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Tower Bridge Road nursery given reprieve from redevelopment plans
Thursday 28 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Plans to demolish a nursery on Tower Bridge Road and replace it with a four-storey block of flats have been withdrawn after objections from parents and councillors.
Elephant & Castle: roundabout gone by 2016; tube upgrade 2020
Thursday 28 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Transport for London has set out a new timetable for major changes to the transport infrastructure at Elephant & Castle.
World War I hero Frederick Holmes VC commemorated in Abbey Street
Thursday 28 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
One of the first soldiers to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War has been honoured with a commemorative paving stone close to his birthplace in Bermondsey.
Magician Dynamo 'levitates' above the Shard
Wednesday 27 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Magician Dynamo surprised locals and visitors on Wednesday afternoon when he appeared to float in mid-air at the top of the Shard.
North Lambeth cyclists urged to be more aware of blind Londoners
Wednesday 27 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Cyclists commuting into central London via Kennington Road on Wednesday were given free fluorescent armbands by the Guide Dogs charity as part of an initiative to encourage better relations between cyclists and blind and partially sighted Londoners.
Man arrested for attempted murder in Sainsbury's Local in The Cut
Tuesday 26 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Southwark Police have arrested a man who attempted to stab officers and supermarket staff with a pair of scissors.
Waterloo Millennium Green: BOST invites debate on rubbish problem
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
The charity which runs Waterloo Millennium Green says that its staff and volunteers are 'overwhelmed' by the daily accumulation of food packaging from hundreds of take-away lunches eaten in the small park.
Homeless Londoners perform on Young Vic stage
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Last month homeless people supported by the St Mungo’s Broadway charity performed their own play at the Young Vic in Waterloo.
Waterloo schoolchildren to get crash course in property industry
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Young people growing up in one of London's fastest-changing areas will get the chance to learn about property development, engineering and construction this autumn when they come up with their own project proposals.
Calls for plaque at site of Remembrance 'poppy factory'
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Southwark's deputy mayor and Labour prospective parliamentary candidate Neil Coyle is leading calls for a plaque to commemorate the site of the factory where paper poppies to raise funds for servicemen wounded in the First World War were first made.
Lord Mayor of London visits City's Bermondsey academy
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
The Lord Mayor of the City of London visited the City of London Academy in Lynton Road last month.
Post Office opens design lab in London Road
Monday 25 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Students and staff at London South Bank University could act as guinea pigs for new ideas for the future look and feel of Post Office branches.
Borough and Bermondsey distraction burglars jailed
Thursday 21 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
A couple have been sentenced to a total of 15 years in prison after they committed a string of artifice burglaries and targeted elderly people across Southwark, Lewisham and Islington.
David Cameron visits Coin Street
Wednesday 20 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
The prime minister visited the Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre on the South Bank on Monday.
25 years on: Marchioness river disaster victims remembered
Wednesday 20 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
51 candles were lit at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday lunchtime to represent each of the people killed in the Marchioness riverboat disaster a quarter of a century ago.
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