A FEMINIST library earmarked for closure was given a further six months by its council landlord yesterday after continuous protest from local residents.
The Feminist Library in south London has been threatened with closure since Southwark Council decided to nearly triple its rent last...
Saturday 4th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Council doubles rent on eve of Women’s History Month
Friday 19th Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
by Una Byrne
posted by Morning Star in Features
Housing Action Southwark & Lambeth supporters rally to help mum-of-two Amanata Sello and her disabled mother resist a second scheduled eviction attempt.
Southwark Council is insisting she become homeless before providing emergency accommodation.
Ms Sello’s supporters...
Wednesday 14th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE occupation of one of south London’s most historic pubs set to be turned into an estate agency had its first taste of victory yesterday as The Elephant & Castle was listed as a community asset.
As previously reported by the Star, the heir to the original tavern —...
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
SATURDAY May 9 will mark 70 years since the nazis surrendered to the Red Army — and the Soviet War Memorial Trust Fund will team up with Southwark Council to mark the occasion.
A solemn ceremony to honour the men and women who defeated fascism will take place at 11am at the war...
Monday 4th May 2015
HOUSING activists and tenants opposing the demolition and “social cleansing” of a south London council estate have dismantled parts of a £140,000 security fence put up to prevent their continued occupation of the threatened buildings.
Campaigners have occupied parts...
Saturday 4th Apr 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Tenants slam ‘new face of social cleansing’
Thursday 19th Feb 2015
SOUTHWARK Council seemed to have bowed to public pressure yesterday, announcing a U-turn on its decision to ban social tenants from local gardens.
News that the London council’s planning committee had unanimously approved the request by luxury development One Tower Bridge to bar...
Monday 9th Feb 2015