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Tips for staying safe at Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Let's keep it that way.
Dec 12 2014

Support Those Spending a Night Under the Stars Raising Funds for Homeless Winter Nightshelters

29 Nov 2014: The Robes Project is organising its fourth annual sponsored Sleep Out to raise the essential funds for homeless shelters across Lambeth and Southwark.
Nov 27 2014

Youth Enterprise Dragon's Den event

25th Nov 2014: SE1-Utd are looking for support for their Dragon's Den Event. Could you give them feedback afterwards?
Nov 20 2014

Could You Be A Trustee?

30th November 2014: Real Drama an organisation passionate about social justice, equality and opportunities for young people to reach their full potential are looking for new trustees.
Nov 13 2014

Heart of the City opens 2015 CSR support programme!

Heart of the City’s flagship Newcomers scheme offers one year of free support to help your company kick-start effective and meaningful CSR activities. Registration closes 28th November
Nov 5 2014

A Month of Milestones for Employ SE1

The ongoing work by EmploySE1, the free recruitment service for BID employers, has achieved a number of milestones in October that are certainly worth celebrating!
Nov 3 2014

3rd December 2014 - Begin December with the Spirit of Christmas

An evening full of festive cheer with children meeting Santa and making Christingles, carol singing in Southwark Cathedral and switching on the Christmas lights at Borough Market with mulled wine and mince pies.
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
Southwark Cathedral

Wardens help homeless man after assault in Bankside

Better Bankside's warden team help a local homeless man
Oct 2 2014

Will You Donate/ Help Wrap Gifts for Together at Christmas?

December 2014: Together at Christmas Gift Collection Boxes are now dispersed around Bankside. Can you support the homeless and vulnerably housed in the area? See where your nearest public gift collection point is!
Oct 2 2014

Help Reduce the Fear of Interviews

2nd December 2014: City of London Academy are holding a 'Speed Interview' session with their students and need interviewers
Sep 26 2014

Join Webcredible for Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday

You are invited to enjoy a piece of cake and a cup of tea whilst supporting a good cause on Friday 26 September.
Sep 25 2014

20th September Guided walk of Bankside Urban Forest as part of Open House London 2014

Fancy an insight into some of Bankside's newest public spaces? Join us for a guided tour of Bankside Urban Forest during London's annual celebration of architecture and urban design
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Bankside Community Space

Walk for mental health with one of London’s most unique walks – CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle!

11th October 2014: This years walk theme is Innovation & Transformation – in medicine, technology, arts and psychology – and will explore how WW1 affected society. Come along, have fun, meet new people and help raise much needed funds for CoolTan Arts.
Aug 27 2014

'A Concert For Winter' Opportunities at Shakespeare's Globe

11th December 2014: Shakespeare's Globe are looking for schools, businesses and community groups which represent the wonderful variety of Southwark and welcome songs, music, poetry, storytelling and dance inspired by the theme of Stories of Southwark
Aug 27 2014

'Gr' Eight Associates volunteer with St Mungo's

Eight Associates recently gave their time to hold energy workshops with members of St Mungo’s Recovery College in Rushworth Street which aimed to address the issue of fuel poverty
Aug 26 2014

Want to get some fresh air and improve your health on your Lunch break?

Why not join the Wednesday Lunchtime Red Cross Gardening Group? Help improve your local environment while getting fit at the same time. Tasks for all levels of experience from watering the flowers to mowing the lawn.
Aug 20 2014

Street Theatre Performances of Romeo & Juliet

A very unusual production of Romeo and Juliet will take to the streets of Bankside and Blackfriars this month.
Aug 12 2014

Sourdough Starter Classes from Bread Ahead

Bread Ahead Bakery and School are extremely passionate about getting everybody baking real bread and this summer they are planning their biggest ever bread baking campaign in Bankside.
Jul 31 2014

Bastille Festival 2014 in Pictures

For the seventh year running, Bankside and Borough Market hosted Bastille Festival – London’s largest celebration of France’s national day.
Jul 31 2014