Monday 8 October 2012

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News & features published on 8 October 2012

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London Assembly member calls for 20 mph speed limit at Elephant & Castle

A London Assembly member has called on the Mayor of London and Southwark Council to introduce a 20 mph speed limit in the Elephant & Castle area after a 5-year-old boy was killed in a collision with a lorry.

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Shard restaurants will levy cover charge to deter sightseers

The new restaurants on levels 31 to 33 of the Shard will levy a cover charge on their guests to prevent tourists from catching the lift to enjoy the view.

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Ministry of Sound calls on Eric Pickles to block Eileen House demolition

The Ministry of Sound has written to communities secretary Eric Pickles urging him to intervene to prevent the demolition of a disused office block next to the nightclub.

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LSBU vice-chancellor Martin Earwicker to retire

Professor Martin Earwicker, vice-chancellor of London South Bank University, has announced his retirement at the end of the current academic year.

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Temporary ticket office delivered to London Bridge Station

A portable building which will serve as a temporary National Rail ticket office during the rebuilding of London Bridge Station was delivered during a weekend closure of the bus station.

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Lower Marsh Market: Waterloo Quarter to lead new management company

Lower Marsh Market is to see another change of management when Westminster Artisans leave the street at the end of this week.

Tweets on 8 October 2012

Monday recap: Ministry of Sound; LSBU VC to retire; London Bridge Station; Lower Marsh Market & more http://t.co/9b1vgPZw

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BREAKING: A man has been arrested tonight in Worthing in connection with criminal damage to a Mark Rothko painting at @Tate Modern yesterday

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Just published - @LondonAssembly's @DarrenJohnsonAM calls for 20 mph speed limit around Elephant & Castle http://t.co/Zw0osbeq

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Shangri-La Hotel signs installed outside The Shard http://t.co/ocQV4uFu

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RT @Transpontine: Cuts Cafe opens in Stamford Street, SE1 (south end of Blackfriars Bridge): http://t.co/iEa9jmPF @cuts_cafe

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RT @roundaboutnews: Small prang, inside lane, southbound near the Rockingham Arms.

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Bring back road safety, says father of boy killed by lorry on way home from school http://t.co/qr7svoU5 via @standardnews

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The @cityscapes2012 garden installation at @oldvictunnels reopens to the public this evening http://t.co/2zCqrzL5

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TfL reporting an accident on Tower Bridge Road near the Tooley Street junction

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The Mayor of Wisbech processes into @SouthwarkCathed for Octavia Hill centenary service. http://t.co/RiJmeiTb

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@GrahamNeale To be fair there are already TfL trixi mirrors at Abbey Street jct - and many of the other key roads in SE1 are also TfL-run.

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Just bought this ciabatta from new Del Mercato bakery at @vinopolislondon (just off Park Street) http://t.co/irhHqEif

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Postcard view of Westminster Bridge from the Lambeth side, circa 1910 http://t.co/J50gfhnW

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Just published - Shard restaurants will levy cover charge to deter sightseers http://t.co/Bjk1YZpd

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Just published - Ministry of Sound calls on Eric Pickles to block Eileen House demolition http://t.co/m7mAVr1W

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Just published - @LSBU vice-chancellor Martin Earwicker to retire http://t.co/FMhIeAMN

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Just published - Temporary ticket office delivered to London Bridge Station; changes to buses 17, 48 & 149 http://t.co/lhCAHjF8

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Just published - Lower Marsh Market: @WaterlooQuarter to lead new management; locals invited to run craft stalls http://t.co/sURcVCAX

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Berkeley Homes markets £20m Potters Fields home in Dubai http://t.co/XH4rKbye

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Ministry of Sound gave Lib Dem president Tim Farron £4k for his (unopposed) re-election campaign http://t.co/meNXcMws via @guidofawkes

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The History of Anatomy - free lecture http://t.co/4sighpcP

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Octavia Hill, founder of @nationaltrust, Red Cross Garden & much else, will be remembered at @SouthwarkCathed this PM http://t.co/tjXgR5Kr

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Malaysia Week continues today on the South Bank http://t.co/Ipy1ktX5

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Today @thedragoncafe is open again at St George the Martyr crypt: http://t.co/u8cY05Uj

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Man who defaced Tate Modern's Rothko canvas says he's added value http://t.co/Y8obfM9e via @guardian

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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust owed £8m by foreign nationals ('health tourists') http://t.co/EvkGJfSh

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SE1 website now back online - sorry if you've tried to follow any of the links in our email newsletter this morning.

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