Tag: Michael Groce

Brixton youth project launches appeal for volunteers

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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

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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...

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“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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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...