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News & features published on 8 July 2005
'Queen Elizabeth visits Southwark' theme for Borough Music School

The Borough Music School is embarking on a performing arts project inspired by a portrait of Elizabeth I with Bermondsey Abbey in the background, thanks to a grant from the Clore Duffield Foundation.

Bankside businesses get behind The Canterbury Tales

Members of Bankside's business community enjoyed a gala performance of Southwark Playhouse's The Canterbury Tales on Wednesday as guests of Better Bankside, the business improvement district.

William Blake at the Museum of Garden History

Cloud & Vision: William Blake in Lambeth recalls his ten years as a resident of Waterloo.

Security alert at the Elephant

The Elephant and Castle junction was sealed off on Friday afternoon whilst a suspect package in Newington Causeway was examined by the emergency services.

Brisk trade at bike shops as stranded commuters take to the road

Bicycle shops in central London reported a boom in trade on Thursday as commuters stranded by the Tube shutdown sought alternative means of transport.

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