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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...
Extinction Rebellion Lambeth members at Marble Arch

Extinction Rebellion support rockets in Lambeth

Extinction Rebellion Lambeth report on the explosive growth of the movement locally Extinction Rebellion is gaining support at an incredible rate in Lambeth. In the wake...
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OurSpace are making noise this spring

  Community space project ‘OurSpace’ have just launched a crowdfunding campaign to help with the training of 21 local people from Angell Town, Tulse Hill...
Habiba Usman, a 17-year-old resident of the Loughborough Estate and a graduate of the Brixton Energy Solar training programme, with Agamemnon Otero

Friends of the Earth highlight Brixton energy scheme

While Brixton and Lambeth residents are at the forefront of current Extinction Rebellion activity, the area is also home to practical steps to tackle...
Mark Healey of HCAW; Chery Lewis; Donatus Anyanwu; and Louise Holden, London disability hate crime project manager for Inclusion London, an organisation that supports more than 70 deaf and disabled organisations in every London borough

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...
Extinction Rebellion Lambeth members at Marble Arch

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...
illustration of Believe in Tomorrow garden by brixton designer for RHS show

Help crowdfund for children’s Believe in Tomorrow garden

A Brixton gardener will be presenting her ideas to get more children outdoors at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in July writes Emma...
Anti-fur protesters outside the Flannels shop in Brixton

More anti-fur protests planned for Brixton store

Animal rights activists who demonstrated outside and inside the Flannels store in Pope’s Road Brixton at the weekend are planning more protests there. Some of...
Poster for Veg Power campaign - Eat them to defeat them

Brixton’s Windrush Square Veg Invasion

Brixton is braced for a vegetable invasion of Windrush Square and the market on 6 April. A family fun day running from 11am to...
Supporters of the Ritzy strikers brave the cold to picket the cinema urging potential patrons to back the boycott

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...
Kids climate rally in Windrush Square

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

Probe council’s financial affairs, former Labour councillors urge government

Two former Lambeth Labour councillors have called on central government to appoint commissioners to investigate the council’s “failure to conduct its financial affairs in...
This year's Advocacy Academy intake

Advocacy Academy puts passion into practice

Family and supporters of young graduates of the Advocacy Academy cheered them on in an emotional graduation ceremony in Brixton as each group of...
Food on foodbank shelves

Brixton foodbank joins universal credit campaign

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank is giving full backing to a national campaign to reform universal credit. The controversial change to benefit payments has led...

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Guests pledge support for charity at summer event hosted by Commons Speaker John Bercow

The first ever summer event of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation was hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow...

Market forces: West Norwood Feast

Sometimes an awayday can show you what you're missing. All the people. So many people. First Sunday of the month, centred around St Luke’s Church (appropriately)...
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Freshview scheme builds 10 new planters in Herne Hill Station Square

Veolia and Lambeth Council’s Freshview scheme have partnered with the Herne Hill Forum and Turney School to install 10 new planters around Herne Hill...

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Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...

Blocking the traffic in Brixton

Ray Branford, age 9 and her grandmother Sue Branford were on their way to Parliament for the School Strike for Climate, when they stopped...
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Brixton film showing will mark miners’ strike anniversary

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'LktGDXpZRgBs5Jc2DAPzHw',sig:'mT_K7_O3ZbRfQCivj0KWP91eUVh9G1B1F3LTli96IAI=',w:'594px',h:'397px',items:'80549838,83004587,80549591,83004549,83004588',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Streatham Labour Party is marking the 35th anniversary of the 1984 miners’ strike with a screening of...