Landfill project in Indonesia. Pic of children

Brixton artist raises funds for landfill site community

An artist from Brixton is raising funds to support a project helping families who live in South East Asia’s largest landfill site. Lawrence Blackburn says...
Ties in TRAID Brixton

Brixton Traid: Your clothes can help to fashion a sustainable world

  Brixton’s TRAID on Acre Lane is part of a UK-wide charity tackling environmental and social problems caused by the production, consumption and disposal of...

Brixton at tipping point

Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...
T-shirt weather at the Grove Adventure Playground Gala

Gala weekend for Grove Adventure Playground

Grove Adventure Playground in Loughborough Junction opened its doors for a Gala Benefit last weekend (end October) and put on a night to remember for...
Picket outside McDonald's in Brixton

Low paid workers picket Brixton McDonald’s

McDonald’s workers and other low-paid employees and trade unionists picketed the fast food restaurant in Brixton this morning (4 October). After a brief rally in...
Brixton McDonald's

Brixton McDonald’s to be picketed tomorrow morning

Brixton McDonald’s will be picketed tomorrow morning (4 October) as part of a campaign against low pay and zero-hour contracts that is backed by...

Vision for Brixton: are creatives and politicians on the same page

Brixton’s creative community slugs it out with the ‘establishment’ as they pitch their vision for  Brixton against that of politicians, planners, construction and finance....
Photo of Syrian food

Sign up for the next Brixton Syrian supper club

Enjoy a delicious dinner, live music, and support a good cause at the same time.  The next Syrian Supper Club takes place in Brixton...
Poster for workshop on 15 September Getting Attention

Tips to make yourself heard workshop at Community Base

Make Some Noise! Getting people's attention and keeping it is a workshop at Brixton Community Base on Saturday 15 September run by Project Dirt...
Reflections a CGI image of Brixton Design Trail installation's outside Brixton Tube

Brixton talent prepares to go on show

Brixton Design Trail will once again bring local people, creatives and organisations together from 15 to 23 September. The theme of this year’s trail...
One of the paintings by Abe Odedina that will be on display in the Department Store

BDT: Bringing the Belonging to Brixton

Brixton Design Trail (BDT) launches on 15 September as part of the London Design Festival. This year’s theme – We Belong – explores and...
Flyer for the News Club Brixton Library 11 September

Brixton’s News Club kicks off with expert panel and hot topics

  News Club is a fortnightly discussion event that combines a panel of experts with an audience of local news-hounds to dissect the week’s stories...
Rock Against Racism Programme Back Cover

Rock Against Racism 40 years on – an echo that must get louder

  Forty years ago this month the biggest party ever held in Brockwell Park took place under the banner Rock Against Racism. On 24 September...
Groundwork event

Bite-sized food waste workshops

The Brixton Pound Café will be one of the venues for free “bite-sized” workshops on food waste for Lambeth residents organised by the charity...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

  The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brixton Chamber...

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Vegetable garden

Slade Gardens project wins funding from mayor

Brixton’s Slade Gardens is one of a handful of local city greening projects to have been awarded significant funding from the London mayor’s Greener City...
Ula and Basil

Football team raise money for cancer treatment

South London five-a-side football team Samba Quays are reuniting 10 years after their last competitive fixture to play...
Solomon Smith and Sarah Jones: inspiration to help jobless people

Brixton Soup Kitchen: ‘We don’t just do food here’

  Brixton Soup Kitchen is extending its help to local people in need by offering confidence-boosting counselling. Kitchen founder Solomon Smith has teamed up with life...

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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...
John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor McDonnell in Brixton call for socialist transformation

The Labour Party’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell made a call for the socialist transformation of Britain in a speech in Brixton at the weekend. He...

Families in town hall cuts protest

Families protesting against the planned closure of five children's centres by Lambeth council staged a play-in in the reception area at the Town Hall...