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News & features published on 22 November 2014

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Lambeth vetoes giant Santa hat for South Bank's ITV tower

Plans for a balloon in the shape of a Father Christmas hat to be tethered to the roof of ITV's South Bank headquarters have been vetoed by Lambeth Council.

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Double deck trains considered for Waterloo commuter routes

Double deck commuter train services from Basingstoke or Southampton to Waterloo are one of the options to tackle overcrowding presented in a new Network Rail document.

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Boris questioned over future of Coronet at Elephant & Castle

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been questioned at a public meeting over the future of the Coronet at Elephant & Castle.

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Secure motorbike parking trial on The Cut

Ground anchors have been installed in a motorcycle parking bay on The Cut as part of a trial of new security measures by Southwark Council.

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London Fire Brigade could move HQ back to Albert Embankment

The London Fire Brigade could move its headquarters back to Albert Embankment under plans being considered by fire authority members.

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Uxbridge Arms pub in Bath Terrace to be redeveloped

The Uxbridge Arms pub on the Rockingham Estate is to be redeveloped after Southwark Council agreed to sell the site.

Tweets on 22 November 2014

Saturday recap: SIX local news stories published today London-SE1.co.uk/date/2014-11-22

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Cyclist fined on New Kent Road cycle path receives court summons; crowdfund appeal for defence road.cc/136770

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ITV wanted to put a 32-metre helium balloon Santa hat on the roof of their HQ.

Lambeth Council said 'no'.

More: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7975

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Just published - Is Scrooge working for Lambeth Council? Planners veto giant Santa hat on the South Bank goo.gl/fb/x5GcFS

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The Garden Bridge is nothing but a wasteful blight, argues Rowan Moore in the Observer theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Squarehighways closed southbound from 8pm tonight to 5am 23 Nov for repairs to a bridge joint. Please use alternative route to cross the river

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Beer bottle smashes glass floor at Tower Bridge itv.com/news/london/st… via @itvlondon

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the1gordo Was in tower bridge walkway today, someone dropped a beer bottle; this happened pic.twitter.com/fYFju69XBS

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Just published - Double deck trains considered for Waterloo commuter routes goo.gl/fb/UpnNf3

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Just published - Boris questioned over future of @TheCoronet at Elephant & Castle goo.gl/fb/z04oxd

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Just published - Secure motorbike parking trial on The Cut goo.gl/fb/LoqO5a

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Just published - London Fire Brigade could move HQ back to Albert Embankment goo.gl/fb/ZqoPAZ

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The new @IslamicReliefUK charity shop on Lower Marsh is now open pic.twitter.com/9VFeOqQerd

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Tesco Express Waterloo Road opens Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/0kEoRit7CG

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se16 New post: New play about Alfred and Ada Salter se16.com/2651-new-play-…

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se16 New post: Sainsbury's Local now open in Spa Road goo.gl/8sgWoJ

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Just published - Uxbridge Arms pub in Bath Terrace to be redeveloped goo.gl/fb/yLPN7X

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Open Studios at @makespacestudio: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… (the colourful prefabs just outside Waterloo Station)

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se16 Scandinavian Christmas Market in Albion Street se16.com/event/scandina… featuring Father Christmas, Moomins and huskies

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