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Old Kent Road: 1600 new homes

Two major planning applications have been approved by the council’s planning committee this June that will deliver just over 1,600 new homes... Read more about Old Kent Road: 1600 new homes

Junk food

Junk food ads banned

Southwark Council has become the latest council to take a stand against childhood obesity and ban the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar products in the borough on council-owned advertising sites... Read more about Junk food ads banned

Clean Air Day - Schools


The council is celebrating Clean Air Day by committing to working with all of its schools in areas with bad air pollution... Read more about #CleanAirDay

Learning Disabilities Awareness Week

Learning Disabilities Awareness...

Cllr Jasmine Ali visited Bede House to see the important work they do for young people and adults with learning disabilities in the borough... Read more about Learning Disabilities Awareness Week

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

Bermondsey Carnival 2019

Bermondsey Carnival 2019

Celebrating 150 years of Southwark Park, Bermondsey Carnival returns on Saturday 6 July... Read more about Bermondsey Carnival 2019

Southwark Life - Summer 2019

Southwark Life - Summer 2019

The latest issue of Southwark Life is out now... Read more about Southwark Life - Summer 2019

Start-ups in Libraries

Start-Ups in London Libraries

We're offering free support and advice to people from all walks of life to turn their business idea into a reality... Read more about Start-Ups in London Libraries