Tag: Volunteering

Workshops at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG) is a community garden in the centre of Brockwell Park, providing a haven for local people and urban wildlife,...

Help for young people to get into work

The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...

Brixton’s orchard is a community space that reduces air pollution

Brixton Orchard serves more purposes than being a beautiful and restful place in a bustling town. Brixton Orchard, opposite the new Lambeth town hall development,...

Barnardo’s Brixton appeals for volunteers

  Barnardo’s, the children’s charity, is looking for people to volunteer at its store in Brixton Road after the number of donated items has increased...

Council honours school governors

Lambeth council has made awards to long-serving school governor for the first time. Governors are all volunteers. Nearly 100 received a certificate and a...

Palace players volunteer at local Foodbank

During the last week of the season, Palace players Joel Ward, Connor Wickham and several squad members from the Academy U18 and U23 teams...

Groundwork Community Awards now open for nominations

Groundwork is an organisation that encourages community involvement by creating and maintaining green spaces in urban areas. The group has previously run workshops at...

Brixton Windmill announces activity programme for the year

Brixton Windmill’s programme for the year includes highlights like its Beer and Bread Festival, Art in the Park Harvest Festival and the fourth annual...

Supporting the community is more than worthwhile say students

Kalysha Stapleton, 19, took part in a 12-week Prince’s Trust programme delivered by Lambeth College. Her team chose to renovate the playground areas of...

Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton...

This World Book Day (Thursday 7 March) national reading charity, Coram Beanstalk, is issuing a new appeal for volunteers to join its network of trained...

Volunteer at Brixton Windmill

A local charity in Brixton, the Friends of Windmill Gardens, is launching a new recruitment drive for volunteers at the iconic  Grade...

Time to be a credit to yourself and the community

Jane Wenlock of the Vauxhall Time Bank says timebanking will benefit both individuals and the community. Time banks connect people through the use of...

Brixton artist raises funds for landfill site community

An artist from Brixton is raising funds to support a project helping families who live in South East Asia’s largest landfill site. Lawrence Blackburn says...

Local and global – the Brixton Review of Books

Brixton’s thriving literary scene has a new presence – the Brixton Review of Books. Grace Waters turns the pages With an ethos of making literature...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...

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