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Southwark students celebrate continued A-level success

The nervous wait is over as students from across Southwark collected their A-level exam results yesterday (Thursday 17 August).

Safety advice following moped thefts in Rotherhithe area

Last week Southwark Council street cleaners confronted a pair of thieves on a moped who had just snatched valuables from a woman on the street around Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe.

Ledbury Towers gas removal

Yesterday afternoon (10 August) Southwark Council sent letters to the residents in the four Ledbury Tower blocks to explain that their gas supply was being turned off as a safety measure. Here we explain why this is necessary and what we are doing to help residents.

Artists to inhabit old Newington Library

Southwark Council has agreed a two year lease for the old Newington Library in Elephant and Castle, enabling The Art Academy to put this exceptional building to good use, while its long term future is decided upon.

Southwark Council wins further award for preventing homelessness

An inner-London borough fought off stiff competition from over 30 other entries to be shortlisted for one of three awards, which has already gained Southwark Council a share of £60,000 to contribute to further homelessness prevention work.

Healthwatch Southwark scoops national award

Council funded Healthwatch Southwark and its equivalent in Lambeth won an award at the national Healthwatch Network Awards on 6 July.

Southwark shines at London Youth Games 2017

Southwark’s young sports teams outdid themselves once again at the annual London Youth Games. Up one place from last year at 11th of the 33 London boroughs, they brought home two first place titles.

New park opening creates a splash at Elephant and Castle

Families were invited down to a free fun day to celebrate the official opening of the refurbished St Mary’s Churchyard Park at Elephant and Castle on Friday 21 July.

Southwark celebrates its Housing Heroes for 2017

Good neighbours, resident organisations and local landlords have all been recognised for their outstanding service at the fourth annual Housing Heroes Awards from Southwark Council.

Green Flag Awards for three more Southwark parks

Three more of Southwark’s parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as being among the very best green spaces in the world.