News Archive - 2018

St Francis School flying high following World Book Day Award win

St Francis RC Primary School is celebrating their Gold Medal win for their space themed World Book Day Award display.

Southwark Council marks Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Sunday 18 March is Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day which seeks to proactively encourage everyone to think, spot and speak out against child sexual exploitation.

Southwark Council approves plans to acquire Champion Hill site including Dulwich Hamlet grounds

Southwark Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to acquire the site at Champion Hill in East Dulwich where non-league football team Dulwich Hamlet have traditionally played their home games.

Southwark Council fixes future stake in Canada Water regeneration

Southwark Council will strike a deal with British Land to ensure the future regeneration of Canada Water and secure benefits for local people.

Southwark sets the bar high for school building design

Southwark Council has created an ambitious set of guidelines for any new school buildings to ensure the best learning environments for our children.

Southwark Council wins Intelligent Parking Award

Southwark Council is delighted to have won the Intelligent Parking Award at the British Parking Awards at the Lancaster Gate Hotel on 9 March.

Council repairs to be brought in-house

Last night (13 March), Southwark Council’s cabinet reaffirmed its commitment to bring its housing repairs service in house, in order to drive up standards and ensure a consistent approach to repairs for the benefit of tenants.

Southwark Council launches new dockless bikes

Southwark Council is welcoming two dockless bike providers, ofo and Mobike, into the borough today (12 March), making Southwark the first council south of the river to embrace on demand bike hire. Cllr Ian Wingfield, Cabinet Member for Environment and the Public Realm, was joined by and Steve Pyer, General Manager at Mobike and Joseph Seal-Driver, Operations Manager at ofo, for the launch in Canada Water Square.

High praise for teaching and leadership at Camelot Primary School following inspection

When Ofsted visited Peckham’s Camelot Primary School they had high praise for 'inspirational' headteacher James Robinson and rated the school as 'good' in every area of their inspection.

Southwark Council unlocks arts and culture

Southwark Council is inviting residents to access the wealth of arts and culture available across the borough, with the launch of its new Southwark Presents Card. Cllr Johnson Situ, Cabinet Member for Business, Culture and Social Regeneration was joined by comedian Jenny Eclair, to celebrate the release of the new card at Canada Water Library, on 1 March.