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Lucky escape as falling tree hits minicab in Southwark Street
A minicab driver and his passengers had a lucky escape when part of a tree fell across the road in high winds on Tuesday morning.
Revd Jonathan Sedgwick is new St George the Martyr parish priest
A former senior civil servant has been appointed as priest-in-charge of St George the Martyr Church in Borough High Street.
Painting stolen from Royal Festival Hall: police appeal
Detectives investigating the theft of a painting from the Royal Festival Hall are appealing for information on its whereabouts.
Journalist, author and activist Michael Wolfers dies aged 76
Waterloo-based writer Michael Wolfers died earlier this month aged 76.

Latest food & drink review

Back after 4 years!
Long-Term Local on The Bridge House Bar and Dining Room, Tower Bridge Road

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Local Business News

Southwark Chamber of Commerce & Industry celebrates 90 years
The Southwark Chamber of Commerce & Industry has marked its 90th anniversary with a gala party at the Hop Exchange in Southwark Street.


Elephant & Castle tube station inspires short story for children
An American author has published a book of children's stories including a tale inspired by Elephant & Castle tube station.
Radioactive blob appears in Bermondsey Square
A sculpture inspired by a science-fiction film has been installed in Bermondsey Square.

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Arts Reviews

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.
A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic
A confident, standout version of Streetcar.

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Thu Talk by Stephen Bourne

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