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Brixton Soup Kitchen to feed 1,000 on London streets

After supporting 450 families with hot meals and presents over the weekend in the run-up to Christmas,...

Award for Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Mahamed Hashi

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Dr Mahamed Hashi has won this year’s Local Government Information Unit Community Champion Award for local councillors. He was chosen for...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He...

Brixton Soup Kitchen warns others after criminals use its name in...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith has described as “heartbreaking” a scam that used the soup kitchen’s name and image to steal from charity...

Phonox and Andrew Weatherall raise cash for Brixton Soup Kitchen

Legendary acid house DJ, Londoner Andrew Weatherall, is not only playing four Fridays at Brixton’s Phonox next month. He will also create a work...

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...

Brixton Domino club happy to comply on licensing

Lambeth council’s licensing sub-committee, which in December considered an application by the Metropolitan police to review the Brixton Domino Club’s certificate that included several...

Brixton domino team triumph while club contests police licence review

Brixton’s domino team have triumphed in this year’s Anglo Caribbean Domino League (ACDL), beating Wolverhampton by a wide margin (131-109) in the UK finals...

Police seek review of Brixton Domino Club licence

Police will next week challenge the licence of one of Brixton’s oldest community institutions, the Domino Club on Coldharbour Lane. At a meeting of the...

Eating out in Brixton? Make sure you’re StreetSmart this Xmas

Local restaurants Llewelyn’s, Salon and MEATliquor have all signed up to StreetSmart – the annual restaurant campaign that fundraises for homeless people – to...

Point of View project party at Brixton Pound café

Young women from Brixton's Baytree Centre gathered in the Brixton Pound café last night to celebrate A Point of View – a photographic project showing the...

Young entrepreneurs gain £1000 boost from Amazon

Hatch Enterprise, a local charity that helps young entrepreneurs develop business ideas, has received a £1,000 donation from Amazon UK’s community support programme. Hatch works...

Lambeth Community Pride Awards

Jacqueline Gomes-Neves from Loughborough Junction, Lambeth’s first female youth mayor, was honoured as Lambeth’s young resident of the year in this year’s Lambeth council...

BSK’s Soliy’s BBQ competition

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith is organising Soliy's BBQ Splash – a barbecue competition festival on Sunday 21 August to raise awareness and...

£5,000 donation for Brixton Soup Kitchen

Brixton Soup Kitchen received a £5,000 donation from the Echo Trust charity last month thanks to BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ and hip...

The expanding Brixton Soup Kitchen

As cold weather and Christmas turn minds to how to help others, Mark Wadie spoke to Brixton Soup Kitchen co-founder Solomon Smith about his passion...