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OurSpace are making noise this spring

  Community space project ‘OurSpace’ have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with the training of 21 local people from Angell Town, Tulse Hill...
Habiba Usman, a 17-year-old resident of the Loughborough Estate and a graduate of the Brixton Energy Solar training programme, with Agamemnon Otero

Friends of the Earth highlight Brixton energy scheme

While Brixton and Lambeth residents are at the forefront of current Extinction Rebellion activity, the area is also home to practical steps to tackle...
Mark Healey of HCAW; Chery Lewis; Donatus Anyanwu; and Louise Holden, London disability hate crime project manager for Inclusion London, an organisation that supports more than 70 deaf and disabled organisations in every London borough

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...
Extinction Rebellion Lambeth members at Marble Arch

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...
illustration of Believe in Tomorrow garden by brixton designer for RHS show

Help crowdfund for children’s Believe in Tomorrow garden

A Brixton gardener will be presenting her ideas to get more children outdoors at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in July writes Emma...
Anti-fur protesters outside the Flannels shop in Brixton

More anti-fur protests planned for Brixton store

Animal rights activists who demonstrated outside and inside the Flannels store in Pope’s Road Brixton at the weekend are planning more protests there. Some of...
Poster for Veg Power campaign - Eat them to defeat them

Brixton’s Windrush Square Veg Invasion

Brixton is braced for a vegetable invasion of Windrush Square and the market on 6 April. A family fun day running from 11am to...
Supporters of the Ritzy strikers brave the cold to picket the cinema urging potential patrons to back the boycott

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...
Kids climate rally in Windrush Square

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...

Probe council’s financial affairs, former Labour councillors urge government

Two former Lambeth Labour councillors have called on central government to appoint commissioners to investigate the council’s “failure to conduct its financial affairs in...
This year's Advocacy Academy intake

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...
Food on foodbank shelves

Brixton foodbank joins universal credit campaign

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is giving full backing to a national campaign to reform universal credit. The controversial change to benefit payments has led...
John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor McDonnell in Brixton call for socialist transformation

The Labour Party’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell made a call for the socialist transformation of Britain in a speech in Brixton at the weekend. He...

Families in town hall cuts protest

Families protesting against the planned closure of five children's centres by Lambeth council staged a play-in in the reception area at the Town Hall...
Children at the Lark Hall children's centre – one of five scheduled for closure

Union and parents launch campaign against closure of children’s centres

The Lambeth branch of the trade union Unison and local parents this week launched a campaign against cuts to children’s centres in the borough...
Ties in TRAID Brixton

Brixton Traid: Your clothes can help to fashion a sustainable world

  Brixton’s TRAID on Acre Lane is part of a UK-wide charity tackling environmental and social problems caused by the production, consumption and disposal of...

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Brixton’s Marathon man runs for kidney charity

Brixton local Martin Belzunce ran the London Marathon for Kidney Research UK in an amazing 3:00:20. The race is over but he is still...
children outside in building sitevideo

Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...
Anne Manuel who is doing the marathon for Alzheimer's

Local student to walk a marathon for Alzheimer’s Society

Anne Manuel (22) of Herne Hill is taking on the challenge of walking a marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Anne, a London College...

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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...
Laura and Carole Big Lunch community walkers

The Big Lunch 2019 teams announced

The Big Lunch have just announced their team for 2019 who will be leading a two-week community walk taking place across the nation between...
Waterpolo at Brockwell Lido

Petition urges Brockwell Lido to lift ban on local swimming club

  Well over 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Fusion Lifestyle – a charity that runs Brockwell Lido – to lift its...