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Support Local

Please see stores below for individual updates and links. Beza Ethiopian Vegan Food Beza is open and offering a takeaway and delivery serive (via Deliveroo). Beza has been working with food-sharing services like Olio to ensure none of her delicious food goes to waste during lockdown. You can follow Beza on Facebook and Instagram. Koi Ramen Koi Ramen are offering …

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Pie and mash the cockney way

It’s London’s original fast food – and at Arments Pie & Mash, in Elephant & Castle, the humble meal is as popular today as it was when the shop opened more than 100 years ago. We speak to owner Roy Arment about the cockney comfort food Around the corner from East Street Market in the heart of Elephant & Castle …

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Time to talk?

There are many twists and turns in life, and some can leave us feeling more than a little off. But there’s no reason for Southwark residents to ignore their mental health because there is free, professional help and advice available across the borough and beyond. If you, a friend or a family member is struggling, please reach out and speak …

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Elephant Park moves into the classroom

Abstract flowers, communal seating areas and towering tubes feature in a new series of sculptures designed for Elephant Park by a group of local students. The creators behind the collection are working towards an HND qualification in ceramics at Morley College in Elephant & Castle, located just a stone’s throw from the Imperial War Museum. Earlier this year they were …

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Boosting sustainable energy for the Elephant community

With climate change and air pollution rarely out of the headlines, and populations in cities continue to rise, so does the demand for sustainable energy. In Elephant Park, the Energy Hub is open for business underlining the development’s ambition to be carbon neutral. The purpose-built BREEAM Excellent – the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for projects – building on Heygate …