London SE1 community website

Sunday 20 March 2011

<< Saturday 19 March | Monday 21 March >>
<< Same day in February | Same day in April >>
<< Same day in 2010 | Same day in 2012 >>
News & features published on 20 March 2011
Southwark over-50s paint the town red for Comic Relief

Members of Southwark Circle, a membership organisation for the over 50s, were in Borough Market on Red Nose Day painting shoppers' nails red in return for a 3 donation to Comic Relief.

Green mayoral candidate suggests cycle-only Southwark Bridge

The Green Party chose the Millennium Bridge as the setting for the announcement that Jenny Jones has been selected as the party's candidate for Mayor of London in the 2012 elections.

Theatre Uncut at Southwark Playhouse

Theatre Uncut is a national theatre event created in response to the most severe spending cuts seen in Britain since World War II.

Businesses urged to support tourism training for Southwark youths

The Southwark Young Pilgrims Project has held its 2011 showcase evening high above the Thames at Tower Bridge.

Lambeth sees red over London Eye's orange capsule

Lambeth Council could take the owners of the London Eye to court if councillors veto the orange colour scheme recently applied to one of the wheel's 32 capsules.

Tweets on 20 March 2011

RT @ladelentes: a strangely independent starry balloon carefully bouncing across the road at a pedestrian crossing on southwark bridge road

via HootSuite

Just published - Green Party mayoral candidate @GreenJennyJones suggests cycle-only Southwark Bridge

via Google

Just published - Businesses urged to support tourism training for Southwark youths

via Google

Just published - review - Theatre Uncut at Southwark Playhouse @swkplay

via Google

Bishop of Lahore visits Southwark Cathedral to talk about Christian community in Pakistan

via London SE1

Scrabble Club starts Tuesday in Borough

via bitly

RT @lisarajan: Quill developers side-stepping the Core strategy to avoid paying for much-needed affordable housing in Bermondsey?

via Twitter for Mac

All of Southwark Police's official correspondence about licensing applications is presented in Comic Sans. On Met Police notepaper. Arrgh.

via HootSuite

Interested in the history of Waterloo Station? Read this: via @turniprail

via HootSuite

Just published - Lambeth sees red over London Eye's orange capsule

via Google

Simon Hughes MP is interviewed on tonight's Songs of Praise - BBC1, 4.55pm

via HootSuite

RT @VictorianLondon: Inside the Lambeth shot-tower ... & nice pic of old Waterloo Bridge/South Bank

via bitly

Restaurant reviews
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Welcome... the London SE1 community website. Published since 1998, we aim to provide a one stop shop for all kinds of local news and information.

We also publish a website for Bermondsey and Rotherhithe called

This is your community website, so do get in touch with your comments and ideas.