Tag: Michael Groce

Brixton youth project launches appeal for volunteers

A new voluntary youth service on the streets of Brixton was launched yesterday (10 July) when organisers leafleted passers-by outside the Tube as they...

Brixton’s Coldharbour ward gearing up for by-election

Residents of Lambeth’s Coldharbour Ward in central Brixton will be heading to the polls again on 13 September, following the death of Labour Party...

Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for...

“I’m very glad to be here in the heart of Brixton, one of the centres for the Windrush generation,” shadow home secretary Diane Abbott...

Remembering the Brixton 1981 Uprisings

Locals came together to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprising at the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) this week. Arts co editor Barney...

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

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

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...

INTERVIEW: Putting the past in its place

Co Arts Editor Barney Evison sat down with local poet and community figurehead Michael Groce for a long overdue chat. They talked about demon...

BRIXTON PEOPLE: Tim Wells, poet and DJ

Faye Lipson caught up with Tim Wells: published poet, reggae DJ and business advisor to Brixton’s entrepreneurial unemployed. “My daughter says I’m a hipster”, is...

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