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8 07, 2015

Rotherhithe Festival 2015 – 11 July

The Summer brings outdoor free fun fast and furious! Following close on the heels of the Bermondsey Carnival on 4 July comes the Rotherhithe Festival this Saturday. Driven by a dedicated band of local volunteers, the Festival has become a stable part of Rotherhithe life over more than a decade. Supported by British Land - who own Surrey [...]

21 06, 2015

Local, self-sufficient and optimistic

... How small scale actions can and will make a difference We are pleased to welcome Kat Osborn Director of Time and Talents as our guest author today. She introduces us to the ideas of the Transition Movement. Now more than ever, in our world of austerity and cuts, we need to believe that there [...]

17 06, 2015

Galleywall Nature Reserve

Local produce and people Galleywall Nature Reserve is a small patch of ground on the corner of Lynton Road and Galleywall Road SE16. It is a living, breathing part of the urban environment in which we live. It has been looked after since 2004 by The Friends of Galleywall Nature Reserve - a [...]

10 06, 2015

Canada Water’s Big Picnic

Sunday last (7 June) proved an amazing day - both for the great sunny weather but also in SE16 for the packed park full of families enjoying a shared picnic in King George's Field. The day was organised by a dedicated team of volunteers who had been working away with the Council and local businesses [...]

31 05, 2015

The Thames Path

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe sit alongside one of the greatest rivers in Europe, the River Thames. And along that river runs one of sixteen National Trails, the Thames Path. Running from the source of the Thames near Kemble in Gloucestershire (below right) to the sea at the Thames Barrier at Charlton (see above), the Thames Path [...]

21 05, 2015

Bermondsey Community Kitchen – Your vote counts!

Vote today for the Bermondsey Community Kitchen at Aviva Community Fund! Mike Donovan is born and bred Bermondsey. He's been successful in several lines of business and now runs Dun's Deli on Market Square in The Blue. But he's also a man on a mission! He's keen to put something substantial back into his home [...]

17 05, 2015

10 Reasons to spend in SE16 first

Here at I Live in SE16, we are big fans of all things local – our local parks, charities, venues, churches, schools and businesses – and we think it makes sense for local people to spend time and their hard-earned money (or benefits) with independent businesses. What’s so good then about shopping local? Why all [...]

13 05, 2015

Rehoming your Surplus Goods

We all want a bargain! Buying something amazing at a cut-down price always seems more rewarding than getting it full price! But when it comes to using shops of second-user goods, people have some strange prejudices. Fantastic bargains can go begging for a purchaser for weeks on end. And sometimes it’s just that the goods [...]

29 04, 2015

Bringing Albion Street Alive with Art

Sharon Virtue has an extensive history in building community through the arts. She lives in SE16 and has a part-time role managing Turning Earth, a ceramics studio in Hackney where she teaches hand building and throwing classes. But now her attention has been taken by an exciting community project on her doorstep. In Albion Street, [...]

26 04, 2015

London Marathon 2015 – SE16