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Be a green volunteer

Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...

Funding will help Myatt’s Fields Park secure its future

The 14-acre, Grade II listed Myatt’s Fields Park has received £77,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and £20,000 from Lambeth council to secure...

Brixton Immortals celebrate, honour the past and look to the future

Brixton's most successful sports club, The Brixton Immortals celebrated their triumphant season last year in the Anglo Caribbean Dominoes League (ACDL) and looked forward...

Credit without profit

  Steve Powdrill meets the provider of a financial service with a difference Years ago, if someone mentioned “credit unions”, you might be forgiven for envisioning...

BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

Supporting the community is more than worthwhile say students

Kalysha Stapleton, 19, took part in a 12-week Prince’s Trust programme delivered by Lambeth College. Her team chose to renovate the playground areas of...

Care and kindness for the Brixton community

  Jessica Dyer spends a Friday night with Brixton’s Street Pastors If you are out on a Friday night in Brixton you may well encounter the Street Pastors,...

Squire wins consent to build new restaurant and workspace

Squire & Partners, owner of Brixton’s Department Store building, has been granted planning consent to create a four-storey building behind its existing premises, fronting...

Another Ritzy union rep wins case against sacking

A former Brixton Ritzy cinema worker, sacked for her trade union activities in support of the Living Wage, has won a victory with major...

Man who defrauded Lambeth council jailed

A man who stole nearly £300,000 from Lambeth council was yesterday (18 March) jailed for six and half years. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said...

Café Max set to return to Brixton arches

  Café Max owner Zelia Alves Figueira will be among the first to return to its premises in Brixton Station Road arches. Zelia, with husband Joao...

Windrush generation journey: a Brixton exhibition

  Lifeline a retrospective of works by Paul Dash at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning Born in Barbados and a member of the Windrush generation, Paul Dash...

Stand out Brixton gigs

Men, mavericks and legends – Dave Randall on music industry issues and two stand-out Brixton gigs In March we celebrated International Women’s Day. Let’s take...

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

Call for volunteers to bring the magic of reading to Brixton...

This World Book Day (Thursday 7 March) national reading charity, Coram Beanstalk, is issuing a new appeal for volunteers to join its network of trained...

Atlantic Road to be transformed and Ferndale and Railton Roads to...

Atlantic Road in Brixton is to be “transformed” to benefit people walking, cycling and using buses with funds from the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme run...