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London’s most creative car park set to stay in heart of Peckham and remain open to the public

One of Peckham’s great buildings, the multi-storey car park in Rye Lane, is set to continue as a creative and cultural centre for the long term, as Southwark Council has worked with local groups to agree its future.

Southwark Council wins £10,000 at London Homelessness Awards

Three projects, including Southwark Council’s trailblazer pilot, made it to the final to share a prize of £60,000 for their projects.

Southwark Smart Savers launches for fourth year

Southwark Smart Savers is entering its fourth year and has so far helped more than 1000 children across the borough start saving. 

Ledbury Towers heating installation works

Southwark Council response to leaks during Ledbury Towers heating installation works.

Southwark Council comment on news articles regarding former employee - update

In response to news stories regarding a former member of staff who had a conviction under the Terrorism Act.

World Mental Health Day: taking care in the workplace

Now in its 25th year, World Mental Health Day is this year drawing attention to mental health in the workplace.

Community comes together as Camberwell Arts Trail launches

Southwark Council’s Camberwell Arts Trail launched on Friday 6 October. Cllr Johnson Situ, Cabinet Member for Culture and Social Regeneration, was joined by artist, Leoni Bullcock and many local people, to celebrate this community focused project.

Walworth cosmetic business fined £25,000 over illegal skin lighteners

A Southwark Council sting and surveillance operation uncovered a haul of 3,000 illegal skin lightening products.

Trading Standards tackle underage knife sales

Officers from Southwark Council Trading Standards took part in a London wide police operation to highlight the need for retailers to ‘Challenge 25’ when it comes to knife sales.

Stoptober... quit smoking in 28 days

If you can stop smoking for 28 days, you are five times more likely to be able to stay smoke-free for good.