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.

Southwark News:  Heroes free kids from fallen tree. Council leader Peter John quoted. Front page and page 4

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.



The Guardian: 'It's like family to me': the school feeding its poorest families. Council mentioned.

The Guardian: Researchers to study school records for clues on suicide and self-harm. Data will be drawn from Southwark among other boroughs. 



BBC News-Council setting good example by not shipping waste overseas, Cllr Ian Wingfield interviewed- 10.43 mins onwards