Tag: Community

Brixton charity seeks paid home‑based carers

Brixton-based charity Grace Eyre is looking for people to become paid carers in their own homes. The Shared Lives scheme supports people with learning disabilities, older...

Local charity seeks grant applications

The local Thrale Charity is again seeking applications for grants of up to £5,000 from organisations based in Brixton and surrounding areas. A total of...

Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...

‘There are places in Brixton from back in the day that...

Still around after more than 20 years, being burnt down and spending four years closed, Café Cairo epitomises the Brixton spirit. James Perrett finds...

Council consultation planned on budget cuts

Lambeth council will have to cut another £43m from its spending over the next 4 years as a result of continuing government cuts to...

Brixton at tipping point

Brixton is at a “tipping point” says campaigners against noise and anti-social behaviour in the centre of town. They say that, while it is becoming...

Local volunteers and council win awards for work resettling refugees

A community initiative working to resettle refugees locally has been recognised as one of the nation’s leading groups of its kind. Herne Hill Welcomes Refugees...

Gala weekend for Grove Adventure Playground

Grove Adventure Playground in Loughborough Junction opened its doors for a Gala Benefit last weekend (end October) and put on a night to remember for...

“Windrush : Portrait of a Generation” comes home to Brixton and...

Leading church figures in South London have joined forces to bring Windrush: Portrait of a Generation – which received widespread acclaim earlier this year...

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Myatt’s Field celebrates harvest and a return of the Sunday market

  Myatt’s Fields Sunday Market returns with longer opening hours and lots of locally grown produce during the Harvest Festival this Sunday (30 September). The...

Sign up for the next Brixton Syrian supper club

Enjoy a delicious dinner, live music, and support a good cause at the same time.  The next Syrian Supper Club takes place in Brixton...