Just Williams protest Herne Hill

‘They are meant to be a charity, but they’re just greedy’

Mamusu Kallon and photographer Sebastian Morrison record the latest local protest against huge rent rises that are driving out independent enterprises More than 300 children,...
Sue Pettigrew

OBE for local charity chief

A leading local charity worker, Sue Pettigrew, was awarded an OBE for services to children and families in the New Year Honours. She is chair...
Potent Whisper

Forget the sales … swap, crop and charity shop

Lucy Hook met Brixton favourite Potent Whisper to find out about the Second-Hand First campaign Brixton rapper and activist Potent Whisper is no stranger to...

Santa run for Brixton garden

Certitude, a London charity that provides personalised support for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs, is taking part in the Santa Run on Sunday...
new entrepreneurs CoPop with Tree Shepherd mentor

CoPop introduces 10 new entrepreneurs at Pop Brixton

CoPop,  a dynamic collective of 10 community enterprises, launches this Wednesday at Pop Brixton. All 10 individuals have been through the Tree Shepherd ‘Start...
Vulpine clothing company team

Cycle clothing company starts #DoGoodFriday

  Wheels for Wellbeing, a Brixton based charity, has been chosen by cycle clothing company, Vulpine to receive 20 per cent of their online sales...
Clare with items collected for Project Shoebox

Brixton shoebox collection for women’s refuge

By Lucy Hook For the women and children spending Christmas in domestic violence refuges, even basic essentials can be a luxury - they have often...

Focus on road safety this winter

AN OPTICIANS in Brixton is helping children to stay safe this winter by making a special donation of high visibility vests. For the rest of...
Tree Shepherd course attendees in Stockwell Park Centre

How to start your own business – register now

Tree Shepherd is running a new series of Start your own enterprise programmes in Brixton and surrounding areas early next year. The programme is...
Elderly people in christmas hats

Keep elderly warm and well this winter

Community organisations can apply for grants from Age UK Lambeth to run events over the winter for older people. The deadline is 20 November...
Imogen Paton's rare Chevrolet Impala, shown here, was wrecked by her abusive ex-partner

UK’s first charity art car to help victims of domestic abuse

Brixton East will play host to Hard Dough, a unique art auction and fundraising event which aims to help victims of domestic abuse, on...

Charity invites Brixton organisations to apply for grants

The Thrale Charity is inviting Brixton organisations who help people in need to apply for a grant of up to £5,000. Every year the charity, which...
Solomon from BSK

Chari-tea partnership for Brixton Soup Kitchen and Giveacar

  BRIXTON Soup Kitchen and non-profit organisation Giveacar are teaming up to help raise funds and to continue to support people in need. The two organisations...
Refugee meeting at Karibu centre

From Brixton to Calais to help refugees

A solidarity delegation to Calais refugees is being organised by the Stand Up To Racism organisation and Lambeth Trade Union Council. It will leave...

See Pedro at the Lido

Brixton’s favourite horse Pedro – complete with his Pedroscope – will be celebrating at Brockwell Lido on Sunday 4 October from 11am to 3.30pm. The...
Whoosh cycling event

Volunteers raise £8,000 for disabled cycling

Brixton-based charity Wheels for Wellbeing hosted a special Thank You event last weekend to honour Herne Hill Whoosh who have raised over £8,000 to help...

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Solomon Smith

Brixton Soup Kitchen to feed 1,000 on London streets

After supporting 450 families with hot meals and presents over the weekend in the run-up to Christmas,...

Papa’s Park playground is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, Brixton, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft...
From left: Tony Goldring, Mims Davies, Keishana Kelly and Steadman Scott on the terrace of the Palace of Westminster

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...

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Children at the Lark Hall children's centre – one of five scheduled for closure

Union and parents launch campaign against closure of children’s centres

The Lambeth branch of the trade union Unison and local parents this week launched a campaign against cuts to children’s centres in the borough...
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...
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...