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...
Young carers taking part in a Create music workshop

Time off for young carers to socialise and get creative

  Young carers in Lambeth aged 12 to 18 have been working with multi-arts project Create. The programme, designed to give them social and creative time...
Lambeth Early Years Partnership celebrate refurb of Myatt's Field

Lambeth Early Years Partnership announces £4 million for children’s facilities

Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) have announced a rebuilding and refurbishing programme of children’s early years buildings, using £4 million of National Lottery funding,...
Appeal to donate through the Big Give to South London Carers

South London Cares launches Christmas challenge to tackle loneliness

The Brixton-based charity South London Cares that brings together younger and older neighbours is launching its Winter Wellbeing project. The annual project distributes free...
Girls Friendly Society members

Girls Friendly Society relaunches in Brixton

Girls Friendly Society (GFS) has recently re-launched its Brixton group for girls and young women at The Edmundsbury Estate Community Centre on Ferndale Road. The...

New charity helps students with university applications 

16 January 2018 may seem a long way off but that is the UCAS deadline for most university applications. Get Accepted is a Brixton-based charity aimed...
Foodbank Warehouse

Foodbank appeal for donations after sharp increase in demand

The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank are appealing for local support and donations after a steep rise in the number of people using the service....
Canvas logo

Connection Crew launches Brixton’s newest co-working space

Canvas, Brixton’s newest co-working space, will be open early next year and is looking for tenants. The social enterprise behind Canvas, Connection Crew, describe...
Entrance to East Street Market

Crowdfunding campaign hatches plan for new community hub

Hatch Enterprise, the Brixton-based community enterprise charity has launched a crowdfunding campaign. Chief Executive Dirk Bischof says: “We are raising £20,000 to launch 55 East,...
Council leader Lib Peck attended the Miranda Brawn lecture

Council sets out its plans to tackle inequality in borough

Lambeth council has set out how it will start to implement proposals from s report on tackling inequality in the borough. It is the 44th...
Three London poets featured in 'In Other Words'

Brixton poet’s film In Other Words wins five stars

In Other Words, which premiered at the British Film Institute in London, was written and produced by Brixton poet and founder of Poetic Unity,...
Football festival addressing racism in the Portugeuse- speaking community

Portuguese speakers say no to racism and yes to football

A football festival was held at Larkhall Park, Stockwell last week to address racism in the Portuguese-speaking community and celebrate the great music, food...
Age UK Celebrating Age festival

Celebrating Age Festival

Age UK Lambeth’s Celebrating Age festival starts on 1 October 2017 and runs for a month. The programme includes film screenings, concerts, dances, trips...

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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...
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...
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...