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The beat goes on in Bermondsey this summer

Some of the biggest names in the UK Reggae and Ska scene will be taking to the stage in Southwark Park this summer for this year’s FREE Bermondsey Carnival.

London Bridge attack: cordons lifted

A week after the terror attack at London Bridge the police have now lifted the last of the cordons and left the crime scene.

Response to the release of footage from London Bridge terror attacks

A response from Eleanor Kelly, Chief Executive of Southwark Council, regarding leaked footage of the London Bridge terror attacks.

London Bridge attack: 6 June update

Update on situation around London Bridge and Borough Market (Tuesday 6 June)

Southwark Multi-Faith Forum statement on the London Bridge attack

Southwark Multi-Faith Forum Chair Musharraf Chaudhury said: "On behalf of the SMFF, I wish to express our deepest shock and sorrow at the horrific, senseless acts of terrorism that struck at the heart of our borough on Saturday night. "

Clarification regarding unmarked soldiers’ graves in Camberwell cemeteries

We know where they are and we remain absolutely committed to honouring all war graves, and will not bury over them in any circumstances.

South London DVD fraudster gets suspended sentence after council investigation

A Bermondsey based business man who imported and sold counterfeit DVDs, and other items, on eBay and Amazon has been given a suspended jail sentence of 24 months after being convicted of fraud, trademarks offences and - in a first for Southwark’s Trading Standards team - money laundering.

Southwark Multi-Faith Forum statement on the Manchester attack

We, the Southwark Multi-Faith Forum, are united in our horror and sorrow at the appalling attacks that took place in Manchester.

Southwark Council responds to Manchester Arena attack

Council leader Cllr Peter John responds to the horrific attack at the Manchester Arena on behalf of Southwark Council.

Southwark’s new Head of External Affairs announced

Southwark Council has appointed a new Head of External Affairs to lead the council’s communications, policy, public affairs and cabinet support.