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The London Marathon

This Sunday 23 April, the London Marathon will be held for the 37th time. Each year huge numbers of spectators cheer on over 39,000 runners who this year are expected to raise in the region of £60 million for their chosen charities.

General Election '17

The Prime Minister has announced her intention to hold a General Election on Thursday 8 June.

Successful self-managed council homes set to expand further

Research has shown that council tenants and residents prefer to have the autonomy to deal with the things that matter most to them in relation to their homes.

Statement regarding senior officer salaries

Statement from Cllr Fiona Colley regarding senior officer salaries.

The funeral of PC Keith Palmer

who was tragically killed outside the Houses of Parliament last month, will be held at Southwark Cathedral on Monday 10 April.

Paving stone laid to remember Southwark war hero

A commemorative paving stone for Bermondsey born Harold Mugford will be laid to mark the 100th anniversary of his Victoria Cross commendation.

Southwark invests £5m in future of borough’s young people

A £5m investment in further education opportunities for Southwark’s young people has been given the go-ahead by the council.

Council’s fines for ‘For Sale’ signs are working to de-clutter neighbourhoods

Southwark Council’s crack down on estate agents boards that are left on streets long after properties are sold or rented is already showing signs of success.

120 new affordable homes given green light in Peckham

Planners at Southwark have given the go ahead to the development of 168 new homes in Peckham - including 96 new council homes. Just over 70 per cent of which will be at council or intermediate rent, as part of the council’s commitment to providing affordable housing in the borough.

Step Up to Social Work and be the difference in the heart of London

A great opportunity has opened up for residents looking to make the move into a rewarding career in social work.