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Communities encouraged to bid for part of £540,000 pot as funding is streamlined

Published on 30 December 2014

Southwark Council

From Monday 5 January, 2015, Southwark Council will be welcoming community bids for a single, new Neighbourhoods Fund worth £542,000.

Council opens up free nursery places to over 1,000 two-year-olds


Published on 31 July 2013

Over 1,000 free nursery places will be made available to two-year-olds from less advantaged families this year as Southwark Council embarks on a major expansion of free nursery provision.

We want your ideas for a Council backed event in the south of the borough

South of the borough event

Published on 28 February 2012

Residents and local groups are being asked what kind of Council backed community event they would like to see in the south of the borough to celebrate the best of the area and bring people together.

London's oldest fruit and veg market receives Southwark Blue Plaque

Published on 2 February 2012

London's oldest and best loved food markets was today (2 February 2012) honoured with a commemorative blue plaque by Southwark Council to celebrate over 250 years of trading fruit and veg.

Alexander O'Neal to headline Bermondsey Carnival

Published on 1 February 2012

International soul sensation Alexander O'Neal is to headline the annual Bermondsey Carnival this summer. The legendary singer will perform at the carnival in Southwark Park on 2 June, which this year is taking place on the same weekend as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Southwark launches new "In My Area" service on website

Published on 17 October 2011

Southwark Council has launched a new service on its website to make it easier for people to find information about their local area.

Radio 4’s Justin Webb

Justin Webb

Published on 4 June 2010

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme presenter Justin Webb first moved to Southwark over a decade ago and loves the variety of life in the borough.

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