News Archive - 2016

Statement in response to The Honourable Mr Justice Dove’s decision to refuse the council’s application for a Judicial Review

Council’s response to decision to refuse judicial review on Aylesbury CPO.

PM visits Peckham to highlight homelessness services

Prime Minister Theresa May visited charity Thames Reach, in Southwark, this morning in order to highlight how homelessness is tackled across London.

A new home for Christmas for Southwark tenants

Several Southwark residents will be celebrating Christmas in a brand new council home this year – designed specially to support older people in our borough.

Council moves forward with plans to create burial spaces for Southwark residents

Southwark Council has announced plans to create traditional lawn burial spaces in a currently unused former nursery cemented area of Camberwell New Cemetery.

Get the low down on Peckham Rye Station Square plans

Residents and businesses in Peckham are being invited to a drop-in evening at the station square next month to get the latest update on the re-development project.

Christmas comes early for council tenant with £1,000 prize

A lucky council tenant will have an extra £1,000 in time for the Christmas holidays this year after taking part in the council’s Major Works satisfaction survey.

Council commits to cut pension investment in fossil fuels long-term

Last night (13 December) at a cabinet meeting, Southwark Council announced a commitment to cut pension investment in fossil fuels long term.

Aylesbury Library site gets the go-ahead

On Tuesday 6 December Southwark’s Planning Committee granted permission for the next phase of the Aylesbury regeneration.

Nunhead Library turns 120 years old and gets £130k refurbishment

Nunhead Library has undergone a full refurbishment in celebration of its 120th birthday.

Council sees “shocking” rise in homelessness

As winter sets in, the capital’s teams of outreach workers have patrolled the streets to find out the true picture of rough sleeping.