Lambeth Council has been exploring the idea of inviting wealthy residents of the borough to pay a voluntary surcharge on their council tax to help fund local services.
A public inquiry into plans to redevelop a 1930s Waterloo housing estate formerly owned by the Church Commissioners has been cut short after developer Grainger reached an eleventh-hour deal with Lambeth Council.
A charity linked to Guy's Hospital is planning to erect a fence around a garden on the hospital campus to keep out rough sleepers and protect students living in the adjacent accommodation block.
Supreme Court president Lady Hale has used an address at Southwark Cathedral to urge the next government to properly fund the justice system after nearly a decade of "swingeing" cuts.
The Elephant & Castle branch of Sainsbury's in New Kent Road was sealed off by police on Sunday afternoon as officers investigated the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman near St Thomas' Hospital in the early hours of Tuesday are appealing for assistance in identifying a man shown in CCTV footage.
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.
Bermondsey's Leathermarket Gardens have been closed by Southwark Council for investigations into unexpected ground movements.
A new public artwork by Idris Khan OBE has been unveiled at the foot of the One Blackfriars skyscraper.
Planning decisions in the South Bank and Waterloo will have to take account of new policies drawn up by local people after residents and businesses approved a neighbourhood plan at a referendum held on Thursday.
The firm behind an Elephant & Castle skyscraper has been served with a planning contravention notice by Southwark Council after it found that residents of shared ownership flats are not able to use the gym and rooftop lounge available to private tenants.
Doorkins Magnificat has met the Queen and featured in her own children's book during her 10-year residence at Southwark Cathedral. Now she's retired from duties at the cathedral.
Southbank Centre creative director Madani Younis has resigned after a year in the role in order to "pursue new creative opportunities".
Residents and businesses in the South Bank and Waterloo area will this week be invited to vote on a new planning policy document written and devised by local people.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in the Tibetan Peace Garden at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park have released details of a man they would like to speak to.
The City of London Corporation - which is landlord for more than 1,000 SE1 homes - should improve people's health by changing the strict pets policies it keeps on its housing estates, an academic has said.
Two men have been arrested in Belgium in connection with the death of a 24-year-old man at Elephant & Castle Undergound Station in September.
The Most Revd Michael Bowen, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark from 1977 to 2003, has died aged 89. He hosted Pope John Paul II's visit to Southwark in 1982.
The church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey Street - one of the oldest buildings in the area - has been added to Historic England's heritage at risk register.
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a teenager was left fighting for his life following a stabbing in Druid Street earlier this month.
Plans for a new 31-storey office-led development on the Elizabeth House site in York Road - next to Waterloo Station - have won the backing of Lambeth councillors.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans for an office block above Southwark Tube Station, as part of a scheme that will also see new council homes developed alongside nearby Styles House.
Specially trained police wearing climbing helmets and harnesses were called to Bankside on Tuesday morning to remove Extinction Rebellion activists who set up structures outside Tate Modern as part of their call for faster action to tackle climate change.
The London Assembly has published its report on the Garden Bridge debacle - and has urged Parliament's public accounts committee to mount a further probe into the project which has left the taxpayer with a £43 million bill.
Plans for a 220-room hotel in the car park of a Blackfriars Road office block have been vetoed by a planning inspector who has dismissed the developer's appeal against Southwark councillors' decision to reject the scheme.
Foster & Partners are to design a 'landmark' building to replace the 1960s Colechurch House at the southern end of London Bridge, it was announced on Monday.
The Thames Path was cordoned off on Thursday lunchtime whilst firefighters rescued a fox that had become trapped on the abutment of the old Blackfriars Railway Bridge.
The Ruby Lucy hotel currently being built in Lower Marsh is planning to expand even before the building has been completed.
Utility firms could face a daily charge of £350 for digging up pavements around the IMAX junction at Waterloo, Westminster Bridge and London Bridge Station under new proposals from Transport for London.
The Mayor of London will provide face-to-face support to help small businesses prepare for Brexit - and one of the advice centres will be located on the Albert Embankment.
Southwark Council has launched a public consultation on plans to create segregated cycle lanes on Borough Road in connection with the proposed Southwark Spine bike route.
Police are appealing for witnesses and any drivers with dashcam footage to contact them following a fight at the Elephant & Castle in which a 16-year-old boy was stabbed.
Southwark Council is inviting local residents to comment on proposals to build new council homes on the grassed area at the corner of Balaclava Road and Fort Road in South Bermondsey.
New council homes could be built less than 150 yards from the Bricklayers Arms junction under plans currently subject to consultation by Southwark Council.
Plans to build a block of nine flats on the site of the former Black Horse pub between Great Dover Street and Tabard Street have been submitted to Southwark Council.
Developers seeking permission for a nine-storey building on New Kent Road have flipped their proposal from a 'compact living' scheme of micro-apartments to a 'mid-market' hotel.
Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Druid Street on Sunday evening.
A man from Elephant & Castle who bit a police officer after being arrested for shouting racial abuse on a plane has been convicted of assault.
201 years after its first opened, Waterloo's Old Vic theatre has marked the completion of the restoration of its front-of-house areas, including a much-anticipated doubling of toilet provision for theatregoers.
A ban on street gambling and 'cup and ball' games on the Lambeth side of Westminster Bridge is set to be extended into 2022, as the authority fines hundreds of offenders.
Tower Bridge, Tooley Street and London Bridge were part of London's biggest celebration of Car Free Day on Sunday.
Plans for a 21-storey tower on a back street near the Elephant & Castle have been approved by Southwark councillors.
The promoters of a plan to build a privately funded tram route linking Camberwell with London Bridge via the Elephant & Castle have once again urged Southwark Council to help them take the scheme forward.
An engineer working on the moving walkway at Waterloo Underground Station died in the early hours of Wednesday.
Tributes have been paid to Rt Revd Roy Williamson, Anglican Bishop of Southwark in the 1990s, who has died aged 86.
A convenience store on the South Bank is to offer Post Office services from October.
The sun shone on Bermondsey Street on Saturday as thousands of people enjoyed the annual festival, now in its 13th year.
SE1's newest secondary school - the Haberdashers' Aske's Borough Academy - welcomed its first 180 pupils last week.
The new Co-op store at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened its doors to customers on Saturday morning.
The man who died after he was stabbed at Elephant & Castle Station on Sunday night has been named by police as 24-year-old Norman Bertran-Tavarez.
A man described by police as a 'dangerous predator' has pleaded guilty to rape and kidnap in relation to incidents in Great Dover Street and Borough High Street.
Detectives investigating a double stabbing at Elephant & Castle on Sunday night which left one man dead and another injured have issued an urgent appeal for witnesses to come forward.
The new Premier Inn being built on land next to Southwark College in The Cut was last week 'topped out' as construction work reached its highest point.
For the next few weeks passengers at London Bridge Station will be able to enjoy four installations using plants and materials recycled from the RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival.
Police are appealing to trace a man who came to the assistance of a woman who had been the victim of a violent robbery in Waterloo last month.
Police have released CCTV images of two men they wish to trace in connection with a robbery at Elephant & Castle Underground Station earlier this month.
The 30th anniversary of the Marchioness disaster was marked on Monday and Tuesday with special events on Bankside and at Southwark Cathedral.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Bankside, near the Tate Modern gallery.
Nearly a century after Frederick Evans opened his bicycle shop in Kennington Road, the successor to the first Evans Cycles shop - now in The Cut - could soon be turned into a restaurant.
A public inquiry into plans to build a 10-storey 'lifestyle hotel' in the car park of a Blackfriars Road office building has heard its first evidence.
A teenager has been arrested after a child was thrown from the Tate Modern open-air viewing gallery on Bankside.
Officers investigating the rape of a woman in the park at Dickens Square are appealing for a possible witness to come forward.
Police are appealing for the public's help to find a missing 26-year-old man who was last seen in the South Bank area.
Scenes for a Victoria sci-fi drama by the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer were filmed in Trinity Church Square on Wednesday.
The cafe and restaurant chain Benugo has been fined thousands of pounds after an employee sold a bottle of beer to a 15-year-old during an undercover operation run by Lambeth Council.
Ambitious plans by St John's Waterloo to upgrade the church to better serve the local community and London as a whole have received the ecclesiastical equivalent of planning permission.
Waterloo Millennium Green has been turned into a campsite for environmental activists taking part in Extinction Rebellion's week of climate change action in London.
Detectives investigating the death of McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards - who was fatally stabbed near the Elephant & Castle in May - have charged a teenager with his murder.
The Old Kent Road has been shortlisted to receive a share of £675 million from the Government's Future High Streets fund.
Lambeth Council is to spend a sum in excess of £10 million buying an undisclosed plot of land in Waterloo that the authority says represents "both a short and longer term development opportunity".
A new organisation set up to protect and improve the riverside path in front of Butler's Wharf has launched a survey to gather local opinions.
Transport for London says that it is planning to expand the number of Santander Cycles docking stations near London Bridge Station to enable more commuters to use the bike hire scheme.
Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Government to provide legal aid to all families at coroner's inquests into terror attacks.
A Lambeth councillor has launched a petition calling for the recently announced Windrush memorial - proposed for Waterloo Station - to be built in Brixton instead.
Describing it as a "sensational feat of engineering," the Twentieth Century Society has included the BFI IMAX at Waterloo on its list of the top 10 modern buildings at risk of demolition.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has awarded £50,000 towards the cost of installing a sculpture created by local people at the corner of Bermondsey Street and Whites Grounds.
Lambeth and Southwark councils are proposing to loan The Old Vic £7.5 million towards the theatre's £12 million plan for a new annex on Waterloo Road.
Waterloo and the South Bank will have a new MP after the next general election as Kate Hoey announces she will not seek re-selection as the Labour candidate for Vauxhall.
Detectives are appealing for the victim of an assault to come forward and contact them.
A year and a half after the closure of the Great Dover Street branch, the Post Office says it has given up on trying to find a new operator.
Southwark Council will work with the promoters of gay club night XXL to find it a new home in the borough as it faces relocation to make way for a new development, a cabinet member has said.
The Avondale Square Estate off the Old Kent Road is one of the venues owned by the City of London Corporation to be touted to movie location scouts to help the Square Mile authority raise its income.
A Boris Johnson premiership could be good news for the prospects of a Bakerloo line extension via the Old Kent Road, a Southwark Council officer has said.
The Co-op is to open a new food store at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, replacing the Tesco Metro supermarket which closed earlier this year.
A grade II listed phone box at London Bridge has been turned into a salad bar.
Plans to impose a Late Night Levy on Southwark venues that sell alcohol after midnight have moved a step closer as the borough's licensing committee agreed to recommend the measure to next month's full council meeting.
The footbridge across the mouth of St Saviour's Dock has reopened to the public as repair works near completion.
Waterloo Station has been confirmed as the location for a permanent monument to honour immigrants to the UK from the Windrush generation, the Prime Minister has announced.
A new 'community hub' is to open in part of the space recently vacated by Tesco at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
Advertisements for foods with a high fat, salt or sugar content - and alcoholic drinks - will be banned from billboard sites owned by Southwark Council after a decision by the borough's cabinet on Tuesday.
A plaque has been unveiled in Bermondsey to tell the story of Jonathan Tyers, after whom the Tyers Estate and Tyers Gate are named.
Southwark's network of neighbourhood-level community councils has been dismantled after 16 years to make way for a new system of ward-based meetings.
The number of HGVs has dropped, air quality has improved and the street is more popular with cyclists since an experimental width restriction was introduced on Harper Road and Bath Terrace.
The historic Thomas a Becket pub in the Old Kent Road has reopened as a Vietnamese restaurant.
SE1's only Michelin-starred restaurant wants to build an extra floor.
Healthwatch Southwark has published a report on its visit to Tower Bridge Care Home which was prompted by concerns about a rodent infestation and contamination of residents' belongings with droppings.
A local councillor is urging the Mayor to consider third-party sponsorship to revive the RV1 bus service which ran for the last time on Friday.
Cllr Humaira Ali has been selected by local Liberal Democrats as their prospective parliamentary candidate for the Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency.
This month is the centenary of the birth of Sam Wanamaker, the man whose vision and determination led to the construction of a replica of Shakespeare's Globe on Bankside.
A Waterloo street was cordoned off by police on Sunday night after a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound.
Detectives investigating a violent robbery at Waterloo Station have released a CCTV image of two men they wish to speak with in connection with the incident.
Two men have been given suspended prison sentences for money-laundering offences after they sought to profit from the work of rogue traders who took advantage of an elderly Bermondsey man.
A magistrate from North Lambeth has been given a suspended sentence for her part in a £61,500 fraud, following an investigation by Metropolitan Police detectives.
The Rt Revd John Wilson is to become the next Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark, as the Most Revd Peter Smith retires after nine years in the role.
Archbishop's Park will again feature a zip wire this summer, bringing in £50,000 for Lambeth Council.
Amanda Pritchard - chief executive of Guy's and St Thomas' - has been appointed as NHS chief operating officer, making her the second most senior figure in the health service in England.
Transport for London has launched a consultation on plans to introduce lower speed limits on all roads it controls in the congestion charge zone by May next year.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan lit a candle of remembrance on the altar of Southwark Cathedral on Monday evening as part of a service to mark the second anniversary of the terrorist attack on London Bridge.
Lambeth Council and Transport for London are to spend half a million pounds exploring the potential for a high-rise development on the site of the BFI IMAX cinema in Waterloo.
Waterloo-based charity Oasis is calling on local people to sign a petition urging the Mayor of London to support the organisation's bid to acquire the former Kennington Police Station.
Plans for a development of 109 "compact living" studio and one-bedroom flats on New Kent Road - some of which the developer admits are smaller than national space standards - have been submitted to Southwark Council.
The York Road entrance to Waterloo Underground Station has reopened after a three-and-a-half year closure during the redevelopment of the Shell Centre as Southbank Place.
Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a man received life-changing injuries when he was attacked on London Bridge earlier this month.
The owner of a restaurant in the Old Kent Road has been fined £1,500 for poor food hygiene - but Southwark Council says it is disappointed with the lenient sentence imposed.
Police officers investigating an incident where a man is reported to have spat at random people at London Bridge Station have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.
The London Fire Brigade has served an enforcement notice on London Underground, citing eight breaches of fire safety rules at London Bridge Tube Station.
A former mineral water and ginger beer bottling works just off the Old Kent Road has been protected by Southwark Council from the risk of demolition.
Transport for London has described the RV1 as "one of central London's emptiest bus routes" as it prepares to withdraw the service from Saturday 15 June.
Transport for London has warned that only 9,000 of the 25,000 new homes planned for the Old Kent Road area can be built unless or until the Bakerloo line extension is in place.
Plans for a 905-bedroom student residence in a 39-storey tower to be built next to Guy's Hospital and London Bridge Station have been approved by Southwark Council.
A crowdfunded legal challenge to Southwark Council's decision to approve the controversial redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre will reach the High Court in July.
Southwark Council has won one of London's largest proceeds of crime (confiscation order) claims from an unscrupulous landlord who chopped three flats in London Bridge into around 20 cramped studios and bedsits - putting profits before the quality of life
Local gardener and beekeeper Carole Wright has been selected to join the 2019 England team who will lead a two week community walk across the nation between 17 May and 2 June.
Two teenagers who threatened staff at an Elephant & Castle estate agent's office with a hunting knife and stole their phones have been sentenced to a total of eight years in custody.
Waterloo Foodbank has reported a 77 per cent increase in the number of emergency food parcels given to local people, as it publishes statistics for the year to the end of March.
A Waterloo man is among 12 members of an organised crime group who have been jailed for their part in multiple robberies and moped offences across London.
Detectives investigating the murder of McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards in Tiverton Street last Sunday are today returning to the scene of the attack as part of a renewed appeal for information from the local community.
Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager near the Elephant & Castle have named the victim as McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards and issued a new appeal for information.
Marion Marples - teacher, pilgrim, community worker and co-owner of this website - died suddenly on Tuesday 30 April.
Police have launched a murder investigation after an 18-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tiverton Street near the Elephant & Castle on Sunday evening.
Tower Bridge and London Bridge could be closed to traffic for a day in September to celebrate international Car Free Day.
Tesco Metro at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre - shut for more than three weeks for pest control work - has now closed permanently.
Ian Keatley has been appointed as Southwark Cathedral's new director of music, succeeding Peter Wright who retires this summer after 31 years in the role.
There were three empty chairs in the chamber of City Hall on Monday as trustees of the charity behind the failed Garden Bridge refused to submit to face-to-face scrutiny by members of the London Assembly.
Staff and parents from Coin Street Children's Centre travelled to Lambeth Town Hall on Monday to watch the borough's cabinet agree to withdraw the £124,000 annual funding the service currently receives.
Waterloo Bridge was closed to motor traffic on Monday as climate change activists took over the bridge as part of an international wave of civil disobedience to call for action on climate change.
The RV1 bus route will be discontinued in June this year as Transport for London reveals its revised plans to reshape and reduce the bus network in Central London.
Concerns for Southwark's LGBT+ spaces have been raised, with the number of LGBT+ venues in the borough declining and under threat from new development.
"Patients have not been significantly harmed" as a result of failures by the Nexus Health Group GP practice, councillors have been told. The practice is currently in special measures after being rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission.
The Charity Commission has published a report on the trust behind the "high profile and expensive failure" of the Garden Bridge, and has made recommendations to avoid similar situations arising in future.
The City of London Corporation has reached agreement with Tower Hamlets to work together to prevent illegal street trading on Tower Bridge. The Square Mile authority already has arrangements with Southwark Council.
Sainsbury's has launched a new own-brand range of frozen foods under the name Stamford Street Food Company, inspired by the company's long links with the SE1 area.
London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) came into force on Monday in the centre of the capital.
Team London Bridge has announced the 10 projects in North Southwark to receive backing from the £15,000 Building Communities Fund supported by local businesses.
A new era for Southwark's further education college began last month when its new principal - Annette Cast - took up her role.
The Africa Centre is seeking a design team for works to upgrade the charity's Great Suffolk Street premises.
South Bank restaurateur and businessman Ibrahim Dogus is to be the next Mayor of Lambeth.
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