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Black mould left children with nosebleeds and repair workers did £4,000 damage in eight-year housing nightmare, Bermondsey mum says

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Bermondsey football club chuffed after £3k donation

A junior football club in Bermondsey can carry on improving the lives of local youngsters after receiving a hefty donation. The Bosco FC under 13s team got £3,000 from Selco Builders Warehouse and it is reportedly ‘already making a difference.’ Bosco is a small charity-based college which also ...

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New school meals programme to put healthy, locally-sourced food on Southwark children’s tables

Southwark Council will launch a new programme aiming to help schools get healthy food from local businesses for better value.  The school food market is complex and fragmented, with different schools having different contracts, the council said. The Labour-run authority says its new school food pro...

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Night Tube services during the ‘peak’ period after midnight could be boosted, Sadiq Khan has revealed

The number of Night Tube services during the ‘peak’ period after midnight could be boosted, Sadiq Khan has revealed. The mayor said Transport for London (TfL) is looking at whether a more frequent service could be provided during the busiest part of the night, though there are no immediate plans...

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Free legal advice service for victims of rape and serious sexual offences launched by Sadiq Khan

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Fourth primary school in two years is set to shut its doors in Southwark

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Deptford Baby

“I want to move out, but I don’t wanna move on… I’m the boy that never leaves!” It’s summer on Deptford High Street. The DJ is pumping the airwaves with party tunes and good vibes. Local resident Chino Igwe dreams of becoming a world-famous novelist and dazzling his community with wild a...

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Borough businesses to host free family event this weekend

A free family fun day, featuring wacky races, choir performances and human tower stunts, is coming to SE1 this weekend. Now in its eighth year, the Great Get Together is part of a nationwide series of weekend activities inspired by the memory of the late Jo Cox MP – who was shot

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No homes to bid on in Southwark – whilst over a thousand gather dust

As the housing crisis deepens in Southwark, some are claiming there have been ‘no homes’ to bid for on the council’s bidding system for up to two months. The home drought has become so bad that in some cases hundreds of desperate residents at a time have been bidding on one prop

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Sadiq Khan has been criticised by statistics watchdog over claims he has made about his affordable house-building record

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Review: Operation Mincemeat –  Fortune Theatre

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Outsider not Offsider

Ed Gray at the Euros As Scotland and England both hope for success in the UEFA Euro 24 competition so the art exhibition Shut Up and Stick to Football opens in Covent Garden, writes Michael Holland. This group show is not to glamourise the ‘Beautiful Game’ but to look beyond the goal celebration...

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Deptford’s Cockpit studios will be thrown open to the public so you can see celebrated crafts people

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Council to lobby TfL to improve bus services 

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As If 

Spectral in its illusory delicacy As If is a solo exhibition of new paintings and works on paper from Tom Chamberlain at Coleman Project Space. The artist says: “As a kind of uncertain desire, painting opens up a space between what appears to be present and what lies beyond it. Something else beco...

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Greenwich’s Fan Museum’s ‘A Focus on Paris’ exhibition extended to 17th August

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Our comment: Cash is the only solution to housing crisis

A housing developer is trying to scrap all the affordable flats in its under-construction residential block and replace them with private homes. We’re only talking about six apartments here, but the principle is very worrying. Bombay Development Ltd is essentially saying it cannot afford to provid...

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The place to go in South London if you are a fan of Netflix show Bridgerton

With Bridgerton back on our screens, explore where some of the Netflix show was shot at the Old Royal Naval College with a special t

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Southwark Council spent nearly £25 million on agency staff and consultants last year

Southwark Council has been accused of ‘over relying’ on agency staff and consultants after it emerged it shelled out almost £25 million on outsourcing last year. Labour-led Southwark Council splurged £23.1 million on agency workers and a further £1.7m on external consultants in 2023/24, compa...

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Southwark pensioners to question MP candidates at hustings event in Camberwell

Pensioners in Southwark have the chance to ask hopeful MPs how they will help them if elected on July 4th. The General Election Hustings is being hosted by Southwark Pensioners’ Action Group (SPAG) in Camberwell. There will be representatives present from the five largest parties