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Pass rate continues to improve as Southwark students collect first ever numerical GCSE grades

Pupils from schools across Southwark have collected their GSCE exam results and this year’s crop of Year 11 pupils are the first to receive a numerical grade in some subjects.

Wonder Day 2017

Veolia, Southwark Council’s recycling and waste partner, will be inviting the general public to visit the Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility on Saturday 16 September.

New home for Peckham Portraits

We are delighted to announce that we have new homes for nine of our inspirational ‘Peckham Portraits’. Space has been created at Peckhamplex and the pictures will be relaunched during Peckham Festival on 14 September.

‘Marden Codgers’ utilise recycled materials to give new lease of life to community space

Local residents celebrate the opening of a new communal green space, partly funded by Veolia and Southwark Council.

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.