The Rockingham Estate near the Elephant & Castle has been chosen as one of the testbeds for Southwark's new 'Great Estates' programme.
52 homes above Waterloo Tube Station intended as 'extra care' accommodation for the elderly will instead be made available to staff working for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
Police officers in North Southwark have circulated a warning about a recent spate of phone snatches in the London Bridge and Elephant & Castle areas.
The TSB bank has told customers of its Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre branch that it will close down on 28 February 2020.
The play 'Murder in the Cathedral' by TS Eliot is beginning a nationwide tour at Southwark Cathedral to mark the 850th anniversary of St Thomas Becket's death.
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