Southwark Council’s news coverage

Good morning,

Here’s a round up of the council’s news coverage from the last week.

Local News:

Southwark News: New plans for Old Kent Road include 7,000 affordable homes. https://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/new-plans-old-kent-road-include-7000-affordable-homes/

Southwark News:  Heroes free kids from fallen tree. Council leader Peter John quoted. Front page and page 4 http://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/passersby-praised-freeing-children-fallen-tree/

South London Press: Revised plans for Old Kent Road are agreed. Leader of the Council Peter John quoted. (No web link available)

South London Press: Businesses in Southwark are already benefiting from the Aylesbury Estate regeneration- to the tune of £1m so far. Cllr Mark Williams quoted. (No web link available)

South London Press: Inspiring youngsters to achieve their goals. Council leader Peter John and Cllr Victoria Mills mentioned. https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/inspiring-youngsters-to-achieve-goals/

 

Nationals:

The Guardian: 'It's like family to me': the school feeding its poorest families. Council mentioned. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/22/is-this-the-most-inspiring-school-in-britain

The Guardian: Researchers to study school records for clues on suicide and self-harm. Data will be drawn from Southwark among other boroughs. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/26/researchers-to-study-school-records-for-clues-on-suicide-and-self-harm 

 

Broadcast:

BBC News-Council setting good example by not shipping waste overseas, Cllr Ian Wingfield interviewed- 10.43 mins onwards http://mms.tveyes.com/mediaview/?U3RhdGlvbj04MDAmU3RhcnREYXRlVGltZT0xJTJGMiUyRjIwMTglMjAxMCUzQTQwJTNBNDImRW5kRGF0ZVRpbWU9MSUyRjIlMkYyMDE4JTIwMTAlM0E0NSUzQTQ4JlBhcnRuZXJJRD0xMTQ4NiZFeHBpcmF0aW9uPTElMkY0JTJGMjAxOCUyMDEwJTNBMjglM0EwOSZNb2RFZGl0b3JFbmFibGU9RmFsc2UmU2lnbmF0dXJlPWY4Yzc5YzM1MDRkNDM4M2I2MWJhMmRhZmE0YmJkMmEw