News Archive - 2017

Southwark Council backs campaign to prevent HIV and promote testing

Southwark Council is continuing to support Do It London’s campaign to prevent HIV through a range of simple measures.

Mark Rylance backs Southwark’s London Borough of Culture bid

Southwark Council’s bid to become London Borough of Culture is gathering pace, with Mark Rylance, the greatest stage actor of his generation and the first artistic director at Shakespeare’s Globe, the latest to add his name to the list of supporters.

Southwark Council supports Alcohol Awareness Week

As part of Alcohol Awareness Week, Southwark Council is encouraging the public to consider the impact alcohol has on family life.

Camberwell Library celebrates its Library of the Year award

Southwark’s Camberwell Library celebrated its Bookseller magazine Library of the Year award at an event on 30 October.

Contemporary memorial proposed for new Walworth Square space

A new memorial to the lives changed and lost through war has been proposed to go in a new public square as part of the regeneration of Elephant and Castle.

Southwark Council shortlisted for Council of the Year

Southwark Council has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Council of the Year category in the 2018 LGC Awards.

Southwark Council supports switch to electric vehicles

Southwark Council is inviting residents to apply for electric car charging points. The chargers will be fitted to kerbside lamp posts adjacent to on street parking.

Council transforms Aylesbury MUGA with a little help

The council, a developer, some artists and some local children, have transformed the Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) on Portland Street in the Aylesbury estate.

Council urges businesses to pay a living wage

Southwark Council has written to local businesses, urging them to pay all staff the London Living Wage as part of Living Wage Week.

A successful partnership – community-led council homes built in the shadow of The Shard

Marklake Court is a community-led development of 27 high quality homes in the heart of London Bridge, designed by award-winning architects Bell Phillips Architects in partnership with the local community.