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Heart-shaped bike rack appears in Union Street
Tuesday 10 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Just in time for St Valentine's Day, Cyclehoop has teamed up with Hackney-based artist Graham McLoughlin and the British Heart Foundation to place 14 heart-shaped cycle stands across Central London.
Shaun the Sheep statue arrives on South Bank
Wednesday 4 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
A giant statue of Shaun the Sheep has been installed on the South Bank to mark the launch of the latest Aardman Animations movie.
8 facts about Borough, Bankside & Walworth
Tuesday 3 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Southwark Council has published a new profile of the residents of Borough, Bankside and Walworth based on information from the 2011 census.
National Bakery School creates metre-long cake for Parliament
Tuesday 20 January 2015 - London SE1 website team
Parliament celebrated its 750th birthday on Monday with a metre-long cake created by the National Bakery School at London South Bank University.
Hundreds of plants grown in recycled fruit juice drums
Saturday 3 January 2015 - London SE1 website team
60 recycled fruit juice drums have been installed in the streets of Waterloo as part of a project make the area greener and increase local biodiversity.
A Nativity scene with a difference at Southwark Cathedral
Wednesday 24 December 2014 - London SE1 website team
This year's Nativity scene at Southwark Cathedral is rather different to usual: the figures have no faces, arms or legs.
Local images feature on 2015 calendars
Monday 15 December 2014 - London SE1 website team
If you're in need of a last-minute Christmas gift - or simply a way of keeping track of the coming year on your own wall - then two 2015 calendars featuring local images are now available.
Waterloo Station hosts landscape photography exhibition
Thursday 4 December 2014 - London SE1 website team
A striking black and white photograph of London Bridge Station seen from The Shard is one of dozens of images featured in a new exhibition at Waterloo Station.
William Blake's Lambeth studio recreated in Oxford museum
Wednesday 3 December 2014 - James Hatts
The front room of William Blake's house in Hercules Road, Lambeth, has been recreated for a new exhibition at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.
Could you befriend a local older person? Charity seeks volunteers
Thursday 13 November 2014 - London SE1 website team
Blackfriars Settlement is looking for volunteers to work with older people.
Carole Wright receives volunteering award from Peabody
Sunday 2 November 2014 - London SE1 website team
The achievements of a Blackfriars Road resident were recognised at the fifth annual Peabody Volunteer Awards held at City Hall last month.
'Real' Apple Store turns heads at Borough Market autumn celebration
Monday 27 October 2014 - London SE1 website team
With white walls and minimalist displays, for one day only Borough Market adopted the design aesthetic of a well-known electronics and computer company with its 'Real' Apple Store.
Elephant & Castle tube station inspires short story for children
Sunday 12 October 2014 - London SE1 website team
An American author has published a book of children's stories including a tale inspired by Elephant & Castle tube station.
Radioactive blob appears in Bermondsey Square
Wednesday 8 October 2014 - London SE1 website team
A sculpture inspired by a science-fiction film has been installed in Bermondsey Square.
Bermondsey Street Festival 2014
Monday 22 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
Good weather drew thousands of people to Bermondsey Street Festival on Saturday.
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