Dulwich Park Cystic Fibrosis fun run

Fun run in Dulwich Park today

Jenny Agutter, Laura Main and other cast member of Call the Midwife will be on hand at today’s (21 May)  Cystic Fibrosis Trust Dulwich...
Miranda Brown with Awesome You Award

Top award for Black Cultural Archives vice chair

Barrister and banker Miranda Brawn, vice chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won this year’s “Awesome You” inspirational role model award from Women...
Mosaic prize ceremony

Effra Road charity Mosaic wins national award

Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has won the Managing Turnaround Award in this year’s national Charity Governance awards and will receive a £5,000 grant for the way  it coped...
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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...
Serefina Taylor with swear balloon

Brixton’s Serefina ‘swears’ to raise over £1,000 for charity

Serefina Taylor, from Brixton, along with friend Jo and boyfriend Wulf all gave something up for the month of April to raise money for...
Staff from Lambeth Law Centre with David Lammy MP

Law centres appeal for support for charity walk

Staff from law centres and advice agencies across Lambeth and Southwark will be walking 10k through central London as part of the London Legal...

Rap for Calais night at Hootananny

Rapper and producer MC Solomon is organising a fundraiser for Calais refugees at the Hootananny on Friday 24 June. After several recent visits to Calais...
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Hatch – a big day to test out your big ideas

Start Up Brixton is a one day event being run by Hatch Ventures.  If you have a big idea for a business, or want...

Lambeth mums make great strides – and they’re measured

A local scheme is helping pregnant women to make great progress in achieving a healthy weight as well as  eating healthily. The Lambeth Early Action...
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Volunteers sought to aid struggling local families

Home-Start Lambeth is recruiting now for its next training course for volunteers who want to help support struggling families with young children. The charity supports...
Pop Brixton

Youth enterprise day at Pop Brixton

Lambeth council, Pop Brixton, Brixton BID, Young Lambeth Co-op and the Startup Kitchen are all backing a young people and enterprise day in Pop...
Sophia Ruck Home Start volunteer being presented with flowers

Home-Start volunteers makes a big difference

Sophia Ruck has been a help and support to struggling young families in Lambeth for more than 14 years. Her commitment to Home-Start was recognised...

Food for thought – foodbank facts and figures

Local people donated 49 tonnes of food to Norwood and Brixton Foodbank over the last year, and over 200 volunteered. According to Jon Taylor, Brixton...
Mosaic clubhouse members

Effra Road charity up for national award

Brixton-based mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse has been shortlisted in this year’s national Charity Governance awards. Based in Effra Road, the charity helps people living...
Man in debt despair

CAP Debt Centre offers Spring savings advice

Jon Taylor, manager of the Christians against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre Brixton, offers some hints and tips to free up some cash Spring Savings This month,...
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Bad Karma charity auction to return to Brixton East

Art and charity will meet once again on Thursday evening as the Bad Karma Impala project returns to Brixton East 1871 for an auction. Proceeds...

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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...
Megan Kent with friends in cycle gear

Help Megan raise the £1,500 for mental health charity’s sensory wall

Megan Kent, a mental health nurse for Lambeth Child and Adolescent Mental Health community team, began a 50km for 50days cycle ride during Mental...
Khadijah Mellah

Brixton woman to compete at top racecourse

Lucy Williams and Ethan Delcroix-Jones visit Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club to find out more about its latest success story, Khadijah Mellah Khadijah Mellah, 18, from...

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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...
Crowd gathered in Herne Hill church hall to welcome refugee family

300 pack hall to give warm welcome to refugee family

More than 300 people turned up to a Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees (HHWR) meeting in May, giving a rapturous welcome to a refugee family...
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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...