Southwark Council has appointed a new Head of External Affairs to lead the council’s communications, policy, public affairs and cabinet support.
Community champions, tireless volunteers and local charities were among the 15 receivers of this year’s Civic Awards at a special ceremony this weekend.
We are pleased to announce that the final part of the refurbishments at Seven Island Leisure Centre is now complete and the pool will be open from Saturday 13 May.
Southwark Council’s Camberwell Library has scooped The Bookseller’s Library of the Year Award at the British Book awards, aka The Nibbies.
Southwark Council has announced it is setting up a dedicated team to deliver the regeneration of one of London’s most famous thoroughfares – headed by the Mayor of London’s Strategic Planning Manager, Colin Wilson.
In recognition of this year’s Compost Awareness Week (8 to 14 May), Veolia the recycling and waste partner of Southwark Council are giving away five compost bins every day for the whole week.
Southwark Council has announced a new partnership with housing association Clarion Housing Group to build over 600 new homes in the borough – nearly half of which will be let at council rents.
Southwark Council’s ambitious 11,000 new homes programme gains further ground this month as 56 brand new apartments become available for council tenants.
On 21 April, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, notified Southwark Council that he would consent to judgment and ask the court to quash his decision not to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order for the remaining properties in Phase 1 of the regeneration.
This year’s national Big Lunch campaign takes place on Sunday 18 June and once again Southwark Council is offering a free road closure service for party organisers to encourage communities to take part in this great event.