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...
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...

Brixton people

VOLUNTEERING

Brixton’s Marathon man runs for kidney charity

Brixton local Martin Belzunce ran the London Marathon for Kidney Research UK in an amazing 3:00:20. The race is over but he is still...
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Brixton children’s centres receiving multi-million pound upgrades

Work has started on the refurbishment of Loughborough Children’s Centre costing nearly half a million pounds. It is part of Lambeth Early Action Partnership’s...
Anne Manuel who is doing the marathon for Alzheimer's

Local student to walk a marathon for Alzheimer’s Society

Anne Manuel (22) of Herne Hill is taking on the challenge of walking a marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Anne, a London College...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

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...
community award winners 2018

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...
Laura and Carole Big Lunch community walkers

The Big Lunch 2019 teams announced

The Big Lunch have just announced their team for 2019 who will be leading a two-week community walk taking place across the nation between...