Jubilee Primary listen to the music

Brixton’s Jubilee Primary School pupils join in the music

Children, families and teachers at Jubilee Primary School were treated to a concert by a string quartet last month, as the charity London Music...
Computer generated image of Squire & Partners’ design for the new learning centre

Work to start soon on Brixton Windmill learning centre

Work is finally about to begin on Brixton Windmill’s education centre. A contractor has been chosen and construction is due to start soon and...

Skunk Anansie’s Skin calls for arts for all

The arts, especially music, should be available to all young people, says Brixton-born Skunk Anansie singer Skin. As a result of funding cutbacks, many youth...

Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was...

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

Soup Kitchen lawyers premiere Brixton on Trial

Brixton was yesterday (11 February) the setting for the premiere of a unique new film, an education drama that explains how a criminal trial...
Tom Nixon with Heath and Nobby

From hoof to loaf – Brixton pupils see the start of wheat’s journey

Pupils from Brixton’s Hill Mead primary school were in Ruskin Park today to see shire horses Nobby and Heath plough another heritage wheat growing...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Like the Tardis in Brixton – Dr Who companion opens rebuilt school

Brixton–born Pearl Mackie, who plays Doctor Who’s latest and first openly gay main companion, Bill Potts, has officially reopened the rebuilt Lansdowne School, a...
Students with solar panels

Solar panels for Brixton schools

Repowering London and Brixton Energy are looking for Brixton schools keen to put solar panels on their roofs. They are not-for-profit and the schemes...

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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...
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...

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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...