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Tuesday 17 May 2011

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News & features published on 17 May 2011
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South Bank and Bankside to pilot new 'Business Neighbourhood' status

The South Bank and Bankside have been named as two of the eight 'frontrunners' across the country which will test out a new approach to planning with businesses working in partnership with residents.

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Who should pay for Elephant & Castle's new 160 million tube station?

Tube passengers at Elephant & Castle could face daily closures due to overcrowding if the station isn't rebuilt to meed the demand from extra passengers living and working at new developments in the area, Transport for London has warned.

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Webber Street's new Goodlife Centre provides practical and creative classes

Tools for the terrified is just one of the courses on offer at the Goodlife Centre, a new training centre run by Jo Behari and Alison Winfield-Chislett whose aim is to present trades and the way people learn them in a different light.

Tweets on 17 May 2011

Tuesday recap: Elephant & Castle tube station 'at a tipping point' says TfL; @GoodlifeCentre & business #localism http://se1.info/l553VN

via HootSuite

How Lady Bird Johnson was inspired by our own South Bank to create a riverside path in Austin, Texas http://se1.info/lGBZOY via @kutnews

via bitly

Weston Street tunnel shut for three weeks for Network Rail @TLprogramme works http://se1.info/j4HxU0

via bitly

Amusing 1822 tale of Tooley Street grocer who tried to join fashionable society in Worthing http://se1.info/kmTpdL via @lhamptongazette

via HootSuite

Artisanal Food Fight: Borough Market and the @bermondsey7 featured in @theatlantic by @katieparla http://se1.info/lVMRYk

via bitly

Simon Hughes celebrates birthday with a cake in the shape of his yellow taxi http://j.mp/lY4y56

via Byline

RT @KevinSpacey: The Old Vic is getting a facelift. Will be done by RIII opening. http://say.ly/QspkIb

via HootSuite

St Modwen insist they will "transform" E&C shopping centre & word "refurbishment" is banned. But what did their report to investors call it?

via Twitter for iPhone

St Modwen boss complained about "idle speculation" in the press re Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. What can he mean by that?

via Twitter for iPhone

It looks like St Modwen plans for Elephant & Castle include a new cinema. More tomorrow.

via Twitter for iPhone

Very interesting info re Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre at Southwark cabinet. Full report tomorrow

via HootSuite

RT @waterlooquarter: The Duke of Sussex is doing a fundraiser for Monkton Street respite centre this month - see in the pub for details.

via HootSuite

@colmhowardlloyd no. Been meaning to do some digging but noticed deadline was imminent so decided to tweet it instead.

via HootSuite in reply to colmhowardlloyd

RT @DesignMuseum: At #designovertime on Friday singer/perfomer Jan Goodkin will operatically interpret the gallery text on hour every hour

via HootSuite

Should TfL be able to close London Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge whenever it wants? 2moro is last day for objections http://se1.info/ikWPC1

via HootSuite

En route to town hall for Southwark Cabinet where future of Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre is on agenda http://se1.info/iO4PTG

via HootSuite

Absurd 'cyclists dismount here' sign in Tooley Street http://se1.info/jIQw1w

via London SE1

Exchanging Places - cyclists can get in the cab of an HGV in Blackfriars Road tomorrow http://se1.info/mCw7da

via HootSuite

Cafe Research: Informal presentation on new medical findings over a cup of tea or coffee on 17th floor of Guy's Tower http://se1.info/lacRXz

via HootSuite

Want to be part of #EPIDEMIC ? New community production by @oldvicnewvoices in @oldvictunnels - debate/workshop 2moro http://se1.info/mCDXil

via HootSuite

Call Southwark Playhouse @swkplay on 020 7407 0234 and quote SE1 for £5 tickets to preview shows of Antigone on 17, 18, 19 May

via HootSuite

Just published - South Bank and Bankside to pilot new 'Business Neighbourhood' status #localism http://goo.gl/fb/Wz1Xh

via Google

Two new job vacancies at Southwark Irish Pensioners Project http://se1.info/exnIn

via HootSuite

Just published - TfL warns of daily tube closures due to crowds at E&C if developers don't cough up for new station http://goo.gl/fb/pnbge

via Google

Enjoyed @thebikeshow's ride/interview through Southwark with @GreenJennyJones on @ResonanceFM http://se1.info/ivhyDt

via bitly

Just published - @GoodlifeCentre opens in SE1 providing practical and creative classes - @Albert_HEO pays a visit http://goo.gl/fb/NhVLG

via Google

Know an older person who'd like some free #springonline internet training courtesy of @nhschoices? http://se1.info/jnxmOk

via bitly

On @lbc973 Met Police commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson accuses @MayorOfLondon of cheating at table tennis in his office at City Hall

via Twitter for Mac

London Bridge Station redevelopment - exhibition of plans starts today http://se1.info/m0ueDu

via bitly

See the UEFA Champions League trophy in SE1 today http://se1.info/ixELAZ

via bitly

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