Tag: charity

The empowering nature of cooking

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Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...

BIGKID teen keeps his community active during lockdown

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When the COVID-19 lockdown was announced, it came as a shock to Omari (15) who lives in Streatham Hill, southwest London. Having been so...

Charity launches “Quarantine Poems”

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Brixton based charity Poetic Unity have been working on services they can provide virtually during lockdown, one of these projects is Quarantine Poems. "In these...

Connecting coronavirus information and services

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Age UK Lambeth is “very much still here and available to offer support” despite the lockdown says Tom Stannard. A new website - http://connectlambeth.org/ - pulls...

“Giving a voice to the voiceless” – Brixton based charity Poetic...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOC29blaiqY Poetic Unity a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson better known as Ragz-CV was set up to give young people...

SGS x Brixton Wings – Exploring Windrush Summer Camp

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Exploring Windrush was a 3-week summer camp for young people run in collaboration by SGS and Brixton Wings. Young people aged 6 - 15 years...

Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

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Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...

Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

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Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...

Local student to walk a marathon for Alzheimer’s Society

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Anne Manuel (22) of Herne Hill is taking on the challenge of walking a marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Anne, a London College...

Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton...

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This World Book Day (Thursday 7 March) national reading charity, Coram Beanstalk, is issuing a new appeal for volunteers to join its network of trained...

Volunteer at Brixton Windmill

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A local charity in Brixton, the Friends of Windmill Gardens, is launching a new recruitment drive for volunteers at the iconic  Grade...

Papa’s Park playground is open again

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After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, Brixton, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft...

Building Young Brixton wins £850,000 from the Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund

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Building Young Brixton, a consortium of six Lambeth based charities and social enterprises, has successfully secured over £850,000 from the Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund. ...

Brixton’s Volcano coffee and Brockwell Lido team up with Crisis

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At least two local institutions are working with Crisis, the homeless charity. Brockwell Lido will host its Icebreaker fundraiser on Saturday 15 December and...

Award winning garden mosaic is up for auction. Bid now!

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Arts4Space, the community arts organisation, is auctioning off the mosaic that was part of an award-winning garden designed for the 2018 RHS show garden...

Brixton artist raises funds for landfill site community

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An artist from Brixton is raising funds to support a project helping families who live in South East Asia’s largest landfill site. Lawrence Blackburn says...

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