SOUTHWARK ARE FIRST COUNCIL TO LAUNCH DIGITAL HEALTH CHECKS

Southwark have become the first local authority to offer a digital version of the NHS Health Check to save people needing to book face-to-face appointments with their GP. In February 2018 Southwark council were accepted onto the Design Council’s Design in Public Sector programme to increase the uptake of the NHS health checks, especially among … Continue reading SOUTHWARK ARE FIRST COUNCIL TO LAUNCH DIGITAL HEALTH CHECKS

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SOUTHWARK SEEK VIEWS ON COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING AND COMMUNITY

Southwark council have issued the following on Twitter: Have your say on our proposals for resident involvement Overview Over the last year, we have been talking to residents about how best to involve people who live in our homes, in decisions that affect their homes and neighbourhoods. We are proposing some significant changes, so we … Continue reading SOUTHWARK SEEK VIEWS ON COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN HOUSING AND COMMUNITY

SOUTHWARK: FREE SWIMMING LESSONS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER TAKEN THE PLUNGE / FREE SWIMMING FOR CROYDON UNDER-16s

Dive into free swimming lessons with Southwark Council If you’re looking to make a big splash for the first time Southwark council are making it easier for non-swimmers to get the confidence they need to enjoy the water. For some it may feel like they missed the boat when it comes to learning to swim … Continue reading SOUTHWARK: FREE SWIMMING LESSONS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER TAKEN THE PLUNGE / FREE SWIMMING FOR CROYDON UNDER-16s

MEASLES AND MUMPS WARNING IN SOUTHWARK

From Southwark.gov’s Twitter feed: Measles and Mumps are circulating in Southwark. Make sure you have had two doses of the MMR vaccine from your GP to be protected! #valueofvaccines http://bit.ly/2XrKx2t 

PROBE FOUND EIGHT HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION DID NOT HAVE LICENCE – OR FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

A council investigation of nine properties found that eight did not have a licence to be used as Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). And all of them – along with a ninth property – were found to be lacking in essential fire safety equipment. At Camberwell Green magistrates court the director of the firm which … Continue reading PROBE FOUND EIGHT HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION DID NOT HAVE LICENCE – OR FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

SUMMER IN SOUTHWARK -KEEP BOREDOM AT BAY. The only limit is your imagination.

Become a forensic scientist, take a trip into space or help create the next piece of modern art - there’s plenty to do in Southwark this summer. The only limit is your imagination. Southwark council say they have "once again" pulled together the best activities, events and organisations from around the borough to keep children … Continue reading SUMMER IN SOUTHWARK -KEEP BOREDOM AT BAY. The only limit is your imagination.

SOUTHWARK YOUTH VIOLENCE:  CALL TO REDUCE SCHOOL EXCLUSIONS “Key way to prevent young people getting involved in crime”

Southwark Youth Violence Panel has called for more to be done to reduce school exclusions as a key way to prevent young people getting involved in crime. The call is one of a number of recommendations that the panel has identified as its findings were presented to a meeting of the council's cabinet. The panel … Continue reading SOUTHWARK YOUTH VIOLENCE:  CALL TO REDUCE SCHOOL EXCLUSIONS “Key way to prevent young people getting involved in crime”

10,000 SQ FT OF ARTISTS SPACE BECOMING AVAILABLE IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY

A major expansion of work space provision is about to be offered at the Toaster Factory in Penarth Street, South Bermondsey. Building on the creative and manufacturing community already present in eight studios there, a new self-contained unit of just under 2,000 sq. ft. has just been completed, with a rolling plan of more than … Continue reading 10,000 SQ FT OF ARTISTS SPACE BECOMING AVAILABLE IN SOUTH BERMONDSEY

ADVICE ON AVOIDING SCAMS AS ROGUE TRADER ‘MONEY MULES’ ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE – Victim thanks Southwark council for their support

The Scams Awareness Campaign is an annual fortnightly event coordinated by Citizens Advice. This year’s campaign took place from 10 to 23 June. BROMLEY: Guest speakers at Penge Forum's July Open Meeting include Rob Vale, head of trading standards at Bromley council, who will give an illustrated talk and take questions on the latest developments … Continue reading ADVICE ON AVOIDING SCAMS AS ROGUE TRADER ‘MONEY MULES’ ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE – Victim thanks Southwark council for their support

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION SPECIAL: “A request to Lewisham was unanswered after 231 working days” / “A request to Southwark had not been answered after 121 working days”

The Campaign for Freedom of Information's comments on Lewisham contained in the report are as follows: Page 8 of report A request to Lewisham was unanswered after 231 working days (more than 11 calendar months). The request asked for policies on the provision of accommodation and financial support to families whose immigration status barred them … Continue reading FREEDOM OF INFORMATION SPECIAL: “A request to Lewisham was unanswered after 231 working days” / “A request to Southwark had not been answered after 121 working days”