Six people queued in the spring sunshine at 7am on Saturday morning to be among the first to visit The Castle, the new leisure centre at Elephant & Castle.
From this weekend, Tooley Street will be part-closed to eastbound motor traffic until February 2018 for work on the redevelopment of London Bridge Station.
A Conservative MP has accused the operators of tourist excursions using amphibious vehicles of causing a "real disruption to the lives of residents" in SE1.
The foundations are now being laid for more than 800 homes and new office space on the Shell Centre site in Waterloo.
An SE1-based letting agent has been fined for its part in the illegal subletting of a council flat in Brixton.
The first phase of the North-South Cycle Superhighway was opened to the public on Thursday when the barriers came down on the section from Blackfriars Bridge to Farringdon Street.
Nearly five months after the Elephant & Castle roundabout was reconfigured, new segregated cycle lanes have finally opened at the junction.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has praised the "absolutely brilliant" Charles Dickens Primary School whilst answering a question from Neil Coyle MP in the Commons.
The St George in Southwark Festival - founded in 2007 to bring together local celebrations of England's patron saint in an inclusive and multicultural setting - returned on Saturday with a full programme.
Sarah Wheeler, founder of Mental Fight Club, the Dragon Cafe and the St George in Southwark Festival, has died from cancer.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has reduced the fundraising threshold that the Garden Bridge Trust has to reach before the bridge's future maintenance will be guaranteed by the taxpayer.
Lambeth's overview & scrutiny committee has resolved by five votes to four not to block the council's controversial decision to allow South Bank land to be used for the Garden Bridge.
The Duke of Edinburgh was the guest of honour at a service in Southwark Cathedral to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
The President of the United State of America visited Bankside on Saturday to see Shakespeare's Globe on the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
The long-awaited new leisure centre and swimming pool at Elephant & Castle will open its doors to the public on Saturday 30 April, Southwark Council has announced.
Lambeth's overview & scrutiny committee will this week probe the borough's controversial decision to allow the Garden Bridge project to use publicly-owned land on the South Bank.
The Bishop of Woolwich, Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave, visited Blackfriars Road on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Blitz bombing raid that saw Christ Church Southwark destroyed.
The start of construction work on the new Science Gallery London at Guy's Hospital was formally marked this week by a ground-breaking ceremony with a difference.
Green Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry visited Elephant & Castle this week to hear about the hopes and fears of local small business owners as the area is redeveloped.
Waterloo Library will leave its Lower Marsh building "some time in June", Lambeth Council told local residents this week.
A convicted criminal who kicked and killed a prison custody officer at Blackfriars Crown Court will remain at Broadmoor Hospital, a judge ruled this week.
Southwark Police have put up warning signs to alert pedestrians to a spate of phone snatches by thieves on mopeds in the north of the borough.
Bramah House - an office building on Bermondsey Street - has changed hands for £14.25 million.
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of PC Gordon Semple has appealed for help to trace a man who called at the Southwark Street flat where the police officer's remains were found.
A Southwark man has been charged with the murder of PC Gordon Semple.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Metropolitan Police officer PC Gordon Semple have released CCTV pictures showing him in the Bankside area last Friday afternoon.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has unveiled a statue of his former deputy, Sir Simon Milton, overlooking City Hall.
The developers behind an audacious proposal to build a 30-storey tower modelled on a Russian space rocket have lodged an appeal against Southwark Council's decision to veto the scheme.
This week Lambeth Council introduced a 20 mph speed limit on roads it controls.
The development nearing completion at the corner of New Kent Road and Elephant Road is be part of a new joint venture between Qatari Diar, Delancey and APG.
A controversial decision to allow Lambeth Council land on the South Bank to be used for the Garden Bridge has been 'called in' for scrutiny by Lambeth councillors.
The trust which runs Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank is inviting local people to comment on their experience of visiting the riverside park.
The Good Friday edition of ITV's Good Morning Britain breakfast show never made it on air because of a fire at the company's London Television Centre.
Cllr Jack Hopkins, Lambeth's cabinet member for jobs and growth, has signed off a controversial decision which paves the way for the Garden Bridge to take over land on the South Bank.
Another 300-metre section of segregated cycle track on Blackfriars Road was opened on Maundy Thursday.
The trust which runs SE1's two NHS hospitals has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission.
Tower Bridge and the National Theatre were illuminated on Wednesday night in the colours of the Belgian flag as a mark of tribute to the victims of this week's terrorist attacks.
The Government, Network Rail and South West Trains have set out a detailed timetable for works to extend platforms at Waterloo Station and bring the former Eurostar platforms into full use by domestic trains.
Plans to redevelop a Bermondsey factory complex where Worcestershire Sauce and Branston Pickle were once produced have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Southwark's planning committee has unanimously approved plans by Taylor Wimpey to build 47 new homes on the site of a small industrial estate on Rushworth Street.
A six-year project that has encouraged more than 1,200 people to grow fruit and vegetables on housing estates in SE1 came to an end with a celebratory event at Red Cross Garden on Sunday.
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh was closed on Tuesday as staff went on strike in protest against Lambeth Council's plans for major cuts.
Cllr Neil Coyle - elected as Labour MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark last May - has resigned his seat as a Southwark councillor for Newington ward.
More than two years after ditching Native Land as its development partner for the 8 Albert Embankment complex, the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority has picked U+I to prepare new plans for the site.
The New Mill Street Surgery in Wolseley Street is facing an uncertain future as its lease has come to an end.
Two of the soliders who made safe a World War II bomb found on a demolition site in March 2015 are to receive a bravery award from the Queen.
TV cameras are to film sentencing remarks by judges at Southwark Crown Court as part of a three-month not-for-broadcast experiment.
Tranport for London has published four artist's impressions showing how a new 'cycle superhub' at Waterloo with parking spaces for thousands of bicycles could look.
The Care Quality Commission has lifted the 'special measures' status it imposed on Tower Bridge Care Home after a damning inspection last summer but the watchdog has maintained a 'requires improvement' rating in all areas.
The Design Museum has announced that it will shut its Shad Thames premises on Thursday 30 June as it prepares to move to Kensington.
Plans to create London's biggest GP practice - with more than 60,000 registered patients across North Southwark - have been approved by local NHS bosses.
Labour mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan visited Oasis Farm Waterloo on Friday morning.
A 20-year-old man died in hospital on Wednesday after he was seriously injured in a collision at the Elephant & Castle
Southwark Council has said that the Feminist Library - which was facing eviction from its Westminster Bridge Road premises - can stay rent-free for six months while it seeks a new home.
The world's first purpose-built fully electric double-deck bus was unveiled outside City Hall on Tuesday.
"The Garden Bridge is a reality," the chairman of the trust behind the controversial new river crossing declared this week.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited St Thomas' Hospital last week to meet an inspirational mental health campaigner.
Lambeth councillors have signed off five more of the conditions attached to the planning permission for the Garden Bridge.
Lewisham Southwark College - the further education institution with a campus in The Cut, Waterloo - is in talks with a Newcastle-based group about a potential 'distant merger'.
Labour mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan says he will work "tirelessly" to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle if he is elected to City Hall in May.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Tesco in Old Kent Road on Friday evening to come forward.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a moped rider was seriously injured in a collision with a refuse truck in Blackfriars Road on Thursday morning.
Lambeth Council could take a crucial decision on whether to allow the Garden Bridge Trust to build on its land on the South Bank behind closed doors, despite earlier assurances it would be considered in public.
Staff at St Thomas' Hospital have taken part in a major emergency planning exercise based on the scenario of a tower block collapsing at Waterloo Station leading to mass casualties.
Nearly nine years after Eurostar moved to St Pancras, the Government is working on plans to create a subterranean shopping centre at the former Waterloo International Terminal.
Plans for a development of 64 homes on Swan Street and Harper Road have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
A small public garden in the back streets near London Bridge Station is to receive a grant from the Tesco 'Bags of Help' scheme - but shoppers will determine how much cash the garden receives.
The Duke of Edinburgh is to visit Southwark to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
Campaigners fighting to save the Feminist Library from eviction from its home near St George's Circus presented a petition with 14,500 signatures to Southwark Council on Wednesday night.
Four North Southwark GP practices planning to merge will operate under the name Nexus if the plan is approved next month.
Boris Johnson has rebuffed criticism of the Garden Bridge procurement process, claiming that the project's delivery model is "proving successful" and could be replicated.
After Lambeth councillors criticised the design of the proposed South Bank landing building for the Garden Bridge, Heatherwick Studio has tweaked the colour scheme to use 'quartz grey' instead of 'brown grey'.
New figures published by the Mayor of London show the four road junctions with the highest number of pedestrian casualties in SE1 - and three of them are on Borough High Street.
A Borough Market trader has been fined for selling fruit and vegetables that failed to meet the statutory labelling requirements.
An elderly woman who was killed by a lorry at Elephant & Castle earlier this month has been named by police.
Canon Stephen Maslen, curate-in-charge of St Mary at Lambeth when the ancient church closed in 1972, has died at the age of 78.
Heritage watchdog Historic England has objected to plans for a 40-storey tower at Elephant & Castle because it will spoil views of the Westminster world heritage site from the Serpentine Bridge in Hyde Park.
Tower Bridge Primary School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted, two years after a critical report by inspectors from the education watchdog.
A proposed 20-storey office block has been described as a 'foothill' to the proposed cluster of skyscrapers at the northern end of Blackfriars Road.
The Care Quality Commission has placed the Grange Road Practice into special measures after inspectors found 'significant areas of concern'.
The Mayor of Lambeth was the guest of honour at the official re-opening of the refurbished Sainsbury's Local store in Waterloo Road on Monday.
A woman was rushed to hospital on Monday afternoon after she was hit by a tipper truck in Blackfriars Road.
Four GP practices operating from eight locations in SE1, SE17, SE5 and SE15 are planning to merge to form a single NHS medical practice this summer.
Charles Browne, a volunteer at Blackfriars Settlement, has published a book of his poetry.
Southbank Centre is working on plans to turn 31,000 sq ft of unused space under the southern end of Waterloo Bridge into a new complex of artists' studios, galleries and cafes.
Plans for a hotel in Lower Marsh to be built out of 26 shipping containers have been revived.
A man who committed 13 knifepoint robberies in a little over a month at shops across south London has been jailed.
As Lambeth Council prepares to shut Waterloo Library in its current form, the authority has revealed plans for a 'meanwhile use' of the Lower Marsh building pending redevelopment.
The rise in the number of commuters into London completing their journey to work by bicycle means that Waterloo Station will need space for 8,000 bikes to be parked in ten years' time, Transport for London has claimed.
A church just off the Old Kent Road is the venue for a new series of Anglican church services for Latin Americans in Southwark.
Transport for London says it has created new 'holding areas' for trucks and lorries heading for the Shard and nearby developments in a bid to reduce congestion.
The Feminist Library - based at St George's Circus - has launched an emergency appeal to raise funds to stave off the threat of eviction by Southwark Council.
A modular boardwalk to extend the pavement on Lavington Street is to be installed for three months as part of a project funded by Transport for London.
Transport for London has warned that Southwark Council's plan to place a digital advertising billboard at the Bricklayers Arms junction will pose a "significant road safety risk".
A new northbound bus lane on Tower Bridge Road is part of a series of changes proposed by Transport for London in connection with the new central London grid of cycle routes.
Sir Simon Hughes, Bermondsey MP from 1983 to 2015, has been appointed to a new role at the Open University.
Members of the London Assembly this week passed a motion calling on the Mayor of London to withdraw public funding from the Garden Bridge project.
New signs have been installed on the approach to Tower Bridge encouraging drivers to switch off their engines whilst waiting for the bridge to lift for a passing river vessel.
A statue of Sir Simon Milton, a former Deputy Mayor of London who died in 2011, is to be erected in the One Tower Bridge development.
The Garden Bridge project suffered a new blow on Tuesday night when Lambeth councillors ordered Thomas Heatherwick's team to think again about the design of the proposed south landing building and the provision of public toilets.
Detectives investigating a collision at Elephant & Castle on Friday which left an 86-year-old woman dead have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to come forward.
A red double-decker bus was blown up on Lambeth Bridge on Sunday morning during filming for 'The Foreigner', a new movie starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.
Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers dealt with a fire in the roof terrace of a block of flats on the South Bank on Saturday afternoon.
A woman - believed to be in her 80s - has been killed in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has approved plans to open a new secondary school in the former Southwark Fire Station and fire brigade training centre in Southwark Bridge Road.
The Draper Residents' Association at the Elephant & Castle was among the winners of Southwark Council's Housing Heroes awards presented last week.
After dozens of local residents and businesses reported problems with Royal Mail deliveries in the run-up to Christmas, Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has launched a survey to gauge the scale of the problem.
Travellers have moved in to the Rich Industrial Estate in Crimscott Street, Bermondsey.
An office block occupied by the Crown Prosecution Service and the Health & Safety Executive has been put up for sale by its Singaporean owners.
Southwark residents will be able to use the swimming pool and the gym at The Castle and all borough leisure centres for free all day on Fridays, and in the afternoon on Saturdays and Sundays.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark Labour MP Neil Coyle is to serve on the House of Commons Work & Pensions Select Committee.
Hundreds of people took part in a march on Downing Street in protest against the Housing & Planning Bill on Saturday afternoon.
Part of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre was cordoned off by police on Saturday evening as officers investigated a stabbing.
After 23 years, the Guy's Hospital branch of McDonald's shuts down this weekend to make way for a new science attraction.
The owners of famous West End restaurant The Ivy have announced plans to open a brasserie at the One Tower Bridge development next to Potters Fields Park.
A man in a wheelchair is being treated in hospital after he was hit by a tipper truck in Borough Road, close to St George's Circus.
Members of the youth board set up by the Garden Bridge Trust enjoyed a horticultural masterclass from landscape designer Dan Pearson on Tuesday morning.
An ecumenical party of Christians was one of the first groups to pass through the holy door at St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
The much anticipated new swimming pool and leisure centre at Elephant & Castle will open its doors in April, Southwark Council has announced.
A group which campaigns to preserve 20th century architecture has objected to plans to remodel Tower Bridge Piazza on Shad Thames.
A new investigation has found that disgraced celebrity Jimmy Savile visited Guy's Hospital on at least two occasions - but there is no suggestion of abuse.
Southwark Council is consulting local residents on plans to build 36 flats in an eight-storey block at the corner of Old Kent Road and Penry Street.
Plans have emerged for another 20-storey office block in Blackfriars Road.
A Bermondsey secondary school for teenagers with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome has been rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted.
Preparations are under way for HMS President to leave her berth near Blackfriars Bridge early next month to make way for works on the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
The head lease of a 12-storey office block in Lambeth Palace Road has been acquired by its freeholder, the Guy's and St Thomas' Charity.
Lambeth Council design and conservation officers say that a memorial to the victims of human BSE (variant CJD) ought to be relocated from its present position opposite the Houses of Parliament.
50 years after it first opened, the 13-storey East Wing of St Thomas' Hospital has been given a new glazed cladding.
Detectives investigating the riot that broke out in the streets close to an illegal rave in Lambeth last autumn have published a gallery of 49 images of people they would like to identify.
A Labour member of the House of Lords has urged Lambeth's Labour council to rethink plans to shut Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh by the end of March.
Earlier this month Neil Coyle MP visited Notre Dame School near Elephant & Castle to discuss with pupils the results of an air quality monitoring exercise they had carried out last autumn.
Waterloo residents and King's College London have collaborated on an experiment to test pollution levels on streets in Waterloo.
Plans for a new train service between Waterloo Station and Heathrow Airport have been revived by Hounslow Council.
One of London's newest fire stations - opened last summer in Old Kent Road - faces cuts to its staffing and allocation of appliances under plans currently being considered.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of Amanda Pritchard as its new chief executive, in succession to Sir Ron Kerr.
Sainsbury's Local in Waterloo Road was sealed off by police on Monday evening after a youth was assaulted at the mini supermarket.
A sexual health clinic in Southwark is offering free syringes to be used with the illegal drugs GBL and GHB in an effort to prevent life-threatening overdoses.
A segregated bicycle track should be constructed along Westminster Bridge Road, says the Mayor of London's cycling commissioner Andrew Gilligan.
Susan Gilchrist has been named as the next chairman of Southbank Centre, in successions to Rick Haythornthwaite.
Frances Morris has been named as the next director of Tate Modern, succeeding Chris Dercon.
Louise Bourgeois, whose work was a prominent feature of the launch of Tate Modern 16 years ago, will also feature in the newly extended gallery when it opens this summer.
Plans by a Southwark charity to build a new almshouse for older people using funds from riverside luxury housing were approved this week.
A woman who was injured in a road traffic collision in Old Kent Road last week has died in hospital.
Satellite TV company Sky has become one of the biggest corporate backers of the controversial Garden Bridge across the River Thames.
Lambeth libraries staff have voted overwhelmingly for strike action to save jobs and keep all 10 libraries in the borough open.
For the first time in around a century there are no pedestrian underpasses at the busy Elephant & Castle junction.
Detectives investigating an assault at London Bridge Station have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to.
The Bishop of Woolwich and Bishop of London met on London Bridge for the annual Blessing of the River Thames.
Actress Fenella Fielding, famous for her distinctively husky voice, cut the Old Vic's Twelfth Night cake.
Junior doctors, nurses and other health workers have marched from St Thomas' Hospital to Whitehall to protest at the removal of the NHS bursaries.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was critically injured in a collision with a motorbike on the Old Kent Road.
Part of the new north-south cycle superhighway along Blackfriars Road opened on Thursday morning.
Kwik Fit's New Kent Road branch has launched a new fitness class using old car and van tyres.
Twelve Acres House, a £7 million block of 18 homes being built by the City of London Corporation on the Avondale Square Estate, was 'topped out' last month.
Waterloo Station was the venue for the presentation of a cheque for more than £200,000 raised for charity by the sale of Battle of Waterloo commemorative medals during the bicentenary year.
Nine charities and local projects in Waterloo have been awarded nearly £57,000 from a community chest fund linked to the London Eye.
Some of the first tenants moved in to their brand new council homes in Willow Walk just before Christmas.
Nearly five years after it was installed, the first trains have run across a new rail viaduct above Borough High Street and Borough Market.
The leader of Southwark Council has been awarded the OBE in the New Year Honours list.
Two Staffordshire police officers have received commendations from the City of London Police after saving the life of a woman about to jump from Tower Bridge.
Fears for the safety of a man in a Father Christmas costume last seen on a bridge in central London sparked a search mission for the RNLI's Tower lifeboat crew.
Navigating the newly redesigned road system around Elephant & Castle and St George's Circus is hard enough at the moment ... but putting up street name signs in the wrong street doesn't help.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two men were injured in a fight on Waterloo Station's concourse.
Royal Mail has apologised to SE1 residents and businesses who say they have not received postal deliveries for up to a week.
Transport for London's commissioner has revealed that the Bakerloo line could be extended from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham via Old Kent Road by 2030.
A new peace sculpture in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park has been officially unveiled.
Vintage RT and Routemaster buses offered free rides on part of route 159 on Wednesday to mark the 10th anniversary of the end of regular Routemaster services in London.
Broadcasters David and Jonathan Dimbleby hosted an evening of carols in aid of the charity founded in their father's name in Bermondsey on Monday.
In the early hours of Sunday morning - for the first time in more than half a century - a two-way traffic system was reintroduced at the Elephant & Castle junction.
A new conservation area has been introduced in streets near Borough Underground Station.
The Garden Bridge Trust has published a new image showing how the controversial new pedestrian bridge between the South Bank and Temple might look in the winter months.
A small housing estate in Waterloo built by the Church of England in the 1930s is to be demolished and redeveloped under plans revealed last week.
Plans have emerged for a major development by Berkeley Homes at the rear of the Asda store on Old Kent Road.
The British School of Osteopathy - based in Southwark for nearly 20 years - has been granted the power to award its own degrees by the Privy Council.
Police officers have re-issued an image of a man they wish to speak to following a serious sexual assault at London Bridge Underground Station a year ago.
B&Q has warned it will have to close its store in Old Kent Road under plans by the owners of the Cantium Retail Park to subdivide its premises into four shops.
Southwark councillors have voted unanimously in support of a motion calling on Transport for London to improve the 42 bus route.
Southwark's borough police commander says he wants his officers to be more proactive about using social media to reassure the public when there are major incidents on local streets.
The BBC has confirmed that this year's live TV broadcast of Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve will come from Southwark's Roman Catholic cathedral.
Ten people were rescued from a burning building by police officers during a dramatic late-night incident in Bermondsey.
Chancellor George Osborne used his autumn statement to announce that the Government will provide funding for the Mary Seacole statue to be installed at St Thomas' Hospital.
A councillor representing the South Bank has called on the leader of Lambeth Council to give members of the Labour group "a free vote and a proper political discussion" on the Garden Bridge.
As the campaign to save the Gladstone pub in Lant Street from demolition continues, Southwark Council is set to include the hostelry in a new conservation area.
TV's Dr Christian Jessen gave the Mayor of Lambeth an HIV test at St Thomas' Hospital on Monday morning to raise awareness of National HIV Testing Week.
Blackfriars Road and St George's Circus were sealed off by police on Saturday afternoon after officers stopped a Belgian-registered BMW and arrested three men.
Plans by the Department of Transport to turn disused railway arches below the former Waterloo Eurostar terminal into shops and restaurants have been approved by Lambeth Council.
Last month Southwark's cabinet paved the way for the use of the council's powers to apply for compulsory purchase orders to get rid of businesses which might block the redevelopment of Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
The Co-operative Food has opened two new convenience stores in SE1.
Waterloo Library - and every other Lambeth library - was shut on Wednesday after staff staged a 24-hour walkout over plans for massive cuts to the service.
British Transport Police officers have released an image of a man they wish to speak to following an incident at London Bridge Underground Station.
Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders addressed a crowd of about 100 people who joined an interfaith vigil outside City Hall on Sunday evening to show solidarity with the people of Paris.
Plans to redevelop part of the Waterloo Estate formerly owned by the Church Commissioners will be revealed later this month.
Lewisham Southwark College has celebrated the topping-out ceremony of its new building in The Cut.
Police declared a 'critical incident' last weekend after a stabbing and reports of a gun at the Coronet club at Elephant & Castle.
Tower Bridge, the London Eye and the National Theatre were lit in the colours of the French tricolor flag on Saturday night as an act of solidarity with the people of Paris and France.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi visited the South Bank on Saturday morning to unveil a bust of 12th century philosopher, statesman and poet Basaveshwara.
Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in relation to an 'unprovoked attack' at Waterloo Station last month.
The Halloween rave in a disused fire brigade HQ building which led to a riot on the streets of Lambeth was "a very concerted and well-planned attack", a senior fire officer has said.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed that Transport for London is assessing the suggestion that the proposed Bakerloo line extension should go to Croydon.
New plans for homes, offices and a hotel on a major development site at the junction of Blackfriars Road and Stamford Street have emerged this week.
Labour's London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan MP and Labour Council leader Lib Peck have spoken exclusively to the SE1 website about their part in the Garden Bridge project.
Labour London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan visited Vauxhall City Farm on Thursday to see construction work on new council homes being funded by luxury flats on Albert Embankment.
Bermondsey and Old Southwark Labour MP Neil Coyle has warned that local residents and businesses lack confidence in the police and are worried that looming cuts will make things worse.
Two linked companies have been fined after the death of a worker killed when concrete joists fell on him at a demolition site at Elephant & Castle.
Police investigating the disorder after an unlicensed rave in Lambeth have made another 13 arrests.
The operators of The Coronet at Elephant & Castle have conceded defeat in their campaign to save the music venue and former cinema.
Home Office minister James Brokenshire visited Bankside on Tuesday to launch a new UK passport design which features several SE1 images.
A gruelling trans-world expedition came to an end on Tuesday as 30-year old British adventurer Sarah Outen MBE kayaked under Tower Bridge, completing her four and a half year London2London: Via the World challenge.
Police in Southwark are appealing for information and witnesses after what they describe as a 'hate crime assault' on a bus at Elephant & Castle.
The South Bank's Labour member of Parliament and three Labour councillors have criticised the Lambeth council leader's decision to reopen talks which will pave the way for the controversial £175 million Garden Bridge to be built.
London South Bank University has announced that all employees - and those working for its subcontractors and suppliers - will in future earn at least the London Living Wage of £9.40 an hour.
Lambeth Council says it will resume negotiations with the Garden Bridge Trust over the use of land on the South Bank after Transport for London slashed its funding for the bridge from £30 million to £10 million.
Detectives investigating Sunday morning's riot outside an illegal rave in Lambeth have released images of eight people they'd like to speak to.
Trustees of Waterloo Action Centre gathered outside the building on Wednesday to pay their respects as the funeral cortege of Wally Lawrence, who saved what was then the Waterloo Library building during the Blitz, passed by.
Spectators lined Westminster Bridge early on Sunday morning to see hundreds of veteran cars - all more than a century old - set off for Brighton.
Bricks and gas bottles were thrown at police in Lambeth on Sunday morning as violence flared in the streets around a Halloween rave.
An RNLI lifeboat crew carried out two rescues on Friday of people trapped on the Thames foreshore.
The York Road entrance to Waterloo Underground Station will next month close for nearly three years as part of the Shell Centre redevelopment.
The headquarters building of magazine publisher Time Inc UK (formerly IPC Media) is to change hands in a £415 million deal announced this week.
Plans for a major development in Lavington Street with up to 200 homes in new buildings as tall as 22 storeys have been revealed this week.
A giant poppy installation has been unveiled on the concourse of Waterloo Station as part of London Poppy Day.
Southwark Council has marked its first 50 years with a civic celebration at Southwark Cathedral hosted by Mayor of Southwark Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle.
'Under offer' signs have appeared outside the Elephant & Castle pub as plans to reopen the venue are announced.
A memorial to a local hero who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in the Zeebrugge raid of 1918 has been unveiled in Tower Bridge Road.
An innovative project to build new council-rent homes in Bermondsey has put its operations on hold amid claims that Southwark Council has failed to provide promised funding.
Detectives are appealing for help to trace a man they wish to speak to in connection with an attempted rape in Newington Causeway near Elephant & Castle.
If you travelled through Elephant & Castle on Thursday morning you can't have failed to notice the heavy police presence.
Detectives are investigating a string of violent daytime robberies of women around Elephant & Castle and Walworth during September.
Three firefighters from Old Kent Road fire station helped to deliver a baby boy on Monday morning.
The long-awaited new public swimming pool at Elephant & Castle won't be open for locals to enjoy until the new year, it emerged this week.
A teenage boy was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds on Tuesday night after an incident at Elephant & Castle.
Culture secretary John Whittingdale has decided that the Gladstone Arms in Lant Street does not merit listed building status.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a young woman was violently assaulted in the early hours of Sunday 4 October.
SE1 residents are used to involuntary trips to Mandela Way to collect parcels, but now Amazon customers can choose to have purchases sent to the Southwark & Rotherhithe delivery office without waiting for the postman to put a card through the letterbox.
Southwark planners have sent low-cost supermarket Lidl back to the drawing board, accusing it of "underdevelopment" of its Old Kent Road site.
The City of Westminster is to ban parking on its half of Waterloo Bridge under plans for a new cycle route linking Bloomsbury and the South Bank.
The first section of the new cycle superhighway that will eventually run from Elephant & Castle to Farringdon Street is now open.
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh will shut before the end of the current financial year after Lambeth's cabinet approved the borough's controversial 'Culture 2020' proposals for libraries and parks.
The church of St George the Martyr in Borough High Street has apologised to its neighbours after a technical fault meant the church bell tolled constantly through the night.
Soil from seven parks and gardens in SE1 has been included in a new art installation in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.
An office block in Lower Marsh currently occupied by the National Health Service has been put up for sale with an asking price in excess of £30 million.
Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were sent to tackle a fire in a block of flats on Pocock Street late on Sunday night.
On Thursday the winner of the Stirling Prize will be announced but being shortlisted for the UK's most prestigious architecture prize has failed to boost the value of the penthouse flat at the top of the Neo Bankside development.
A businessman who was convicted of trade mark offences over the sale of counterfeit jewellery has been ordered to pay back £50,857.62 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
The Christian charity Oasis has published new details of the proposed temporary public library it intends to open in May next year if Lambeth Council's plans to shut Waterloo Library go ahead.
A man who killed a talented classical pianist and respected academic in an unprovoked attack has been jailed at the Old Bailey.
A man who bit off a hospital security guard's finger in racist attack has been jailed.
Southwark's planning committee has rejected the controversial Gagarin Square scheme for a 30-storey tower next to the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark Street.
Three nightclub bouncers pleaded not guilty to gross negligence manslaughter at the Old Bailey on Monday in connection with the death of Adam Hird.
A man spotted wading into the River Thames during the early hours was pulled to safety by a passer-by at Bankside, triggering an emergency launch by an RNLI lifeboat crew.
Part of Belvedere Road is closed to motor traffic for the next three days whilst the disused footbridge between the Shell Centre and Jubilee Gardens is demolished.
Vauxhall MP Kate Hoey has issued a stinging attack on plans by Lambeth's Labour council to shut Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh.
A man has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for killing a 20-year-old with a single punch near Tower Bridge.
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh is to close its doors in the next six months under plans due to be rubber-stamped by Lambeth's cabinet later this month.
Plans for a massive redevelopment of the Skipton House site at Elephant & Castle will be unveiled next week.
Plans for a 30-storey tower in Southwark Street inspired by a Russian space rocket are likely to be rejected by councillors next week.
A man accused of killing a 20-year-old with a single punch has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Barbara Windsor was among the freemen of the City of London to exercise their right to drive sheep across London Bridge on Sunday.
A minicab flipped on its side when it crashed into a block of flats on Friday.
Tate Modern's long-awaited extension will open to the public in June 2016, six and a half years after the start of work.
Comedian and writer David Walliams joined education secretary Nicky Morgan on a visit to Charles Dickens Primary School in Southwark on Thursday.
Southwark Street was closed to traffic for several hours on Friday morning after a collision between a pedestrian and a motorcyclist.
A Lambeth Labour councillor has published the results of an opinion poll he commissioned to gauge Londoners' views on the proposed Garden Bridge.
The leader of Lambeth Council has pulled the plug on talks with the Garden Bridge Trust over the use of council-owned land on the South Bank as part of the new river crossing.
Six fire engines and around 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at The Circle in Queen Elizabeth Street on Thursday afternoon.
Southwark Council has offered to host court hearings at its Tooley Street offices if plans to shut Lambeth County Court go ahead.
Early plans for a 25-storey tower in Shand Street - just across the road from Southwark Council's headquarters in Tooley Street - have been revealed.
Haberdashers' Aske's Federation will this week unveil its proposals to open a new secondary 'free school' as part of the redevelopment of the former Southwark Fire Station and training centre.
Detectives investigating an assault on a traffic warden have released footage from a body-worn camera to identify a man they would like to speak with.
NHS staff, patients, firefighters and local dignitaries gathered in the gardens of St Thomas' Hospital on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the first bomb to fall on the hospital during the Blitz.
75 years after the Blitz, a plaque has been installed to remember the 20 people who were killed when the Ewer Street shelter was hit.
Southwark councillors have given a developer the green light to turn their proposed 31-storey tower - first approved as student accommodation - into luxury flats.
Southwark Council will acquire 56 homes in the new Barratt London development at St George's Circus in a £10 million deal.
The former landlord of the Prince of Wales pub in St George's Road, who invented four employees to steal almost £84,560 in a payroll and tax fraud, has been given a suspended prison sentence after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new map of council wards for Southwark.
Southwark Council is to contribute £1 million to help complete Tate Modern's extension.
The Hartley in Tower Bridge Road will not reopen as a pub if redevelopment plans are approved by Southwark Council.
Supermarket chain Asda wants to install a three-pump petrol station in the car park of its Old Kent Road store.
The chief inspector of hospitals is inviting locals to tell his inspection panel what they think of health services provided by Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust.
Old Kent Road will be left without a public library under plans to relocate the East Street Library as part of the Aylesbury Estate regeneration.
The grade II listed Hop Exchange in Southwark Street could be partially converted into a hotel under plans by its owners the Peer Group.
The installation of the statue of Mary Seacole which was due to be unveiled at St Thomas' Hospital this autumn has been delayed whilst an extra £180,000 is raised.
The leader of the Conservative group at City Hall says he has "yet to be persuaded" about the merits of the proposed Garden Bridge between the South Bank and Temple.
The offices of Field & Sons in Borough High Street have been given grade II listed building status by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
The former Elephant & Castle pub is now once again 'to let' as a pub/bar after Foxtons' attempts to turn it into an estate agents office were blocked by a community campaign.
Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a missing teenage boy from Bermondsey.
Four sculptures have been installed on the river foreshore near Vauxhall Bridge as part of the month-long Totally Thames programme.
A giant polar bear puppet the size of a double-decker bus has been installed by Greenpeace activists outside the Shell Centre on the South Bank.
Twelve teams of amateur sailors competing in the Clipper 2015-16 Race have passed under Tower Bridge at the start of the 40,000 nautical mile global race.
Elephant & Castle briefly gained a new water feature on Friday morning when the cap was accidentally removed from a fire hydrant outside the Metropolitan Tabernacle.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou's easyBus company is expanding its services from Waterloo with the addition of a low-cost minibus service to Heathrow Airport.
Plans for a 900-seat theatre next to Potters Fields Park have been announced by former National Theatre bosses Sir Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr.
The Archbishop of Canterbury's official residence has been granted a licence to sell alcohol and play amplified music in the gardens, despite a 49-signature petition by nearby residents.
Transport for London is considering plans for the removal of the Bricklayers Arms flyover - but it is locked in a legal tussle with Southwark Council over land ownership at the junction.
A new private sixth-form college charging up to £43,000 a year will open next month close to Westminster Bridge.
Ofsted inspectors have found that Lewisham Southwark College is making 'reasonable improvement' as a new management team tries to guide the FE college's recovery from an 'inadequate' rating.
Fundraising fitness fanatic Gavin Tiffin set off from the South Bank on his epic 2,000 mile cycle from London to Russia last Thursday.
Low-cost supermarket Lidl is planning to redevelop its Old Kent Road store.
Sartorio Properties has applied to Southwark Council for planning permission to knock down the Gladstone pub in Lant Street and replace it with a 10-storey block of flats.
Detectives are appealing for help in identifying a man who they wish to speak to in connection with an attempted rape.
Nurses who trained at St Thomas' Hospital have appealed for the return of objects stolen from a display case in the hospital last week.
The Office of Rail and Road has fined Network Rail £2 million after commuters faced serious delays to train services earlier this year.
The Urban Academy in Decima Street closed its doors last week as part of the collapse of the Kids Company charity.
The leader of Southwark Council has launched a strongly worded attack on the 'failing' Lewisham Southwark College after plans to de-merge further education in the two boroughs were apparently rejected.
Waitrose has confirmed that it will open its first store in SE1 next year.
During the school summer holidays rail operator Southeastern has introduced a daily seaside special train from Elephant & Castle to the Kent Coast.
Sir Ron Kerr has announced that he will step down as chief executive of the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust later this year.
The rebuilt fire station in Old Kent Road fire station was officially opened this week by the Mayor of Southwark.
Southwark Council is to spend more than £10 million buying homes from a private developer in Blackfriars Road to let at council rents.
A service of regret, remembrance and restoration has been held at Cross Bones Graveyard as work to create a new community garden continues.
Objectors to the proposed Garden Bridge addressed Lambeth councillors on Wednesday night and urged them not to allow council land on the South Bank to be used for the river crossing.
Squatters have been evicted from the Elephant & Castle pub after occupying the building for more than a month.
Southwark Police are appealing for help to locate a vulnerable missing man.
One of a pair of former council homes which hit the headlines in 2013 when they were sold at auction by Southwark Council for £2.96 million is now back on the market at £3.35 million.
Waterloo's new secondary 'free school' has been rated 'outstanding' by inspectors in its first ever Ofsted inspection.
Work began on Monday on a four-year building programme to redevelop the Shell Centre on the South Bank.
The charity building the controversial Garden Bridge across the Thames between Temple and the South Bank has formed a 'youth board' to give local young people a say in how the project develops.
A passenger ferry service between Butler's Wharf Pier and St Katharine's Pier is one of the options under consideration during the closure of Tower Bridge for three months in 2016.
A dog has been seized by police under the Dangerous Dogs Act on the Dickens Estate in Bermondsey.
The Care Quality Commission has rated the Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms as 'inadequate' and has placed the home under special measures following an inspection last month.
A development which includes some of the most expensive homes in SE1 has been shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize for architecture.
A stone sculpture has gone missing from a public exhibition of works created during a series of community workshops in Tanner Street Park.
An LED display of air quality statistics could be installed in Waterloo if a bid to make the area a 'low emission neighbourhood' is accepted by the Mayor of London.
Southwark councillors have approved the redevelopment of the 185 Park Street site with 169 new homes, new offices - and no on-site affordable housing.
Two commuter bus routes serving Waterloo and London Bridge stations will from next year be operated entirely by electric vehicles, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced.
Ben Frimet, an art teacher at the City of London Academy in Bermondsey, received a 'Thank You Teacher' award live on ITV's Good Morning Britain programme this week.
The Unicorn Theatre in Tooley Street is searching for nine-year-olds who will turn 10 on 1 December this year, a decade after the theatre opened.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Most Precious Blood has launched a £250,000 appeal to repair and improve its grade II listed building in the run-up to the church's 125th anniversary in 2017.
Southwark planning officers have knocked back the latest in a series of attempts to demolish the Victorian shop building at 188 Tooley Street.
Transport for London will this month present a business case for an extension of the Bakerloo line to the Treasury in advance of the Government spending review due to be published later this year.
A resident of a housing estate off the Old Kent Road has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to 13 counts of benefit fraud, illegally claiming more than £72,000 in benefits.
A South Bermondsey primary school has been rated as 'outstanding' by education watchdog Ofsted.
The Draper Estate at Elephant & Castle hosted a fiesta on Saturday as a joint celebration of the estate's 50th anniversary and of the local Latin American community.
Developers Ocubis have revealed their updated plans for the redevelopment of the Texaco garage site on Albert Embankment.
The London Fire Brigade Museum could be closed for up to five years under plans likely to be approved by fire authority members next week.
Half a century after Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened, the latest in a long series of redevelopment plans has gone on public display.
Southwark Council has unveiled an audacious plan to reverse the merger of Lewisham College with Southwark College and create a new further education institution based at the Waterloo campus in The Cut.
Traffic on New Kent Road was delayed during Wednesday morning's rush hour due to a fire at a kebab shop near Elephant & Castle
A new weekly food market has launched at the eastern end of Druid Street.
Two men were jailed for life at the Old Bailey on Friday for the murder of David Maxwell in Pilgrimage Street.
Guardian columnist Owen Jones was among the guest speakers at the annual commemoration of the British volunteers who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1939.
A survivor of the 7 July 2005 London bombings has returned to St Thomas' Hospital to visit the staff who cared for her ten years ago.
Transport for London has already spent nearly £10 million of public money on the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames.
Labour MP and London mayoral contender Diane Abbott has tabled an early day motion in the House of Commons calling on City Hall to reconsider the use of public funds for the Garden Bridge.
The Care Quality Commission has rated the Falmouth Road Group Practice as 'inadequate' and has placed the surgery under special measures after inspectors visited in April.
A prisoner custody officer injured at Blackfriars Crown Court on Monday has died in hospital.
Three of the pedestrian subways at Elephant & Castle northern roundabout closed to the public this week as work continues on the transformation of the road layout.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark's new Labour MP Neil Coyle pledged to serve the constituency with "passion" and "diligence" as he made his maiden speech in the House of Commons.
Blackfriars Road was closed to traffic on Tuesday afternoon due to a protest by taxi drivers outside Transport for London's Palestra offices.
Police have appealed for information after a prisoner custody officer was seriously assaulted at Blackfriars Crown Court.
Schools and libraries closed on Monday and there was widespread traffic disruption after a burst water main flooded part of Kennington Park Road.
Southwark Cathedral is trialling new arrangements for access to its churchyard during July and August.
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer visited Tanner Street Park on Thursday - but not everyone's pleased about Nike's takeover of Bermondsey's public tennis courts.
The former owners of the Thai Silk restaurant in Isabella Street have been fined £180,000 under illegal working legislation.
The leader of Lambeth Council has criticised the use of public funds for the proposed Garden Bridge.
The developers of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre are joining forces with the University of the Arts London to include a new campus for the London College of Communication in their plans.
Six years after it was first announced, a plan to create a 'cycle superhub' with secure parking at Waterloo Station has been revived.
David Lammy - the Tottenham Labour MP who is seeking selection as his party's candidate for Mayor of London - has accused boroughs like Southwark of "rolling over" to developers.
Heritage minister Tracey Crouch has updated the entry of Waterloo Bridge on the national heritage list to recognise the role women played in its construction during the Second World War.
Two historic Southwark pubs have been listed as 'assets of community value' under the Localism Act following applications by the Walworth Society.
The New Waterloo Dispatch - a 'ceremonial interpretation' of how the news of the Battle of Waterloo reached London - came to Tower Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and Westminster Bridge on Sunday.
A message of condolence from the Queen was read out at the funeral of Barry Albin-Dyer on Saturday.
A total ban on smoking at Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals has come into force.
Detectives have released CCTV images after a pregnant woman was assaulted at Waterloo Underground Station.
The Elephant & Castle pub at the corner of Newington Causeway and New Kent Road has been occupied by squatters.
A large congregation gathered at St George's Cathedral on Wednesday evening to remember Barry Albin-Dyer at a Requiem Mass celebrated by the Archbishop of Southwark.
A woman who almost took her own life last year by attempting to jump into the River Thames from the South Bank has been reunited with the officers who saved her.
Two men have been jailed after robbing a man at knifepoint in Willow Walk and threatening to stab a police officer in Leathermarket Gardens.
Groups of more than 20 people have been banned from Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank.
Representatives of a wide range of local organisations gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday for the annual service of Choral Evensong to commemorate Thomas Cure, the Elizabethan benefactor who founded local almshouses.
The Archbishop of Southwark was the principal celebrant at a special Mass last week to mark the centenary of St Patrick's Waterloo as a standalone Roman Catholic parish.
Dr Kate Granger, the terminally ill cancer patient and founder of the #hellomynameis national campaign for compassionate healthcare, has welcomed Guy's and St Thomas' support for the initiative.
In an interview with Ark Globe Academy students Britain's most senior officer said that the police will need to work harder and smarter with the right technology in order to make savings of £600 million.
Detectives have launched an appeal for help to trace a man thought to have been involved in the brutal murder of Chris Foster in Borough High Street in 2013.
Business improvement district Better Bankside has commissioned three artists to bring new colour and animation to Southwark Street.
Sidney Webb House, a 446-bed student hall of residence in Great Dover Street, has been sold by its Bahraini owners as part of a wider £271 million deal.
After thousands of hours of work by volunteers and professionals, the restoration of the Wurlitzer organ from the Elephant & Castle Trocadero cinema is nearing completion.
The Africa Centre - located in Covent Garden for nearly five decades - is planning a new home in Southwark.
A new street to be called 'Dirty Lane' is at the centre of plans for the redevelopment of the Vinopolis complex.
28-year-old Lloyd Smythe appeared before magistrates at Camberwell Green on Monday, charged with the murder of Tommy Blackmore.
The freehold of the London Fire Brigade headquarters in Union Street has changed hands for £90 million.
A live broadcast of BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? from St John's Waterloo marked the start of this year's Waterloo Festival.
"Cheeky, charming, comical and wise way beyond his 20 years" is how the family of Tommy Blackmore, fatally wounded in Queen Elizabeth Street on Saturday morning, have described him.
Art collective Liberate Tate - which campaigns against arts sponsorship by oil companies - held an unsanctioned performance in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall on Saturday and Sunday.
Detectives investigating a murder are continuing to appeal for witnesses to an argument in Tower Bridge Road in the early hours of Saturday morning to come forward.
A Malaysian Anglican archbishop has used his visit to Southwark to comment on the controversy over the group of western tourists who stripped off for photographs on Mount Kinabalu.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally wounded in an incident in Queen Elizabeth Street.
Former Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes has been knighted in the Queen's birthday honours list.
Tower Bridge to to be closed to pedestrians and road traffic for three months at the end of 2016.
The large-scale development at the corner of New Kent Road and Elephant Road has been 'topped out' as the tallest structure has reached its full height.
TV presenter Jeff Brazier visited Lambeth last week to mark the start of construction work at a new 'home away from home' for families whose children are being treated at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Princess Beatrice was among the guests at a fundraising dinner and auction at Harrods in Knightsbridge on Wednesday night that raised more than a quarter of a million pounds for the Garden Bridge.
Work on the redevelopment of the Shell Centre on the South Bank will start in the 'near future' after the Court of Appeal decided that objectors were not treated unfairly by a planning inspector.
Southwark councillors have approved plans for the redevelopment of Wedge House in Blackfriars Road.
The ninth Duke of Wellington has unveiled a new memorial to the allied soliders killed in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Most Holy Trinity at Dockhead has been upgraded from grade II listed building status to grade II*.
More than 100 walkers took to the streets of London on Friday night to honour the memory of broadcaster Richard Dimbleby and the work of the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity.
The famous Thomas a Becket pub in Old Kent Road is to be sold at auction later this month with a guide price of £1.9 million.
A flat in a riverside council block with views of St Paul's Cathedral has gone on sale with an asking price of £1.1 million.
TV presenter Anthea Turner cut a ribbon on Friday lunchtime to mark the official opening of Oasis Farm Waterloo, a new community farm alongside Archbishop's Park.
Staff at Lewisham Southwark College took strike action on Thuesday in protest at plans to axe 112 jobs and close the college's Camberwell campus.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has agreed that London taxpayers will guarantee the future upkeep of the controversial Garden Bridge between the South Bank and Victoria Embankment.
Southwark Council's regeneration boss has pledged to support a community campaign to prevent an estate agent from taking over the Elephant & Castle pub.
A new north-south bike route to be called the Southwark Spine is the flagship measure in the borough's new cycling strategy which was rubber-stamped by cabinet on Tuesday.
Police in Southwark are planning to take measures to tackle a recent spate of sexual attacks around the Elephant & Castle.
Southwark councillors have approved plans to demolish a Victorian factory in Bermondsey and replace it with an eight-storey block of flats.
250 years after the first written reference to a pub called Elephant & Castle in Newington, the most recent hostelry to bear that name is likely to be replaced by a branch of Foxtons estate agents.
Southwark Police have launched a crackdown on "persons aimlessly loitering" at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
Proposals have emerged for a new high-rise building next to Guy's Hospital in St Thomas Street at London Bridge, just across the road from the Shard.
Investigators probing an incident in which a pane of glass fell from a 20-storey office block in Blackfriars Road have blamed an errant piece of masking tape.
The London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority stands to receive at least £53 million from the sale of the former Southwark Fire Station and training centre complex, according to newly published papers.
Two Polish tourists were plucked to safety by an RNLI London lifeboat crew after they were cut off by the rising tide at Butler's Wharf near Tower Bridge.
Detectives investigating a series of armed robberies at convenience stores in London - including seven in SE1 - have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to.
The Mayors of Southwark and Lambeth were the guests of honour at a dinner held last week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the archaeological society devoted to saving and promoting the heritage of the two boroughs.
Pupils from Ark Globe Academy's football teams last week had the opportunity to quiz Kit Symons, first team manager of Fulham FC, about his role and what it takes to be a professional football manager.
Dame Eileen Sills, chief nurse at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, has been formally made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
The curtailment of bus route 53 short of its usual Whitehall terminus - introduced in January as a six-week measure - is to continue for the "foreseeable future" according to Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
St John's Waterloo congregation has walked its parish boundary to maintain the annual beating the bounds custom.
Police are appealing for assistance to help trace a missing man who was last seen near London Bridge
Former Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes has announced he is backing Tim Farron in the Liberal Democrat leadership contest.
Now that a row of historic buildings on Borough High Street has been demolished to make way for a new hotel, archaeologists are investigating the layers of local history underneath.
The last firefighters to be instructed at the London Fire Brigade's Southwark Training Centre left the site last week as plans for new homes and a secondary school move forward.
Southwark planning officers have approved plans by Transport for London to build a 20-metre extension to Bankside Pier.
60 local volunteers and organisations have been honoured in this year's Southwark Civic Awards.
Councillors last week resolved to revoke the licence of Boulevard Coffee Place in Old Kent Road after a man was threatened with a knife and hit over the head with a bottle in a late-night altercation.
The owner of national sports radio station talkSPORT has revealed plans to expand its studios at Hatfields to create a "world-class" broadcast centre as it prepares to launch four new stations.
Hundreds of people packed into St John's Waterloo on Monday night to hear a panel of high-profile speakers denounce plans to build a Garden Bridge between the South Bank and Victoria Embankment.
A century after it was founded in response to the Titanic disaster, the London Nautical School is celebrating an improved Ofsted rating.
Borough Road was closed to traffic on Tuesday morning while firefighters tackled a blaze at London South Bank University.
After a couple of false starts last year, Southwark will this month host London's first Open Streets event.
Southwark Council leader Peter John has announced the borough's new cabinet line-up following Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle's election as Mayor.
Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle was elected as Mayor of Southwark for the next year in a ceremony at Southwark Cathedral on Saturday lunchtime.
Scenes for the new James Bond movie - Spectre - were filming on the River Thames near Lambeth Bridge on Sunday night.
The Cut will be closed to through motor traffic for three weeks from Monday 18 May due to works by Southern Gas Networks and construction of the new cycle superhighway on Blackfriars Road.
Labour's Val Shawcross has announced that she will stand down from public life in May 2016 when her fourth term of office as London Assembly member for Lambeth and Southwark comes to an end.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust director Helen Firminger has left the organisation after more than a decade leading the improvement of local green spaces.
Most bike commuters will take a shortcut to shave 350 metres from their journeys on Transport for London's flagship £17.5 million cycle superhighway, Southwark Council has warned.
Model Lily Cole has opened a shop selling ethical and 'thoughtful' products with interesting stories behind them.
Proposals to turn the former Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court in Tooley Street into a 200-room hotel were revealed last month.
Southwark Council has introduced a voluntary code of conduct for buskers and street entertainers on Bankside.
Lambeth Council is to recruit an officer to urge taxi drivers at Waterloo Station to switch off their engines whilst waiting for fares on the rank.
Ark Globe Academy hosted its first 'Communi-tea' this week when elderly members of the local community were invited to join students at the school for afternoon tea.
The ceremony of 'Beating the Bounds' of the Southwark Cathedral parish on Sunday afternoon had a VE Day theme.
32 years after the Bermondsey by-election, Peter Tatchell - the defeated Labour candidate in that contest - has congratulated Neil Coyle on his election to Parliament.
The ninth Duke of Wellington will visit Waterloo Station next month to unveil a memorial to the allied soldiers killed in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years earlier.
A new £10,000-a-night hotel suite on level 39 of the Shard was launched last week.
Developers The Thackeray Estate have indicated that they could build a tower around ten storeys high on the site of an office building at Fellmonger's Path off Tower Bridge Road.
A London Bridge ticket inspector who managed to overpower and disarm a man threatening to stab passengers has been recognised for his bravery by British Transport Police.
A controversial 27-storey development at the southern end of Blackfrars Road has been given the name 'Blackfriars Circus' by developer Barratt.
The bells of Southwark Cathedral rang out on Saturday morning at 11am as part of a nationwide 'moment of noise' to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day.
A 'Victory oak' tree has been planted alongside the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.
26 years after she was first elected, Labour's Kate Hoey has been returned as MP for Vauxhall with an increased majority.
Labour's Helen Dennis has been elected as a Southwark councillor in the Chaucer ward by-election.
For the first time in more than three decades, Bermondsey has a Labour MP as Neil Coyle defeats Liberal Democrat veteran Simon Hughes.
Three door supervisors have been charged with gross negligence manslaughter in connection with the death of Adam Hird outside an Albert Embankment nightclub.
Transport for London has revealed that it plans to spend £22 million on changes to the road layout around the BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo.
TV channels from around the world are covering the general election from the South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge.
The Blue Fin Building on Southwark Street has been put up for sale by its American owners Time Inc.
Lambeth Council has revealed that it is to seek a guarantee from the Mayor of London or Transport for London that the borough will not become liable for any costs if the Garden Bridge Trust fails to meet its obligations.
The owners of the former Fort pub in Grange Road have given notice that they intend to demolish the building to prevent it being occupied by squatters.
The Malaysian owners of a prime development site on Blackfriars Road that has laid dormant for more than seven years have revealed they plan to raze the remaining buildings to the ground.
Britain's best-selling newspaper has urged its readers to vote for Simon Hughes in Bermondsey & Old Southwark at Thursday's general election.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has rejected calls for pedestrian lights at the junction of Old Kent Road and East Street, outside East Street Library.
Work has started on the site at St Thomas' Hospital where a statue of Scottish/Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole is to be unveiled later this year.
Hundreds of people packed into St George's Cathedral on Bank Holiday Monday for the annual Roman Catholic Mass for Migrants in Greater London.
32 years after Bermondsey last had a Labour MP, can Neil Coyle finally unseat Simon Hughes this week? James Hatts met up with him to discuss the campaign.
Simon Hughes faces the toughest challenge to retain his seat since he entered Parliament as Bermondsey's MP in 1983. James Hatts met him this week to discuss the campaign.
Tower Bridge, the London Eye and the Golden Jubilee Bridges were bathed in pink light on Saturday night to celebrate the birth of the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Green Party achieved 3 per cent of the vote in Bermondsey in 2005, but five years ago fell back to just 1.6 per cent. With the Green surge and a massively expanded party membership, can William Lavin do better this time?
Emma Rice of the Kneehigh theatre company has been named as the next artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe.
The Conservative share of the vote more than doubled between 2001 and 2010, but in Bermondsey & Old Southwark the party remains in a distant third place behind the Liberal Democrats and Labour.
Healthcare workers held a protest outside St Thomas' Hospital on Thursday against national plans to cut unsocial hours pay for nurses.
The developers of a luxury housing complex on the South Bank have toured Kuwait, Bahrain and Dubai to sell flats in the new scheme.
One of the last industrial buildings on Bermondsey Street is up for sale.
Hundreds of students at a private law and business college were told last week that their courses are to be discontinued.
The future of the proposed redevelopment of the Shell Centre on the South Bank is back in the balance as a legal challenge by a local resident heads for the Court of Appeal.
The remains of a Roman bath house found underneath a fish and chip shop in 2011 have been given scheduled monument status by the Government.
Primary schools in Bermondsey have issued an alert to parents after a young girl was approached by a stranger in Tower Bridge Road on Tuesday.
The memorial to Bermondsey-born Albert McKenzie - who won his VC on St George's Day 1918 - has been cast at a local forge.
Kingsley Abrams is already looking ahead to the 2020 general election, with more than a week to go until polling day in this year's contest.
Contractors started to dig exploratory boreholes in the River Thames for the controversial Garden Bridge this week, just days after a High Court judge ruled that the scope of a judicial review of the decision to approve the scheme could be widened.
It is ten years since the UK Independence Party last stood a general election candidate in Bermondsey, but Andrew Beadle thinks he can achieve third place on 7 May.
Five of the nine general election candidates in Bermondsey & Old Southwark took questions from the public at Southwark Cathedral on Saturday evening.
Convicted murderer William Kerr - who was wanted for emergency recall to prison - was arrested in Waterloo on Friday, according to North Yorkshire Police.
The news that Labour parliamentary candidate Neil Coyle was arrested for shoplifting at the age of 10 was the most eye-catching revelation at Friday's Bermondsey & Old Southwark election question time hosted by ARK Globe Academy.
Tickets for the new Shrek's Adventure attraction at County Hall went on sale this week at a pop-up gingerbread ticket office on the South Bank.
The Old Vic theatre is to sell more than half of all seats at the first five previews of each production for just £10.
The chairman of the trust which runs SE1's two hospitals has issued a pre-election warning that the National Health Service faces a "major funding gap".
Campaigners against cuts to further education carried a coffin through the streets of SE1 on Saturday to highlight their fear that the sector could be fatally damaged by a funding crisis.
Detectives have released CCTV images of a man whose body was found in the River Thames in an effort to trace anyone who may have seen him prior to his death.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a collision in Tower Bridge Road that left a woman with facial injuries.
Local resident Tom Heys will be one of the 30,000 runners in Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Unlike his fellow competitors, Tom will be running while dressed as a tree.
Vauxhall Labour candidate Kate Hoey has condemned the new Thames riverside developments as 'shocking'.
"Housing is the key issue," declared the independent chair Charlotte Jones at the end of the Young Vic's election hustings.
Dr Andrew Gower has been appointed as the new principal of Morley College, in succession to Ela Piotrowska.
Southwark Police are appealing for information following a burglary at the Holiday Inn Express in Southwark Street.
Southwark's Labour administration says that it would be unable to build any new council homes north of the Old Kent Road if Conservative plans to force councils to sell high-value properties are introduced.
Hundreds of books have been borrowed from Waterloo Library as part of a protest against closure plans.
Former transport secretary Lord Adonis visited Elephant & Castle on Wednesday to support Neil Coyle, Labour candidate in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.
Comedian Eddie Izzard visited residents and businesses at Elephant & Castle on Tuesday in support of Neil Coyle's election campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.