Mayor Christopher Wellbelove

Mayor: Look after your neighbours

“Look after your neighbours,” was the seasonal message from Lambeth mayor Christopher Wellbelove at the Christmas tree lights switch on. Mayor Wellbelove has chosen to...
Volcano Coffee

Brixton’s Volcano coffee and Brockwell Lido team up with Crisis

At least two local institutions are working with Crisis, the homeless charity. Brockwell Lido will host its Icebreaker fundraiser on Saturday 15 December and...

Award winning garden mosaic is up for auction. Bid now!

Arts4Space, the community arts organisation, is auctioning off the mosaic that was part of an award-winning garden designed for the 2018 RHS show garden...
Illustration of two people reading the Brixon Review of Books

Local and global – the Brixton Review of Books

Brixton’s thriving literary scene has a new presence – the Brixton Review of Books. Grace Waters turns the pages With an ethos of making literature...

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...
Photo of Big Issue sleep out campaign

Sign up to the Big Sleep Out and support Big Issue vendors

  The Big Issue Foundation is asking readers to “spend a night under the stars in solidarity with Big Issue vendors”.  The ‘Big Sleep Out’ takes...
Students editing we rise film for Brixton Design Trail

Teenagers ‘Big Up Brixton’ with a series of short films

Teenagers on a work experience project have created short films in response to this year’s Brixton Design Trail theme of “We Belong”. Organised by...
Mosaic clubhouse members

Club 414 to host Mosaic Clubhouse fundraiser

Many top musicians, poets and DJs are signed up for an event to raise funds for and awareness of Brixton’s Mosaic Clubhouse. Organised by Bryan...
Kids at Baytree with hands raised and smiling

Baytree Centre seeks volunteers

Brixton’s Baytree Centre is seeking 50 or more new volunteers to give an hour a week to make sure that the centre can continue...
Interior of the new learning centre

Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?

Donations to Brixton Windmill’s fundraising appeal for its new education centre reached a peak of £1,605 yesterday (25 June) and two anonymous donors to...
Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...
Young Black woman in despair

Need for quality, affordable housing for women is now greater than ever

Zaiba Qureshi, chief executive of the Brixton-based Housing for Women charity that provides social housing and gender sensitive support services to women, calls for...
Tulse Hill makers pacer

New work space for Tulse Hill

Tulse Hill estate has got a makeover with its former council housing office transformed into GLOWS (Greenleaf Open Work Space), an affordable co-working space...
Dolls' house in a shoe box

Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store

Make a dolls' house in a shoebox Downstairs at The Department Store in Brixton and raise money for Shelter at the same time. Your shoebox...
Ad for one day entrepreneurs course StartUp Brixton 23 June 2018

StartUp Brixton: learn how to turn passion into income

StartUp Brixton is back after a year’s break on 23 June. Emma Lange explains how young entrepreneurs can learn how to turn an interest...

Brixton Barnardo’s launches new summer trend book

The children’s charity Barnardo’s launches a new book One of a Kind in its Brixton shop, available from Saturday 9 June.  It has teamed up...

Brixton people

VOLUNTEERING

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...
Crowds enjoy themselves at Brixton Windmill

Brixton Windmill announces activity programme for the year

Brixton Windmill’s programme for the year includes highlights like its Beer and Bread Festival, Art in the Park Harvest Festival and the fourth annual...
Photograph of roundhouse in Myatts Fields

Funding will help Myatt’s Fields Park secure its future

The 14-acre, Grade II listed Myatt’s Fields Park has received £77,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £20,000 from Lambeth council to secure...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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...