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Together at Christmas 2020

This year we've partnered with Borough Market to organise our annual Together at Christmas campaign, with a twist.
Nov 6 2020

We're Backing Bankside - show your support for local business

Even in a second lockdown, you can still experience the best of Bankside
Nov 6 2020

Better Bankside's Community Micro-Grants

Better Bankside’s Community Micro-Grants available to support the ongoing social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our local community
Oct 30 2020

Community Calling

Donate your old smartphones to help reduce digital exclusion, and save electronic waste
Oct 30 2020

Take to the Side Streets - quieter walking routes to your office

Now more than ever it’s a time to step onto quieter routes with fewer pedestrians and glimpse London’s Other Side through a new lens.
Jul 30 2020

'Eat Out to Help Out' in Bankside

Get a 50% discount with the Government's 'Eat Out to Help Out' initiative. We've compiled a list of all the eateries in Bankside participating.
Jul 29 2020

Pedal powered hand sanitisers

Look our for our pink pedal-powered hand sanitising stations dotted around Bankside.
Jul 16 2020

Support Bankside Open Spaces Trust

Help ensure the future of their green spaces post the pandemic and beyond
May 28 2020

Bankside by bike

Supporting Banksiders to make the post lockdown transition from bus to bike
May 14 2020

Have your say on how funding is allocated to community projects

Southwark Council has £6m to spend on community projects, support the ideas you want to see happen
May 4 2020

Tate Modern at home

Access cultural experiences from Tate Modern at home during this period of social distancing and self isolation
Apr 9 2020

A guide to at-home gardening

Better Bankside's Urban Gardener, Georgia Smith, shares her top tips to inspire your stay-at-home gardening.
Apr 2 2020

Maintain your mental health

Helpful resources from Mental Health First Aid England, the NHS and government, on how to support your mental wellbeing while working from home.
Mar 27 2020
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Community spirit in Bankside

We're highlighting the incredible community acts of kindness and generosity, along with how you can get involved too.
Mar 26 2020

Food deliveries to your doorstep

Find out which local restaurants, stores and markets are still open for customer collection and delivery.
Mar 25 2020

Experience Bankside from your sofa

Whilst you can't get to Bankside, we're bringing Bankside to you
Mar 25 2020

Peter Williams, CEO of Better Bankside, to step down after twenty years.

Nicole Gordon appointed new CEO of Better Bankside
Mar 2 2020

Reducing environmental crime: cigarette butts and dog fouling

Better Bankside have installed a number of new lamppost mounted cigarette bins throughout the area, to help combat the issue of cigarette litter.
Feb 27 2020

Sumner Street Consultation

Southwark Council are proposing to make improvements to Sumner Street including the junction with Southwark Street. The consultation is open until 8 March and local people and businesses are invited to respond.
Feb 26 2020

London Bridge to close for vital waterproofing and bearing replacement

Find out more about London Bridge due to commence from March - October 2020.
Feb 21 2020