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Plans to mark the anniversary of the London Bridge and Borough attacks on Sunday 3 June 2018

As we approach the anniversary of the terrible attacks at London Bridge and Borough last June, Southwark Council, and Southwark Cathedral, in partnership with local and national agencies, would like to share local arrangements to sensitively remember all those who were lost and harmed, including the local community.

Cabinet portfolios

Councillor Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council, has been re-elected as Leader and has chosen his new cabinet and their responsibilities.

Council seeks cultural project for Sir Michael Caine’s old school in Camberwell

Southwark Council is looking for a cultural, creative and educational project to make its new home in Sir Michael Caine’s old school in Camberwell.

How do you deal with stress?

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 (Monday 14- Sunday 20 May) will focus on stress and how we manage it.

British Land submits planning application for landmark Canada Water development

British Land has entered into a Master Development Agreement with Southwark Council and submitted an outline planning application for the Canada Water Masterplan, one of London’s most significant development projects which will create a new urban centre for London.

Southwark foster carers share their experiences

Foster carers in Southwark have shared their experiences as part of Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 14- 27 May) in a bid to encourage more people in the borough to consider becoming carers themselves.

Bellenden Road bridge replacement statement from Network Rail

A statement from Network Rail regarding the ongoing bridge replacement work on Bellenden Road.

Notice of cancellation of election in London Bridge and West Bermondsey ward

Southwark’s Returning Officer Duncan Whitfield last night issued a notice countermanding the election in London Bridge and West Bermondsey ward on 3 May, following the death of a candidate in that ward.

Council planners dismiss ‘caravan’ claim

A Peckham resident who claimed a first floor extension he was building out of wood was actually a ‘caravan’ has been told he will have to take it down and stop any further works.

Victorian primary school brought into the 21st century to welcome new generation of pupils

Southwark Council, Morgan Sindall, Haverstock Architects, English Heritage and Belham Primary School have worked together to transform Grade II Listed Old Bellenden Primary school into the new, state of the art Belham Primary School site.