News Archive - May 2017
A Bermondsey based business man who imported and sold counterfeit DVDs, and other items, on eBay and Amazon has been given a suspended jail sentence of 24 months after being convicted of fraud, trademarks offences and - in a first for Southwark’s Trading Standards team - money laundering.
We, the Southwark Multi-Faith Forum, are united in our horror and sorrow at the appalling attacks that took place in Manchester.
Council leader Cllr Peter John responds to the horrific attack at the Manchester Arena on behalf of Southwark Council.
Southwark Council has appointed a new Head of External Affairs to lead the council’s communications, policy, public affairs and cabinet support.
Community champions, tireless volunteers and local charities were among the 15 receivers of this year’s Civic Awards at a special ceremony this weekend.
We are pleased to announce that the final part of the refurbishments at Seven Island Leisure Centre is now complete and the pool will be open from Saturday 13 May.
Southwark Council’s Camberwell Library has scooped The Bookseller’s Library of the Year Award at the British Book awards, aka The Nibbies.
Southwark Council has announced it is setting up a dedicated team to deliver the regeneration of one of London’s most famous thoroughfares – headed by the Mayor of London’s Strategic Planning Manager, Colin Wilson.
In recognition of this year’s Compost Awareness Week (8 to 14 May), Veolia the recycling and waste partner of Southwark Council are giving away five compost bins every day for the whole week.
Southwark Council has announced a new partnership with housing association Clarion Housing Group to build over 600 new homes in the borough – nearly half of which will be let at council rents.