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News & features published on 7 March 2017

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PwC wins backing to redevelop Union Street office block

Southwark's planning committee has approved plans by consulting firm PwC to redevelop its Union Street office building, including the demolition of a 19th-century warehouse.

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Southwark raises the bar to protect pubs from change of use

Southwark's planning committee has used its powers to restrict developers from turning pubs into shops or offices without first seeking full planning permission.

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Draft House pub quizzes raise 500 for cancer charity

Customers of the Draft House Tower Bridge bar have raised more than 500 for local charity Dimbleby Cancer Care through weekly pub quizzes.

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Prince of Wales visits St Thomas' Hospital

The Prince of Wales visited St Thomas' Hospital on Monday to mark the 70th anniversary of the British Geriatrics Society.

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Bomb scare brings London Bridge to a halt for more than an hour

London Bridge, the railway station and nearby streets were sealed off on Tuesday afternoon while police investigated a suspicious vehicle.

Tweets on 7 March 2017

mpt This is a really cheap tweet. twitter.com/se1/status/839…

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se1 20 flavours of gelato on offer at new ice cream parlour in Borough High Street london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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@kateEkaos @KeaneMJ it's Sumner Street - the next item on tonight's agenda after Union Street

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The Future of Shad Thames Streets?

Join @LoveShadThames for community conversation Wednesday evening

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She helped Ada Salter organise Bermondsey Uprising at Pink's jam factory, Long Lane, in 1911, according to Ada's bi… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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The Gospel according to Jesus, Queen of Heaven -
latest theatre season begins this week @DraperEstate Hall, E&C london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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SELondonCamra Delighted to see @lb_southwark initiating Article 4 direction to remove permitted development rights from pubs london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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se1 Hop warehouse to be demolished for new PwC office block after Southwark planning chair uses casting vote. More: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9108

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MrAndyPowell @se1 going cheap?

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Tesco in Tooley Street has overestimated local demand for budgerigar food - there's a large number of boxes on the reduced to clear trolley

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Just published - PwC wins backing to redevelop Union Street office block and demolish 19th C warehouse dlvr.it/NYzX6r

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ianvisits Goodness, look what's happened to the Shard. twitter.com/se1/status/839…

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It's a bit poor that a report to Southwark planning committee includes image stretched to make new building look le… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Hop warehouse to be demolished for new PwC office block after Southwark planning chair uses casting vote. More: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9108

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Angry scenes at Southwark planning committee as chair Nick Dolezal uses casting vote to approve controversial Union Street scheme

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Southwark planning committee is on the brink of permitting the demolition of 19th-century hop warehouse just off Borough High St / Union St

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nationalrailenq - Disruption can be expected to journeys through London Bridge until the end of service.

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Bermondsey_Lab Too many historic, community pubs have fallen to developers in recent years. Tonight we're putting a stop to it.
london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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LNS_PE We are very pleased to announce an exciting partnership with a leading football academy @londonnautical @LNSSixth @VolentiAcademy

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Leo_Pollak Currently touring 4 of the best Bermondsey pubs to be protected by tonight's Article 4 restriction on change of use
london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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Open House event at @PlatformSthwrk later this month - free arts activities london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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karleastham As someone currently sat in the Not-A-Foxtons, I can tell you this is good news. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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Just published - Southwark raises the bar to protect pubs from change of use dlvr.it/NYxXjG

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Southwark planning committee now dealing with PwC's proposed redevelopment of its Union Street building, including loss of 19thC warehouse

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Southwark's move to protect pubs may not be necessary if @LordRoyKennedy and @CAMRA_Official get their way london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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Southwark planning committee unanimously backs new measure to protect pubs in the borough london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9107

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Southwark has lost a third of its pubs over the past 10 years, planning officer tells planning committee.

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Southwark's new archaeology officer is telling planning committee about the "remarkable" Tudor palace remains found at Brandon House site

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Southwark's planning committee is considering a proposal to fund the borough's archaeology service from section 106 payments by developers

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20 flavours of gelato on offer at new ice cream parlour in Borough High Street london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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Blake, Wollstonecraft and Dickens in SE1 - @cooltan4 has some great guided walks coming up on 28 March london-se1.co.uk/whatson/date/2…

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Just published - Pub quizzes at @DrafthouseTB raise £500 for @DimblebyCancerC charity dlvr.it/NYvWRn

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Just published - Prince of Wales visits St Thomas' Hospital @GSTTnhs for @GeriSoc's 70th anniversary dlvr.it/NYvWNm

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Coming up later this month ... @CoinStreet Community Day london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Bomb scare brings to a halt for more than an hour dlvr.it/NYtly0

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Se_Railway - station has re-opened but major disruption will continue for the rest of this evening. Please check before you travel.

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drdickdixon That queue for Padella is just off the charts now. twitter.com/se1/status/839…

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Passengers awaiting reopening of tube station after security alert. pic.twitter.com/bsBX5iTA4p

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edwinmooiman @se1 @shardview @boroughmarket looks like everybody moving out. Shard in evacuation mode. Can't leave. pic.twitter.com/7MLzYFFBaZ

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evacuees heading south on Borough High Street as exclusion zone is extended. pic.twitter.com/FEFIo9zwGw

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Police inspector just asked for southern cordon to be moved from outside Kehoe's in Borough HIgh Street down to HSBC

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Police now extending cordon South along borough high street pic.twitter.com/MONP2YYPV7

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NRE_Southern - Some Southern services will start and terminate at New Cross Gate while others services will be revised or diverted.

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Police now preventing people heading north up Great Maze Pond at Guy's Hospital pic.twitter.com/6VPA7nvE4l

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St Thomas Street full of people evacuated from station pic.twitter.com/1Jo8KC6Tn3

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Staff on roof terrace of looking down on bomb scare pic.twitter.com/TbeN9mI8kB

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police cordon in Borough High Street. Big crowd milling around. pic.twitter.com/pLfzEV0sYj

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- wider area now being evacuated round Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral. Suspect vehicle outside Oddbins.

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TfLTrafficNews is CLOSED both ways due to an emergency services incident. Traffic is slow on diversion. Expect delay… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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nkni82 .@updatenewsuk on : London Bridge is being evacuated due to a security alert periscope.tv/w/a41wbjFXZ0Vn…

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timdewit London Bridge area wordt schoongeveegd. Security alert nog niet weg. pic.twitter.com/5kNnZFHf1B

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Se_Railway Update : Tickets valid on buses, Underground, DLR, Southern, London Overground and all High Speed routes

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JohnMatthewHall London Bridge evacuated over abandoned suspect car. Bomb robots on scene, streets empty, all trains in and out canc… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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poshpeckham Bus station ecaciated and helicopters overhead. pic.twitter.com/B9J0DGCnBl

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ddamned Bomb scare at People evacuating northwards pic.twitter.com/YvGHSkZ9MR

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TonyCraddock Security alert at London Bridge has evacuated the area. Glad the forces are looking after us. Off the the Mudlark. pic.twitter.com/XH7ND0FPzo

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LucyInTheSky22 Something going down on Bridge, folks - steer clear. Never seen so many police

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SOLA_GROUP London Bridge lock down. pic.twitter.com/5BORiI59qR

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ricbarham @se1 Police closing down London Bridge station

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Buses being turned round at Elephant & Castle due to London Bridge security alert

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Bermondsey councillor @sunnylambe is among the speakers at anti racism rally at Elephant & Castle tonight pic.twitter.com/rqLb7nVvXH

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VICEUK Is the kebab just a hangover cure, or is there a fine art to assembling the perfect doner?
We sent @alhan to the Ke… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Ned_Donovan Vice reporter: "Would you describe yourself as a K-Head?"
Mayor of Lambeth: "Indeed." twitter.com/viceuk/status/…

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Daily_Star BREAKING: London Bridge on LOCKDOWN as police swoop on bus station bit.ly/2meMr0p pic.twitter.com/Tp02qBg3VF

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neil_robertson London Bridge Street on Lockdown mixed messages about a protest or bomb alert. pic.twitter.com/TpgCki3g3J

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Simon_J_Bell There's some kind of angry protest happening outside my new building at London Bridge. Underground evacuated. Any info?

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NetworkRailLBG Platforms 7-9 are not operational due to Bus Station evacuation.

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She Said... exhibition of work by female aritsts and makers at Nolias Gallery @Agenci78 london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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NetworkRailLBG The London Bridge Bus Station has been evacuated.

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missingpeople PL RT ,18,missing from since 15/6. seen her? Call 116 000 misspl.co/sq9T309F3Ny pic.twitter.com/2PchzoD8jZ

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Advance notice of Jumble Sale in Bermondsey organised by Longfield TRA london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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The police team for South Bermondsey ward is now tweeting at @MPSSBermondsey

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Prince Charles charmed by Little Dorrit, dog that helps people with dementia, during visit to St Thomas' Hospital home.bt.com/news/uk-news/p…

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Happy birthday to Borough High Street's John Harvard Library, opened on this day in 1977 @SouthwarkLibstwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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