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Tuesday 12 July 2005

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News & features published on 12 July 2005
Tony Blair visits City Hall

The Prime Minister came to City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to sign the book of condolence for the victims of Tuesday's explosions opened by the Mayor of London on Monday.

A good school? It's outstanding, say inspectors

St Saviour's and St Olave's Girls' Secondary School at Bricklayers Arms has received a glowing report from Ofsted inspectors, who told pupils "your school was one of the best we have ever seen".

Residents fuming over lift repairers' 'practical joke'

Residents of Dodson and Amigo estate complained to Southwark Council last autumn after lift repair workers replaced the lift buttons in the wrong order ... and they're still waiting for an answer.

Local students make it a Magic Cake Day for Tabard Street kids

Earlier this month an after-school club in Tabard Street hosted the first Magic Cake Day. 35 children between the ages of 4 and 11 decorated 150 cakes, inspired by Konditor and Cook's famous square cakes.

Bankside office strikes gold in eco awards

Staff in a Bankside office are the first in Southwark to get a gold award for their efforts in minimising waste, recycling and keeping the front of their premises clean and tidy.

Derelict chapel to be restored by London South Bank University

A derelict Presbyterian chapel on Borough Road will be restored as part of a scheme announced by London South Bank University for two major new buildings on its Southwark Campus.

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