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Southwyck House Residents Association AGM: 20th Feb 2014

The Gulag-like beauty of the Brixton Barrier Block

Please note that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Southwyck House Residents Association will be held at 7pm on the 20th February in the residents’ hall.

All residents are welcome – here’s your chance to find out more about the work of the Association and get involved!

More info: call Rosie Kerr 07799 076038

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Brixton Soup Kitchen Xmas Dinner 23rd Dec

Brixton Soup Kitchen Xmas Dinner 23rd Dec

The Brixton Soup Kitchen and the Southwyck House Residents Association will be holding a Big Christmas Dinner in the residents hall  on Monday 23rd December.

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RIP Jason Cover, volunteer at the Brixton Soup Kitchen

RIP Jason Cover, volunteer at the Brixton Soup Kitchen

Our hearts go out to the friends and family of Jason Cover, who was a hard working and regular volunteer at the Brixton Soup Kitchen in Southwyck House.

Jason died this morning after an epileptic fit, and he will be a sad loss to the community.

Jason is pictured second left above in a photo feature about the Soup Kitchen that appeared on the front page of the Brixton & South London Press on March 22nd 2013.

RIP Jason.

Resident’s Hall to be refurbished as part of Channel 4 film TV show. Volunteers needed!

Resident's Hall to be refurbished as part of Channel 4 film TV show

The Resident’s Hall is set to enjoy a long overdue refurbishment, thanks to a Channel 4 TV show.

The full filming takes place next week, and we’ll be posting an update in a day or two.

Volunteers will be needed so look out for posters around the block and info on the website.

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Update on the Brixton Soup Kitchen running from Southwyck House – volunteers needed

Update on the Brixton Soup Kitchen running from Southwyck House

People are amazing! Solomon, a Brixton resident is running a soup kitchen for homeless and vulnerable people from his own pocket.

Please spread the word about his project. If you know anyone that might will like a hot drink or hot food, let them know about the Brixton Soup Kitchen.

He is also looking for volunteers. Give him a call if you are up for it: 07538 419514 or 07528 703709

Southwyck House Community Centre, Moorlands Road SW9 8TT.

Residents inconvenienced as Southwyck House lift broken yet again

Residents inconvenienced as Southwyck House lift broken yet again

The tale of the broken lifts at the eastern end of Southwyck House is turning in to an epic.

Ealirer this year, both lifts were out for a week, causing elderly residents, mums and people with heavy shopping to climb the less-than-salubrious back stairs.

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Solomon Smith and volunteers serve up a soup kitchen in Southwyck House

Brixton People's Kitchen serving hot meals from Southwyck House

Great to see this worthwhile project using the Resident’s Hall in Southwyck House.

Run by Solomon Smith with help from residents and volunteers, the project collects food surplus from local shops and markets and invites folks to  cook together, and welcome everyone to enjoy a delicious meal.

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