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...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
Actor Miriam Margolyes supports Age UK Lambeth's christmas appeal

Support Age UK Lambeth’s Christmas campaign

Actor Miriam Margolyes OBE is supporting Age UK Lambeth’s Christmas Campaign "No one should have no one." The charity is appealing for support to help...
Danielle working on film project

Crowdfunding campaign rises to the challenge

We Rise, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money and support for three-month outreach campaign aimed at providing more meaning work experience to...

Film Festival to support Brixton and Norwood Foodbank

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is returning for another year to share cinematic goodwill with nine free events and a partnership with...

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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...