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News published February 2012

Southwark freezes council tax but warns of more tough times ahead

Published 29 February 2012

Southwark Council has frozen council tax for the fourth year running but warned that it was facing further "unprecedented" government cuts between now and 2017.

Uptake for Southwark's free healthy school meals programme continues to rise

Published 29 February 2012

The vast majority of reception and year one pupils in Southwark are taking advantage of the council's pioneering free health healthy school meals (FHSM) programme, it was revealed today.

Council leaders' time capsule challenge for next Mayor of London

London Thames

Published 29 February 2012

A time capsule containing 10 challenges for the next Mayor of London has been unveiled by council leaders from across the capital.

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

South of the borough event

Published 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.

Thames Clippers named as 'preferred bidder' for Greenland Pier

greenland pier, rotherhithe

Published 23 February 2012

Southwark Council has moved to secure the future of Greenland pier after naming KPMG Thames Clippers as the preferred bidders to take over the ownership and running of the facility.

Southwark crowns its Young Consumers of the Year

Published 23 February 2012

Pupils from Saint Saviour's School were crowned Southwarks 'Young Consumers of the Year' today, and will go on to compete in a London wide final on 27 March.

Second round scholarship scheme has 88 applicants

Published 23 February 2012

Almost 90 students have applied for Southwark Council's second scholarship scheme.

Southwark urges public to help ensure the safety of private fostered children

Published 23 February 2012

As a private fostering awareness week begins, Southwark Council is calling on people to help ensure the safety and well – being of children being cared for by someone who is not a direct relative.

Final masterplan for Heygate Estate revamp revealed

Artist's impression of Elephant and Castle revamp

Published 23 February 2012

As part of the next stage of Southwark's £1.5bn transformation of Elephant & Castle, the council’s development partner, Lend Lease, is holding a public exhibition on the transformation of the Heygate.

Official opening for multi - million pound Southwark Resource Centre

Published 22 February 2012

The Southwark Resource Centre which has been designed to help and support disabled people officially opened its doors to the public this week.

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