In a shock move, Prime Minister Theresa May announced there will be a snap election this June. We spoke to residents and interviewed a popular local candidate for the Bermondsey and Old Southwark seat, who was in parliament on the day of the announcement.
In a controversial move, Southwark Council have approved the plans to demolish a popular local Bermondsey bakery and replace it with a boutique hotel. We sent our reporter James Murray to find out just why residents are so disgruntled by the decision.
Whether you love it or hate it, alcohol is a huge part of modern day society. There has long been concerns from health professionals regarding the consumption of alcohol, and more importantly, the extent to which people drink it. In Europe, there are no typical guidelines on alcohol consumption that all countries are required to…read more
The highest highs and lowest lows; this musical is the story of A Natural Woman. Manhattan-born Carole King, played by Cassidy Janson, grew up dreaming of one day becoming a song-writer. She went on to make that dream a reality by producing several songs with her husband, Gerry Goffin, who she married at just 17….read more
Millwall Football Club is renowned for having a bad name within the sport, as their supporters regularly sing, “No-one likes us, but we don’t care, because we’re Millwall.” But in actual fact, they do care. This is clearly displayed by the actions of Richard White, of the Millwall Community Trust (MCT). Richard White grew…read more
Craig David needs to hip hop back into the studio and work on this song. The Southampton born singer has recently asserted himself back into the limelight with his new album, Following My Intuition. Unfortunately for Craig and many of his fans, the album just doesn’t have that cool, catchy vibe that several of his…read more
A joyous family orientated occasion, with enough to get anyone in the Christmassy spirit. The Christmas market is hosted in the Blue Square, on Southwark Park Road in the heart of South Bermondsey. Sponsored by The Blue Bermondsey BID, credit must go to Southwark News, who hosted the event, with the support of local football team,…read more
My visit to the Tate to view ‘The Snail’ is a piece of my life I would like to cut out, frame, and sell at a ridiculous price – just like ‘The Snail’. Fame riddled artist Henri Matisse produced a number of distinguished pieces; his most famous works of art being ‘Dance‘ and ‘Le bonheur…read more
Deep in thought, Jean Pierre Karenzi paints the picture of a man tormented by the terrible crimes he committed over 20 years ago. Even though Karenzi has since been granted a pardon, the fact that he has his back to the survivor, shows that his conscience remains unclear. Jean Pierre’s stance portrays a man unable to move…read more
A disappointingly scarce market, not just lacking in stalls, but in any traditional character. Situated on Southwark Park Road, in the heart of the South Bermondsey area, the Blue Market was once booming with business but has since lost almost all of its tenants. The market is now home to just 5…read more