A service of thanksgiving for the life and work of Tessa Jowell has been held at Southwark Cathedral.
Hundreds of firefighters from around the UK processed across the Millennium Bridge last Saturday to Southwark Cathedral as part of the centenary celebrations for the Fire Brigades' Union.
The public wifi at John Harvard Library on Borough High Street has had a speed boost thanks to the installation of a Gigabit internet connection as part of Southwark Council's partnership with Community Fibre.
Stainer Street has reopened to the public as a north-south pedestrian route from Tooley Street to St Thomas Street parallel to the concourse of the rebuilt London Bridge Station.
The first section of Quietway 14 - a new cycle route that will one day run from Southwark to Thamesmead - was this week officially opened by London walking and cycling commissioner Dr Will Norman and Southwark's Cllr Richard Livingstone.
More than 40 years of television history have come to an end after ITV cancelled plans to build a new headquarters on the South Bank and its putting its riverside site up for sale.
Southwark councillors have turned down plans for a 220-room hotel in Blackfriars Road, arguing that the proposal didn't meet local planning policy and that visitor accommodation in the area had reached saturation point.
Lambeth Council is poised to update its planning policy to allow the prospect of a tall building up to 130 metres high on the site of the BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo.
Lambeth Council is to warn developers that it won't grant planning permission for new hotels around Waterloo and the South Bank.
A man has been killed by a window panel which fell from the top of a new block of luxury flats on the Albert Embankment.
Southwark College is to regain its own identity, five years after the further education institution merged with its Lewisham counterpart.
A commemorative paving stone marking the location of the world's first modern circus building has been unveiled in the gardens of St Thomas' Hospital.
Christine Elliott has been named as the new chair of the charity which runs Borough Market, in succession to Donald Hyslop.
Concept plans for a tower up to 39 storeys high have been drawn up by consultants working for the Salvation Army to entice developers to part with at least £45 million for the freehold of the organisation's Newington Causeway HQ.
The RV1 bus route along the South Bank and Bankside faces the axe under plans for a major shake-up of bus services in central London proposed by Transport for London.
The Countess of Wessex visited St Thomas' Hospital on Tuesday to officially open the new Rare Diseases Centre.
First aid charity St John Ambulance has a new unit for adult first aiders and is launching a cadet unit (for 10 to 17-year olds) at its London Bridge training centre in Borough High Street.
A social enterprise cafe at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre has shut down, with just six months to go until the possible closure of the whole centre.
Bermondsey Street was one of 49 roads around the capital to be partly closed to motor vehicles on Saturday as part of World Car Free Day, a global initiative to tackle poor air quality and build stronger communities.
A daily coach service from London to Birmingham - picking up at Elephant & Castle and Waterloo - has been launched by Snap, a new demand-responsive coach travel firm.
Proposals to open a branch of KFC next to Waterloo Bus Station at Tenison Way have won the unanimous backing of Lambeth's planning applications committee.
New figures published by City Hall show that bus stops at the Elephant & Castle are among the top locations for London bus passengers taking advantage of the hopper fare, allowing multiple journeys in an hour for £1.50.
The developers of the Shard are to pay Southwark Council an extra £1.1 million in lieu of affordable housing after reconfiguring the block of luxury flats under construction next to the skyscraper to squeeze in an extra 28 homes for private sale.
Controversial plans for a second entrance to Southwark Underground Station and Waterloo East in Greet Street have been revived by Transport for London, a decade after similar plans were dropped by Network Rail in the face of local opposition.
TfL has published an update on plans for the Bakerloo line extension, including saying 'no' to a station at Bricklayers Arms and an update on plans for the Elephant & Castle and Old Kent Road stations.
Southbank Centre has announced that Madani Younis is to be the riverside arts complex's new creative director.
Public water fountains are to be installed at Guy's Hospital near London Bridge and St Thomas' Hospital close to Westminster Bridge as part of a new network of fountains and bottle refill points promoted by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rob after police chased two men on a moped from Hackney to Bermondsey via Tower Bridge.
Royal Mail is to issue a set of eight special stamps to mark the bicentenary of The Old Vic.
John Calder, who opened the Calder Bookshop in The Cut, has died at the age of 91.
Southwark Police are appealing for witnesses after an altercation on the Rockingham Estate where a man is believed to have produced a firearm.
Scenes for a new drama starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones were filmed in Waterloo last week as an elaborate set was built in Whittlesey Street, Roupell Street and Windmill Walk.
More 'smart benches' offering free wifi and phone charging are appearing on the streets of SE1 as part of a partnership between a Serbia-based company and Southwark Council.
Southwark and Lewisham councils have joined forces to launch a campaign to build public support for the proposed Bakerloo line extension from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham via the Old Kent Road.
Former Bermondsey MP Sir Simon Hughes is to be the next chancellor of London South Bank University.
Police have released an image of a man who is wanted in connection with a serious assault in Coopers Road, near the Old Kent Road.
The much-loved Rill water feature at More London could make a comeback if Southwark Council succeeds in persuading the estate's Kuwaiti owners to reinstate it, it was revealed this week.
Tenants are moving in to 27 new council homes on the Kipling Estate near London Bridge, the first to be built by the Leathermarket Community Benefit Society (CBS).
47 years after it first opened, Mint Street Adventure Playground's £2.45 million revamp has been completed just in time for the summer holidays.
Southwark Council has confirmed that it intends to loan £3 million to the Central School of Ballet for the completion of its new premises in Hatfields.
SE1 will lose one of its three crown courts after the Ministry of Justice confirmed plans to close Blackfriars Crown Court in Pocock Street with the aim of gaining "significant sales receipts" from selling the building.
A 20 mph speed limit is to be introduced on all red routes in the Congestion Charge zone by 2020, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting girls and women during their daily commutes - including one attack near the Elephant & Castle - has been sentenced to six years in jail.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was killed when she was hit by a motorbike in Great Dover Street on Monday evening.
The former owner of an Italian restaurant near Tower Bridge has been jailed for four years for VAT evasion.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted aggravated burglary which left a Bermondsey family traumatised.
Southwark Council has launched a survey to gather opinions on Harper Road as it plans to make changes to the look and feel of the area.
People living and working near the Elephant & Castle will have easy access to Post Office services when a Post Office counter opens in a convenience store in New Kent Road next month.
Business organisation Team London Bridge has objected to the filling in of More London's artificial stream, noting that its removal has harmed the image of the area and that the water features are important in making locals feel welcome amid the offices.
Charles Holland Architects have won a design competition – organised by the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) and Team London Bridge - to improve wayfinding and the public realm outside London Bridge station.
Eight people are to receive gallantry awards for their actions on the night of the terrorist attack at London Bridge and Borough Market in June 2017.
A major development site on Bankside has been sold by Delancey to Slovakian firm J&T Real Estate who will build the consented housing and office scheme together with Sons & Co.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the South Bank on Tuesday to view a new exhibition to mark the centenary of the birth of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
Plans for a development of more than 80 homes - including a 13-storey tower - on the site of KwikFit in the New Kent Road have been approved by Southwark councillors.
A proposal to create new shops facing the Elephant & Castle road junction - to accommodate some of the small businesses likely to be displaced by the shopping centre redevelopment - has been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
The centenary of the death of of Waterloo-born 'Inky' Stephens is being marked by a garden party this weekend at his Finchley home.
The Waterloo Carnival returned to Lower Marsh on Friday as the annual parade featuring younger and older members of the local community celebrated its 15th year.
Former MP Sir Simon Hughes has announced that he won't seek selection as the Liberal Democrat candidate in Bermondsey & Old Southwark at the next general election, nearly four decades after he first stood for elected office in the borough.
The Salvation Army has announced plans to relocate its UK headquarters from the Elephant & Castle to new buildings next to its William Booth College at Denmark Hill.
Southwark Council's 20-year plan to build 20,000 new homes along the Old Kent Road has been named 'best masterplan or area strategy' at the New London Awards.
There will be no fireworks display over the River Thames on the day of the Lord Mayor's Show after the City of London Police raised strong concerns over public safety.
Hundreds of people gathered on bridges and along the South Bank on Tuesday lunchtime to watch a flypast of around 100 aircraft to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force.
Young people from Southwark aged 16 to 21 are being offered the opportunity to learn new skills this summer as part of Better Bankside's annual Events Academy initiative.
Visitors to Tate Modern on Sunday witnessed an FBI raid as movie-makers filmed scenes at the Blue Fin Building.
A man has been jailed for eight years for raping and assaulting a woman on the riverside path near London Bridge.
Plans to convert one of the last remaining derelict Victorian warehouses in SE1 into seven flats have been approved by Southwark councillors this week.
Bermondsey MP Neil Coyle has backed a petition protesting against the filling in of The Rill, the much-loved water feature at More London Place.
The federation which will run SE1's new secondary school has named Declan Jones as its principal designate.
The healthcare watchdog has told local NHS bosses that they must improve care at the dialysis centre at Guy's Hospital after inspectors found "a culture of complacency that accepted poor nursing care practices" and "disrespect for patients".
21 firefighters were called to a private hospital in Lambeth Road on Tuesday night when a fire broke out on the first floor.
A controversial scheme to redevelop the sites of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, the London College of Communication and The Coronet has won the backing of Southwark's planning committee.
Detectives investigating a number of burglaries at a block of flats in Blackfriars Road have released an image of a man they wish to identify.
If councillors approve the redevelopment plans this week, the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre could close its doors in March 2019, marking the start of a building project lasting up to a decade.
Historic England is assessing an application to give listed building status to the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, one of the UK's first indoor shopping malls.
A subterranean cinema could be part of a large-scale development of the Southernwood Retail Park on the Old Kent Road along with hundreds of homes, a hotel and new shops.
A cafe's plans to chop down a tall poplar tree next to Tower Bridge have been thwarted after Southwark Council issued a tree protection order.
Waterloo Road was closed and residents were evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out in a block of flats on Tuesday night.
The Mayor of London and the London Assembly joined military representatives outside City Hall on Monday morning for a flag-raising ceremony to honour the courage and commitment of Britain's armed forces.
After a lull for the local elections, the controversy over the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and the London College of Communication has stepped up again as councillors prepare to vote on the latest proposals.
Southwark Street was brought to a halt by jubilant England fans on Sunday afternoon, whilst on Sunday night it was Elephant & Castle's turn to host the party for the capital's Colombian community.
Hundreds of people came to Union Street and Redcross Way on Sunday to enjoy the second annual Great Get Together Bankside.
The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Garden Museum next to Lambeth Palace on Thursday to present awards to the winners of the 2018 British Flowers Week competition.
Clean Air Day was marked in Southwark by an idling action event outside The Shard, whilst nearby Redcross Way was closed to traffic and given over to street games for the afternoon.
Firefighters and staff from the London Fire Brigade cleared 18 sacks of single-use plastic from the Thames foreshore on the South Bank during a clean-up event on Tuesday.
Premier Inn is to replace the cladding at its Waterloo hotel after a post-Grenfell assessment found it no longer met current building regulations.
Detectives from the British Transport Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a fight at Blackfriars Railway Station earlier this month to get in touch.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt joined more than 100 walkers on an overnight walk from St Thomas' Hospital to Guy's Hospital - via a circuitous route - to raise funds for the Dimbleby Cancer Care Charity.
A wooden bench supported by 45,000 penny coins has been installed outside London Bridge Station in Tooley Street.
The Liberal Democrats have won the hotly contested election in London Bridge and West Bermondsey, giving them 14 seats on Southwark Council to Labour's 49 seats.
Haberdashers' Aske's Borough Academy - the new secondary school due to open at the old fire station and training centre in Southwark Bridge Road - has launched a public consultation on its admissions arrangements.
The Christian charity which runs many community services in Waterloo has expressed an interest in buying Kennington Police Station when it is put up for sale.
The Southwark and District Model Railway Club is looking for a new home.
Plans to chop down an 18-metre Lombardy Poplar tree next to Tower Bridge have prompted local residents to send more than 25 objections to Southwark Council.
If plans to close Blackfriars Crown Court in Pocock Street get the go-ahead, Southwark Council says it wants to have talks with the Government on using the site for affordable housing.
Six months after the closure of the Great Dover Street Post Office, plans for a replacement service have not yet materialised.
This November's fireworks display on the River Thames to mark the start of the Lord Mayor of London's term of office has been reprieved.
The Rill - the artificial stream at More London Place - has been filled in, although the estate's owners have yet to receive permission for the work.
A Grand Iftar - a meal after sunset during the month of Ramadan - was held at Southwark Cathedral on Sunday night in partnership with the Bankside Residents' Forum and as part of the programme of events to mark the anniversary of the London Bridge attack.
Network Rail chairman Sir Peter Hendy predicted three years ago that the new Thameslink rail timetable introduced last month was "implausible" and would have to be cut back.
Bankside's local police officer has appealed for information after his bicycle was stolen from Blackfriars Road on Tuesday morning.
Southwark's planning committee has moved to protect the old Southern Railway stables and forge in St James's Road from demolition.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Prime Minister and the Mayor of London joined relatives of the eight people killed in the London Bridge attack for a service of commemoration at Southwark Cathedral on Sunday afternoon.
The annual fireworks display on the River Thames between Waterloo and Blackfriars Bridges to mark the end of the Lord Mayor's Show is likely to be cancelled this year.
City of London Police are asking members of the public for their help investigating an assault on Tower Bridge which left a man with facial injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 6-year-old girl suffered serious injuries when she was hit by a van in Silex Street.
Sprinkler systems are to be installed in three 20-storey social housing blocks on the Avondale Square Estate, after a decision by the City of London Corporation.
A theatre, a farm, a jewellery workshop and two primary schools are among the seven recently completed buildings in SE1 to win RIBA London awards for architecture.
The Muslim Association of Nigeria has submitted a planning application to build a new mosque to replace its current place of worship on the Old Kent Road.
Plans to replace four shops on the Old Kent Road with hundreds of homes have been made public this week.
For the first time in its 122-year history, the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run will adopt two routes through North Lambeth.
Just over a year after Frank Bruno cut the ribbon to open the Rock Island restaurant at the Thomas a Becket in Old Kent Road, the venue has been repossessed, putting the future of the historic pub back in doubt.
Builders' merchants Travis Perkins has surrendered the lease on its decorating supplies shop in Blackfriars Road, citing the effect of the cycle superhighway.
A new programme of rugby sessions for women and girls has been launched at Archbishop's Park in Waterloo.
Waterloo's Old Vic theatre celebrated the bicentenary of its opening in 1818 with a procession and street party on Saturday.
Controversial proposals for an ABBA-themed entertainment venue on Stamford Street have been abandoned after a vociferous campaign by Waterloo residents.
Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE has been named as the next director of the Africa Centre, to oversee the next stage of development of the Great Suffolk Street venue.
30 years after Bernie Spain Gardens was opened on the South Bank, a design by Dutch firm West 8 has been picked for an upgrade to the popular riverside open space.
Former Southwark Cathedral Provost David Edwards has died at the age of 89.
Architects and designers have been invited to submit ideas to improve the triangular pavement space at the junction of Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill, opposite London Bridge Station.
Southwark Playhouse has confirmed that it is close to achieving its long-standing aim of opening a permanent home at the foot of a new Elephant & Castle skyscraper, as well as creating a satellite venue below London Bridge Station.
Mood Music manages the impressive feat of being simultaneously of the moment and out of step with the times.
Prince William visited London Bridge Station on Wednesday to perform the official opening ceremony for the new-look interchange after a £1 billion rebuilding project.
Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed with a broken bottle in the Leake Street tunnel below Waterloo Station on Sunday night.
Detectives are appealing for information following a fight at Waterloo Station which left a man with a broken eye socket.
Labour has retained Bishop's ward on Lambeth Council, with Ibrahim Dogus joining incumbents Kevin Craig and Jennie Mosley representing Waterloo and the South Bank at the town hall.
After a hard-fought campaign both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have retained their previously held territory in North Southwark. But the final picture won't be known till next month.
This week's local election in Southwark's newly created London Bridge and West Bermondsey ward has been halted after the death of Conservative Party candidate Toby Eckersley MBE.
Southwark's Labour leader Peter John tells us he's still "fizzing with ideas" after eight years running the borough, and that his manifesto is all about "old-fashioned municipal socialism".
Southwark's opposition leader tells us why the Liberal Democrats are "a real fighting force" that has punched above its weight in holding the Labour administration to account.
A man in his twenties is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed during a fight at the drive-through McDonald's restaurant in the Old Kent Road.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that cutting the frequency of the RV1 bus service by 50 per cent will save Transport for London more than £340,000 a year.
Plans to chop down three trees outside the Waterloo Action Centre - which were in the way of a proposed cycle lane - have been put on hold by Lambeth Council.
Representatives of four of the parties competing to represent Waterloo and the South Bank on Lambeth Council took part in hustings at St John's Waterloo on Tuesday night.
Santander has announced that its Elephant & Castle branch will close on 25 October as the likely demolition of the shopping centre draws nearer.
Southwark's Labour, Lib Dem, Conservative and Green leaders took questions from local residents at Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday night ahead of next week's local elections which will decide who runs the borough for the next four years.
Waterloo Foodbank says that it has seen a sharp increase in demand for its services in the past 12 months.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has performed the ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on a new building to house the Lambeth Palace Library.
Five tonnes of 'fatberg' found in sewers near St George's Circus will be examined in a Channel 4 documentary to be broadcast on Tuesday evening.
A 25-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed at Swan Mead in Bermondsey on Saturday morning.
A woman has been jailed for four and a half years after stabbing a man in a dispute over busking spots at London Bridge Station.
Police have launched an appeal for information after a 25-year-old man was stabbed near Pattison House on Ayres Street on Saturday afternoon.
Police have issued a CCTV image of two men they wish to speak to in connection with a 'vicious assault' at Elephant & Castle Railway Station.
The prime ministers of Canada and New Zealand visited City Hall on Wednesday morning where they met - and took questions from - young Londoners including pupils from St Saviour's and St Olave's.
Supporters of the Bangladeshi Nationalist Party marched on Blackfriars Road on Tuesday afternoon to protest against a speech by the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has signed off ITV's plans to redevelop its headquarters building on the South Bank after the broadcaster agreed to boost its affordable housing contribution by £5 million.
A jet of water reaching three storeys into the air meant that Westminster Bridge Road was partly closed on Thuesday morning.
McDonald's is to open a new branch in Tooley Street as part of the redevelopment of London Bridge Station, two years after the fast food chain shut its restaurant at Guy's Hospital.
Southwark Council is to go ahead with plans to introduce a controlled parking zone centred on Thorburn Square in South Bermondsey after the proposal narrowly won the support of local residents in a public consultation.
Low-cost coach operator Megabus is to launch a London sightseeing tour - with fares starting at £1 - that will pick up passengers on the South Bank.
Three trees outside the Waterloo Action Centre in Baylis Road are to be cut down to make way for a new cycle lane.
Southwark Council is set to loan £3 million to the Central School of Ballet so that it can fit out its new premises on Hatfields.
A developer that was previously proposing to build 106 new homes at the junction of Borough High Street and Harper Road is instead planning a 434-room hotel.
The new hotel on part of the Lewisham Southwark College site in The Cut will be a Premier Inn.
The Government has upgraded the listed status of the war memorial in Borough High Street on the recommendation of Historic England.
A blue plaque was unveiled in Waterloo's Cornwall Road on Easter Monday to mark the 250th anniversary of the performance widely regarded as the start of the modern circus tradition.
The Tower Bridge Exhibition - which includes the high-level walkways at the top of the famous bascule bridge - has launched a community ticket scheme allowing residents of Southwark, Tower Hamlets and the City of London to pay just £1 for admission.
An experimental width restriction has been introduced on Harper Road and Bath Terrace to deter lorries from using the street as a shortcut to avoid the Elephant & Castle junction.
Street artist Jimmy C - known for his David Bowie and William Shakespeare portraits - has produced a work of art in Stoney Street as a tribute to the victims of the London Bridge terror attack.
A locksmith formerly employed by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust has been jailed for six years after being found guilty of defrauding the health service of almost £600,000.
A public drinking water fountain will be installed at Flat Iron Square this summer, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced.
Details of the new hotel that will replace a parade of shops in Lower Marsh have been revealed. Ruby Lucy is due to open in the Waterloo street by the end of 2019.
This week the Government confirmed that it will change the law to enable businesses whose premises are shut down by a terrorist attack - but whose property does not sustain physical damage - to obtain support from a state-backed insurance scheme.
A proposal by developer Frogmore for a 274-room "mid-range" hotel on land formerly part of the further education college on The Cut has been approved by Southwark councillors.
Around 1,200 homes in towers of up to 48 storeys are to be built on the site of the Cantium Retail Park in the Old Kent Road under plans unveiled by Galliard Homes and Aviva Investors.
A screen displaying a live count of cyclists user the segregated path on Blackfriars Road has recorded more than 80,000 journeys in just over four weeks.
MPs Kate Hoey and Neil Coyle have launched a new document setting out priorities for action in the South Bank area over the next four years.
Long-standing plans for a direct train service between Waterloo Station and Heathrow Airport have received a boost after the Government issued a call for private sector investors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced plans for the commemoration of the first anniversaries of last year's terrorist attacks on the capital, including the Westminster Bridge and London Bridge tragedies.
Journey planning app Citymapper has extended its experimental hybrid bus/taxi service SmartRide to Waterloo.
A new scheme to offer people places to fill up bottles of drinking water for free has been launched in the South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge areas.
Walking and cycling campaigners highlighted the need for more segregated cycle lanes by making a human barrier between the bikes and motor traffic in Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.
10 years after the closure of the nearby Dockhead Post Office, stamps and postal services are now available at Ronnie's Supermarket in Tanner Street.
Architects and planners took part in a panel discussion about the regeneration of the Old Kent Road at the MIPIM property trade show in Cannes, France, on Wednesday.
Developers Endurance Land have revealed plans to build a 220-room hotel in the car park of the office building they own at 160 Blackfriars Road.
Lambeth Council's plans to create a new centre for the creative digital industry in Waterloo have won a £90,000 grant from the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
The Mayor of London has awarded Long Live Southbank and Southbank Centre a community growth and development grant of £700k to turn the Queen Elizabeth Hall Undercroft into an expanded skate space and creative education centre for children and young people
The Queen visited Albert Embankment on Tuesday to unveil a plaque and cut a cake to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the treaty that established the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
Tower Bridge was closed to road traffic and pedestrians on Thursday night after part of the LED lighting one of the upper walkways came loose in the high winds of Storm Emma.
St Thomas Street will not reopen to through motor traffic when the new London Bridge Station is completed, under plans launched for public consultation by Transport for London this week.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has conceded that passengers should have been given more notice of the 50 per cent cut to the RV1 bus service, and says the route will be reviewed in the summer. Better Bankside has warned that the cut could harm local businesses.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has spoken of the "massive growth in visible rough sleeping around Elephant & Castle and London Bridge" during a House of Commons debate on homelessness.
Southwark Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed at the Elephant & Castle on Sunday evening.
Members of the anarchist group Class War marched from City Hall to the Shard on Saturday in protest at the 10 apparently unoccupied flats in Western Europe's tallest building.
Local councillors, community groups and church leaders are among those who have joined the growing clamour for Transport for London to reconsider the 50 per cent cut to the RV1 bus service which took effect earlier this month.
Cleaners working on the London transport network and their union representatives held a protest outside City Hall and at the offices of outsourcing firm ABM UK in Borough High Street on Wednesday afternoon.
A man was stabbed four times during a failed attempt to rob him of his mobile phone in Marcia Road earlier this month. Police have released an image of a man they wish to trace.
The Blackfriars Road Post Office will be transferred to a private operator next month.
An art installation in the form of a dark cloud has been placed above the high altar sanctuary of Southwark Cathedral as the tradition of contemporary art installations during the season of Lent reaches its seventh year.
For the first time in three years it is possible to catch a Thameslink train from London Bridge to Blackfriars - but for now the service is being kept secret whilst drivers are trained on the reopened route.
Up to 1,000 new homes could be built on the western side of Newington Causeway under two separate plans revealed this week by housing association Peabody and the City of London Corporation.
An alleyway at Elephant & Castle has been renamed in honour of the Ecuadorian scientist Pedro Vicente Maldonado.
Two helicopters flew low across Bankside on Sunday morning whilst Tom Cruise filmed a scene for the new Mission: Impossible movie at the top of the chimney of Tate Modern.
A police officer has been found guilty of gross misconduct after pushing a teenage boy against a wall and kneeing him in the stomach at an SE1 secondary school.
Three members of the London Assembly transport committee took to two wheels on Friday for a tour of Cycle Superhighways and Quietways in Southwark, the Square Mile and Lambeth as part of an investigation into infrastructure for cyclists in the capital.
Police are appealing for information after an assault at London Bridge tube station and in particular officers would like to trace a member of the public who intervened.
Plans by ITV to redevelop its television studio complex on the South Bank with a new headquarters building for the broadcaster - as well as a 31-storey block of flats - have been approved by Lambeth Council.
Transport for London is to reduce the service on bus route RV1 - which serves the South Bank and Bankside - from six buses an hour to just three.
Plans by Gaterule Ltd to redevelop the southern side of Lavington Street - between Ewer Street and the Premier Inn - have won the unanimous backing of Southwark's planning committee.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited ITV's headquarters on the South Bank on Wednesday to mark the 90th anniversary of the Royal Television Society and 30 years of daytime TV magazine show 'This Morning',
A manhole cover was blasted into the air on Tuesday night as flames emerged from an underground electrical cable.
Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre development: decision deferred as Delancey offers more social housing, a better deal for traders and space for bingo.
Plans to redevelop the former Southwark Fire Station - including a new secondary school and around 200 homes - have been approved by councillors.
The Mayor of Southwark and local political and civic leaders gathered at the Holocaust Memorial Tree in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Friday morning on the eve of the international Holocaust Memorial Day.
An office building almost adjacent to Tower Bridge has been put up for sale with the prospect of a "landmark development" on the site.
KFC wants to open a fried chicken restaurant in the railway arches next to the Tension Way bus stops at Waterloo Station.
The Evelina London Children's Hospital has turned down a pledged £500,000 donation from the Presidents Club after newspaper allegations about sexual harassment at its men-only fundraising events.
It's a saga that has dragged on for more than a decade. Now plans for the redevelopment of the former London Fire Brigade headquarters on Albert Embankment have been delayed again, with a planning application pushed back till the autumn.
Planners have approved the demolition of part of the wall of the former Bricklayers Arms railway goods depot in response to safety fears.
Southwark Council says that it doesn't have enough evidence of harassment by anti-abortion activists to bring in restrictions on protests outside the Blackfriars Medical Practice, despite councillors unanimously backing such measures.
Culture secretary Matt Hancock has issued a 'certificate of immunity from listing' to prevent ITV's London Television Centre on the South Bank from gaining listed status in the next five years.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is poised to cut the amount developers will pay to buy the former Southwark Fire Station complex from £54 million to £42 million to resolve a controversy over a lack of affordable housing and delays to a new secondary school.
The British Transport Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at Elephant & Castle Underground Station during rush hour.
Southwark could lose two of its three crown courts under plans published this week by the Government to close Blackfriars Crown Court and sell its "high value" site for development.
Plans for a 45-storey tower of student accommodation next to London Bridge Station went on public display this week. The scheme includes a new home for the Migration Museum.
The Duke of Cambridge visited Evelina London Children's Hospital on Thursday to celebrate the national rollout of a scheme to help ex-servicemen and women find employment in the NHS.
Waterloo Road was cordoned off on Thursday afternoon after a sheet of cladding came loose from the footbridge which links the mainline railway station with Waterloo East.
Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly has announced that she is leaving the riverside arts complex after 12 years.
Southwark Council's planning committee is poised to reject the massive redevelopment scheme for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London College of Communication after a late-night hearing lasting nearly eight hours.
Scenes for Tom Cruise's new Mission: Impossible 6 movie were filmed from a low-flying helicopter above Blackfriars Railway Station on Saturday and Sunday morning.
Former mayor Boris Johnson will return to City Hall on Thursday 1 March to answer question from the London Assembly about the Garden Bridge project, after the GLA Oversight Committee used its legal powers to compel him to attend.
Traffic at the Elephant & Castle was brought to a near standstill on Monday afternoon when taxi drivers converged on the junction to launch a week-long series of protests against Transport for London's handling of Uber's private hire licence.
Those who died last year in the London Bridge terror attack have been remembered on the bridge.
A demonstration outside the rug factory in Long Lane has highlighted opposition to a proposed new building on the site.
A window was smashed during an altercation between two customers in a shop at the Elephant & Castle.
Irfan Latif has been named as principal of the private school near Westminster Bridge which charges fees of up to £53,000 a year for an A-level course with boarding.
The City of London Corporation has released a series of images showing how the Square Mile's skyline will develop between now and 2026 - including views from Waterloo Bridge, the South Bank and City Hall.
11 new shops and a cafe could be created at the Elephant & Castle junction if proposals to convert garage space below Perronet House get the go-ahead.
Lambeth Council's plans to replace the former Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh with a five-storey office building have been approved by the borough's planning applications committee.
Ballerina Dame Beryl Grey cut the Twelfth Night cake at The Old Vic on the feast of the Epiphany.
A GP surgery in Bermondsey has been rated 'inadequate' and placed in special measures following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
The Al Gurg family of Dubai is to buy the 20-storey office block at 240 Blackfriars Road at a price of £266.5 million.
Members of the London Assembly have used their legal powers to summon former Mayor of London Boris Johnson to face questions about the Garden Bridge at City Hall next February.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday to learn about how the community is coping with the aftermath of June's terrorist attack.
Dame Margaret Hodge MP has apologised to the House of Commons and repaid £2.97 to cover the cost of parliamentary stationery used during her review of the Garden Bridge project.
For the 15th year, Southwark-based photographer Steve Hollingshead has created a limited edition calendar featuring black and white images taken at traditional or unusual events around the capital.
With weeks to go until Elephant & Castle's Coronet closes its doors for the last time, a new exhibition tells the story of the venue's first female manager, Victorian melodrama star Marie Henderson.
Monday is the closing date for comments on Transport for London's proposals to alter the junction of Borough High Street and Marshalsea Road. Many will welcome a better crossing but there are fears of rat-running.
Regeneration plans are "a threat to the jobs and wellbeing of many people in the Old Kent Road area, a challenge to its entrepreneurial culture," campaigners have warned the council.
Latin American businesses at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre have warned councillors that not enough has been done to protect the area's status as a cultural and community hub.
Transport for London is examining the potential for a tube station at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension, Southwark councillors have been told.
Volunteers gathered under the Christmas tree at Waterloo Station on Saturday to take part in a 12-hour 'carolathon' to raise funds to meet the running costs of the local foodbank.
The Post Office says it is looking for a new operator for a counter service in the Great Dover Street area after the closure of the McColl's convenience store.
A memorial to healthcare workers "who have dedicated themselves to aiding others in times of war, conflict and catastrophe throughout history" has been unveiled at St Thomas' Hospital.
Southwark Council is 'absolutely committed' to the opening of a new secondary school at the former fire station complex in Southwark Bridge Road, regeneration boss Mark Williams said last week.
A fleet of dustcarts working for Westminster City Council is already based at a depot in Mandela Way even though Southwark Council has indicated that planning permission may not be forthcoming.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards has ruled that Dame Margaret Hodge committed a "serious breach" of the MPs' code of conduct by using her office at the House of Commons to carry out a review of the Garden Bridge project for which she was paid.
A giant mechanical puppet of Old Father Thames accompanied a lantern parade of pupils from three local primary schools around the backstreets to the east of Blackfriars Road on Friday evening.
Detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults that they believe to be linked have released new CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to.
Southwark councillors have unanimously backed a motion supporting the idea of a 'buffer zone' around the Blackfriars Medical Practice in Colombo Street where anti-abortion campaigners have held regular protests.
The Novotel London City South hotel in Southwark Bridge Road has changed hands for £63.75 million.
Detectives have launched an appeal for witnesses to a 'serious collision' in Southwark Street on the evening of Tuesday 3 October between 8pm and midnight.
Around 75 new council homes could be built on the site of garages and parking spaces on the St Saviour's Estate in Bermondsey under plans being considered by Southwark's regeneration boss.
Plans for a controversial modern extension to a Victorian former school building in Roupell Street have been turned down by Lambeth councillors after more than 500 objections from the public.
Horse-drawn carriages came to Trinity Church Square on Monday whilst scenes for a new TV adaptation of Vanity Fair were filmed.
Buildings across Lambeth - including the London Eye and the National Theatre - turned orange on Saturday night to show support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
A silent 'performance action' was held on the South Bank on Saturday lunchtime in support of efforts to eliminate sexual misconduct and abuse of power in the theatre industry.
A Lib Dem peer who lives in a hotel room in SE1 has told the House of Lords how she has "fallen in love" with Waterloo and found a "surprisingly vibrant" community in the area - but as a wheelchair user she finds many Lower Marsh shops are hard to access.
SE1 will lose one of its two Crown Post Offices when the Blackfriars Road branch is privatised next March.
Police want to talk to anyone who witnessed a serious collision in New Kent Road on Thursday afternoon. A man was killed and two people were injured.
A proposal to move heart and lung treatment and research from Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea to the St Thomas' Hospital site in Lambeth - first revealed by this website in July - has been formally launched.
A new mother has thanked staff at Waterloo Station who helped her when she gave birth to a baby boy at the busy railway terminus last month.
The developer turning the former Vinopolis premises into a new shopping and restaurant complex has named its scheme 'Borough Yards'.
The Metropolitan Police is applying to the Home Office for extra cash to help meet the cost of dealing with the aftermath of the London Bridge terrorist attack - said to be around £10 million.
Plans for a new secondary school and 200 homes at the Southwark Fire Station site have hit a snag after developers said that the £54 million sale price means that they can't provide any affordable housing.
A documentary that takes an affectionate look at the much-maligned Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre has won an award.
Watch full video coverage of the first Southwark Leaders' Debate, held with six months to go until the local elections in May 2018.
The Tower Bridge Care Home at the Bricklayers Arms has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission in its latest report.
Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday were commemorated at war memorials around SE1 this weekend.
The company which runs the viewing gallery at the Shard says it is seeking injunctions against three 'urban climbers' who scaled the top of the skyscraper in July.
Controversial plans for an ABBA-themed entertainment venue on Stamford Street have been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Southwark Council has written to local businesses urging them to pay all staff at least the London Living Wage as part of Living Wage Week.
A secondary 'free school' in Waterloo has been given the green light to open a sixth form in September 2018.
The reintroduction of Thameslink train services between Blackfriars and London Bridge has moved a step closer with the completion of new track and signalling.
The City of Westminster has applied for planning permission to turn the former bus garage in Mandela Way into a depot for up to 70 waste collection and street cleaning vehicles.
Scenes for the new Bohemian Rhapsody movie about Freddie Mercury are being filmed in Union Street this week.
Local residents joined Green, Labour and Lib Dem politicians at the Bricklayers Arms on Saturday for a rally to show the strength of public support for a new tube station at the road junction as part of the Bakerloo line extension.
A 35-year-old man has been handed a four month prison sentence, suspended for two years, after sexually assaulting a woman on the Northern line at Borough Station.
31 firefighters and officers tackled a fire at the Blackfriars Circus construction site in Blackfriars Road in the early hours of Friday morning.
By the end of this year SE1's two police stations in Borough High Street and Kennington Road will both close their doors to the public, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed.
Grange Primary School just off Tower Bridge Road is celebrating the completion of its £8 million new building as it expands to become a two form entry school.
Views from the Thames Path of the historic Bankside ferryman's seat in Bear Gardens are to be restored after the Real Greek restaurant was told to remove an extension it built without planning permission.
Southwark Council has acknowledged it caused "alarm and distress" to residents of a council block in Blackfriars Road who found their homes included on a list of potential redevelopment sites in the borough.
Bus lanes in Westminster Bridge Road and Lambeth Road will now operate 7 days a week as part of an initiative to improve bus reliability and cycle safety.
The secret garden alleyway at Gibbons Rents and the 'pocket park' outside the Greenwood Theatre have helped the London Bridge area win a gold award at the Britain in Bloom competition.
Work started earlier this month on the next phase of works to transform the Marlborough Playground in Union Street into a permanent sports garden for the Bankside community.
Southwark Council has launched a public consultation on plans for a new controlled parking zone (CPZ) in South Bermondsey, centred on Thorburn Square.
Local groups including the Tower Bridge Road Alliance are urging people to join a rally at Bricklayers Arms on Saturday to urge Transport for London to consider a tube station at the junction as part of the Bakerloo line extension.
An independent bar and cinema in Borough High Street is to be replaced by a branch of a famous fried chicken fast food chain.
Lambeth Council is consulting on plans to allow cyclists to travel in both directions along half a dozen one-way streets in the Waterloo area, including Roupell Street.
The Boundary Commission for England has published new proposals for parliamentary constituencies, dropping plans for part of Lambeth to join the Bermondsey & Old Southwark seat.
Southwark Council is inviting motorcyclists to comment on a trial of new ground anchors in motorbike parking bays in Tanner Street, Bermondsey.
The Duke of Kent met SE1 schoolchildren and representatives of local community projects supported by United St Saviour's Charity during a visit to Southwark Cathedral last week.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark's Neil Coyle MP has pressed the Government for extra resources to tackle moped-enabled thefts after new figures show that most of these crimes go unsolved by police.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) has once again been recognised for thequality of its open spaces and work within the local community, receiving two GoldRoyal Horticultural Society London in Bloom 2017 awards.
Thomas Heatherwick has blamed Brexit for the demise of the Garden Bridge project and hinted that the scheme might one day be revived.
City Hall has agreed to give an extra £175,000 to the fund set up to support businesses in and around Borough Market whose futures were threatened by the terrorist attack on 3 June.
A clampdown on the building of new hotels around Waterloo and the South Bank is being considered by Lambeth Council.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Bermondsey MP Neil Coyle put aside their differences on Monday night to support the performance of a new play about the struggles of Londoners who rely on food banks.
Officers from the City of London Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was seen to fall into the River Thames from Blackfriars Bridge last Saturday evening.
If Sadiq Khan hadn't pulled the plug on City Hall's support for the Garden Bridge, the cost to the public purse could have exceeded £100 million, according to Dame Margaret Hodge MP.
Plans to add an extra two storeys to Guinness Court in Snowsfields - with 18 private flats and 12 homes designated social and intermediate housing - have been approved by Southwark councillors.
If you think that you're waiting longer for your bus, you might not be imagining it. Transport for London has - without publicity - reduced the frequency of a number of bus routes in SE1 in recent months.
Lambeth Council's Labour leadership has urged City Hall to retain a police station front counter near the South Bank.
The Metropolitan Police incurred extra costs of at least £10 million in dealing with the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market in June, according to a new London Assembly report.
David Marks - who created the London Eye with his wife Julia Barfield - has died aged 64.
The Metropolitan Police has applied to have the licence of the Southwark Rooms nightclub reviewed by councillors, claiming that the premises "is associated with crime and disorder".
If you are aged 16 to 40 and suffer from eyestrain or headaches from computer use, the Institute of Optometry near Elephant & Castle would like to hear from you.
Dame Margaret Hodge MP and Transport for London commissioner Mike Brown will face questions about the Garden Bridge project at a City Hall committee meeting next week.
The owners of a development site on Tower Bridge Road - where work began 16 years ago and has never been completed - say they have held early talks with council planners about a 32-storey tower proposal.
The Mayor of Southwark visited the Church of the Most Precious Blood in O'Meara Street last week to turn on new external lighting funded by Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council.
Danish collective Superflex have filled Tate Modern's turbine hall with swings - and the installation could soon be coming to a street near you.
Southwark residents gathered at City Hall last week to learn about plans to close front counters at many police stations as the public consultation period on the proposals draws to a close.
Blackfriars Station has won the 'major station of the year' category at the National Rail Awards.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has rejected calls for a public inquiry into the Garden Bridge debacle, arguing that a further probe "will not tell us anything new".
The Mayor of London has launched a public consultation on cycle superhighway 4 between Tower Bridge and Greenwich, including new segregated bike tracks on part of Tooley Street and Jamaica Road.
The Bankside branch of NatWest - opened just four years ago - closed its doors for the last time on Monday.
Kwame Kwei-Armah has been named as the next artistic director of the Young Vic theatre in The Cut, succeeding David Lan whose departure from the role was announced earlier this year.
Part of the wall of the former Bricklayers Arms railway goods depot is to be demolished in response to fears that it is unsafe.
Former Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Sir Simon Hughes moved a motion on gun and knife crime at the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth last week.
Retail expert Mary Portas this month opened a new charity shop in Bermondsey Street as part of her collaboration with Save the Children.
A junior doctor at St Thomas' Hospital and a police officer based at London Bridge have been praised by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for their response to recent terrorist attacks.
Food writer and broadcaster Mary Berry was guest of honour at the annual Sheep Drive on London Bridge on Sunday as freemen of the City of London exercised their right to bring livestock across the Thames without toll.
Computer and phone company Apple was interested in sponsoring the Garden Bridge if it could open a retail store on the river crossing, according to Boris Johnson's former deputy mayor.
City Hall has published some of the transcripts of interviews carried out by Dame Margaret Hodge during her probe of the Garden Bridge project.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick joined officers patrolling the South Bank on Saturday after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'.
The Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust had been deeply affected by the Westminster and London Bridges terrorist attacks says chair Sir Hugh Taylor.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted in Waterloo. The incident is being treated as a homophobic hate crime.
The flags outside the Financial Times's headquarters at Southwark Bridge were flown at half-mast on Friday after the death of journalist Paul McClean during a holiday in Sri Lanka.
The Corner Cafe at the junction of Lambeth Road and Hercules Road will remain closed "until further notice" after a fire in the basement on Thursday lunchtime.
Speaking in Southwark on Thursday night, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland made an impassioned plea for people to work ceaselessly for the restoration of the island of Barbuda, 95 per cent devastated by Hurricane Irma.
Waterloo Sunset ale, brewed by the re-established Truman's, has arrived this month in two Waterloo pubs.
Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak at the Royal Festival Hall in October to mark the publication of her book.
A new project aims to help visitors experience famous buildings in a new way
London South Bank University has released plans for a St George's Quarter.
Borough Market's Bread Ahead bakery has revealed its recipes for special bread and prize doughnuts in a cook book.
The Park Plaza London Waterloo, although shortlisted, has failed to win the 2017 Carbuncle of the Year award.
The Prince of Wales has agreed to be patron of The Old Vic as it approaches its bicentenary year.
The bi-centenary of the first black police superintendent, who lived in Southwark, has been marked with a graveside memorial service.
Southwark Council has confirmed measures to protect pubs from change of use.
Former Bishop of Sherborne the Rt Revd Graham Kings has been installed as priest-in-charge of St Matthew's at the Elephant.
ITV has applied for planning permission to redevelop its South Bank site with a new headquarters building and a 31-storey residential tower.
Borough Market has installed three free drinking water fountains for visitors as part of a drive to eliminate plastic bottles from the market.
The yellow amphibious vehicles which are a familiar sight on the South Bank and on the River Thames are to disappear due to works on the 'super sewer' project at Albert Embankment.
For the first time since privatisation in 1996, train services to and from Waterloo Station have a new operator: South Western Railway.
Plans to build a 15-storey tower on the site of the Kwik Fit garage in New Kent Road have been revealed by developers Capital Homes.
The church of St George the Martyr in Borough High Street has received grants totalling £12,000 from the National Churches Trust for repairs to the grade II* listed building and the launch of a new social action project.
The Garden Bridge Trust has announced that the proposed footbridge between the South Bank and Temple "cannot be delivered" and the charity will be wound up.
The chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust told Sadiq Khan in June that the charity had found an "alternative guarantor" to underwrite the maintenance costs of the bridge after the Mayor of London withdrew his support.
Sainsbury's opened its twelfth food store in SE1 on Thursday with the launch of a new shop in Westminster Bridge Road.
Three people have been injured after an 'unidentified substance' was delivered to the Feng Sushi restaurant in Stoney Street, close to Borough Market.
Cladding panels are to be removed from the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital over fire safety concerns, less than a year after the award-winning building welcomed its first patients.
A new sculpture placed near HMS Belfast is part of London Bridge City Summer Festival
A Southwark man who sexually assaulted five women during one weekend has been jailed.
Suggestions from the public for the name of a proposed Underground station in Old Kent Road have been published by Transport for London.
Ancient Lammas Day was kept in Borough Market with the blessing of the first bread to be produced from the 2017 harvest.
Leading architects and architectural writers have come together to raise alarm at the possible demolition of Southwark Underground Station.
Transport for London is hoping to raise money by installing sponsorship signs around the Bricklayers Arms roundabout.
The Living Space building next to Waterloo Millennium Green - formerly run by Blackfriars Settlement - is to be managed by Bankside Open Spaces Trust for the next year.
A North Lambeth secondary school has turned its playground into a pop-up car park to raise some extra income during the summer holidays.
People and organisations who have gone above the call of duty to make Southwark's housing estates and sheltered housing better places to live have been recognised at the borough's annual Housing Heroes awards.
The owners of the Everyman Cinemas chain have confirmed they plan to open a new venue in 2020 as part of the redevelopment of the former Vinopolis complex.
Eight years after Rob Wray opened the 50-seater Shortwave Cinema in Bermondsey Square, the venue has been sold to Kent and East Sussex-based Kino Digital.
Southwark's deputy mayor Cllr Jamille Mohammed visited Elephant & Castle last week to officially open the new-look St Mary's Churchyard.
Plans for a major development on Blackfriars Road including SE1's second tallest building - with 288 homes, a 548-room hotel, a music venue, shops and and offices - have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
A City Hall committee has taken the unusual step of using its power of summons to demand that a close aide to the Mayor provides information about the Garden Bridge project.
Dozens of yellow and grey bicycles are now available for hire on the streets of SE1 via a new smartphone app called oBike.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that security barriers installed on eight bridges across the River Thames will remain in place for the "foreseeable future" whilst "a more permeable option" for pedestrians and cyclists is developed.
The Zip World London zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for the rest of the summer after Lambeth's planning applications committee gave the scheme the green light.
Bankside Residents' Forum has urged Southwark Council to support efforts for community-led affordable housing on sites in the Bankside area being redeveloped by Transport for London.
The Spanish National Police have awarded a posthumous medal of merit to Ignacio Echeverría, the Spaniard killed in last month's terrorist attack at London Bridge.
A Roman sarcophagus has been found by archaeologists working on a development site at the corner of Harper Road and Swan Street in Southwark.
A newsagent and off licence in Kennington Road is facing a review of its licence to sell alcohol after claims that "illicit and counterfeit tobacco" was found on the premises.
Three parks in SE1 - Mint Street Park, Nelson Square Gardens and the community garden at Tate Modern - have been awarded 'green flag' status for the first time.
The Malaysian developers of a prominent site on Blackfriars Road could viably provide 50 per cent on-site affordable housing, an independent assessment has shown. At present 61 social rented homes and 227 homes for private sale are proposed.
Southwark councillors have voted unanimously that Her Honour Judge Usha Karu - senior resident judge at Inner London Crown Court - should be given the honorary title Recorder of Southwark.
New research commissioned by the Mayor of London has shown that a quarter of all new-build homes in Southwark are sold to overseas investors.
Part of the award-winning Southwark Underground Station could be demolished a mere two decades after it was built as part of the Jubilee line extension.
Southwark Council is forming a 'multidisciplinary team' to tackle to problems caused by buskers on Bankside this summer, as local residents press the authority to take action on their complaints of noise nuisance.
SE1 will no longer have a police station with a front counter open to the public under plans published by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
The Blavatnik Building at Tate Modern is featured in a new set of postage stamps issued this week by Royal Mail, as the latest stats show that the gallery brought a record-breaking 6.4 million visitors to Bankside last year.
The leader of Southwark Council has promised to take legal action against tenants and leaseholders of council properties who advertise their homes on Airbnb and similar accommodation websites.
The world-famous Royal Brompton heart and lung hospital could swap Chelsea for Lambeth under plans revealed at a St Thomas' Hospital meeting this week.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) says that its investigation into the fatal shooting of the three London Bridge terrorist attackers is now at an "advanced stage".
An emergency phone handset intended to allow the public to seek help in a crisis has been stolen ... from the front wall of Southwark Police Station in Borough High Street.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that the security barriers installed on Thames bridges after the London Bridge terrorist attack are a "temporary measure" and that the police and TfL are looking for long-term solutions.
Tests on the cladding used at Guy's Tower have not revealed any fire safety concerns, according to NHS bosses.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has signalled that he intends to apply more robust scrutiny to proposals for tall buildings in the capital than his predecessor Boris Johnson.
Prime minister Theresa May joined her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull for a visit to the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Monday morning.
Transport for London has named Triangle London Developments as its preferred bidder to redevelop a large plot of vacant land on Southwark Street.
City Hall says that the taxpayer could lose £46.4 million if the Garden Bridge is not built, as Sadiq Khan formally revokes the decision by his predecessor Boris Johnson to underwrite the bridge's future maintenance costs.
A sculpture displayed at Waterloo Underground Station during the Festival of Britain in 1951 has returned to the South Bank this summer after a crowdfunding appeal by Historic England to raise funds for its restoration.
The Metropolitan Police has applied to have the licence of The Coronet at the Elephant & Castle reviewed by Southwark councillors "on the basis that the premises is associated with serious disorder".
Half a century after the last regular steam-hauled Bournemouth Belle luxury train left Waterloo Station, the scene was recreated for a £450-a-head railtour.
Dozens of taxi drivers brought Blackfriars Road to a standstill for two hours during Tuesday evening's rush hour in protest against Transport for London's handling of the cab trade.
Sadiq Khan has rejected a new call from a UKIP London Assembly member to have the European Union flag removed from the flagpoles outside City Hall.
A month on from the London Bridge terrorist attack the Victim Support charity has revealed that 163 people - many of them eyewitnesses - have sought help as they try to come to terms with the horrific incident.
23 attractions, pubs, bars and restaurants around London Bridge have joined forces to hold an Open House Day on Saturday in support of the Red Cross appeal set up after the recent terrorist attack.
Fuel pumps at a service station frequented by the black cab trade were sealed off with 'crime scene' tape this week after a visit from HM Revenue & Customs.
The developer of a recently completed set of tall buildings covered in aluminium cladding panels at Elephant & Castle says the scheme has met all building control and fire safety requirements but there is "no room for complacency".
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has praised the London Ambulance Service paramedics who walked straight in to gunfire at Borough Market on 3 June to treat the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack.
The City of London Corporation is to consider plans to loosen restrictions on filming and photography at Tower Bridge with a view to raising an extra £10,000 a year towards maintenance of the famous structure.
Business minister Margot James has agreed to meet Borough Market traders whose livelihoods have been affected by the recent terrorist attack. Ms James's commitment came in response to a question tabled by Neil Coyle MP.
The City of London Corporation, which owns hundreds of homes in SE1, is to fit new fire doors to all its social housing properties in a project that could cost up to £5 million.
An off-duty Southwark police inspector whose quick actions saved the life of a man suffering a heart attack on the Tube has been commended at an awards ceremony.
NHS bosses are to send samples of the cladding affixed to Guy's Hospital's 34-storey tower for fire safety tests as public buildings come under extra scrutiny after the Grenfell Tower disaster.
A man believed to be in his seventies has suffered "potentially life-changing" injuries in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.
Transport for London and Lambeth Council have launched a public consultation on plans to remodel the junction by the BFI IMAX at Waterloo to create an Elephant & Castle-style two-way traffic system.
Plans to abolish the roundabouts at each end of Lambeth Bridge have been revealed by Transport for London. Segregated cycle lanes are also proposed on the bridge itself.
A major donation to fund research into a cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK is set to benefit patients at Guy's and St Thomas'.
Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce visited London Bridge on Sunday evening to pay tribute to the two Australians who were among the eight people killed in the recent terrorist attack.
Members of London Hardcourt Bike Polo Association have launched a petition calling on Southwark Council to resurface the sports courts in Newington Gardens.
A regular street food market will launch this week at the former Elephant & Castle roundabout.
Borough Market traders, community representatives and local residents gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Friday for a 'Service of Hope' nearly three weeks after the terrorist attack that left eight people dead and closed down the market for 10 days.
A man has been arrested for theft of a motor vehicle after crashing a Jaguar into the wall of a housing estate in Bermondsey.
Southwark Council has confirmed that it will be developing plans for a permanent memorial to victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack, as it announces that flowers placed near the bridge are to be removed.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has praised the "second to none" community spirit of London Bridge after the recent terror attack as he pressed the home secretary for more funding for the NHS and police.
One of the terrorists who carried out the London Bridge attack worked last year for London Underground at Southwark Tube Station, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan confirmed on Thursday.
Southwark Police have lodged an application to have the licence of the Charlie Chaplin pub at the Elephant & Castle suspended by the council after two customers were stabbed on Saturday night.
Plans for a 24-storey office block between Hatfields and Paris Garden have been revealed.
The business which runs the only Post Office in Waterloo and the South Bank is up for sale.
The Grange Road Surgery - based in the 80-year-old Bermondsey Health Centre - is to close at the end of this month, NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group has said.
Plans to build a seven-storey office block beside and above an historic warehouse building in Bermondsey have been put on public display.
Three years after skaters were locked in dispute with Southbank Centre over the future of their space below the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the two sides have launched a joint effort to raise funds so that free creative activities can continue to flourish.
Southwark's housing chief says that the council has no high-rise blocks covered in cladding panels similar to those at Grenfell Tower - but that it has made enquiries about fire safety at private skyscrapers such as Elephant & Castle's Strata SE1 tower.
A man has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment - suspended for 18 months - after being found guilty of illegally sub-letting his council flat on the Rockingham Estate close to Elephant & Castle.
A Waterloo Bridge-inspired bench has been placed in St John's Waterloo churchyard on the 200th anniversary of the first bridge being opened.
Union Street and Redcross Way were filled with people, stalls and activity on Sunday for The Great Get Together Bankside, part of the nationwide initiative inspired by the late Jo Cox MP.
Eight candles - one to represent each of the people killed in the London Bridge terror attack - were placed on the altar of Southwark Cathedral by pupils from a local school as part of a 'service of hope' attended by the Countess of Wessex on Friday.
On Thursday morning Jodie Kidd joined members of the Special Boat Service Association to kayak down the Thames from Lambeth Pier to Butler's Wharf.
Prince Harry visited Borough Market on Thursday morning to meet traders and others affected by the recent terrorist attack.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has written to the prime minister to urge her to visit Borough Market to meet traders and residents affected by the recent terrorist attack.
Representatives of Southwark's community and voluntary sector came together on Tuesday for the annual commemoration of Thomas Cure, Elizabethan benefactor of the United St Saviour's Charity.
London South Bank University (LSBU) is calling for all the extended members of the university family to come forward and share their memories and reminiscences as part of a project to celebrate the institution's 125th birthday.
Plans to add a two-storey extension to the Accommodation London Bridge hotel in Great Dover Street have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan came to Borough Market on Wednesday morning to witness the reopening of the market after a 10-day shutdown in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed 8 people.
A new Ofsted report has highlighted Kintore Way Nursery School's "exciting" curriculum, its "culture of trust and mutual respect" and the "motivated and committed staff".
Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby was among a group of more than 80 walkers who followed a circuitous 50 km route from St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth to Guy's Hospital in Southwark to raise money for a cancer care charity.
Borough Market will reopen on Wednesday 14 June, a week and a half after a terrorist attack that killed eight people. The market will have extra trading days on the next two Sundays to help local businesses recover.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans to send eastbound buses on routes 53 and 363 over the Bricklayers Arms Flyover, cutting journey times and skipping two bus stops.
David Lan is to step down after 17 years as artistic director of the Young Vic theatre in Waterloo.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark, the Most Revd Peter Smith, came to the Church of the Most Precious Blood in The Borough on Sunday morning to celebrate Mass as the local community comes to terms with last week's terrorist attack.
Southwark Cathedral reopened for worshippers and visitors on Sunday after an enforced seven-day shutdown in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack.
Police investigating the London Bridge terrorist attack have spoken to 262 people from 19 countries, with 78 described as 'significant witnesses'. They believe there are many other witnesses who have yet to speak to police, and urge them to come forward.
The neighbourhood policing inspector for north Southwark has spoken of his experience as one of the first officers on the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Saturday 3 June.
Members of a local Welsh choir brought some much-needed cheer to the Borough on Friday evening when they gathered to sing outside a local pub.
Borough Market has established a trader support fund to help those individuals and businesses who have suffered losses as a result of its temporary closure.
Neil Coyle has been re-elected as Bermondsey & Old Southwark's Labour MP, seeing off an attempt by Lib Dem Sir Simon Hughes to wrest back his former seat.
Labour's Kate Hoey has been re-elected as MP for Vauxhall - with an increased majority - despite a high-profile anti-Brexit campaign by the Lib Dems.
We're at the counts in both Southwark and Lambeth to bring you the latest overnight.
Southwark Council's chief executive has condemned newspapers and broadcasters for showing video clips of the terrorist attack in Stoney Street on Saturday night.
Residents and businesses around Borough Market have been told that the police operation to examine the scene of last week's terrorist attack is likely to continue till Sunday night.
Metal and concrete security barriers were installed on Blackfriars Bridge in the early hours of Thursday morning, after similar defences were installed on other Thames crossings earlier in the week.
The Portland stone base of the Southwark Needle at London Bridge has been covered with dozens of sticky notes carrying messages of peace and hope after last Saturday's terrorist attack which left eight people dead.
The Southwark police officers who were the first on the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Saturday night returned to the bridge on Wednesday to lay floral tributes to the victims.
Imams and Islamic scholars from around the UK gathered at London Bridge on Wednesday to lay flowers close to the scene of Saturday's terrorist attack.
The Metropolitan Police has thanked people who live and work in Bankside and London Bridge for their "patience, hospitality and goodwill" as a major forensic examination continues.
Members of the Bankside community - led by Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral - gathered outside Tate Modern on Tuesday as the nation held a minute's silence for the victims of the London Bridge attack.
Listen as Kate Hoey talks about those photos with Nigel Farage during the Brexit flotilla, and why she's not afraid to challenge her Labour colleagues on Lambeth Council.
Lib Dem George Turner tells us why Labour and Conservative members are backing his anti-Brexit election campaign in Vauxhall, and voices his anger about property developers' activity on the South Bank.
Listen as Lib Dem candidate Sir Simon Hughes tells us how he intends to challenge Southwark on affordable housing and why he believes the need to tackle knife crime is rising up the political agenda.
Listen as Labour's Neil Coyle talks about his proudest achievements during two years as MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark, and why he thinks you should vote for him again on Thursday.
Listen to our interview with UKIP candidate Elizabeth Jones as she explains why her party remains relevant even though its principal aim - Brexit - is on the verge of being achieved.
Green candidate John Tyson talks about why Caroline Lucas motivated him to join the party, and his assessment of the election race in Bermondsey.
Conservative parliamentary candidate Siobhan Baillie talks about her campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.
Listen to our interview with James Clarke as we discuss Brexit, liberalisation of drug laws and getting religion out of primary schools
Theatres and galleries in SE1 have issued a joint statement in the wake of Saturday's terrorist attack at London Bridge. Read it in full below.
Ten people are dead - including three suspects shot by police - after a terrorist attack on London Bridge and in Borough Market on Saturday night.
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A scheme to complete a development on Tower Bridge Road - which was begun in 2001 but has never been completed or fully occupied - has been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Vauxhall constituency hustings in Waterloo attracted a large audience for a lively two hour debate.
ITV is planning to build a 38-storey tower with up to 270 flats on the site of London Television Centre on the South Bank.
Listen as the six candidates to be Bermondsey & Old Southwark's next member of parliament take questions from the public at the church of St Mary Newington.
The Waterloo Job Shop in Lower Marsh has launched a new project to help local jobseekers aged 50+ to get back into work.
Security staff from the South Bank Patrol have been commended for their response to the Westminster Bridge attack on 22 March.
The Travelodge in Waterloo Road is one of the first hotels in the chain to offer new 'premium economy' SuperRooms for an extra £10-£20 with perks including a Lavazza coffee machine and a free KitKat.
A green wall could be installed at the side of Lambeth North Underground Station as part of a new set of measures to tackle poor air quality across the borough.
Watch as five of the candidates to be Bermondsey & Old Southwark's next MP answer questions from the public at Southwark Cathedral.
The streets of north Southwark could soon be adorned by 'smart benches' which offer a lot more than just a place to sit.
Two men who randomly targeted a pair of middle-aged brothers walking home to a Bermondsey estate and subjected them to a violent attack have been sentenced to a total of 20 years in prison.
The new owners of land in Ufford Street formerly occupied by Southwark College have announced plans for a 275-room hotel.
Southwark's troubled further education college is to merge with a Newcastle-based group this summer.
A giant zip wire offering views of Parliament and Lambeth Palace could be installed in Archbishop's Park this summer if plans are approved by Lambeth Council.
London South Bank University plans to demolish an Edwardian school building and a 1990s social housing block on its campus near Elephant & Castle.
The Metropolitan Police has installed a giant digital sign in Waterloo Road urging passengers arriving at the station not to give money to beggars.
Southwark's Labour administration has admitted that it won't meet its commitment to build 1,500 new council homes by 2018, with just 400 to be completed by the end of that year.
Traders from the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre addressed a meeting of Southwark cabinet on Tuesday to air their concerns about the proposed redevelopment.
The Mayor of Southwark and the Russian ambassador joined the annual Victory Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Tuesday morning.
Just three years after it opened, the owners of the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo hotel in Waterloo Road want to add an eight-storey extension.
Southwark Council has set up a team of planning and regeneration officers to lead the reinvention of the Old Kent Road.
Transport for London is to press ahead with plans for a Quietway cycle crossing of Borough High Street at the Union Street and Newcomen Street junction despite public consultation revealing 63 per cent opposition to the scheme.
The Mayor of Southwark and the Bishop of Woolwich visited St Jude's Primary School last month for the official opening of a new entrance.
Firefighters are urging people to take extra care when using electric heaters after a fire at a block of flats on Bath Terrace last month.
A cyclist was taken to hospital on Friday afternoon after he was hit by a scaffolding lorry at the Elephant & Castle junction.
A patient at St Thomas' Hospital who repeatedly stabbed another patient while he slept has been jailed.
A Luxembourg-based development company founded in Bratislava has bought Elizabeth House next to Waterloo Station in York Road.
During May the Royal Oak pub in Tabard Street has rebadged its Harvey's Mild Ale as Archivist Ale in tribute to local historian Stephen Humphrey who died last year.
The future of the Garden Bridge is now in severe doubt after Mayor of London Sadiq Khan declined to provide maintenance funding guarantees the project requires before work can start.
Borough Market trader Ratan Mondal - who runs the Tea2You stall - brought the first flush of Darjeeling to Southwark Cathedral on Thursday to be blessed by the Dean of Southwark.
Detectives have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on board a bus near the Elephant & Castle.
Lambeth Council is preparing to enter formal talks with the Oasis group of charities over the potential redevelopment of the Oasis Academy Johanna primary school site in Waterloo, to include an expanded school, homes, offices and a public library.