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10,000 emergency parcels and 79 tonnes of food in a year...

The Norwood and Brixton foodbank helped local people with 9,929 emergency three-day food parcels in the 12 months to the start of April this...

Bravo’s four-year battle to open Brixton launderette

A Brixton trader famous for his dedication to the community he serves has been locked out of his Railton Road launderette by Lambeth council,...

Afewee junior Vivien Parsons on England boxing talent programme

Brixton amateur boxer Vivien Parsons, 15, from the Afewee club was scouted by England coaches during her impressive performances at the recent England Boxing...

Friends of the Earth highlight Brixton energy scheme

While Brixton and Lambeth residents are at the forefront of current Extinction Rebellion activity, the area is also home to practical steps to tackle...

The best of Brixton’s Spring music

Dave Randall celebrates the season with veterans, youngsters, local legends and visitors from North America Spring has sprung and nature is popping with new life....

Brixton and the £30,000 salary immigration threshold

 Jack Gevertz, a writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of UK immigration lawyers that provides legal support for those looking to migrate...

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...

Swap your skateboard for a snowboard or make ski tracks this...

Snow-Camp, a charity combining snow sports, life skills and vocational opportunities has been awarded a three-year grant of £100,000 from BBC Children in Need....

Slime Planet run an egg-stravaganza this Easter

Slime Planet, the UK's first slime venue has opened up in Loughborough Junction. To celebrate it is running Easter workshops for kids to make their own...

Labour win by just 19 votes in council by election

Labour scored a narrow win in the Thornton ward by election for Lambeth council yesterday (11 April). On a very low turnout of 25.5%, the...

Brixton Village announces chef contest winners

Brixton Village has announced the two winners of the Brixton Kitchen competition. The competition set out to find the next big talent in food...

Help crowdfund for children’s Believe in Tomorrow garden

A Brixton gardener will be presenting her ideas to get more children outdoors at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in July writes Emma...

More anti-fur protests planned for Brixton store

Animal rights activists who demonstrated outside and inside the Flannels store in Pope’s Road Brixton at the weekend are planning more protests there. Some of...

New book by Brixton Bard Alex Wheatle published today

Brixton Bard Alex Wheatle MBE has a new book published today (4 April). Home Girl: or The Miseducation of Naomi Brisset is the fourth book...

Funding will help Myatt’s Fields Park secure its future

The 14-acre, Grade II listed Myatt’s Fields Park has received £77,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £20,000 from Lambeth council to secure...

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