- The man who will be the next Lord Mayor of London gave an organ recital during the launch of an appeal to raise funds to restore the historic instrument at St George the Martyr church in The Borough.
- A website devoted to the history of Nelson Square has been launched by its residents.
- Jude Kelly, artistic director of Southbank Centre, has been named as one of the members of a new commission to tackle persistent inequalities in the borough of Lambeth.
- Patients and visitors at St Thomas' Hospital are "resistant, sometimes to the point of aggression" when asked not to smoke, an NHS boss has complained.
- A West London Labour MP has used a House of Commons debate to urge the Government to back proposals for a direct train service between Waterloo and Heathrow Airport.
- Waterloo Road, The Cut and Baylis Road were closed to traffic early on Saturday morning after a collision between a private hire vehicle and a Smart car.
- Detectives are appealing for information after a young girl was sexually assaulted by a man whilst walking through Waterloo Underground Station.
- The new homeowners service 'shop' will be opening on 24 October at The Marketplace in Bermondsey.
- Police make another appeal for missing Southwark teenager
Police are re-appealing for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who has been missing since Thursday. Danielle Fitzgerald, 13, who was reported missing from the Mercure Maidstone Hotel in Hollingbourne, Kent at 5:17pm. Officers are growing ...and more »
- Police bust Southwark drug network in co-ordinated raids
The Trident and Area Crime Command and local police officers made a series of arrests yesterday as they targeted an “organised criminal network” that was involved with cocaine and heroin. More than 100 officers from Trident Proactive, Southwark ...
- Security staff at SE1's NHS hospitals are being issued with body-worn cameras after attacks on nurses and other frontline workers increased by more than a quarter in the last year.
- Police investigating reports of gun shots near Southwark Park appeal for witnesses
Police investigating reports of “shots” being fired in Rotherhithe on Wednesday are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Officers are currently on scene on St Helena Road after they were alerted to the incident at 12:30pm yesterday. A police ...
- Stansfeld continue winning spree with 5-1 victory over Rochester United
Stansfeld took the lead against the Premier Division outfit after only five minutes, when Jack Gibbons – playing only his second game of the season since returning from injury – scored his second goal in as many games with a brilliantly curled effort ...
- Daily Mail
Italian social worker on trial for dismembering PC Gordon Semple in Southwark flat
A police officer was strangled and his body dismembered and partially dissolved in a bath of acid after making a date with an Italian man he met on Grindr, a court has heard. PC Gordon Semple shared an interest in sado-masochistic sex with his alleged ...
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- Twenty-one firefighters called to Walworth blaze
Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a block of flats in Beaconsfield Road in Walworth last night. A maisonette on the first, second and third floors of the block was damaged by fire. Two women and two men left ...
- A Lambeth councillor has called for the introduction of a 'tourist tax' to recognise the impact that hotel guests have on local streets and services.
- JAMAICA ROAD TO BE RESURFACED at some point next year
Bermondsey's infamously congested Jamaica Road will see twenty closures for resurfacing at some point next year, the News can reveal. While an exact date has not been given, Transport for London has assured the works will not happen at the same time ...
- When The Blitz came to Southwark
Come the year of 1940, his prediction became a reality, as Nazi bombs rained down devastation across London. The history of Southwark during the Blitz has been detailed by historian Neil Bright in a book published last month, which seeks to show how ...
- St Thomas' Hospital spent thousands to stop protected cycle lane
St Thomas's NHS Hospital is one of Southwark residents' most loved institutions. It has saved countless local lives, writes Donnachadh McCarthy… Hence the anger at the news that it had spent £10,000 in legal fees trying to block the layout of the new ...
- Millwall Community Trust to run new Fisher ground after winning contract
The Millwall Community Trust (MCT) has been awarded the contract to manage Fisher FC's St Paul's ground after a lengthy tender process. The announcement was welcomed by Fisher, who have been in close talks with MCT over their bid to protect Fisher's ...
- LET'S PLAY A GAME OF SNARL UP!
If you were trying to push motorists who use Jamaica Road over the edge, just for a laugh, you might first decide to stick in a bus lane that immediately caused daily snarl-ups. You'd then refuse to countenance opening the bus lane up to normal traffic ...
- It's time for a new bill to help the homeless - Southwark News
This Act gave councils a legal duty to house homeless people who meet certain 'priority need' criteria. This legislation has saved tens of thousands of people ...and more »
- It's time for a new bill to help the homeless
This Act gave councils a legal duty to house homeless people who meet certain 'priority need' criteria. This legislation has saved tens of thousands of people from the devastation of homelessness over the decades. Though a huge step forwards, the bill ...and more »
- Hunted in SE1 – an immersive play at the CoLab Theatre
We were the prey in Bertie Watkins' Hunted, a theatrical experience from Colab where audiences take the starring roles as they are chased by enemy agents, collect secret codes and packages, hide and evade capture. 12648. We received a message telling ...
- Guy's and St Thomas' groundbreaking scheme need funds ...
It seems strange that Guy's and St Thomas' were chosen to pilot a groundbreaking scheme to deliver care locally, but have now found themselves shortchanged ...and more »
- Growing pains in The Bunker
We walked gingerly down a car ramp into the dark depths where we found The Bunker, the latest theatre to open in Southwark. Inside there are cold, concrete pillars, remnants of the underground car park that this once was, though the stark space now ...
- Bermondsey's St James' Primary win TfL award for safe travel
Bermondsey's St James' Primary School won a Silver STARS award from Transport for London last week, for their efforts in ensuring safe travel for pupils. The school joined 57 others across south London for the awards, which stands for Sustainable ...
- Travellers move to old Bermondsey factory site
The owners of part of the old Peek Freans biscuit factory are “taking all necessary steps to secure a possession order” to evict travellers who have moved in, as a “matter of urgency”. Last Friday fifteen caravans entered the car park of Block F, owned ...
- Southwark third highest for fires in the capital involving dodgy white goods
The London Fire Brigade has released data showing that Southwark has the third highest rates of household fires in London that are caused by faulty white goods. The Brigade's data shows that 98 serious fires have been caused in the borough since 2011 ...
- Former teacher from Peckham becomes first London laureate
“Poetry allows for a conversation with not just yourself but with other young people, too.” 12650 London laureate Caleb Femi. A Peckham man has been named as London's first Young Person's Laureate, and will be spearheading a year-long campaign to ...
- Surrey Square Junior School throws a magic breakfast banquet
Pupils at a Walworth junior school hosted a Magic Breakfast banquet for trustees of the People's Post Code Lottery, the charity which funds free school breakfast programmes across the UK. Surrey Square was chosen to host the Magic Breakfast event ...
- Council leader gets new London Brexit role
The leader of Southwark Council, Peter John OBE, has been given a new role to represent London councils on matters relating to Brexit. London Councils – a cross-party group which represents the capital's 32 borough authorities – has appointed cllr John ...
- Crowdfunding appeal launched to pay for Aylesbury Estate leaseholders' barrister
Local housing campaigners are crowdfunding for a barrister to represent Aylesbury Estate leaseholders who could be forced out of their homes. Southwark Council last week batted away criticisms of its decision to pursue a judicial review of the ...
- Lower Marsh and The Cut in Waterloo have been shortlisted in the London category of a competition to find Britain's best high streets.
- If you see people emerging from Waterloo Station wearing headphones and appearing to follow the direction of voices in their head, they may well be taking part in CoLab Theatre's new 'pervasive theatre' show.
- Police appeal to find Southwark teenager
Police are appealing for the public's help to find a vulnerable missing teenage girl from Southwark. Daniella Fitzgerald, 13, was reported missing on Monday and was last seen at the Mercure Hotel in Maidstone, Kent at 2pm. The teenager is white, 5 ft ...and more »
- Time Out London (blog)
Food, booze and culture hub Flat Iron Square is opening in ...
Time Out London (blog)
Unlike Donald Trump's approval rating, London's appetite for street food shows no sign of dropping anytime soon. So it's music to our ears, and good.and more »
Food, booze and culture hub Flat Iron Square is opening in Southwark this week - Time Out London (blog)Time Out London (blog)
Food, booze and culture hub Flat Iron Square is opening in Southwark this week
Time Out London (blog)
Unlike Donald Trump's approval rating, London's appetite for street food shows no sign of dropping anytime soon. So it's music to our ears, and good news for our stomachs, that Southwark is getting a new foodie hub. Flat Iron Square will be swinging ...and more »
- Southwark Council is pleased to announce that a stand at the newly completed St Paul’s Sports Ground, Salter Road will be named after Barry Albin-Dyer to help recognise his life and his work in the local community.
- After a rigorous process, Southwark Council is happy to announce that Millwall Community Trust have been appointed to manage the new football ground at St Paul’s Sports Ground, Salter Road.
- Despite uneasy economic times, Southwark Council has seen no stall in construction, with 227 new homes completed since summer this year.
- Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has admitted that he faces a dilemma over whether to continue to back the Garden Bridge project.
- The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have officially supported proposals to add Waterloo and the South Bank to the Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency, whilst Labour has made counter-proposals which retain a Vauxhall seat.
- Firefighters help save boat from sinking near London Bridge
A 40-tonne tourist boat was saved by firefighters on Friday, after it started to sink into the Thames by London Bridge. Emergency services were called to the unoccupied boat as it sank to a depth of two metres at 4am. The Brigade's fire boat was called ...and more »
- Five armed response vehicles rushed to Long Lane on Friday night after local residents reported gunshots and screams.
- Rotherhithe Tunnel in gridlock after police inspect suspicious abandoned vehicle
An abandoned vehicle in Rotherhithe Tunnel has caused a gridlock on Jamaica Road, made worse as police investigated on suspicion it could be rigged with explosives. Two fire engines, two ambulances, at least three police cars and two police motorbikes ...
- Evening Standard
Macellaio RC, Southwark – tried and tasted
Not content with serving some of the finest meat known to man, this Italian restaurant group is beefing itself up too. After making its name in South Kensington, it has launched two more sites within mere months of each other — one on Exmouth Market ...
- Share a night with drunken regulars with 'Confessional' at the Southwark Playhouse
Currently showing at Southwark Playhouse is 'Confessional', somewhat of a Tennessee Williams premier. Director Jack Silver has taken the American playwrights 1970 draft and re-set it in a present day Southend-on-sea boozer. While Tennessee Williams ...
- Gaming gods and awesome afro at the Unicorn Theatre
A computer game framework and basketball court set don't seem like natural beginnings for Greek mythology but what better place to find the unlikely hero Jason, a young, unfulfilled, overweight cleaner with a penchant for picking his nose and eating it?
- Help catch man who allegedly flashed and touched himself on bus
Police are appealing for information after reports of a man touching himself on a bus travelling towards Burgess Park. The Met confirmed they were called on August 15 by a woman, who legally cannot be named, saying an Afro-Caribbean man had exposed ...
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