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Breathe to Be: Wellbeing Lessons with Sonja of Wild Orange

We’ve all heard about mindfulness, have hopefully avoided the sometimes toxic narratives around ‘wellness’ and are au fait with downward facing dog and shivasna. You may have tried chia porridge (I have not).  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr learnt about real…

Project Smith: how can you make Lambeth a happier place?

Project Smith is one of Lambeth’s best loved community organisations.  Dave Gosslyn, our brand new Tuesday morning host, is Project Smith’s new manager. Dave talked with Hub Storyteller Ann Storr about the new round of funding, and the difference that…

Non-violent communication: can it help you?

Communicating effectively is essential for happy living – but what if you are used to aggressive modes of expression?  Do you find that workplace problems escalate?  Do you feel unheard and ignored?  How does that make you feel?  New Hubber…

What’s a Hub? Interviews by intern Pia Behmuaras

Pia brought 4 weeks of energy, positivtity and creativity to the Hub, and we miss her very much.  She spoke with three Hubbers to learn more about what Impact Hub means to them. Come back soon Pia!  Thank you for…

Brixton’s Holiday Hunger Helpers.

In a city as prosperous as London, there are many people who cannot afford food for themselves, their families and their children. During the holiday period some children really do go hungry.  The summer holidays are a financial and mental…

Crowdfunding – The Dos & Don’ts of launching a campaign

Crowdfunding: easy peasy to set up, but how many lack-lustre campaigns have *you* seen?  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr spoke with Jes Bailey from Crowdfund 360 about what makes a successful campaign. Planning your crowdfunder:  A basic crowdfunder takes (roughly) 2…

Employment Law for Start-ups

Francis Adaji, Legal Executive, was our visiting expert on Employment Law for Danna’s amazing Business Help Desk.  Ann Storr writes up some key learnings Most Employment Law suits are filed as a result of due-process not being followed.  Whether or…

The Windrush Generation: what next?

The Windrush Scandal continues to affect many citizens of the UK, and in particular Lambeth.  Hub Storyteller Ann Storr met with the Diaspora Support Network and Lambeth Law Centre to hear a few of the stories behind the headlines and…

“I’m gonna be a volunteer round here …” – the 1st Open Project Night Community Fair

Impact Hub Brixton held its first Community Project Fair on Monday 30th April, Hub Storyteller Ann reports.  15 community projects came to pitch their projects, explain their mission and seek help bringing their community vision to life. Joe Duggan and…