Brixton Windmill looking for your ‘Mill Memories’ from times past

The group behind Brixton's famous windmill are searching for people to come forward with their very own ‘Mill Memories.’ Ashby Mill, better known as Brixton...

Engage Lambeth: bringing businesses & community together

Can businesses be volunteers?! The Volunteer Centre Lambeth, based on Station Road, certainly think so. They’ve launched a new programme called Engage Lambeth which...

Lambeth councillor joins fight to keep Seacole in the classroom.

By Juliana Lucas A Tulse Hill councillor  has joined a growing number of MPs and race campaigners fighting to prevent any plans to remove Mary...

Film-making project helps students find their focus

On Monday night, local teachers, parents and students gathered at Upstairs at the Ritzy to watch a showcase of 20 short films created by...

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...

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Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
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Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

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Food organisations to tackle waste at Lambeth Country Show

The Lambeth Food Partnership is working with the Lambeth Country Show team to reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill from the...
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Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...
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Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...