NEW DRINKING WATER FOUNTAINS FOR SOUTHWARK

NEW DRINKING WATER FOUNTAINS FOR SOUTHWARK The people of Camberwell are being helped to cut down on single-use plastic water bottles, with the addition of a new, free, public drinking water fountain on Camberwell Green. Cllr Richard Livingstone joined Alice Chamberlain, project assistant from the #OneLess campaign, to top up their water bottles and launch … Continue reading NEW DRINKING WATER FOUNTAINS FOR SOUTHWARK

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“I’LL HOLD MY HUMAN BARRIER” – capital’s newest war memorial unveils tomorrow in Southwark

  London’s newest memorial to those affected by war and conflict will be unveiled at a special dedication ceremony in Southwark tomorrow (Tuesday 27 November). The Southwark Memorial was commissioned by Southwark council, with support from Lendlease and the Contemporary Arts Society, and designed by Scottish sculptor Kenny Hunter. It takes pride of place in … Continue reading “I’LL HOLD MY HUMAN BARRIER” – capital’s newest war memorial unveils tomorrow in Southwark

COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER APPROVED FOR PART OF AYLESBURY ESTATE

On 14 November 2018, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government confirmed Southwark council’s application for a Compulsory Purchase Order of homes on the First Development Site of the Aylesbury regeneration, says a statement from the council. Cllr Johnson Situ, cabinet member for growth, development and planning, said: “We welcome the Secretary … Continue reading COMPULSORY PURCHASE ORDER APPROVED FOR PART OF AYLESBURY ESTATE

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2018

Image: Lambeth council UPPER NORWOOD WAR MEMORIAL 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. For the Centenary Commemorations this Sunday (11th) the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts will be organising a display about the First World War and Scouting, which will be set up within the Salvation Army Halls, Westow Street. … Continue reading REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2018

“NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION FROM GOVERNMENT ON BREXIT” – Southwark council

Not enough information is coming from Government  for councils to adequately prepare for any potential fallout from Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, say Southwark council. A cross-party Brexit panel established by the council earlier this year has met three times and heard from a range of local and national expert witnesses  including health, education, … Continue reading “NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION FROM GOVERNMENT ON BREXIT” – Southwark council

TRADE UNION BACKS CITY HALL PROTEST: “Guarantee residents ballots on estate demolitions – with NO conditions” say GMB

A trade union is backing people living on estates across London who are being denied the right to vote on whether they want their homes demolished - or not. GMB southern region are calling on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and his advisers to go back to the drawing board and guarantee residents whose homes … Continue reading TRADE UNION BACKS CITY HALL PROTEST: “Guarantee residents ballots on estate demolitions – with NO conditions” say GMB

 “They’re going home, They’re going home…HAMLET’S GOING HOME” – football to return to Champion Hill in four to six weeks time

Statement from the club's official website: Dulwich Hamlet Football Club and Dulwich Hamlet Supporters’ Trust announce the club’s return to Champion Hill The club expects the work required to prepare the ground to take four to six weeks and will announce the date of the first home fixture ASAP. An agreement has been reached after … Continue reading  “They’re going home, They’re going home…HAMLET’S GOING HOME” – football to return to Champion Hill in four to six weeks time

SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

A Southwark council investigation into the online sale of illegal skin lighteners have seen a Leicester businessman given a suspended prison sentence at Camberwell Green magistrates court, for repeatedly selling dangerous cosmetic products on eBay. And in a separate case a Bromley town centre business has been fined more than £9,000 following the discovery of … Continue reading SKIN LIGHTENERS CONTAINED MERCURY – Trader sold on eBay to council officers despite web giants ban / £9,000 FINE FOR BROMLEY BUSINESS IN SEPARATE COSMETICS CASE

PLANNED BUS CUTS SLAMMED BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL  – “Passengers will be booted off regular bus services at Waterloo and the Elephant”

TfL’s plans to cut seven of Southwark’s bus routes will leave passengers on the 45, 48, 53, 171, 172 and 388 buses dropped well short of their central London destinations, say Southwark council. "TfL’s plans to cut short and remove all of these bus routes will take away a direct and affordable means of getting … Continue reading PLANNED BUS CUTS SLAMMED BY SOUTHWARK COUNCIL  – “Passengers will be booted off regular bus services at Waterloo and the Elephant”

COUNCIL RENEW CALL TO LET DULWICH HAMLET FC BACK INTO THEIR CHAMPION HILL HOME

Southwark council have renewed their call to property developers Meadow to let Dulwich Hamlet FC back into its stadium at Champion Hill. A Southwark council statement says: "It is now over six months since Meadow shut DHFC out of their Champion Hill stadium ending 125 years of the club’s playing history in the East Dulwich … Continue reading COUNCIL RENEW CALL TO LET DULWICH HAMLET FC BACK INTO THEIR CHAMPION HILL HOME