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Bermondsey Street Festival 2014
Monday 22 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
Good weather drew thousands of people to Bermondsey Street Festival on Saturday.
BOST is 'Champion of Champions' again
Monday 22 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
BOST, Bankside Open Spaces Trust, has been awarded a special Champion of Champions certificate by London/Britain in Bloom for the second year running.
Queensborough Centre marks 30 years
Friday 19 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
The Queensborough Community Centre on the Scovell Estate has marked its 30th anniversary with a party.
Bermondsey Project exhibitions
Monday 15 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
The Bermondsey Project is celebrating five years at the Crosse & Blackwell factory in Willow Walk.
South Bank bar installs division bell to summon MPs to vote
Tuesday 9 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
A restaurant and bar at County Hall on the South Bank has installed a division bell which gives MPs an eight-minute warning to make their way across the river to vote in the lobbies of the Palace of Westminster.
Centenary of Waterloo-born Labour foreign secretary George Brown
Tuesday 2 September 2014 - Leigh Hatts
The centenary of foreign secretary George Brown, born on 2 September 1914 just a month into the First World War, falls this year.
Blackfriars watercolour to feature on tube station posters
Tuesday 2 September 2014 - London SE1 website team
A watercolour of Blackfriars Railway Bridge is one of two Thames-related paintings to be displayed on posters at river piers and tube stations around London.
Fundraising feats to raise money for Garden Museum expansion
Sunday 31 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
A Lambeth councillor has raised more than £1,000 for the Garden Museum with a 78-mile walk round the Capital Ring orbital footpath ... and now the museum's boss plans to swim the Thames from Oxford to London.
Local trainees employed as marshals on Roupell Street film set
Sunday 31 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Six young people trained by a Kennington-based charity were employed as marshals on a film set in Waterloo last month.
Book exchange opens in hidden London Bridge garden
Friday 29 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
As the Gibbon's Rent garden celebrates its second anniversary, a new book exchange cabinet has been added to the green oasis just yards away from the bustle of Tooley Street.
New Anna Robinson poetry collection launched in Lower Marsh
Friday 8 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Anna Robinson's second poetry collection Into the Woods has been launched with a party in Lower Marsh.
Southwark's Dog & Pot at Dickens Museum
Wednesday 6 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
The Dog and Pot sign opposite Southwark Station in Blackfriars Road is featured in a new exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum.
GBBO star Kimberley Wilson helps to judge Waterloo's best cake
Sunday 3 August 2014 - London SE1 website team
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson and Konditor & Cook founder Gerhard Jenne this week judged Waterloo's very own cake competition.
Thames cutter crews compete in Port of London Challenge
Thursday 24 July 2014 - London SE1 website team
Competitors in the Port of London Challenge assembled near the National Theatre on Thursday evening to set off on a 4.4 mile race up the Thames.
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.
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