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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...
A family sit at the site of their demolished home in Jabal Al Baba

From Brixton to Israel, Palestine and back

Alice Crawford recently arrived home to Brixton after serving as an ecumenical accompanier with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme In Palestine And Israel, working in...
HMP Brixton

Brixton charity seeks volunteers for a tough call

“Nobody should be judged solely on the worst thing they have ever done”. That’s how Judith Smith, chief executive of a Brixton-based charity, the...
Foodbank Warehouse

Demand for Brixton foodbank help continues to grow

Local people have received almost 10,000 emergency three-day food supplies from the Norwood and Brixton Foodbank in the past 12 months – a 22%...
House of Hygge

New charity coffee lounge on Brixton’s Acre Lane

Brixton has a temporary new coffee lounge and event space with the opening of House of Hygge where Diamond plumbers merchant once stood on...

High Trees wins grant for language support programme

  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City...
Young reader on Beanstalk programme

Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

Volunteers in Brixton have been helping primary school children become more confident readers in a support programme by Beanstalk. The literacy charity recruits volunteers to...
Refugees welcomed into local's home

Local people offer rooms for refugees

More than 85 refugees and asylum seekers have been welcomed into the homes of Lambeth people by an organisation that a Brixton resident helps...
Andrew Weatherall

Phonox and Andrew Weatherall raise cash for Brixton Soup Kitchen

Legendary acid house DJ, Londoner Andrew Weatherall, is not only playing four Fridays at Brixton’s Phonox next month. He will also create a work...
Child in Superman Costume at Brixton Green meeting

Council rejects Brixton Green proposal to build homes

Local residents have reacted with fury to Lambeth council’s rejection of their plan to develop a large part of central Brixton with truly affordable...

BIGKID charity raises funds for Christmas presents

South london-based youth charity BIGKID Foundation has been raising funds from the local community to buy Christmas presents for young people in Lambeth who...
Sinead and Simon from mental health charity Mosaic are running the marathon to raise funds

Spare a new year resolution for a good local cause

Local charities day comes around every year on 15 December. This year, Mosaic, a Brixton-based mental health charity, is appealing for support. If you are...
Volunteers packing food items at storage depot

Brixton and Norwood foodbank Christmas appeal

Local people have donated 61 tonnes of food to the Norwood and Brixton foodbank in 2017 and more than 200 have volunteered, the foodbank...

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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...
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...