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Wednesday 2 March 2011

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News & features published on 2 March 2011
Potters Fields Park confirmed as London 2012 big screen site

Londoners will be able to watch the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on big screens in Potters Fields Park next to City Hall, Mayor of London Boris Johnson confirmed last week.

Lambeth councillor joins dustcart crew on South Bank round

Cllr Lorna Campbell rolled up her sleeves and leant an extra pair of helping hands to a Veolia waste and recycling crew as they went about their round in Kennington, Waterloo and the South Bank last week.

Councillors seek extra cash from Blackfriars Road tower developer

Southwark Council's planning committee has deferred a decision on proposals for a 20-storey office block at the northern end of Blackfriars Road amid concerns about the level of section 106 payments proposed by the developer.

Waterloo Quarter BID wins second term

Waterloo Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) is to continue for another five years in an extended area after receiving strong support from the local business community.

Tweets on 2 March 2011

Wed recap: watch the Olympics in SE1, Lambeth councillor joins SE1 dustcart crew & Blackfriars Road skyscraper news

via HootSuite

SE1 author Lionel Shriver "so sorry to have to decline" @WorldBookNight invitation to John Harvard Library

via bitly

Just published - Potters Fields Park confirmed as London 2012 big screen site ... but you'll need a ticket

via Google

New @thamesclippers timetable starts 1 April with all-day Bankside Pier service & 2 extra late night sailings [pdf]

via bitly

Before and after: new signs show Lambeth Council's change of heart on South Bank cycling policy

via London SE1

Another award for @MuseumofLondon book on archaeology of Bankside's @The_Globe and @RoseTheatreSE1

via Twitter for Mac

Is this the most inappropriately named street in SE1?

via London SE1

Latest plans for extension & redevelopment of King's Reach Tower are on public show in Milroy Walk till 5pm

via bitly

Potters Fields Berkeley Homes development - "so unimaginatively dull it is offensive" (via @EGi_research)

via bitly

Just published - Lambeth councillor joins dustcart crew on South Bank round

via Google

"If you want to do business in Southwark then we welcome you with open arms, but you must pay the appropriate tariff"

via bitly

Just published - Councillors seek extra cash from developer of 20-storey Blackfriars Road tower

via Google

Just published - @WaterlooQuarter BID wins second term

via Google

"It is imperative that #southeastern becomes more responsive to its customers" says transport minister

via bitly

MPs condemn Southeastern rail company's handling of the snow disruption at Westminster Hall debate

via bitly

Simon Hughes "is to Lib Demmery what Ayatollah Khomeini was to Tehran in the 1970s" says Quentin Letts

via bitly

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