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Canada Water, Bermondsey, Rotherhithe & Surrey Quays SE16


Mudbus comes to the Farm – again!

By |May 1st, 2016|Categories: All, Art and Culture, People|

“I just love to give people access to clay. The experience of moulding clay to your vision is quite magical.” Sharon Virtue is a community artist and local resident. She’s been working with clay and [...]

Decathlon Surrey Quays

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: All, People, Sport & fitness|

“We always recruit for passion and personality rather than qualifications and skills,” says Danny Lavelle, Manager of Decathlon in Canada Water. “Our staff all need to take on responsibility from the first day. We ask [...]

Marathon 2016

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: All, Sport & fitness|

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2016 arrived in SE16 at about 09:15 on 24 April and left us about 15:30 that afternoon. Congratulations to all the runners especially those who have a connection round here! [...]

A New Bridge for Rotherhithe

By |April 21st, 2016|Categories: All, Art and Culture, Planning, Transport|

“We know there will be a new bridge across the Thames between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf,” says Nik Randall of reForm Architects. “The question is what design will be chosen, how long it will take [...]

Plough Way Cafe opens for business

By |April 18th, 2016|Categories: All, Community, Food & Drink, People|

Many people in SE16 already know the Canada Water Cafe on Surrey Quays Road not far from the Library and Canada Water Plaza. Local owners Anthony and Nigel today open a sister/brother cafe, this time just [...]

Neighbourhood Watch

By |April 17th, 2016|Categories: Advice, All, Community, People|

What do you do if your development or estate is declining? How can you help to turn it around? Georgia Sigala moved to her home near Greenland Dock in 2000 but it was in 2010 [...]

Soundcamp at Stave Hill

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: All, Art and Culture, Community, People, Wildlife|

Each day, the Earth turns on its axis bringing the sunrise to every part of the globe in an endless sequence. The daily miracle of nature’s response to that event, we call the dawn chorus [...]

Rotherhithe Shed

By |April 6th, 2016|Categories: All, Art and Culture, Community, Health, People|

It’s an idea from Australia and it’s all about using the skills developed in lifetime to create and recycle. The Rotherhithe Shed is part of a global movement that is offering social and practical support [...]

I Live in SE16 Magazine: Sport

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: All, Sport & fitness|

Sport in SE16 With the London Marathon almost on us (24 April) and Spring bringing leaves to the trees and young to the wildlife, we have today published our fifth free magazine all about SE16. [...]

Walking Football with Millwall

By |March 31st, 2016|Categories: All, Sport & fitness|

Millwall Community Trust has for many years now supported the community of SE16 by offering sports coaching and facilities in an accessible environment. Their work with young people – using football to engage those who [...]