Tag: Helen Hayes MP

Brixton Street Gym celebrates its new home

Today (24 August) saw the official opening of a new home for the Brixton Street Gym. Founder Terroll Lewis, who launched the project in Brockwell...

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

Advocacy Academy puts passion into practice

Family and supporters of young graduates of the Advocacy Academy cheered them on in an emotional graduation ceremony in Brixton as each group of...

Council plans £250,000 grant for Black Cultural Archives

Lambeth council is planning to offer Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) a grant of £250,000 to help it to change its business model and...

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

Sleepless Brixton campaign appeals for support ahead of crucial meeting

Residents of central Brixton campaigning against the growing problem of noise and anti-social behaviour outside their homes are appealing for support ahead of a...

Lambeth’s Show of Unity in Brixton

Brixton’s Back Cultural Archives last night (3 July) hosted a display of unity in the face of recent events with speakers from several faiths...

Brixton project launches national school holiday ‘Fit and Fed’ programme

Reggae Reggae Sauce entrepreneur Levi Roots and local MP Helen Hayes (Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood) were on hand today to help Brixton’s St....

MP Helen Hayes backs Ritzy campaign with Commons motion

Local MP Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood)  has tabled an early day motion (EDM) – a parliamentary device to highlight an issue –...

Herne Hill’s ‘revolutionary’ commercial waste scheme is national first

Herne Hill businesses, in what is said to be a national first, have joined with the Herne Hill Forum and a south London waste...

Meet the Advocacy Academy

Meet the Advocacy Adademy – young people on a mission to tackle some big problems. Founder Amelia Viney invited the Brixton Blog and Bugle to Parliament...

Brixton forum anger over Windrush toilets

Anger over the continuing lack of public toilets in Brixton and the resulting fouling of homes and streets dominated the annual general meeting of...

Community unites to honour young boxers

Young members of a boxing project that began life on Brixton’s Angell Town estate were honoured at an awards ceremony led by a local...

Council, MPs, urge top priority for youth violence

Leading south Londoners, including MPs, councillors and community and youth charity workers, today (4 July) called on Sophie Linden, London’s new deputy mayor for...

Law centres appeal for support for charity walk

Staff from law centres and advice agencies across Lambeth and Southwark will be walking 10k through central London as part of the London Legal...

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