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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

We’re all missing our morning coffees from Bankside’s cafes, the daily impressive sights of Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe, and a pint in a cosy pub, but you can still enjoy Bankside from home.
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

Join our mission to recycle 2 million paper coffee cups in 2020

Find out how to get involved in the #2millionchallenge paper cup recycling initiative...
Jan 21 2020

Coffee Cup Recycling Scheme

Better Bankside has secured £100,000 funding to deliver a new local recycling scheme, join us for the big reveal on Tuesday 21 January at 15Hatfields
Dec 19 2019
Christmas presents in the Menier Lounge

Bankside businesses donate Christmas parcels to 2,350 people

This year's Together at Christmas appeal is the most generous ever, with 8,000 items donated
Dec 19 2019

Businesses vote YES to another five years of Better Bankside

Resounding support from the business community - 92% voted YES
Nov 29 2019

Better You - 2020

Hit refresh, and join us this January for our annual month-long series of well-being and fitness events, designed to help you become a little better, healthier and happier!
Nov 20 2019

Welcome to the neighbourhood

Year 7 pupils from new local secondary school Haberdashers’ Aske’s Borough Academy get involved with our Bankside wide art project
Oct 2 2019

Together at Christmas

Better Bankside's annual Christmas gift appeal supports homeless, vulnerably housed and elderly people in Southwark.
Sep 9 2019

Step into the Future

The Bankside Skills Academy students celebrated their success at the programme's final event
Aug 30 2019

Be part of a Bankside wide artwork, 26 September - 13 October

A mass participatory artwork to reflect the spirit of our creative, bold and independent neighbourhood
Jul 25 2019

Green Flag Award for Bankside Urban Forest

Better Bankside leads the way in greening the network of streets and spaces across the neighbourhood
Jul 17 2019

Businesses needed to support the Bankside Skills Academy

Share your time and expertise with local young people this summer
Jun 27 2019

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