Tuesday 5 April 2011

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News & features published on 5 April 2011

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Thames pageant to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Plans have been announced for a flotilla of up to a thousand boats on the River Thames to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

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Fair pay campaigners picket SportAccord conference at Park Plaza

Protesters displayed a giant deodorant spray can outside an international sports conference on Tuesday as part of a campaign to force Olympic bosses to ensure sportswear is made by properly paid factory workers.

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Southwark's Globe Academy "is really going places" says Nick Clegg

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg described the Globe Academy in Southwark as a "brilliant school" that is "really going places" during a visit to mark the launch of the Government's new social mobility strategy.

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Oxfam papier-mache giant arrives at Millennium Bridge

A group of Oxfam volunteers have walked with a giant scupture from Manchester to Bankside to highlight the need to provide healthcare for mothers around the world.

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Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops discuss Big Society at Southwark summit

Church of England and Roman Catholic bishops are confused about the Big Society, claimed Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols during a visit to Southwark on Monday.

Tweets on 5 April 2011

Tuesday recap: Nick Clegg in SE1; Queen's Thames pageant; Anglican & RC bishops meet in Southwark & #sacon demo http://se1.info/hSQU9u

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Seen the BBC 6 Music promo shot in SE1? http://se1.info/fkeGik

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@bitoclass @nickcarthew and it's amazing how many people are still sceptical/fearful about crossing the river

via web in reply to bitoclass

@nickcarthew Mostly, yes. Much of SE1 is in zone 1, C-charge, inner Lon ring road, CAZ in planning terms & half is north of Westminster

via web in reply to nickcarthew

New market to be established at Shell Centre on the South Bank http://se1.info/hzMQ65

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@jon_shaw sorry - no intention to offend. Get asked to RT lots that's not local/relevant. Info overload so some things slip thru the cracks

via Twitter for iPad in reply to jon_shaw

Papa John’s have appealed against Bermondsey Community Council refusal of permission for Tower Bridge Road takeaway http://se1.info/fq7Pck

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Date for your diary - Bermondsey and Southwark in the Blitz talk coming up in a couple of weeks http://se1.info/fPTLdl

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Telegraph on @WaterlooEast: "The jury is still out on whether the theatre is brave, completely mad, or..." http://t.co/UdNcGwG

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Southwark Council's finance director offers a new perspective on local authority cuts http://flic.kr/p/9w9RSt

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Accosted by TfL market researcher outside Waterloo Station and dragged into nearby office for v odd interview about cycle superhighways

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RT @ChaucerClaire: This has appeared on the side of a block on the Tabard. http://yfrog.com/hsqzkuhj

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Just published - Thames pageant to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee http://goo.gl/fb/5kcSg

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Just published - @playfair2012 anti-sweatshop demo at SportAccord #SAcon conference at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge http://goo.gl/fb/szfKd

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Just published - Southwark's Globe Academy "is really going places" says Nick Clegg http://goo.gl/fb/ha5FL

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Just published - @oxfamgb Manchester to London #pramble arrives at Millennium Bridge http://goo.gl/fb/55Dig

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Just published - "What is the #bigsociety?" ask England's Anglican and RC bishops at Southwark summit http://goo.gl/fb/vGVix

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Half the shops on Waterloo Station concourse (inc main WHSmith store) have shut down as work starts on new balcony http://se1.info/erxZuV

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Latest: "Vauxhall Bridge is closed in both directions whilst police investigate suspect item on the river bank"

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What do you want The Guardian to ask @libdemsimon? http://www.guardian.co.u...

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Audioboo: Simon Hughes MP talks about his first 3 months as Advocate for Access to Education http://boo.fm/b322192

via AudioBoo from Southwark, London

There's a @playfair2012 demo at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge from 10.30 #sacon

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Audioboo: Nick Clegg at Southwark's Globe Academy for launch of social mobility initiative http://boo.fm/b322144 #nickclegg #globeacademy

via AudioBoo from Southwark, London

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