Jon Abbott has been appointed to the role of Elephant and Castle project director by Southwark Council.
A boy in his mid-teens was shot on Saturday at Lyly House on the Lawson Estate off Great Dover Street.
A new wildlife garden is to be created at Christ Church Garden, an important green space in Blackfriars Road.
There are just three days left to nominate people who have given exceptional voluntary service for a Southwark Stars award.
British Transport Police have released a photo of a man wanted for questioning over an assault on an amateur photographer.
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