Calls for crack down on moped-crime grow

The number of robberies on mopeds in Southwark increased by a third last year to two incidents a day, and latest London-wide figures indicate the problem has almost trebled since then.

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TfL launch consultation on Rotherhithe-Canary Wharf crossing

Transport for London have announce plans to provide a crossing between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf, and are asking the public to give their views in a public consultation.

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Liberal Democrat Campaign saves Pub - for now

Liberal Democrat Councillors are delighted that the planning application to turn the Winnicott Pub (formerly the Old Justice) into luxury flats has been refused.

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Urgent Council Assembly dismissed as Council calendar 'very full'

Labour’s Southwark Mayor has dismissed Southwark Liberal Democrat calls for an urgent council assembly saying that the council calendar is “very full”. This is despite the fact there are 3 free evenings for the council assembly to be arranged in the first two weeks of September.

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Lib Dems demand urgent Council Assembly to resolve Ledbury crisis

Southwark Liberal Democrats have today demanded the Mayor stage an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council Assembly, in what will be the first in nearly a decade, to discuss the ongoing crisis on the Ledbury Estate.

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Hopes for cycle hire scheme expansion in Southwark diminished

Hopes that the Mayor’s Cycle Hire Scheme will be extended further into Southwark were diminished this week after it was revealed that the cycle hire scheme is not currently considered a prioritised project by Southwark Council.

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Labour run Southwark Council facing financial disaster

A recent report published by Labour run Southwark Council has highlighted significant financial mismanagement after it was revealed that it utilised over £27 million of Southwark’s depleting reserves in the last financial year.

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Residents join together to discuss a new vision for Southwark

Residents from across Southwark joined the Liberal Democrats last Thursday to discuss their ideas on how to improve the borough.

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Justice sought for Bermondsey pub

Southwark Liberal Democrats have called on local residents to sign a petition which seeks to save the Winnicott pub (formerly known as the Old Justice) in Bermondsey from closure.

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Dog lovers criticise 'paw' consultation

Dog walkers from across Southwark have slammed a recent consultation that examined dog related anti-social behaviour during a heated debate at Council Assembly last Wednesday.

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