The founder of the National Trust and the historic Tower Bridge Road pie and mash shop are to be recognised with Southwark blue plaques.
Commuters entering the Bankside area on Wednesday were handed bars of Fairtrade chocolate along with cards promoting the relaunched Better Bankside website.
The Table, the Southwark Street eatery run by architects Allies and Morrison, has won the Best Cheap Eats category of the Time Out Eating and Drinking awards.
Local Lib Dem councillors took to the streets earlier this month to campaign against budget cuts to health services in Southwark as a result of overspends in other areas.
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