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Southwark Street, George Street or Station Road? TfL can't decide
Monday 21 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Bus passengers in Southwark Street could be forgiven for being confused by the new bus stop flags installed this week by Transport for London.
Vintage RT bus on route 100
Saturday 19 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Passengers on bus route 100 between Elephant & Castle and Shadwell enjoyed free rides on a 66-year-old vintage RT bus on Saturday.
German artist's dazzling WWI centenary makeover for HMS President
Tuesday 8 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
A World War I warship permanently moored on the River Thames has been given a startling new livery as part of the commemorations of the centenary of the start of the conflict.
Artist and activist Veronica Planton remembered at Waterloo exhibition
Sunday 6 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Waterloo resident and community activist Veronica Planton has been remembered with an exhibition of her paintings, drawings and sketches.
Sunday Service: photographing Southwark's black majority churches
Saturday 5 July 2014 - Leigh Hatts
Photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews has brought together pictures of Southwark's black majority churches in an exhibition at Tate Modern called Sunday Service.
Circus-themed Waterloo Carnival features locals aged 2 to 82
Friday 4 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
The eleventh annual Waterloo Carnival procession took to the streets on Friday lunchtime.
BookBenches appear around Bankside and London Bridge
Thursday 3 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Decorated benches in the shape of an open book have appeared around Bankside and London Bridge as part of a London-wide initiative by the National Literacy Trust.
Bermondsey in Bloom 2014: call for entries
Wednesday 2 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Residents, businesses and organisations in Bermondsey are invited to enter this year's competition to celebrate gardening prowess.
Simon Hughes takes up tennis at Tanner Street
Tuesday 24 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes took up a challenge from a local coach this weekend and enjoyed a game of tennis at Tanner Street Park.
'Book bin' installed in Bermondsey
Tuesday 17 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
A 'book bin' for unwanted books has been installed at the Leathermarket JMB offices in Leathermarket Street, Bermondsey.
Bermondsey girls are London basketball champions
Tuesday 17 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Students from the under-16 girls' basketball team at the City of London Academy have been celebrating today after winning the London School of Basketball's Community Basketball League finals earlier this month.
2014 Southwark Civic Awards presented at Southwark Cathedral
Saturday 14 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Volunteers from across the borough were honoured for their exceptional work for the community at the Southwark Civic Awards held last week.
Maria Moruzzi celebrates 50 years at Borough Market
Friday 13 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Maria Moruzzi was uncharacteristically lost for words on Friday when Borough Market trustees, staff and traders descended on Maria's Market Cafe to celebrate her 50-year association with the market.
Former England footballer John Barnes at Southwark Tube Station
Tuesday 10 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Former England footballer John Barnes visited Southwark Underground Station on Tuesday to launch a partnership between Transport for London and football website ESPNFC to bring live World Cup updates to tube passengers this summer.
Royal Marines drummers and buglers visit Bermondsey school
Tuesday 3 June 2014 - London SE1 website team
Drummers and buglers from the Royal Marines Band Service visited the City of London Academy in Bermondsey last week.
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