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Great Estates

Residents on the Lancaster Estate have been celebrating the completion of a £120,000 landscaping project... Read more about Great Estates

Southwark Works

Southwark Works

Southwark Works is moving - find out more... Read more about Southwark Works

Positive Futures Fund phase 2 launch

Positive Futures Fund projects

The Positive Futures Fund has seen over £150,000 allocated to twelve successful applicants... Read more about Positive Futures Fund projects


Hot weather

While many people enjoy the sunshine, for some hot weather can lead to serious health problems. When the Met Office issues a heatwave warning this triggers the borough’s heatwave action plan and teams across the council initiate protocols to support and protect vulnerable people across the borough. Read more about Hot weather

Swimming lessons

Free swimming lessons

Looking to make a big splash for the first time? Southwark Council is making it easier to learn to swim... Read more about Free swimming lessons

Southwark summer 2019

Summer in Southwark 2019

This summer in Southwark there is something for all children and young people... Read more about Summer in Southwark 2019

Resident involvement

Resident involvement

Have your say on our proposals for resident involvement and how best to involve people in decisions that affect their homes and neighbourhoods... Read more about Resident involvement

Garden waste service

Garden waste service

From 1 June 2019, we'll provide garden waste collections as an optional service to properties with gardens for a small charge... Read more about Garden waste service