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There's always plenty going on at St Saviour's. Peruse our latest news to find out what's happening at our almshouse, and learn how our charitable grants are making a positive difference around Southwark.

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Posted 26/03/2014

Ted Bowman dies

Ted Bowman, former Warden of the Great Account of the United St Saviour’s Charity, has died. He was aged 87 and lived in Union Street. He devoted much of his life to the service of local organisations like St Saviour’s, the Borough Market and Coin Street.  

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Posted 25/03/2014

Small grants programme – next deadline – Friday 30th May

The next application deadline for our 2014/15 small grants programme is at noon on Friday 30th May 2014. We are looking for inclusive, innovative and inspirational community projects that improve the lives of people in North Southwark and Bermondsey. Application forms and guidance are available on this website. Please note that community groups may make only one […]

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Posted 14/03/2014

St Saviour’s elects a new chair, vice chair and trustee

Richard Heaton elected chair. Richard Heaton has been elected chair of the United St Saviour’s Charity. A trustee of the charity for two years, Richard has lived in north Southwark for a decade and is a senior civil servant. Paying tribute to his predecessor, Philip Sturrock, Mr. Heaton said: “Under Philip’s leadership St Saviour’s has […]

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Posted 25/02/2014

Medieval Flagon on display in the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market

A rare 14th century jug found in the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market during the recent railway viaduct excavations is now on display in the Young’s managed pub. “We are delighted that the flagon is on display in the Wheatsheaf pub in Stoney Street where it was found. It’s apt that customers will be able […]

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Posted 31/01/2014

Hopton’s Almshouse featured on BBC’s Great Interior Design Challenge

Hopton’s Almshouse, Hopton Street, SE1, was the setting for BBC2′s Great Interior Design Challenge on the evening of Monday 27th January. The hour long programme involved a competition to design the best interior at three of the almshouses as well as exploring the history of the 260 year old sheltered housing property for Southwark pensioners. […]

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Posted 24/01/2014

Housing Heroes Award for United St Saviour’s

United St Saviour’s Charity has received a ‘Housing Heroes’ Award for its management of Hopton’s Almshouse. The Charity won ‘Good Landlord’ at Southwark Council’s inaugural ceremony on 23rd January, after an essential restoration of the historic Grade II listed Almshouse which houses Southwark pensioners. Since acquiring the Almshouse in late 2011, St Saviour’s has invested […]

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Posted 22/01/2014

Calling all North Southwark community groups! Apply for a 2014/15 small grant.

Our small grants programme 2014/15 is now open. We are looking for inclusive, innovative and inspirational community projects that improve the lives of people in North Southwark and Bermondsey. Application forms and guidance are available on this website. There are four closing deadlines for completed applications in 2014/15; the first is noon on Friday 3rd […]

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Posted 19/12/2013

Community groups – guide to funding support in Southwark

Calling all Southwark community groups! United St Saviour’s Charity has produced a handy guide to funding support in Southwark borough. The hard copy guide is double sided A2 size (ideal for wall mounting), folding down to A5 size, and is available on request from Matthew Allgood, tel: 020 7089 9014, email: Matthew.Allgood@ustsc.org.uk For a pdf version […]

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Posted 10/10/2013

Southwark Schools Harvest Sale at Borough Market

Children from 12 Southwark schools today learned the essentials of running a market stall at Borough Market. The Harvest Sale event, organised by School Food Matters, in partnership with Borough Market and supported by United St Saviour’s Charity, marks the culmination of a six month project. The schoolchildren learned how to grow their own fruit […]

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Posted 04/10/2013

St Saviour’s Open Evening 2013 Photographs

We were delighted to receive one hundred colleagues from the local community at our Open Evening on 24th September. The event was held at Blackfriars Settlement’s new headquarters in Rushworth Street and showcased St Saviour’s community investments in North Southwark and Bermondsey. St Saviour’s premiered its short film ‘Bringing People Together’ (which can be viewed […]

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