News Archive - 2017
The updated budget proposals significantly reduce the budget gap to £5.6m from the £16-£19m gap presented to the council’s cabinet in July 2017.
Southwark Council is one of the first six London councils to have named and shamed rogue landlords and agents, for City Hall’s new Landlord and Agent Checker, which is launching today (19 December).
At the cabinet meeting earlier this week, Southwark Council agreed to ask residents for their thoughts on an intermediate rent scheme in the borough.
One of London’s largest regeneration schemes - along one of the city’s most famous, and historic thoroughfares - will be taking a step forward this month as Southwark Council agree further consultation on a revised plan.
Southwark Council Cabinet voted last night (December 12) to ensure that young people leaving care did not have to struggle with the burden of council tax bills.
A Peckham trader who was found in possession of more than 600 fake iPhone charger plugs, was given a 12 month Community Order, with 120 hours unpaid work and costs of £1,410; his company, Safi Electronics and Communications, was fined a further £1,500, at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court, on 12 December.
Southwark Council has successfully challenged the operator of Rock Island Bar and Grill, who sought to extend operating hours and remove the restaurant condition from its premises licence just six months after the venue reopened.
Southwark has become the first inner London borough to have an area named as a Heritage Action Zone (HAZ).
Southwark Council has submitted a bold bid to Sadiq Khan for the title of London Borough of Culture, and more than £1million in funding for arts programmes that the title attracts.
To mark World AIDS Day, Southwark Council is pleased to announce it will be part of a new collaboration to tackle HIV in South East London.