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Tech training opportunity for 18-24 years olds

  Brixton-based youth charity Livity is partnering with tech company Nominet to connect tech savvy 18-24 year olds with local enterprises. The Nominet Digital Neighbourhood scheme...
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Summer activities at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses summer events are in full swing, and there's something for everyone.  At Sunday Pizzas you can roll the dough and...
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Lambeth parents join schools picnic protest

Lambeth parents will join parents, pupils and teachers from all over the country, to stage a mass picnic protest in Parliament Square on Sunday...

Local music charity launches therapy awards scheme

A long-established local charity that brings the benefits of music therapy to vulnerable people around the world has a new awards scheme for its...

Picnic in the park for parents school protest

More than 300 parents, teachers and children took part in a recent Lambeth Loves Schools picnic. Politicians from the different parties Chuka Umunna (Labour),...
Picnic in Windmill Gardens

Friends of Windmill Gardens appeal for volunteers

Friends of Windmill Gardens are seeking volunteers to join them. There’s lots to do – from helping to organise events, becoming tour guides at...

Brixton Calling: Ahoy there – let’s rock that boat!

Local resident John Eacott has played on Top of the Pops and at the Proms. Now he wants to start a sailing club –...
TOWIE’s Pete Wicks and James Lock at The Clink Restaurant, HMP Brixton

Fundraiser at Brixton’s The Clink raises £2,000

The Only Way is Essex star James Lock has raised £2,000 for The Clink Charity after a fundraiser at HMP Brixton, writes Joe Wallen. The...
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Brixton’s Hill Mead primary in the running for top literacy award

Hill Mead primary school has made it to the last four in the Literacy School of the Year Award. Assessors from the UK Literary...
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Brixton school student tops best seller list with first book

Micah Dolphy, aged 15 and a pupil at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy, has topped the Amazon best seller list with her first book.  Poetic...
Ruskin Readers Tutor Rae Stoltenkamp (right) with Tracey Cameron

Ruskin Readers’ search for new home

Stephen Blanchard traces Ruskin Readers’ search for a new home Adults with literacy issues can be a hidden minority in Lambeth. People may struggle to...
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Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn

Miranda Brawn, patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won another award for her work to improve diversity. Prime minister Theresa May gave Brawn (right),...
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Black History Month – More than slavery and Martin Luther King

The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, which provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK, marked the closure of...
Miranda Brawn vice chair of BCA

European honour for Brixton diversity champion

Miranda Brawn, vice chair of Brixton's Black Cultural Archives, has been named as one of the 100 most influential women in European Finance in the...
Makers learning new skills at the Remakery

Learn how to make things from reclaimed materials

Brixton-based Remakery co-operative workshop space is launching an open workshop night each Thursday from 6 to 9pm. It’s a collaborative design evening where people can...
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You feel a lot of love at Baytree

The Baytree Centre, a charity working with and empowering women and girls through education and skills development programmes, is celebrating its 25 years in...

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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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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...