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Southwark leads the way in London as a Top 100 apprenticeship employer

Southwark Council has been named one of the top 100 apprenticeship employers in the country, in recognition of both its ambitious in-house scheme and its wider work with local businesses to create apprenticeships.

Council calls on Secretary of State for urgent meeting, after Judge puts Aylesbury estate judicial review back on track

Southwark Council has called on Secretary of State Sajid Javid for a meeting to discuss the regeneration of the Aylesbury estate, following a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Holocaust Memorial Day

The Worshipful the Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Kath Whittam in conjunction with IWM London will be hosting a Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative event on Friday 27 January 2017.

Statement from council regarding situation with Divine Rescue

In response to recent stories about attempts to evict Divine Rescue from Thurlow Lodge.

Statement in response to The Honourable Mr Justice Dove’s decision to refuse the council’s application for a Judicial Review

Council’s response to decision to refuse judicial review on Aylesbury CPO.

PM visits Peckham to highlight homelessness services

Prime Minister Theresa May visited charity Thames Reach, in Southwark, this morning in order to highlight how homelessness is tackled across London.

A new home for Christmas for Southwark tenants

Several Southwark residents will be celebrating Christmas in a brand new council home this year – designed specially to support older people in our borough.

Get the low down on Peckham Rye Station Square plans

Residents and businesses in Peckham are being invited to a drop-in evening at the station square next month to get the latest update on the re-development project.

Council moves forward with plans to create burial spaces for Southwark residents

Southwark Council has announced plans to create traditional lawn burial spaces in a currently unused former nursery cemented area of Camberwell New Cemetery.

Christmas comes early for council tenant with £1,000 prize

A lucky council tenant will have an extra £1,000 in time for the Christmas holidays this year after taking part in the council’s Major Works satisfaction survey.