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Statement regarding senior officer salaries

Southwark Council

11 April 2017

Southwark Council has responded to claims made by the Taxpayer Alliance regarding the numbers of senior staff on salaries over £100,000.

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

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

22 December 2016

More Housing news.

Health and care trio team up for trailblazing new strategy

Southwark Council In a unique move to pull together expertise from all three health and social care providers in Southwark, the council has teamed up with local voluntary and community groups AND the local CCG.

17 November 2016

More Health and social care news.

Camberwell Grove road closure

Southwark Council Southwark Council has recently closed Camberwell Grove immediately south of the junction with McNeil Road, to all motorised vehicular traffic. This is where the road is carried over the railway line.

17 November 2016

More Transport and streets news.

On their marks for official running track launch

Southwark Park Athletics Track Inspired by the successes of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic games, the council has officially opened its brand new athletics track in Southwark Park with the help of some special guests from Team GB.

16 November 2016

More Sports and Leisure news.

Postal worker’s counterfeit DVD scheme ‘Frozen’ following jail sentence

Southwark Council A local Post Office manager has been jailed for 25 months after being convicted of selling over 7,000 counterfeit DVDs including Disney favourite, Frozen.

3 November 2016

More Trading standards news.

Council’s work with young offenders recognised by national inspectors

Southwark Council Southwark Council’s approach to working with young offenders has been held up as a exemplar for other local authorities, by HM Inspectorate of Probation.

2 November 2016

More Community and living news.

Launch of Neighbourhoods Fund 2017-18

Southwark Council Last year, a number of residents benefitted from the 2016-17 Neighbourhoods Fund, which enabled great projects and events across the borough.

2 November 2016

More Community and living news.

Council calls for more businesses to offer London Living Wage during awareness week

Living Wage A South London Council is leading the charge locally to promote the London Living Wage as part of National Living Wage Week 2016 (30 October to 5 November).

31 October 2016

More Business news.

New homeowner service 'shop' opens in The Blue

Southwark Council The new homeowners service 'shop' will be opening on 24 October at The Marketplace in Bermondsey.

21 October 2016

More Housing news.

Council announces plans to commemorate community hero Barry Albin-Dyer

Southwark Council 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.

19 October 2016

More Community and living news.

Council appoints management for new local football ground

Southwark Council 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.

19 October 2016

More Leisure and culture news.

Council presses forward on construction with more home building milestones reached

Southwark Council Despite uneasy economic times, Southwark Council has seen no stall in construction, with 227 new homes completed since summer this year.

19 October 2016

More Housing news.

Southwark school wins £2,000 for Smart Savers sign ups

Smartsavers school winner Southwark Council ran a Smart Savers competition to give the school with the highest number of sign ups £2,000 towards books and IT equipment for their pupils.

7 October 2016

More Education and learning news.

Southwark serious about a healthier and happier future

Southwark Council Southwark Council is encouraging its residents to take their mental health seriously, get out and about, and think about how they can help those close to them, on World Mental Health Day.

7 October 2016

More Health and social care news.

Want to help Southwark Fireworks Night go off with a bang?

Southwark Fireworks Night Southwark’s annual fireworks night will be taking place at Southwark Park on Saturday 5 November, and the council is looking for volunteers to be a part of this year’s event.

5 October 2016

More Festivals and events news.

Call the midwife to Tooley Street

Jenny agutter 200x130 Jenny Agutter OBE star of Call The Midwife and The Railway Children visited the council's offices at 160 Tooley Street today to sign the scroll of honour for The Honorary Freedom of Southwark.

29 September 2016

More Council and democracy news.

Southwark’s Operation Bronze ends with prosecution of defendants linked to Trudy Ali-Balogun case

Trudy ali balogun 200x130 One of Southwark Council’s biggest fraud investigations, Operation Bronze, has ended with the successful prosecution of three defendants linked to Trudy Ali-Balogun.

29 September 2016

More Community and living news.

Thousands sign up to celebrate 100 years of Roald Dahl

Summer Reading Challenge 2014 This year 5767 children signed up to Southwark’s annual Summer Reading Challenge, which was renamed for this year as 'The Big Friendly Read' in honour of Roald Dahl, making it the biggest year ever.

26 September 2016

More Libraries news.

Southwark Council will seek judicial review over Aylesbury Estate CPO decision

Southwark Council Southwark Council will go to court to challenge a planning decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which could signal the end of regeneration of the Aylesbury Estate.

20 September 2016

More Regeneration news.

Record numbers welcomed as visitors experience a Wonder-ful day of waste

Wonderday '16 Over 850 visitors attended the Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility’s 'Wonder day', which opened its doors for its annual Open House event last weekend.

20 September 2016

More Recycling and waste news.

Two Southwark parks named as some of the best in Britain

Green Flag Two Walworth parks have been recognised as some of the very best in the UK – and that’s official.

19 September 2016

More Parks and open spaces news.

Southwark celebrates The Unity Games

Unity Games On Saturday 10 September, Surrey Docks Watersports Centre hosted Southwark’s local Unity Games event.

12 September 2016

More Community and living news.

Southwark’s employment figures at highest level this century

Southwark Council More people are employed in Southwark in 2016 than at any other time this century, and the borough has overtaken the London and national employment rates, according to new data.

9 September 2016

More Jobs and careers news.

Mayor meets future house builders at Southwark’s Construction Skills Centre

Mayor of London opening skills centre The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, met with the some of the future housebuilders of London yesterday (Thursday 8 September) to open the Southwark Construction Skills Centre at Elephant and Castle.

9 September 2016

More Regeneration news.

Council introduces new, inclusive approach to community council meetings

Southwark Council Southwark’s Community Councils could have a new look and feel, if proposed changes to make them more interesting and relevant for local people are approved by councillors.

8 September 2016

More Community councils news.

Free activities to celebrate National Fitness Day

People running on treadmills Leisure centres in Southwark are hosting a range of free activities today (7 September) as part of National Fitness Day.

7 September 2016

More Leisure and culture news.

Award winning documentary 'Waste Land' screens at Southwark’s Recycling Facility

Waste Land On Wednesday 7 September, Southwark’s Integrated Waste Management Facility will be screening 'Waste Land'.

6 September 2016

More Leisure and culture news.

Borough Market signs up to Southwark Council’s Diversity Standard

Diversity Standard Borough Market has signed up to Southwark Council’s Diversity Standard, the council’s formal commitment to equality of opportunity and respect for diversity.

5 September 2016

More Business news.

Southwark students excel as GCSE results improve again

Southwark Council Pupils at Southwark schools are celebrating a great set of GCSE results this week, as initial results indicate a four per cent increase in numbers achieving five or more A*-C grades.

1 September 2016

More Education and learning news.

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