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XR elders’ alternative tree for Brixton

Local grandparents and elders from Extinction Rebellion will support International Youth Climate Action Day on Saturday 5 December with the message: Our Present –...

Save The Windmill! auction opens tomorrow

Much loved local venue the Windmill Brixton launches a fundraising rock & roll auction tomorrow (1 December). All proceeds will go directly to the venue...
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Jaguars prowl Brixton Tesco to highlight link to deforestation

Volunteers from South West London Greenpeace visited Tesco in Brixton today (28 November) to reimagine a scene from Greenpeace’s new animation, Monster, in which a...
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Opportunities for young people with Code7

Local charity Code 7 has two opportunities for young people from Lambeth to participate in a 24-week programme to progress their personal development, leadership,...
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Brixton Hill flats sell fast

A property company says that it recently sold half the 14 flats in a Brixton Hill development in a single week. The sales are further...
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Urban Food awards for local providers

Myatt’s Fields Park, a 14-acre, Grade II listed community-run park between Brixton and Camberwell, has won a community market award for its vegetable growing...
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Orange town hall to signal help for victims of gender violence

Lambeth council will mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women tomorrow (25 November) by lighting the town hall in Brixton orange. It will also...
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Brixton tower opponents launch legal campaign

Opponents of plans to build a 20-storey office tower on Pope’s Road in central Brixton today (24 November) launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund...
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Temporary housing through the eyes of a child

A child in temporary housing appeals to Lambeth council to give his family a safe and permanent home – Aaliyah Harry reports Janeth Gomez, her...
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500 join discussion of slave trade links

Five hundred people joined an online event that launched public involvement in Lambeth council’s review of local sites with historic links to the slave...
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Brixton ad school grads pen letter urging industry to improve diversity

Kristina KirovaMahalia PeakeMelanie Nogueira Three Brixton Finishing School (BFS) graduates have written an open letter to the advertising industry urging action on its diversity and...

Brixton’s Clink extends delivery service

Brixton prison’s Clink training restaurant delivery service has launched its winter menu with an extended delivery area and is now partnering a community fridge...
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Young fundraisers exceed all expectations

Fifteen South London children with Down’s Syndrome have beaten all expectations in an epic fundraising challenge. Their #DSLwalk300 Land’s End to Peckham fundraiser is now just...
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Getting involved in Brixton’s history

Ruby Gregory meets a young volunteer helping to preserve Brixton’s community history Brixton Windmill volunteer Abigail Holsborough features in the latest episode of a food...

Make a difference – be a mentor

Supporting vulnerable young women is the goal of a local charity seeking more volunteers to help with a workload increased by the pandemic. Ruby...

Venue campaign places Windmill Brixton on danger list

The outstanding and much loved Windmill Brixton has been named as one of six London venues in imminent danger of permanent closure. Announcing its Traffic...

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First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...
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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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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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