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Super-fast wifi now available at John Harvard Library

Super-fast wifi now available at John Harvard Library

The public wifi at John Harvard Library on Borough High Street has had a speed boost thanks to the installation of a Gigabit internet connection as part of Southwark Council's partnership with Community Fibre.

Stainer Street reopens to pedestrians after London Bridge rebuild

Stainer Street has reopened to the public as a north-south pedestrian route from Tooley Street to St Thomas Street parallel to the concourse of the rebuilt London Bridge Station.

Stainer Street reopens to pedestrians after London Bridge rebuild
Quietway 14 opened from Blackfriars Road to Tower Bridge Road

Quietway 14 opened from Blackfriars Road to Tower Bridge Road

The first section of Quietway 14 - a new cycle route that will one day run from Southwark to Thamesmead - was this week officially opened by London walking and cycling commissioner Dr Will Norman and Southwark's Cllr Richard Livingstone.

ITV abandons South Bank HQ plans and puts site up for sale

More than 40 years of television history have come to an end after ITV cancelled plans to build a new headquarters on the South Bank and its putting its riverside site up for sale.

ITV abandons South Bank HQ plans and puts site up for sale
Blackfriars Road hotel vetoed over fears of tourism saturation

Blackfriars Road hotel vetoed over fears of tourism saturation

Southwark councillors have turned down plans for a 220-room hotel in Blackfriars Road, arguing that the proposal didn't meet local planning policy and that visitor accommodation in the area had reached saturation point.

Friday's hot topics

What's on

Capital House public exhibition
See the plans for a tall building at London Bridge
Oxjam London Southwark
Sat Grassroots music festival
Art of the First World War
Sat four experts on art and artists of the Great War
October Plenty
Sun Seasonal revelry on Bankside

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