Wednesday 11 March 2015

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News & features published on 11 March 2015

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TfL plans Festival Pier improvements

Transport for London has commissioned a feasibility study into how commercial opportunities could fund infrastructure improvements to Festival Pier on the South Bank.

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Hughes: let public challenge councils which fail on affordable homes

Simon Hughes MP has called for the public to be given the right to challenge local authorities which grant planning permission for developments that fail to meet the council's own affordable housing quota.

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Duke of York opens Traveltech Lab at More London

The Duke of York visited More London on Tuesday evening to open a new workspace for start-up businesses in the travel technology sector.

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Guy's Hospital cancer centre 'topped out'

The new 14-storey 160 million cancer centre at Guy's Hospital has now reached its full height.

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Albert Embankment's tallest tower approved by councillors

Lambeth's planning applications committee has approved unanimously plans for a 30-storey tower on Albert Embankment - but the associated affordable housing will be built 1.6 miles away on the edge of Battersea.

Tweets on 11 March 2015

New novel about a window cleaner at the Shard amazon.co.uk/Glass-Alex-Chr…

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WES1919 National Media Museum has unearthed some new photos of women welders working on Waterloo Bridge. Will try to get copies of them.

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WES1919 Does anybody know or remember anyone who worked on Waterloo Bridge during WW2? If so get in touch.

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Just published - TfL plans improvements to South Bank's Festival Pier goo.gl/fb/HlPkae

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@mark__land 'planning performance agreements' mean that applicants can 'buy' a quicker decision & get more staff allocated to their case.

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Luxury flats approved on SE1 riverside. Linked social rented homes will be more than half-way to Clapham Common. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8127

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Just published - @SimonHughes: let public challenge councils which fail to meet their affordable housing policies goo.gl/fb/sHJTec

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Community group warns that integrity of planning process is at risk from developers paying for fast-track decisions london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8127

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MPSCathedralSgt Simon and Mark just stopped and searched a male on Rd Found in possession of herbal cannabis

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MPSCathedralSgt Officers from SNT will be in Market tomorrow between 10 and 5. If your visiting say hello

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"Farm girl became top emergency physician": obituary in @smh of Dr Beth Christian of St Thomas' Hospital A&E @GSTTnhs smh.com.au/national/obitu…

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Kintore Way Children's Centre rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted: reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-rep…

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Better late than ever ... just sent the March edition of our monthly what's on email bulletin: eepurl.com/bc0XzT

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MigrantContribu Join our celebratory take over of Elephant & Castle shopping centre- Say to racism and xenophobia pic.twitter.com/dJLvHEebLw

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lb_southwark Your community or business in Old Kent Road area? community forum on 26 March, 7pm at Pembroke House @Pembroke1885 ow.ly/KcIzU

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StGeorgesCath Archbishop Oscar Romero, to whom there is a Memorial at St George's, will be beatified on 23 May in San Salvador. pic.twitter.com/9IYsd1Js1v

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Jason_Cobb "No social rented homes on prime riverside site but 64 council homes for Lambeth more than a mile and a half away" london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8127

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TimeOutLondon Bloomin’ Heck: there’s a field of free pickable posies on the South Bank today wp.me/p1tkOY-OM2

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Linden Homes holding 'cocktail evening' in West End to flog new Blackfriars Road flats pic.twitter.com/poqgli6Lj1

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Bravo! Why Nicholas Hytner’s National Theatre deserves a standing ovation gu.com/p/46fk3/stw by Michael Billington

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LambethCyclists Free fabulous Lambeth Dr Bike checks, info +advice at Roundabout this evening 4-7:30pm lambethcyclists.org.uk/2015/03/tonigh…

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MPSCathedralSgt House - anyone see it being done or know who's tag it is call us on 07766443043

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MPSCathedralSgt Afternoon bit unusual for the ward but this massive tag has appeared near Redman House pic.twitter.com/54meMVfyEB

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Just published - Guy's Hospital cancer centre 'topped out' goo.gl/fb/OUPlcC

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Just published - Prince Andrew @TheDukeOfYork opens @traveltechlab at More London goo.gl/fb/6nyx7v

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Shakespeare's Globe given seven days to avoid strike action thestage.co.uk/news/2015/shak… via @TheStage

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Statue of Basaveshwara installed on Albert Embankment london-se1.co.uk/news/view/5275 pic.twitter.com/0PEgtYhAps pic via @megaherbivore

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Just published - Albert Embankment's tallest tower approved ... social housing 1.6 miles away near Battersea goo.gl/fb/OcGxXb

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news_va_en Popular English Catholic Musician, Nick Gale, killed in Hit and Run Collision §RV rv.va/NaIN95

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StGeorgesCath Please pray for Nick Gale former Director of Music at St George's Cathedral, who was tragically killed in an accident yesterday morning. RIP

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KeltieLLP Wonder if the two guys who were flying a drone on London Bridge yesterday will be back today? @se1 @TeamLondonBdg pic.twitter.com/T91x0wrqga

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Lord Palumbo hopes to attract the likes of Prince Harry to the rebuilt Ministry of Sound club in Borough Road @LondonLive

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Lord Palumbo says he will be "forever grateful" to Boris Johnson for "saving" the Ministry of Sound from "dastardly" developers @LondonLive

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DraperEstate Coming soon..... Draper Estate - The Musical! You heard it here first!!!

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Ministry of Sound's Lord Palumbo of Southwark not exactly wholehearted in his backing of the Lib Dems on @LondonLive. (He's a Lib Dem peer.)

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See how the South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge have changed over the last 30 years with this aerial footage: youtube.com/watch?v=9YdNIQ…

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1983 - Michael Foot's dog goes canvassing for Labour on the Rockingham Estate: youtube.com/watch?v=pDVzKf…

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1983 - @SimonHughes and Roy Jenkins hold a by-election press conference in @Simon_theTanner in Long Lane: youtube.com/watch?v=smyZyV…

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At 10am tune in to @LondonLive to see Lord Palumbo of Southwark tell @sandsstandard about plans to build a new Ministry of Sound club.

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@michaellondonsf yes it is staying. It is the Michael Faraday memorial.

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