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.
Keppel Row - a traffic-free alleyway parallel to Southwark Street - has been revamped with new planting and an innovative drainage scheme as part of a scheme to provide walking routes which avoid the poor air quality on traffic-clogged main roads.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a lorry in Tower Bridge Road on Friday morning. The victim is in a critical condition in hospital.
Police have issued an image of a man they would like to trace after he came to the aid of a woman who was raped near London Bridge at approximately 3.30am on 1 November 2018.
Arts and culture workers joined a procession along the South Bank and Bankside on Wednesday to highlight the urgent need for action to tackle climate change.
Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information after a teenage boy was stabbed in Bermondsey's Grange Road in February.
New retail space has been offered to 36 businesses set to be displaced from the Elephant & Castle shopping centre and market – but campaigners say that many traders have been left out of the plans.
First of all they blamed "technical issues", then "maintenance" and then "an incident beyond our control" - but now Tesco has confirmed that its Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre store is closed for pest control works.
Waterloo-based adult education institution Morley College is set for one of the biggest shakeups in its 130-year history as it prepares to merge with Kensington & Chelsea College.
Passengers waiting for trains at the newly rebuilt London Bridge Station will soon have somewhere to sit with an extra 250 new seats due to be installed soon.
Guy's and St Thomas' are among ten hospitals in the most polluted areas of London which will be equipped with new air quality monitors to measure levels of toxic air and help protect patients and staff.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visited Dockhead Fire Station this week to see first-hand new life-saving equipment being used by the London Fire Brigade, following extra funding from City Hall in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.
A Government minister has defended the decision to commit £30 million of Whitehall funds to the failed Garden Bridge. Andrew Jones MP said it was "unfortunate" that the scheme had not been built.
A pension fund has bought the freehold of the Travelodge London Southwark in Union Street for £56.3 million.
A 15-metre work of art at the high altar of Southwark Cathedral in the latest of a series of contemporary art installations to mark the season of Lent.
The South Bank will be promoted as one of London's most desirable places to visit as part of campaign to encourage domestic tourism within the UK.
The £43 million of public money spent on the failed Garden Bridge is to be debated by MPs in the Commons chamber next week after Labour's Rupa Huq secured an adjournment debate.
A development of more than 1,100 homes in buildings up to 48 storeys high - on the Old Kent Road site occupied by B&Q, Halfords and Pets at Home - has been approved by Southwark councillors.
Proposals to redevelop the Lambeth Mission & St Mary's building in Lambeth Road with a new Methodist church and a 12-storey Premier Inn hotel have been rejected by the borough's planning applications committee.
With the final closure of Kennington Police Station due this month, the building has now been formally designated as an 'asset of community value' under the Localism Act.
Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation after an improvised explosive device was sent to the post room at Waterloo Station and two other locations in the capital.
A group which runs eight NHS GP surgeries across North Southwark - serving 74,000 patients - has received the lowest possible rating after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Campaigners seeking judicial review of Southwark Council's decision to approve the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London College of Communication have launched a crowdfunding appeal.
Four new water bottle refill stations at Guy's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital could help to prevent the use of 150,000 plastic bottles each year according to NHS bosses.
The Government minister responsible for parks and green spaces has visited St John's Churchyard in Waterloo to see how volunteers and council staff are working together to maintain and improve the gardens.
The public toilets at the busiest railway station in the country are now free to use after Network Rail abolished the 30p charge.
The Worshipful Company of Woolmen has requested that London Bridge be closed to all traffic for a day – except for the four-legged kind.
Described as "a unique take on the boutique hotel experience", the former Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court in Tooley Street has once again opened its doors.
Southbank Centre is launching a new scheme to offer a free classical night out in the company of a leading musician to audiences who have never previously heard a live classical concert - including locals living or working near the South Bank.
Capital Kebab House in The Cut - currently in the running for a British Kebab Award - was last year fined £60,000 by the Home Office for not complying with illegal working legislation.
The London School of Economics has plans for a "substantially improved and larger facility" on the site of its Bankside House hall of residence opposite Tate Modern, it emerged last month.
Plans to redevelop the Lambeth Mission & St Mary's Methodist church with a new 12-storey Premier Inn face rejection by councillors next week over fears that hotel provision in the area has reached saturation level.
A Government minister has told Parliament that the Charity Commission "has seen no evidence to date that the eventual failure of the [Garden Bridge] project was as a result of failings or omissions on the part of the trustees".
The owners of the Golden Hinde replica have revealed radical plans for a new museum and visitor centre at St Mary Overie Dock, Bankside.
Bankside residents protesting against plans to axe the RV1 bus service have staged a protest along the route.
A 17-year-old boy is said to be in a life-threatening condition after he was stabbed in Grange Road, Bermondsey, late on Saturday night.
The chair of Borough Market's trustees has warned that some of the market's traders face "the very real prospect of ... being destroyed almost overnight" in the event that the UK crashes out of the European Union without a deal.
"Clever" illegal hawkers are playing a cat-and-mouse game of two halves on Tower Bridge by skipping across local authority boundaries to sell peanuts and trinkets.
More than a decade in the making, work has finally begun on the new premises for the Central School of Ballet in Hatfields on the Southwark / Lambeth boundary.
170 motorists caught speeding in Long Lane received warning letters from the Metropolitan Police in 2018, with 117 also caught breaking the limit on Southwark Bridge Road.
A man has been jailed for more than 14 months after he kicked and punched a member of the public in an unprovoked attack at a bus stop on London Bridge and then racially abused the police officer who arrested him.
Free-to-view public fireworks displays on the River Thames in central London will be a thing of the past if City of London Corporation members rubber-stamp plans to permanently axe the pyrotechnics that mark the end of Lord Mayor's Show day each November.
A blue plaque marking the site of the studio where artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman lived and worked in the 1970s has been unveiled at Butler's Wharf.
After a three year gap, McDonald's has returned to London Bridge with the opening of a new takeaway in railway arch on Tooley Street.
Climate change activists blocked traffic on Southwark Street and Southwark Bridge Road on Sunday with the aim of disrupting London Fashion Week events at Tate Modern.
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw - last week awarded the UK's highest honour for architecture - says that of all the buildings he has designed, he is most proud of the former Eurostar terminal at Waterloo International.
Pubs, bars and clubs in Southwark which serve alcohol between midnight and 6am could face extra charges of up to £4,400 a year to help meet the costs of policing and regulating the borough's late night economy.
Charities and social enterprises risk being priced out of Southwark, the chief executive of an organisation that provides office space for the third sector has warned - as it prepared to redevelop one of its sites.
Two men have been convicted of stealing free newspapers at London Bridge Station in what is believed to be the first ruling of its kind.
Thames Valley Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing a girl who is missing from Bracknell and may be in the South Bank and Waterloo area.
Lambeth Council has felled the three silver birch trees outside the Waterloo Action Centre which won a temporary reprieve from the axe before last year's local elections.
Lambeth councillors have received a petition with 2,075 signatures urging a rethink of plans to remove funding from some of the borough's children's centres, including Coin Street in Waterloo.
A gun-toting 'SWAT team' was seen at the entrance to St George's Cathedral on Wednesday as a film crew took over the building to shoot scenes set in New York.
A further £5 million of public money will be paid to the Garden Bridge Trust to meet the failed charity's winding-up costs, including reimbursing some of the donors to the controversial Thames footbridge project.
A mere 35 homes - eight of them for social rent - are now proposed for the Transport for London-owned site in Southwark Street where Mayor of London Sadiq Khan once claimed that 120 homes could be built.
A high court judge has dismissed a bid by five residents of the Neo Bankside development to have part of the viewing gallery at Tate Modern's Blavatnik Building closed off to prevent tourists looking into their homes.
Plans have been revealed for a 19-storey tower on the corner of Rockingham Street and Tiverton Street.
A kebab shop in Waterloo popular with local emergency services workers has been shortlisted for a prize at this year's British Kebab Awards.
Cosmetics chain The Body Shop is to relocate its headquarters to Tooley Street, moving in to the terrace of buildings vacated last year by Red Bull Studios.
The owner of a rat-infested Old Kent Road cafe who showed 'blatant disregard for the health and safety of his customers' is facing fines and costs of nearly £7,000 after he was prosecuted by Southwark Council
The proposed new entrance to Southwark Underground Station in Greet Street would be closed during Night Tube hours under revised plans put forward by Transport for London.
Lambeth families living next to the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre in Stamford Street could soon find themselves turned away from the children's centre, whilst Southwark residents living a few yards away will still be able to visit.
Team London Bridge is inviting local groups to apply for grants of between £500 and £2,000 for community events, youth projects and similar initiatives.
Dozens of Waterloo residents past and present came together on Saturday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Rosa Wright MBE and recognise her lifetime of service to her neighbours and the wider community.
The Prince's Trust - the charity founded by the Prince of Wales to help disadvantaged young people - is planning to move its head office to SE1.
Proposals for a 26-storey office block just off Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road have been approved by Southwark councillors. The development would provide space for around 3,000 staff.
The chair of Guy's and St Thomas' has warned that Brexit is casting a 'deepening shadow over the trust' which runs SE1's two major NHS hospitals.
The Duchess of Sussex made her first official visit to the National Theatre on Wednesday, weeks after it was announced that she would take over from the Queen as royal patron of the venue.
Plans for a Travelodge hotel in Bermondsey's Tanner Street are to be submitted to Southwark Council this spring.
Cllr Jack Hopkins has been elected as leader of Lambeth Labour Group and is expected to be confirmed as council leader next month.
The London Assembly has issued a summons notice to Transport for London ordering it to hand over documents relating to the ill-fated Garden Bridge.
Plans to close John Harvard Library in Borough High Street one day a week to save money have been dropped by Southwark Council just two days after going public on the proposal.
A Waterloo church is calling on locals to help buy Oyster cards for rough sleepers who cannot access shelter so that they can keep warm on public transport overnight as the winter weather worsens.
A new style of small and inconspicuous electric vehicle charging point is being trialled in Borough Road thanks to a collaboration between Connected Kerb and Southwark Council.
An urban explorer who jumped into the Thames - whilst filming himself climbing Tower Bridge for a YouTube video - received a community protection order banning him from the balustrades of river bridges, the City of London Police have revealed.
The John Harvard Library in Borough High Street will have its opening hours reduced as Southwark Council cuts its libraries budget by £250,000 a year.
Roupell Street and Whittlesey Street were turned into 1960s Bethnal Green this week whilst scenes for a new TV drama about Batman's butler Alfred Pennyworth were filmed.
Detectives investigating an assault at London Bridge Tube Station have released a CCTV image of a woman they are keen to speak to.
Southwark Council trading standards officers seized 311 items that were believed to be counterfeit during an inspection of the Elephant & Castle market last month.
A developer whose proposal for a 220-room hotel in Blackfriars Road was turned down by Southwark councillors has lodged an appeal against the decision to block the scheme.
B&Q has lodged a 'strong objection' to plans to redevelop the site of its Old Kent Road store with tall buildings up to 48 storeys high ... but no provision for the DIY chain.
SE1 will gain a new Post Office in February when Harper News in Harper Road joins the network.
An initiative to provide bicycles and training for young people and adults in the Bankside area is among 30 community cycling projects across the capital to receive funds from Transport for London.
Southwark's housing boss says that she wants the council to take legal action against leaseholders who rent out homes on council estates as holiday homes on Airbnb and similar services.
A 'foreign government' could have been responsible for an attack on the Southwark Council website that left residents unable to access online services, a senior official at the authority has said.
The British Transport Police have released an image of a man they are keen to trace following a report of racial abuse at Waterloo Underground Station.
The Mondrian London hotel on the South Bank has been renamed as Sea Containers London.
Traffic in Blackfriars Road was halted on Monday morning as minicab drivers protested outside Transport for London's offices over plans to remove their congestion charge exemption.
Lambeth Council will soon have a new leader after Cllr Lib Peck announced her resignation from the authority to take a job running City Hall's new violence reduction unit.
The memorial bearing the names of the 238 staff and students of Guy's Hospital killed in the First and Second World Wars has been given grade II listed status by the Government.
The Duchess of Sussex is expected to make an official visit to the South Bank in the next few weeks following the announcement that she is the new patron of the National Theatre, in succession to the Queen.
Heritage watchdog Historic England has warned Southwark Council of its "growing concern" over the piecemeal development of skyscrapers along the Old Kent Road.
Transport for London is proposing to extend the hours of the westbound bus lanes on Old Kent Road and New Kent Road - through the Bricklayers Arms junction - to operate 24 hours a day.
Southwark Council is the new owner of the Courage Yard complex of homes, shops and offices next to Tower Bridge.
Plans to allow two-way cycling along the whole length of Meymott Street have been published by Southwark Council.
Detectives have issued an image of three men they are looking to identify following a homophobic assault on the South Bank.
Westminster City Council is to relocate its dustcart depot from its current site in Mandela Way to a new location in the borough of Lewisham.
A planning inspector has upheld Lambeth Council's decision to reject plans for a 13-storey building at the corner of Lambeth Road and Kennington Road.
Armed police were called to a restaurant at the Elephant & Castle on Saturday night after a man brandished a "machete-style knife" while up to 20 people took part in a brawl.
The City of London Police have released images of a man they wish to speak to as part of their investigation after a woman was raped near Bank in the Square Mile. The man was seen on CCTV crossing London Bridge twice on the night of the incident.
Plans to redevelop the former William IV pub at the corner of Harper Road and Rockingham Street have been submitted to Southwark Council.
The site of filmmaker Derek Jarman's 1970s studio at Butler's Wharf in Shad Thames is to be marked with an English Heritage blue plaque.
This Christmas emergency services workers and frontline NHS staff will be able to use the Castle Centre at the Elephant & Castle for free.
Foodbanks in Waterloo and Sherborne are sharing the proceeds from a carol concert on the concourse of Waterloo Station by school choirs from the North Dorset town.
The Africa Centre, Southwark Playhouse, St John's Waterloo and the Bricklayers Arms Oasis are among the beneficiaries of funding from the Mayor of London's Good Growth Fund announced this week.
A 21-year-old man has been ordered to carry out 240 hours of unpaid work and sign the sex offenders' register for five years after he was found guilty of assaulting an 18-year-old woman at Waterloo Station.
The BBC's Question Time programme returned to its original venue at the Greenwood Theatre for the last edition of the programme to be presented by David Dimbleby.
Bricks tumbled onto the tracks at the Bakerloo line's London Road Depot on Tuesday night when a car crashed into a wall above the open-air sidings.
A further £5.12 million of taxpayers' money could be paid to the Garden Bridge Trust to meet the costs of winding up the failed charity, according to new accounts filed at Companies House.
The Duchess of Cambridge has been named as the new patron of the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Ice Watch, a public art installation created by artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing highlighting the impact of climate change, has been launched on Bankside.
A controversial scheme to build nearly 1,000 homes as part of a redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London College of Communication has been rubber-stamped by Sadiq Khan's deputy mayor at City Hall.
Myleene Klass and Neil Coyle MP have cut the ribbon to officially open the new premises of the London College of Creative Media (LCCM) at The Music Box in Union Street.
Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre early on Tuesday morning to tackle a blaze in a store cupboard used by market traders.
During December the Shard will offer a daily light show illuminating the top 20 storeys of the capital's tallest building.
The author of a new play about human rights activist and SE1 resident Peter Tatchell says he has received "fresh revelations" regarding the controversial 1983 Bermondsey by-election.
If you've been down Mint Street in the last month, you might have noticed that part of the road has an unusual new surface.
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