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South Bank councillor calls for free vote on Garden Bridge
A councillor representing the South Bank has called on the leader of Lambeth Council to give members of the Labour group "a free vote and a proper political discussion" on the Garden Bridge.
Under-threat Gladstone pub to be included in conservation area
As the campaign to save the Gladstone pub in Lant Street from demolition continues, Southwark Council is set to include the hostelry in a new conservation area.
Dr Christian Jessen and Mayor of Lambeth promote HIV Testing Week
TV's Dr Christian Jessen gave the Mayor of Lambeth an HIV test at St Thomas' Hospital on Monday morning to raise awareness of National HIV Testing Week.
Security alert shuts Blackfriars Road
Blackfriars Road and St George's Circus were sealed off by police on Saturday afternoon after officers stopped a Belgian-registered BMW and arrested three men.

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Restaurant deals

Situations vacant

  • Cleaner at Southwark Playhouse

Local Business News

Team London Bridge BID wins backing for third five-year term
The business improvement district (BID) for the area between London Bridge and Tower Bridge will continue for a third term of five years from April 2016 after a ballot of local firms.


Agincourt song featured in Tower of London exhibition
A 15th-century copy of the Agincourt Song, heard in Borough High Street 600 years ago, is on display at the Tower of London.
Remembrance Sunday 2015 at the Soviet War Memorial
Politicians and diplomats gathered at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park to observe Remembrance Sunday.

Wednesday's hot topics

Small offices & desk space for rent

  • Office space in Bermondsey available at Lindsey Lang

Arts Reviews

The Hairy Ape at The Old Vic
The Old Vic is back on form. After an and uncertain start with his opening production Future Conditional new Artistic Director Matthew Warchus must know that his second production has upped the game.
Steve Hollingshead's 1001 photographs
A mosaic of 1001 black and white images 'defining the distinctive creative character of London' has gone on show.

What's on

Christmas Fayre
Wed In aid of Connect, the communication disability network
Cancer Centre drop-in event
Waterloo Community Development Group General Meeting
Wed Help to shape community response to planning applications
Free Lunchtime Concert
Thu Piano Recital by Saki Matsumoto
Frank's Club
Fri For men aged 55+

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