Parental guidance. Share your experience and help a family

This May Home-Start Lambeth will be offering free training to volunteers with parenting or caring experience who would like to give practical and emotional support...

Friendship Works: Help change a child’s life by volunteering

The charity Family Action is recruiting volunteers to become children and young people mentors in Lambeth. The scheme Friendship Works supports young people who have...
McDonald's little crew

Nominate a ‘grot spot’ for the great Brixton spring clean

Keep Britain Tidy are launching a campaign to clean up litter across the UK over the weekend of 3-5 March. Brixton’s local McDonalds is supporting...
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Brixton Food Bank needs your help

  As Christmas draws closer, Brixton Food Bank needs your help! They need a lot of food at Xmas time and are organise three days...
Chelsea Young

Police seek help over girl missing in Brixton

Police are concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl last seen at about 4.30pm in Brixton on Sunday (30 October) and are appealing for...
Syrian Supper Club dinner preparations

Club diners raise £2,000 for Syria

Marhabtayn Syrian Supper Club hosted its first event  in Brixton during the summer. The club’s aim is to show solidarity with people caught up...
Louisa Malonga

Police seek help over missing Brixton woman

Lambeth police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing vulnerable woman. Louisa Malonga, 70, was reported missing today (29 August) when her carers visited her...
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Local food banks need your help

  Norwood, Brixton and Streatham food bank distribution centres have been busy over the summer holidays as some families struggled to make ends meet As a...

Police concerned about 13-year-old last seen in Brixton

Police in Lambeth are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing vulnerable 13-year-old girl. Alicia Davies was last seen in Brixton at 11:15...

Brixton market trader Stuart cycles for charity

Brixton Market Federation’s Stuart Horwood is cycling to raise money for the NSPCC, writes Colette Webber. Setting off on 31 July for the Prudential Ride...

Nurses take on mountain fundraising challenge

Six nurses from Royal Trinity Hospice  will climb the three highest peaks in the UK in a gruelling 24-hour challenge on 16 September 2016....
Dan Kelly who is running for Pancreatic Cancer charity

Brixton 18 run for UK’s biggest cancer killer

 Brixton resident Dan Kelly (left) has organised a team of 18  to take part in the Vitality British 10K London Run in central London...
Sunshine Arts International children in carnival costume

Arts charity fundraiser to take local children to Carnival

Lambeth children enjoy last year's Notting Hill Carnival. Arts charity Sunshine International Arts has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take 35 local disadvantaged children to Notting...

Mayor pledges support for Myatt’s Fields Big Park Sleepover

Father Nature, a Brixton-based community gardening enterprise, is teaming up with the Myatt’s Fields Park Project and local army cadets together they hope to...
Missing person poster

Missing library campaigner Robbie Gibson seen in isle of Wight

Police believe missing local community activist and library campaigner Robbie Gibson may have travelled to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. They have renewed appeals...
Stuart Horwood (right) with Peter Wanless, Chief Executive of the NSPCC

NSPCC boss visits Brixton market to thank local fundraiser

The NSPCC chief executive, Peter Wanless, paid a surprise visit to Brixton to thank Stuart Horwood, for his fundraising efforts for the charity. Horwood,...

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VOLUNTEERING

Papa’s Park is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft surfaces...
From left: Tony Goldring, Mims Davies, Keishana Kelly and Steadman Scott on the terrace of the Palace of Westminster

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...
Diversity champion Miranda Brawn

Brixton equality commissioner awarded Freedom of City of London

cha Dr Miranda Brawn, Lambeth equality commissioner, patron of the Brixton Black Cultural Archives and founder of The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation has been...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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...
Landfill project in Indonesia. Pic of children

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...