Members of the Sylvan Lawn Bowls Club

Support Sylvan Bowls Club stay on the green

  The Brockwell Park Sylvan Bowls club is appealing for help to keep the lawns trim and watered throughout the summer, writes Catherine Wiltshire The club...
School Ground Sounds young people making music

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...
John Ruskin bicentenary event at at Ruskin Park

Help Ruskin Park friends celebrate bicentenary

The Friends of Ruskin Park are crowdfunding to raise the money for a programme of events and celebrations this summer in to mark the...

Be a green volunteer

Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...
Crowds enjoy themselves at Brixton Windmill

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...
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Funding will help Myatt’s Fields Park secure its future

The 14-acre, Grade II listed Myatt’s Fields Park has received £77,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £20,000 from Lambeth council to secure...
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Credit without profit

  Steve Powdrill meets the provider of a financial service with a difference Years ago, if someone mentioned “credit unions”, you might be forgiven for envisioning...

Appeal for summer food and play funds

Loughborough Community Centre is appealing for funds for its Summer of Play activities based in Max Roach Park. The programme of activities for children from...
Brixton 2am on a Saturday morning

Care and kindness for the Brixton community

  Jessica Dyer spends a Friday night with Brixton’s Street Pastors If you are out on a Friday night in Brixton you may well encounter the Street Pastors,...
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Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton primary school children

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...
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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...
Lambeth Street Pastors coordinator Cherie Thomas

Lambeth Street Pastors to celebrate new charity status

Lambeth Street Pastors, the church-based group that brings help and support to people who are the worse for wear for whatever reason in Brixton...
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Slade Gardens project wins funding from mayor

Brixton’s Slade Gardens is one of a handful of local city greening projects to have been awarded significant funding from the London mayor’s Greener City...
Ula and Basil

Football team raise money for cancer treatment

South London five-a-side football team Samba Quays are reuniting 10 years after their last competitive fixture to play...
Solomon Smith and Sarah Jones: inspiration to help jobless people

Brixton Soup Kitchen: ‘We don’t just do food here’

  Brixton Soup Kitchen is extending its help to local people in need by offering confidence-boosting counselling. Kitchen founder Solomon Smith has teamed up with life...
Solomon Smith

Brixton Soup Kitchen to feed 1,000 on London streets

After supporting 450 families with hot meals and presents over the weekend in the run-up to Christmas,...

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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...
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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...