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Simon Hughes endorses Tim Farron's Lib Dem leadership bid
Former Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes has announced he is backing Tim Farron in the Liberal Democrat leadership contest.
Borough High Street archaeologists explore Nag's Head & WWII shelter
Now that a row of historic buildings on Borough High Street has been demolished to make way for a new hotel, archaeologists are investigating the layers of local history underneath.
Southwark fire training centre shuts as school plan progresses
The last firefighters to be instructed at the London Fire Brigade's Southwark Training Centre left the site last week as plans for new homes and a secondary school move forward.
Bankside Pier to be extended to enable more tourist boats to call
Southwark planning officers have approved plans by Transport for London to build a 20-metre extension to Bankside Pier.

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DFS staff in Old Kent Road get CPR training
DFS Old Kent Road located at Southernwood Retail Park is joining the British Heart Foundation's Nation of Lifesavers campaign by committing to train staff in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during 2015.


St Thomas' to St Petersburg: 2,000-mile charity bike ride
Gavin Tiffin, head of hospitality at Guy's and St Thomas', will this summer cycle 2,000 miles from London to Russia to raise money for charities linked to the hospitals.
National award for St Thomas' Hospital nurse Liz Browse
Liz Browse of St Thomas' Hospital has been named the bank nurse of the year at the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards, following more than 40 years of service.

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High Society at The Old Vic
High Society at The Old Vic is the farewell party for Kevin Spacey.
Eric Ravilious and Morley College remembered at Dulwich
The famous but now lost work by Eric Ravilious at Morley College is recalled in a major exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery.

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