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Three London poets featured in 'In Other Words'
October 13, 2017, No comments

In Other Words, which premiered at the British Film Institute in London, was written and produced by Brixton poet and founder of Poetic Unity, Ragz-CV, and is certainly worth ten […]

Football festival addressing racism in the Portugeuse- speaking community

Portuguese speakers say no to racism and yes to football

October 6, 2017, No comments

A football festival was held at Larkhall Park, Stockwell last week to address racism in the Portuguese-speaking community and celebrate the great musi ...

Poetry Competitioon Fyer

Competition for modern day poets launches for Black History Month

October 4, 2017, No comments

Poetic Unity, the charity behind the hit weekly poetry event, The Poets Corner at the Black Cultural Archive in Brixton is launching a poetry competit ...

Age UK Celebrating Age festival

Celebrating Age Festival

September 25, 2017, No comments

Age UK Lambeth’s Celebrating Age festival starts on 1 October 2017 and runs for a month. The programme includes film screenings, concerts, dances, t ...

  • Students with solar panels
    Solar panels for Brixton schools
    September 11, 2017, 1 Comment

    Repowering London and Brixton Energy are looking for Brixton schools keen to put solar panels on their roofs. They are not-for-profit and the schemes would be community-owned and controlled. The […]

  • Special Constable Steve Whitmore with Vi and Ray Donovan and Lambeth borough commander Richard Wood
    Award for custody book scheme
    September 5, 2017, 2 Comments

    Steve Whitmore, a special constable in Brixton was awarded the Chris Donovan Trust Award at the station last month for his work with the Books in the Nick project. He […]

  • Myatt's Fields Park: the greenhouse in action
    Myatt’s Fields Park is a hive of summer activity
    August 14, 2017, Comments Off on Myatt’s Fields Park is a hive of summer activity

    Myatt’s Fields Park is hosting a lively programme of free events and activities involving nature, food, wellbeing and music over the rest of the summer. Full details are on the […]

  • Miranda Brawn speaking to business school graduates at Brighton University
    Equality champion Miranda Brawn receives honorary doctorate
    August 2, 2017, Comments Off on Equality champion Miranda Brawn receives honorary doctorate

    Miranda Brawn, equality commissioner for Lambeth and patron of the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton, notched up another honour in recognition of her work to make the workplace more diverse […]

  • Shaninga Marasha, CEO of BIGKID Foundation with Emma Harrison CBE, chair of the Foundation for Social Improvement
    Local charity wins top award
    July 29, 2017, Comments Off on Local charity wins top award

    A local charity, the BIGKID Foundation, has won the national Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) “Small Charity Big Impact” award. BIGKID, based in West Norwood, is dedicated to seeing that […]