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Wednesday 2 February 2011

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News & features published on 2 February 2011
Furniture recovered from Southwark rubbish depot raises £12,000 for charity

A pioneering scheme to salvage discarded furniture from Southwark's waste depot and put it on sale in an Old Kent Road charity shop has raised £12,000 in its first year.

Boris Johnson puts 'Blue Light Museum' plan on hold

The Mayor of London's proposal for a 'Blue Light Museum' bringing together the historic collections of the Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service has been put on hold due to a lack of cash.

Axing Elephant & Castle green energy plan is "massive mistake" claim Lib Dems

A cross-party scrutiny committee will examine Southwark Council's decision to abandon proposals for a scheme to supply locally generated power to new developments at Elephant & Castle.

Tweets on 2 February 2011

Great pics of Cross Bones Graveyard in Redcross Way by @paul_clarke

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Wed recap: Mayor's Blue Light Museum falters, E&C green energy scheme to be probed &rubbish furniture raises £12k

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@MTiedemann @artystar - any advice? RT @CheekyG: Lots of people in Borough would like a Co-Op. What can we do?

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Keith Cavanagh - founder/curator of Tom Blau photographic gallery in Queen Elizabeth Street - dies aged 58 (via @1854)

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London Prism - a multi-coloured glass building for the South Bank? via @designboom

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Zucca in Bermondsey Street is #11 in @TimeOutLondon's 50 best London restaurants. No other SE1 eateries on the list

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Just published - Furniture recovered from Southwark rubbish depot raises £12,000 at @thebhf Old Kent Road shop

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Just published - Boris Johnson puts 'Blue Light Museum' plan on hold

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@DrWetpaint Not our comment - that was from @JGurling who chaired the committee that gave it planning permission...

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RT @JGurling: Wow! All 3 turbines turning at top of beautiful Strata Tower

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@elephantDave OK, fair point. Previous Florian Place plans not *too* bad IMHO Will b interested 2 see latest version

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@elephantDave Southbank House is not affected and the main LFB HQ building will be retained/converted. Exhibition:

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Just published - Axing Elephant & Castle green energy plan is "massive mistake" claim @swklibdems

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Tonight Lambeth planning committee will decide whether to grant permission for @oldvictunnels to be used as theatre for another year

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"Father Ray Comes Out" - fly-on-the-wall documentary about St George the Martyr, Southwark, next Fri on Channel 4

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The canopy at London Bridge Bus Station will be demolished over the four weekends of March

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