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Camilla opens new offices of First News children's newspaper
The Duchess of Cornwall has opened the new offices of the First News children's newspaper.
Thames Path at Bankside flooded during exceptionally high tide
Families out for a half-term stroll by the river at Bankside got a surprise on Friday and Saturday when an exceptionally high tide sent water lapping onto the Thames Path.
Bakerloo line extension: chancellor asks for detailed plans
Proposals to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle received a boost on Friday when chancellor George Osborne asked TfL to supply detailed costings for the project.
'Boutique stores' on Bankside: 300m retail scheme at Vinopolis
Plans have been revealed for a 300 million retail development of the Vinopolis complex by its new owners Meyer Bergman and Sherwood Street.

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Great views of Tower Bridge
juanita on Blueprint Cafe, Shad Thames

Restaurant deals

Situations vacant

  • Visitors Officer at Southwark Cathedral

Local Business News

Local firms compete in pancake races at Borough Market and More London
Teams from Eight Associates and The Futures Company were the winners of the two Shrove Tuesday pancake races held in SE1 this week.


Heart-shaped bike rack appears in Union Street
Just in time for St Valentine's Day, Cyclehoop has teamed up with Hackney-based artist Graham McLoughlin and the British Heart Foundation to place 14 heart-shaped cycle stands across Central London.
Shaun the Sheep statue arrives on South Bank
A giant statue of Shaun the Sheep has been installed on the South Bank to mark the launch of the latest Aardman Animations movie.

Friday's hot topics

Small offices & desk space for rent

  • 2 Desks to rent at Take Note

Arts Reviews

Golem at the Young Vic
Deeply serious yet profoundly silly, this is quite unlike anything else you will see on stage.
Electra at The Old Vic
Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra provides the Old Vic with a compelling and thoroughly memorable opening to its new season.

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The Changeling
Thomas Middleton's ferocious tale of madness and passion

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