Tag: Cherry Groce

Honouring the giants

Alex Wheatle, the Brixton Bard, who was the subject of the Brixton Uprising episode of the Small Axe TV series, reflects on responses to...

Work starts on Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial is due to be delivered to Windrush Square in Brixton from 9am on Wednesday (March 17). Lambeth council and The Cherry Groce...

An absolutely brilliant book …

Lee Lawrence talks to Dave Randall about his prize-winning book that recounts the police shooting of his mother Cherry Groce in Brixton and its...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton's Windrush Square. A council report says the...

Work to start on Brixton memorial to Cherry Groce

Construction of the Windrush Square memorial to Cherry Groce is to begin within weeks – with completion due to coincide with the 35th anniversary...

Racism and injustice are still too prominent a feature in our...

Brixton-born community activist/organiser and consultant Ros Griffiths on the local reaction to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis I never thought I would see a...

Proposals for Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton released

Details of a memorial to Cherry Groce in Brixton’s Windrush Square designed by the firm of leading international architect Sir David Adjaye OBE have...

Cherry Groce’s son revisits the room where his mum was shot...

The son of Cherry Groce - the woman shot and paralysed by police during a raid on her home in 1985 - has revisited...

Cherry Tree Trust launches community project to help the disabled

The Cherry Tree Trust is to launch an event for its first project, The Cherry Tree Experience, on Friday April 25 on Brixton Road. The...

Family of Cherry Groce granted legal aid to be represented at...

The family of Cherry Groce, shot and paralysed by police in Brixton in the eighties, will now be given legal aid to have their...

Lord Chancellor to decide on legal aid for Cherry Groce’s family

The Legal Aid Agency is reviewing its decision to refuse legal aid to the family of Cherry Groce for representation at the inquest into...

Cherry Groce’s family to deliver petition for legal aid to PM

The family of a woman shot and paralysed by police in Brixton will deliver a petition to be granted legal aid for the inquest...

‘Three generations of injustice’ Chuka Umunna calls on Government to grant...

By Katie Lathan in Westminster Chuka Umunna, Labour MP for Streatham, today called upon the Lord Chancellor and government ministers to reverse the decision of...

Family of Cherry Groce start petition for legal aid to be...

The family of Cherry Groce, who was left paralysed when police shot her by mistake, have launched a fight for legal aid to be...

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