‘Keeping the surgery open was a fantastic result and highlights what can be achieved when our community works together’ Bermondsey and Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle cuts the ribbon at Maddock Way surgery’s formal reopening Brandon Estate’s GP surgery on Maddock Way officially reopened last week after a campaign to save it from closure. Bermondsey […]

Over 200 Labour women in local government sign open letter on violence

Over 200 Labour women representing council seats in local authorities across London have signed an open letter calling for action to tackle violence against women and girls following the murder of Sarah Everard. Criticising the police response to attendees at a vigil for Everard on Saturday, the councillors argued that “socially distanced vigils enabling women […]

Co-operating for a Community Pub in South London

When a pub closes it can really rip out the heart of a neighbourhood. For many people in Walworth, South London, where I’m a councillor, the Beehive was the epitome of a community pub. Not just a place to grab a drink, but a place to meet neighbours, make new friends and hold landmark events from weddings […]