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A family sit at the site of their demolished home in Jabal Al Baba
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May 11, 2018, No comments

Alice Crawford recently arrived home to Brixton after serving as an ecumenical accompanier with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme In Palestine And Israel, working in an international team in East Jerusalem  […]

Santander cycle Brockwell Park

Pop-up 60-bike Santander cycle station for Brockwell Park

May 9, 2018, 1 Comment

Transport for London will install a pop-up Santander cycle docking station in Brockwell Park this weekend (12-13 May). About 60 bikes will be near the ...

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Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for Windrush protest

April 21, 2018, No comments

“I’m very glad to be here in the heart of Brixton, one of the centres for the Windrush generation,” shadow home secretary Diane Abbott told the ...

Destroyed Windrush generation landing cards ‘should have come to Brixton’

April 20, 2018, 1 Comment

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) have demanded to know why crucial evidence about the immigration status of the Windrush Generation was destr ...

  • At the Advocacy Academy (top to bottom, left to right): Amelia Viney, Ayeisha Thomas-Smith, Shiden Tekle, Zhanè Salmone, Belmiro Matos da Costa, Liv Francis-Cornibert, Kofi Asante
    Legally Black: This is just the beginning
    April 11, 2018, No comments

    Tevye Markson talks to Legally Black’s Shiden Tekle, 18, Kofi Asante, 17, and Belmiro Matos da Costa, 18 (minus fourth member Liv Francis-Cornibert, 18) about Black media representation, their now […]

  • Ritzy living wage campaign placards
    Corbyn pledges support for Brixton Ritzy strikers
    March 8, 2018, Comments Off on Corbyn pledges support for Brixton Ritzy strikers

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged solidarity with members of the BECTU union on strike at Picturehouse cinemas, including Brixton’s Ritzy, today (8 March). “I fully support your campaign to be […]

  • High Trees wins grant for language support programme
    March 7, 2018, Comments Off on High Trees wins grant for language support programme

      High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City Bridge Trust  will allow High […]

  • Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting
    Brixton Green launches campaign for council support
    March 5, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton Green launches campaign for council support

    Brixton Green, the com­mun­ity body seeking to build affordable rented homes on a redeveloped Somerleyton Road, is organising a public meeting  on Wednesday 7 March to launch a campaign for […]

  • Eva Haftmann (right) with Caprice Bourret
    Brixton photographer backs brain tumour charity campaign
    March 5, 2018, Comments Off on Brixton photographer backs brain tumour charity campaign

    Brixton-based photographer Eva Haftmann, who lost her mother to a brain tumour, has helped to launch a national fundraising campaign to help research into combatting the health threat. More than […]