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February 17, 2017, No comments

Local families, notables and celebrities packed into Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club yesterday to meet club president Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and to watch displays by its young members. Natasha […]

Royal visit for the Black Cultural Archives

February 16, 2017, No comments

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Black Cultural Archives today (16 February) where they were welcomed by an army cadet guar ...

UK Literacy Awards Assessor with one of the teachers

Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award

February 11, 2017, No comments

Hill Mead primary school has made it to the last four in the Literacy School of the Year Award. Assessors from the UK Literary Association visited the ...

Student Micah with her book which tops Amazon best seller list

Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book

February 10, 2017, No comments

Micah Dolphy, aged 15 and a pupil at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, has topped the Amazon best seller list with her first book.  Poetic Surds is a collect ...

  • recycled pram and xmas tree
    The walls that never stop giving
    February 6, 2017, No comments

    Delores William enjoys the give and take of unofficial recycling by the garden wall Before I moved to Brixton I lived on a very busy main road (the A2) not […]

  • Ruskin Readers Tutor Rae Stoltenkamp (right) with Tracey Cameron
    Ruskin Readers’ search for new home
    February 5, 2017, No comments

    Stephen Blanchard traces Ruskin Readers’ search for a new home Adults with literacy issues can be a hidden minority in Lambeth. People may struggle to get by at work and […]

  • Volunteers at Loughborough Farm
    Loughborough Farm is still growing
    February 3, 2017, No comments

    Stephen Blanchard writes about his involvement with urban farming and how it began at the Wyck Gardens orchard One of the first things that caught my eye after our family moved […]