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Bankside buskers: special team to tackle noise nuisance
Sunday 16 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
Southwark Council is forming a 'multidisciplinary team' to tackle to problems caused by buskers on Bankside this summer, as local residents press the authority to take action on their complaints of noise nuisance.
SE1 to lose both Southwark and Kennington police front counters
Friday 14 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
SE1 will no longer have a police station with a front counter open to the public under plans published by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Tate Modern's Blavatnik Building features on new Royal Mail stamp
Friday 14 July 2017 - James Hatts
The Blavatnik Building at Tate Modern is featured in a new set of postage stamps issued this week by Royal Mail, as the latest stats show that the gallery brought a record-breaking 6.4 million visitors to Bankside last year.
Homes not hotels: council to take action on Airbnb-style lets
Thursday 13 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
The leader of Southwark Council has promised to take legal action against tenants and leaseholders of council properties who advertise their homes on Airbnb and similar accommodation websites.
Royal Brompton Hospital could move to St Thomas' site
Thursday 13 July 2017 - James Hatts
The world-famous Royal Brompton heart and lung hospital could swap Chelsea for Lambeth under plans revealed at a St Thomas' Hospital meeting this week.
IPCC: Borough Market shooting probe at 'advanced stage'
Wednesday 12 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) says that its investigation into the fatal shooting of the three London Bridge terrorist attackers is now at an "advanced stage".
Emergency phone stolen from Southwark Police Station
Wednesday 12 July 2017 - James Hatts
An emergency phone handset intended to allow the public to seek help in a crisis has been stolen ... from the front wall of Southwark Police Station in Borough High Street.
Mayor: Thames bridge security barriers are 'temporary measure'
Tuesday 11 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that the security barriers installed on Thames bridges after the London Bridge terrorist attack are a "temporary measure" and that the police and TfL are looking for long-term solutions.
Guy's Hospital cladding gets clean bill of health
Monday 10 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
Tests on the cladding used at Guy's Tower have not revealed any fire safety concerns, according to NHS bosses.
Sadiq on tall buildings: 'the answer won't always be yes'
Monday 10 July 2017 - James Hatts
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has signalled that he intends to apply more robust scrutiny to proposals for tall buildings in the capital than his predecessor Boris Johnson.
Theresa May joins Australian PM for Borough Market visit
Monday 10 July 2017 - James Hatts
Prime minister Theresa May joined her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull for a visit to the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Monday morning.
TfL picks developer for Southwark Street scheme
Monday 10 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
Transport for London has named Triangle London Developments as its preferred bidder to redevelop a large plot of vacant land on Southwark Street.
Sadiq Khan formally revokes Boris's Garden Bridge decisions
Wednesday 5 July 2017 - James Hatts
City Hall says that the taxpayer could lose £46.4 million if the Garden Bridge is not built, as Sadiq Khan formally revokes the decision by his predecessor Boris Johnson to underwrite the bridge's future maintenance costs.
The Sunbathers: Festival of Britain sculpture back on South Bank
Wednesday 5 July 2017 - James Hatts
A sculpture displayed at Waterloo Underground Station during the Festival of Britain in 1951 has returned to the South Bank this summer after a crowdfunding appeal by Historic England to raise funds for its restoration.
Police seek Coronet licence review after '250 rushed front door'
Wednesday 5 July 2017 - London SE1 website team
The Metropolitan Police has applied to have the licence of The Coronet at the Elephant & Castle reviewed by Southwark councillors "on the basis that the premises is associated with serious disorder".
Library image of a community speed watch operation by West Midlands Police used under a Creative Commons licence.
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