Syrian Supper Club dinner preparations
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September 10, 2016, No comments

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 in Syria’s conflict and refugee crisis, […]

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Local food banks need your help

August 25, 2016, 1 Comment

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

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Brixton market trader Stuart cycles for charity

July 16, 2016, Comments Off on 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 Prudentia ...

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Nurses take on mountain fundraising challenge

July 15, 2016, Comments Off on 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. The nurses ...

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    Brixton 18 run for UK’s biggest cancer killer
    July 8, 2016, Comments Off on 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 on Sunday 10 July to raise awareness […]

  • Sunshine Arts International children in carnival costume
    Arts charity fundraiser to take local children to Carnival
    July 5, 2016, Comments Off on 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 Hill Carnival. The charity says it sees [&he ...

  • Myatt's Fields Summer Sleepover
    Mayor pledges support for Myatt’s Fields Big Park Sleepover
    July 5, 2016, Comments Off on 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 raise £18,000 by 1 August to […]

  • Stuart Horwood (right) with Peter Wanless, Chief Executive of the NSPCC
    NSPCC boss visits Brixton market to thank local fundraiser
    June 2, 2016, Comments Off on 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, chief executive of the Market Traders […]

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    Historian seeks information on Brixton couple in iconic 50s images
    May 12, 2016, Comments Off on Historian seeks information on Brixton couple in iconic 50s images

    Embed from Getty Images   Historian Jesse Olszynko-Gryn is seeking help with his research into a family from Brixton whose photographs appeared in the mass-circulation Picture Post magazine in 1954 […]

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    Can you help teach the next generation to code?
    May 11, 2016, Comments Off on Can you help teach the next generation to code?

    Coder Brixton is looking for professional computer programmers who can share their knowledge with local youngsters, especially retired or about to retire coders. Coder Brixton is a small community group set […]