Tag: coronavirus

Lambeth council update: help and support during coronavirus crisis

Lambeth Council has worked with its community partners to rapidly increase support for vulnerable people in the community, and boost community resilience in the...

Music, artists and venues under threat

Since I last wrote about the impact of COVID-19 on Brixton’s music scene the government has at least offered some economic assurances to businesses...

Connecting coronavirus information and services

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...

Support for Brixton’s self employed explained

Brixton accountants One Abacus explain what yesterday's (26 March) announcement by the Chancellor will mean for the self-employed Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme This was announced...

Brixton accountants put together information to help small businesses

One Abacus – a local firm of accountants – has collated information to help small businesses and freelancers see what measures have been put...

Helpline launch to support residents most vulnerable to coronavirus

A helpline for people who are over 70 or have an existing medical condition which makes them more vulnerable to coronavirus was launched today...

COVID-19 and the Brixton music scene

Music editor Dave Randall on how the pandemic is affecting music and society in Brixton and our wider community and why, when the virus...

Children’s reading charities unite to support families at home

A new social platform #Unitedbybooks launched today by children’s reading organisations will share reading tips, activities and content to families with children at home following...

Brixton coronavirus group set up to support vulnerable residents

Brixton Covid Mutual Aid, a community-based organisation set up less than a week ago, has enlisted 3,000 volunteers to provide aid and assistance to...

Coronavirus, caution and connection – some thoughts from our community 

  Mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse says keeping connected is vital for our health – even more so if self-isolating. Physical separation means we have...

Lambeth council statement on coronavirus

Cllr Ed Davie, Lambeth council cabinet member for health and adult social care, said: “As everyone can see Coronavirus is a huge challenge to...

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