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Step into Wonderland this Saturday at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

27 August 2014

Head down to the Mad Hatter's Tea Party this Saturday where you'll delight in an afternoon of delicious cakes, confectionary and storytelling.

Better ways to pay your bills

Money Southwark Council has a wide range of simple payment methods that avoid carrying cash and missing all-important pay dates.

27 August 2014

More Advice and benefits news.

Southwark remembers a Bermondsey hero

VC stone The Mayor of Southwark has unveiled a commemorative paving stone at Abbey Street, Bermondsey to commemorate the heroism of Frederick William Holmes VC.

27 August 2014

More Community and living news.

Beko recalls gas cookers in important safety warning for residents

Beko Beko is still seeking some older models (manufactured prior to 2009) of Beko, Flavel and Leisure gas cookers that can produce potentially fatal levels of carbon monoxide.

26 August 2014

More Health and social care news.

Southwark's young people show another rise in their GCSE results for 2014

Southwark Council Despite a shake up in GCSEs this year, provisional results from Southwark’s secondary schools so far show that 65.9% of Southwark GCSE pupils achieved five or more A* to C including English and maths.

22 August 2014

More Education and learning news.

Residents, businesses and local stakeholders back radical plans to redesign Elephant & Castle roundabout

Elephant and Castle roundabout Construction of the major redesign of Elephant & Castle northern roundabout will begin next year after results of the public consultation showed that more than 80 per cent of people backed the plan.

21 August 2014

More Regeneration news.

Congratulations to Southwark's GCSE students

Southwark Council Southwark Council would like to congratulate all the GCSE pupils collecting their results today (Thursday 21 August).

21 August 2014

More Education and learning news.

Southwark NEETs showcase their photography skills in new exhibition

NEET exhibition In the council's Tooley Street offices, Southwark NEETs have launched a fantastic photography exhibition of their recent work with the National Portrait Gallery.

21 August 2014

More Education and learning news.

10,000 attend The Elephant and The Nun 2014

The Elephant and The Nun 2014 Last Saturday 10,000 people from all over the borough and London-wide attended The Elephant and The Nun at Southwark's Burgess Park.

18 August 2014

More Leisure and culture news.

Southwark students celebrate another year of successful A Level results

Southwark Council Provisional grades show Southwark schools are again celebrating excellent A Level results this year.

15 August 2014

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Romeo and Juliet come to Blackfriars Road

Romeo and Juliet Avant Garde Dance’s Romeo and Juliet performances will begin on Blackfriars Road on Wednesday 20 August.

15 August 2014

More Festivals and events news.

Jail time for fraudulent tenant

Justice A former Southwark tenant is facing five months in prison after been found guilty of obtaining a council home fraudulently.

15 August 2014

More Housing news.

Resident found guilty of stealing £150,000 in benefits

Justice In March 2011, the council received a report from the Housing Benefit matching service which stated that a Ms Bernice Akinwunmi held at least two bank accounts which had not been declared.

12 August 2014

More Advice and benefits news.

Southwark remembers a Bermondsey hero

WWI stamps The Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Sunil Chopra, will unveil a commemorative paving stone at Abbey Street, Bermondsey on Tuesday 26 August 2014, to commemorate the heroism of Frederick William Holmes VC.

12 August 2014

More Community and living news.

The Elephant and the Nun returns this Saturday 16 August

The Elephant and The Nun The Elephant and the Nun festival returns for its third year this Saturday 16 August and promises lots of fun and eccentric entertainment right in the heart of Southwark.

12 August 2014

More Festivals and events news.

Burgess BMX track celebrates success one year on

Burgess Park BMX Southwark’s nationally treasured BMX track in Burgess Park celebrates its first birthday in a fun-filled day of riding sessions and community sport this week.

12 August 2014

More Burgess Park news.

Summer shoppers flock to High Street Challenge events

Fantasy High Street Food festivals, pop-up radio stations and Fantasy High Street events are some of the brilliant ideas from local community and business groups that have been funded by the High Street Challenge Fund.

8 August 2014

More Business news.

Tenants and residents' survey 2014: Help improve Southwark’s services and you could win £1,000

Southwark Council Southwark Council has been conducting its annual tenants and residents' survey during July and it will continue through August.

8 August 2014

More Council and democracy news.

Southwark signs up to support London's Safer Lorries Scheme

Southwark Council Southwark Council is putting its full support behind plans to introduce a London-wide Safer Lorries Scheme as part of its own raft of initiatives to become a cycle-friendly borough.

7 August 2014

More Transport and streets news.

Southwark Council: keeping social rent affordable for Londoners

Southwark Council As rent and house prices continue to rise, Southwark Council is keeping to its pledge to keep council rents below £100 per week on average.

6 August 2014

More Housing news.

A free guide promoting 12 nature reserves on the Green Chain is launched

Green Chain Each of the reserves makes for a really special visit and they are all perfectly placed at different points along the famous Green Chain Walk in South East London.

4 August 2014

More Environment news.

Elephant & Castle regeneration awards nearly £30,000 to Southwark community groups

Elephant and Castle The council and its development partners Lend Lease are pleased to announce that over £28,000 has been awarded to local Southwark community groups as part of the Elephant & Castle Community Fund.

4 August 2014

More Community and living news.

Peckham’s Historic Town Centre secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment

Southwark Council Southwark Council has received a confirmed grant of £1.675m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help restore Peckham Town Centre.

4 August 2014

More Regeneration news.

On Monday it's 'Lights out' at Tooley Street

Light out As a part of a UK wide campaign to mark the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, on Monday 4 August, Southwark Council will turn the lights off at its Tooley Street offices.

1 August 2014

More Community and living news.

Southwark's parks ranked top in South London

Green Flag Award Southwark is now home to the most Green Flag awarded parks in South London and the third most in London.

31 July 2014

More Parks and open spaces news.

First Southwark university scholarship students graduate

Southwark Council Southwark councillors have congratulated six of the borough's first scholarship students from 2011 as they marked completing their degrees.

29 July 2014

More Education and learning news.

Council introduces Digital Champions as part of plans to get more people online

Southwark Council With an estimated 50,000 people in the borough lacking internet skills like opening emails or searching online, the council is working with partners to improve digital access to jobs and services.

29 July 2014

More Business news.

Southwark celebrates Eid in Burgess Park

Burgess Park Eid This year's Eid celebrations took place yesterday in Burgess Park, marking the end the holy month of Ramadan.

29 July 2014

More Community and living news.

Canada Water Library celebrates its millionth loan

Canada Water Library millionth loan Last weekend Canada Water Library celebrated its one millionth loan since the library opened in November 2011.

29 July 2014

More Libraries news.

Council welcomes new Strategic Director of Children’s and Adults Services

David quirke thornton Southwark Council is pleased to announce it has appointed David Quirke-Thornton as its new Strategic Director of Children’s and Adults Services.

28 July 2014

More Children and families news.

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