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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School Ground Sounds young people making music

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...
John Ruskin bicentenary event at at Ruskin Park

Help Ruskin Park friends celebrate bicentenary

The Friends of Ruskin Park are crowdfunding to raise the money for a programme of events and celebrations this summer in to mark the...

Be a green volunteer

Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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 protest 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...