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Southwark News investigation into CoolTan collapse seeks news/opinion

Just last week BBC Radio 4 completed its 3 part series 'The Charity Business', which examines how charities work, asks what they're for and how accountability can be improved to assist an better cost/benefit equation (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09w87yd). 

The Mind's Release: Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation

This six-week course offers an overview of basic Buddhist concepts and principles and an exploration of two core meditation practices that bring about self-awareness, change and spiritual insight.

Each week we will examine the core principles of Buddhism and meditation and explore why these ancient practices are relevant to our lives today, helping us lead a fuller, richer, happier life. These topics will be explored through meditation, discussion and reflection with short exercises to do between sessions.

Are you worried about air pollution in the area?

South London grassroots campaign group ‘Mums for Lungs’ is urging parents concerned by dangerous levels of air pollution in London to respond to a critical consultation being run by Transport for London. Air pollution causes an estimated 9000 deaths in the capital every year, and has been linked to cases of asthma in children and babies.

'Living with Trauma' Michelle Baharier Solo Show at the SHARP Gallery

'Living with Trauma' is a solo show by artist Michelle Baharier, founder of Cool Tan Arts (an innovative South London disability and mental health arts charity) and someone who has always fought for social inclusion of those stymied by mental health and disability stigma, despite suffering her own disability issues. It has been showing since August 29th and held its Private View last night.

Love is Power: Follow Brixton Design Trail this September

Brixton Design Trail launches for their second year as a London Design Festival District on 16 September. 

 A distinctly different District, Brixton has a strong community focus which champions the democratisation of design by establishing it as part of the everyday and accessible to everyone, using streets and public spaces as a canvas for expression.

16 Feet to offer Panto for Schools & Community Venues this Christmas

Ever innovative, Sixteenfeet - producers of theatre productions within Brockwell Park and elsewhere in Lambeth - are offering pop-up panto this Christmas season with a fun & funky reimagining of SNOW WHITE. This is a contemporary pantomime created specifically for primary schools and community venues. If you're a local school or community centre interested in hosting live performance for the fraction of the cost of a group theatre visit between 1st December – 21st December, get in touch.

Charity FrockSwap - Pop Brixton 8th October!

One Woman's trash is another woman's treasure!
 
£3 entry to swap unwanted clothes with new ones! All in aid of the Baytree Women Centre, Brixton
 
Pop Brixton, 8th October12-5pm
 

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