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June 12, 2017, No comments

A long-established local charity that brings the benefits of music therapy to vulnerable people around the world has a new awards scheme for its respected training course. One reason for […]

Picnic in the park for parents school protest

June 3, 2017, No comments

More than 300 parents, teachers and children took part in a recent Lambeth Loves Schools picnic. Politicians from the different parties Chuka Umunna ( ...

Picnic in Windmill Gardens

Friends of Windmill Gardens appeal for volunteers

May 31, 2017, No comments

Friends of Windmill Gardens are seeking volunteers to join them. There’s lots to do – from helping to organise events, becoming tour guides at the ...

Brixton Calling: Ahoy there – let’s rock that boat!

May 29, 2017, No comments

Local resident John Eacott has played on Top of the Pops and at the Proms. Now he wants to start a sailing club – in Brixton! Delores William caught ...

  • Brixton school backs National Theatre plan to expand
    April 13, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton school backs National Theatre plan to expand

    A Brixton school that has benefited from four years of working with the National Theatre is backing its plans to take its work nationwide. Becky Lawrence, deputy headteacher of Hill […]

  • UK Literacy Awards Assessor with one of the teachers
    Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award
    February 11, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award

    Hill Mead primary school has made it to the last four in the Literacy School of the Year Award. Assessors from the UK Literary Association visited the school to meet […]

  • Student Micah with her book which tops Amazon best seller list
    Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book
    February 10, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book

    Micah Dolphy, aged 15 and a pupil at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, has topped the Amazon best seller list with her first book.  Poetic Surds is a collection of poems […]

  • Ruskin Readers Tutor Rae Stoltenkamp (right) with Tracey Cameron
    Ruskin Readers’ search for new home
    February 5, 2017, Comments Off on Ruskin Readers’ search for new home

    Stephen Blanchard traces Ruskin Readers’ search for a new home Adults with literacy issues can be a hidden minority in Lambeth. People may struggle to get by at work and […]

  • Miranda Brawn Patron of the BCA
    Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn
    January 28, 2017, Comments Off on Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn

    Miranda Brawn, patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won another award for her work to improve diversity. Prime minister Theresa May gave Brawn (right), a successful lawyer and businesswoman, […]