News Archive - 2017

Last chance to get your street parties planned for the summer

This year’s national Big Lunch campaign takes place on Sunday 18 June and once again Southwark Council is offering a free road closure service for party organisers to encourage communities to take part in this great event.

Two new nature reserves for Rotherhithe

Southwark Council is pleased to announce the designation of two new Local Nature Reserves - Russia Dock Woodland and Stave Hill Ecology Park.

Regeneration at Elephant and Castle and affordable homes

A statement regarding regeneration at Elephant and Castle and affordable homes.

Primary pupils on the ball at football pitch opening

Pupils from Camelot Primary School were joined by Millwall Academy Coach and Millwall for All Project Worker, Dean Palmer, and the Mayor of Southwark this week to officially open the refurbished football pen on the Ledbury Estate.

The London Marathon

This Sunday 23 April, the London Marathon will be held for the 37th time. Each year huge numbers of spectators cheer on over 39,000 runners who this year are expected to raise in the region of £60 million for their chosen charities.

General Election '17

The Prime Minister has announced her intention to hold a General Election on Thursday 8 June.

Successful self-managed council homes set to expand further

Research has shown that council tenants and residents prefer to have the autonomy to deal with the things that matter most to them in relation to their homes.

Statement regarding senior officer salaries

Statement from Cllr Fiona Colley regarding senior officer salaries.

The funeral of PC Keith Palmer

who was tragically killed outside the Houses of Parliament last month, will be held at Southwark Cathedral on Monday 10 April.

Paving stone laid to remember Southwark war hero

A commemorative paving stone for Bermondsey born Harold Mugford will be laid to mark the 100th anniversary of his Victoria Cross commendation.