and belonging

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Barrister, Lambeth Equality Commissioner and founder of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation delivered the fourth diversity annual lecture on 26 October at the...
Levi Roots with St Helen’s primary pupils at Lambeth town hall celebrating their Dragon’s Den success

Brixton pupils on top in Levi Roots’ new Dragons’ Den

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Two Brixton schools were the joint winners when entrepreneur Levi Roots revisited Dragons' Den in Lambeth town hall with more than 50 pupils from...
Flyer advertising fundraiser for Compliments of the House

Winter Warmer fundraiser at Pop

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Brixton-based charity Compliments of The House (CoTH) will host a Winter Warmer fundraising event in Pop Brixton on 24 November to raise awareness and...
Computer generated image of the new barn at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

Workshops at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG) is a community garden in the centre of Brockwell Park, providing a haven for local people and urban wildlife,...
Lambeth school Patrol launch, Brixton

Lambeth Schools Patrol launches in Brixton

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The Lambeth Schools Patrol (LSP) project was formally launched yesterday (30 October) in the centre of Brixton. The project is a partnership between Brixton businesses...
Know Our Rights campaign material

Brixton agency launches #KnowOurRights campaign

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The Champion Agency, a longstanding Brixton institution, explains why it has launched  #KnowOurRights, a campaign to arm people with their stop and search rights....

Union calls off Ritzy boycott but fight for equal pay continues

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The long running dispute between Ritzy workers and Cineworld has been suspended says BECTU, the trade union representing cinema workers. The boycott campaign which...
Window display of Traid charity shop in Brixton

Traid – reuse, recycle, recreate

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Brixton’s Traid has always been ahead of the trend, upcycling clothes since July 2013. Simone Richardson dropped in Traid, a charity with 11 shops in London...

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Kitchen duties at Mosaic

Mosaic Clubhouse, a place of comfort and encouragement

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Despite being part of a global movement Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse is unique in England. Ruby Gregory investigates. Sitting on Effra Road is Mosaic Clubhouse, a...

Grove Adventure Playground appeal for support

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Grove Adventure Playground is fundraising to take children on a day trip on the River Thames and a tour of Tower Bridge. They need your...
Wassailing at Brockwell Park

Dig this at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

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Composting, kitchen gardening and kids’ stories, not to mention a rousing wassail to kick off the new year – they are all happening at...

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Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

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The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...
Saja Sheheen in Nour

Nour petition urges support for its fight to retain a central place in Brixton’s...

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Nour Cash & Carry, for many the beating heart of Brixton’s markets, has launched a petition against the notice to quit it has received...
Weyman Bennett

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

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Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...