Cllr Adedokun Lasaki, who has represented South Bermondsey for the Liberal Democrats since 2006, has applied to join the Labour Party.
Streetcar has won the contract to launch almost 100 on-street car club bays across Southwark, including more than 30 in SE1.
The Shell Centre, the Hayward Gallery and the IBM Building are among more than a dozen buildings in the Waterloo area to be included on Lambeth Council's new list of buildings and local architectural or historic interest.
250 hand-painted life-size fibreglass baby elephants will appear on the streets of London this summer - including many locations around SE1.
Environment secretary Hilary Benn and Bill Bryson, president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, met street cleaners on the South Bank on Tuesday morning ahead of a summit to tackle the blight of litter.
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