Wednesday 22 January 2014

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News & features published on 22 January 2014

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Blackfriars Station's solar bridge officially launched

Passengers at Blackfriars Station on Wednesday morning were offered a free cup of tea drawn from Britain's biggest tea cup to celebrate the launch of the world's largest solar bridge.

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Blackfriars Road: pub, offices, homes and almshouses set for redevelopment

A property developer and a local charity are working on radical plans to demolish and rebuild an entire block on the eastern side of Blackfriars Road.

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RBS downsizes its Bankside offices

The Royal Bank of Scotland is to move out of one of its two Bankside office blocks.

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Boris: new Bermondsey to Borough bus link "difficult to justify"

The Mayor of London has responded to calls for extra bus services from the Grange Road and Southwark Park Road area towards Borough and London Bridge.

Tweets on 22 January 2014

Wednesday recap: Major development plans for Blackfriars Road + Boris responds re Bermondsey bus link se1.info/1c3XJLy

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adebradley Wait a minute - I was all for the garden bridge, but they definitely promised it would be privately funded: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7348

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ma499 Interesting how @MayorofLondon keeps quiet about funding some 'oddball' schemes that he is publicly advocating london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7348

via Echofon (retweeted on 9:59 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @peterjohn6 promises that Southwark will take advice from experts in Netherlands or Denmark on making cycling safer in the borough

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:21 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

The Barrowboy and Banker pub at London Bridge is now on Twitter @BarrowBoyB: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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councilassembly Cllr @cathedralsdavid is naming older people in his ward active in the community inc Pat Notton, Philip and Mandi Sturrock, Anne Critchley

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There have been a total of 13 collisions involving Southwark Council vehicles and cyclists in the past 3 years

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Over the past 5 years Southwark Council vehicles have received more than 1600 speeding tickets, parking tickets and other fines

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FirstCC There will be changes to our late night trains through London Bridge tonight- please see our link here for more info: bit.ly/WQdopN

via Conversocial (retweeted on 7:41 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @peterjohn6 said he yesterday urged Andrew Gilligan to extend @BarclaysCycle hire further into Southwark. Council says it will put in £

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:40 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Tonight's second deputation is from the 'Stop Killing Cyclists' campaign who organised recent Blackfriars Road stunt london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7234

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:28 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @peterjohn6 references this 1979 cutting from the old SE1 community newspaper: se1: pic.twitter.com/hnYI5K7V3m

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:08 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly New pedestrian crossings on Borough High Street "within the next 12 months" says @peterjohn6 in response to @SE1SafeRoads et al

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:07 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Live coverage of Southwark Council's meeting over at @councilassembly - several important SE1 matters on agenda

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@jasondflynn Completely passed me by - was in the area at lunchtime. UK Power Networks fault map suggests midnight repair time

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Tonight - Southwark @councilassembly. Politicians, rabbits and hats. There's no mistaking that there's a local election on the way.

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jamiewallace Prop'l for scout hall on Cornwall Rd that has remained shamefully derelict for > 10 years @se1 planning.lambeth.gov.uk/online-applica… pic.twitter.com/yg8fx0rJHJ

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Tonight - follow updates from Southwark Council's meeting on @councilassembly

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SowNeighbours You may've seen this in @se1: ow.ly/sPFc1 about attitude of LAs to - expression is 'carry on regardless'!

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Next week: public meeting about policing in Southwark london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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the fire alarm tests at 240 Blackfriars are VERY annoying

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GuidedbyIsobel Fair Maids, Feminists and Philanthropists - A Guided Walk 25th January wp.me/p2tjxw-l8

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Woman who spent 50 years working in a flag and bunting factory in Bermondsey Street celebrates 102nd birthday: carehome.co.uk/news/article.c…

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Just published - Blackfriars Station's solar bridge officially launched goo.gl/fb/weoQp

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Tate Modern is looking for volunteers: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Blackfriars Road: pub, offices, homes and almshouses set for redevelopment goo.gl/fb/mqRMr

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Just published - RBS downsizes its Bankside offices goo.gl/fb/yEINq

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Visit Harper Road Mosque this Friday and learn about the Dickens Square archaeological dig]: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Foodbanks, bedroom tax and risk of self-harm - a sobering report on reality of being poor in SE1: news.leathermarketjmb.org.uk/2014/01/22/jmb… via @LeathermktJMB

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Just published - Bermondsey to Borough bus link "difficult to justify", Boris tells @ValShawcross goo.gl/fb/jFOin

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The prospect of high-rise development above the London Road Bakerloo line depot is sure to be controversial: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7349

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Tonight at @WCDG1: Southbank Centre , new Lambeth Local Plan + how recession is affecting Lower Marsh se1.info/1bZobFU

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"Crafty fags and romantic assignations" - why Boris is putting £30m of public money into the 'Xanadu' Garden Bridge london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7348

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eat_news It's Chicken Pot Pie Day!! Just arrived at the beautiful Southwark Bridge Road, here for 20 mins with our

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SE1 hair salon at 72 Bermondsey Street for sale: rightmove.co.uk/commercial-pro…

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