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Health and care trio team up for trailblazing new strategy

In a unique move to pull together expertise from all three health and social care providers in Southwark, the council has teamed up with local voluntary and community groups AND the local CCG.

Camberwell Grove road closure

Southwark Council has recently closed Camberwell Grove immediately south of the junction with McNeil Road, to all motorised vehicular traffic. This is where the road is carried over the railway line.

On their marks for official running track launch

Inspired by the successes of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic games, the council has officially opened its brand new athletics track in Southwark Park with the help of some special guests from Team GB.

Postal worker’s counterfeit DVD scheme ‘Frozen’ following jail sentence

A local Post Office manager has been jailed for 25 months after being convicted of selling over 7,000 counterfeit DVDs including Disney favourite, Frozen.

Council’s work with young offenders recognised by national inspectors

Southwark Council’s approach to working with young offenders has been held up as a exemplar for other local authorities, by HM Inspectorate of Probation.

Launch of Neighbourhoods Fund 2017-18

Last year, a number of residents benefitted from the 2016-17 Neighbourhoods Fund, which enabled great projects and events across the borough.

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