Confusion after roof collapse and leak at Brixton Rec

There was confusion at Brixton Recreation Centre on Saturday after part of the ceiling collapsed into the cafe. The Rec, in Station Road, will remain...
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Councillor to speak at next Livity Action meeting

Brixton Hill councillor Florence Nosegbe will speak at the next meeting of Livity Action, a group set up to oppose housing plans for a...

Unemployment in Brixton second worst in UK after dramatic rise

By Kaye Wiggins, political editor Long-term unemployment in Brixton and the surrounding areas has risen dramatically, as some local jobseekers face competition from more than...

Young people celebrate life-changing graduation thanks to Options 4 Change

Young people who completed a “life-changing” 12 week project with a Brixton-based charity have graduated at a glittering ceremony. The 11 youngsters had followed the...

Anxious wait for Brixton and Lambeth A-Level students

The anxious wait for A-level results will be over for thousands of Lambeth youngsters this morning. Schools and colleges will be giving out envelopes with...

Rio Ferdinand gives Brixton youngsters a football boost

Brixton youngsters will benefit from a £14,500 charity funding and support from football star Rio Ferdinand. The money will be used by the charity Active...

Lambeth college artists brighten the Brix

Celebrity chef and Brixton resident Levi Roots helped launch an exhibition of Olympic artwork by Lambeth College students this week. The winners of the annual...

School’s breakfast club ‘something to look forward to every day’ – video

The Guardian featured a piece yesterday about the breakfast club run by Hill Mead Primary School, Brixton. It was set up in order to mitigate...

Lambeth women ‘locked in’ centre during Brixton eviction dispute

By Tim Dickens Volunteers from the Lambeth Women's Project (LWP) claim they were locked into their headquarters this morning by the Brixton school trying to...

Inspirational Brixton teens take on sporting challenge

A group of seven Brixton teenagers will take on a life-changing challenge when they complete a series of gruelling physical trials for charity. Under the...

Brockwell Park Greenhouse gets vital boost

An educative Brixton greenhouse scheme has been given a £60,000 boost by a historic City of London charity. Located in the heart of Lambeth’s prized...

Lambeth community stands side by side after Brixton Kwame murder

Members of the community stood side by side with councillors, police officers, priests and a member of parliament as they paused to remember 17-year-old...

Lambeth cllr is against Brixton primary becoming academy

A Lambeth councillor says he is opposed to primary schools in the area taking on Academy status. Corpus Christi school, in Brixton Hill,  switched to...
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UPDATE: Parents speak against Brixton primary school academy plans

By James Cornish Parents have given a thumbs-down to proposals to convert a Brixton primary school into an academy. More than 80 people attended a meeting...
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Lambeth bid to expand popular Sudbourne primary school by 315 places

By Zoe Jewell, Editor A popular Brixton primary school could benefit from a £4.7million expansion, creating 315 new places. Sudbourne Primary, Hayter Road, could take over...

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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...
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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...

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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...
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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...
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Petition urges Brockwell Lido to lift ban on local swimming club

  Well over 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Fusion Lifestyle – a charity that runs Brockwell Lido – to lift its...