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News & features published on 5 December 2005
40 years of the London Borough of Southwark

Southwark Council last week marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the London Borough of Southwark in its present form with a celebration dinner at Shakespeare's Globe.

Multiplex unveils Elephant skyscraper plan

A 42-storey tower with integrated wind turbines is to be built at the Elephant and Castle, if councillors approve an application submitted by developers Multiplex this week.

Old Operating Theatre Museum moves from attic to crypt

Southwark's Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret will be moving temporarily from the attic to the crypt of St Thomas' Church while essential repairs are carried out on the roof.

Man dies after collapsing in Kennington police cell

A man arrested outside St Thomas' Hospital died after collapsing while in custody at Kennington Police Station, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Celebrating Southwark's young sports stars at the Ministry of Sound

200 of Southwark's brightest young sporting stars gathered at the Ministry of Sound last week for an awards ceremony to mark the end of the second year of the Southwark Community Games.

Sheep to be driven across Millennium Bridge

Next year's London Architecture Biennale will feature an inaugural sheep drive across the Millennium Bridge, it was revealed last week.

Local small grants for regeneration projects

A new round of applications for the Pool of London Partnership Small Grants Fund - funded by PricewaterhouseCoopers - is now open.

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