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New director for Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives, based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, is to have a new managing director. Current director Arike Oke will step down at...
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Brixton Windrush pioneer honoured in new building

A former Brixton resident and member of the Windrush Generation was honoured today when a block of 50 new social housing units named after...
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Lambeth School Patrol seeks new volunteers and donors

Lambeth School Patrol, established in 2018, but cut short by lockdown, is seeking volunteers and donors as it prepares to start work again. After school-age...
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Enjoy Apple Day in Brixton

Deep in the English countryside? No … our picture above was taken this morning in the Wyck forest garden community orchard on the corner...
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History on the wall at Brixton’s Grove adventure playground

The Grove Adventure Playground in Brixton has organised a month-long “Blackstory” project. Any Lambeth resident, of any generation, but particularly local to the playground at...

Brixton Advice Centre to leave historic Railton Road HQ

Brixton Advice Centre, a fixture on Railton Road for decades, is selling its building at 165-167 Railton Road. It plans to use the proceeds to...
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Brixton BMX Club still looking to future after 40 years

Brixton BMXClub celebrated its 40th anniversary today (16 October) with a party at the Station Hall community venue in Herne Hill. The birthday comes as...
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Cressingham Gardens campaign benefit

The long-running arts project Liver & Lights will present a benefit happening for the Cressingham Gardens Fighting Fund in November. The fund has already raised more...
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Tube map for Black History month researched in Brixton

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives have combined with Transport for London to produce a Tube map for Black History Month. It features figures pre-Tudors, Georgians and...
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Rock for Refugees at Off The Cut

Local community group Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees (HHWR) has received Home Office approval for its application to host a second refugee family. To help raise...
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‘Slow torture’ for residents as council starts new Cressingham consultation

Residents campaigning to save the Cressingham Gardens council estate on Tulse Hill from demolition say they are being subjected to “slow torture” by Lambeth...
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Unique opportunity for a person with a passion for plants

A unique and intriguing opportunity is available to help shape the future of a botanical organisation with a long and fascinating history. The South London Botanical...
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Dulwich Hamlet back gambling ads ban campaign

Dulwich Hamlet is the latest football club to support a national campaign to end gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. To celebrate the new partnership,...
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Brixton billboard calls out hidden costs of gentrification

A new public artwork has appeared in the heart of Brixton that, at first glance, looks like an advert for yet another new wave...

Air ambulance fundraisers in Brixton M&S

John Davis (left) and Ryan Bricknell are in Brixton Marks and Spencers today (4 October) promoting a drive to raise funds for new London...
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New appeal for Ruskin Park pool refurb

The Friends of Ruskin Park have already made substantial progress in their fundraising drive to refurbish the park’s paddling pool. As of today, the charity...