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News & features published on 20 July 2011
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Potters Fields Park: council leader ousts ward councillor from management trust

Southwark Council's cabinet has voted to appoint the Labour council leader Peter John to the board of the Potters Fields Park Management Trust, replacing the Lib Dem Riverside ward councillor Nick Stanton.

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Council approves conversion of King's Reach Tower to luxury flats

173 luxury flats will be created in the refurbishment and extension of King's Reach Tower on the South Bank - but residents' groups have warned of the creation of a "rich ghetto" in north Southwark.

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Blackfriars Bridge: London Assembly calls for review of speed limit

The London Assembly has called on Boris Johnson to commission a "full review" of the speed limit for traffic on Blackfriars Bridge, just days after the Mayor said that the current 20 mph limit "could be a serious impediment to smooth traffic flow".

Tweets on 20 July 2011

Wednesday recap: King's Reach Tower luxury flats; Blackfriars Bridge 20 mph; Potters Fields Park http://se1.info/pZll7D

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Appeal for witnesses to burglary at County Hall Apartments on the South Bank http://ow.ly/1uOpDx

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RT @Exploring20CLdn: Striking pupils from the Schools' Action Union protest on the South Bank, 1972 http://ow.ly/5H38P

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@BorisWatch that's right, but the latest architects have done a hasty redesign since they showed it to Boris 10 days ago

via HootSuite in reply to BorisWatch

@MayorWatch full story tomorrow re his latest intervention!

via HootSuite in reply to MayorWatch

Boris has been doing plastic surgery on Elizabeth House development again - he did it in 2009 http://se1.info/r7nBiM & he did it last week

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RT @nicprice: Arts spaces as workplaces - London's Royal Festival Hall: http://t.co/zcNBJSa

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Controversial 9/11 artwork made of World Trade Center steel is "going to another borough", Southwark cabinet told http://se1.info/q9HAxr

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Just published - Potters Fields Park: council leader @peterjohn6 ousts ward councillor @riverside_nick from trust http://goo.gl/fb/jhhz5

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New management for Lower Marsh market? Have your say tonight at WCDG http://se1.info/n0BjJV

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Wine & beer tasting event at Greensmiths in Lower Marsh tonight - part of @waterlooquarter food festival http://se1.info/qvgB3u

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Classical clubbing in Bermondsey Street tonight http://se1.info/pBXWGH

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Just published - Council approves conversion of King's Reach Tower to luxury flats; fears of "rich ghetto" http://goo.gl/fb/OlFt3

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Just published - Blackfriars Bridge: London Assembly calls for review of speed limit http://goo.gl/fb/jdrmt

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The @londonassembly unanimously passed motion calling on @mayoroflondon to commission further study re speed limit for Blackfriars Bridge

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Richard Barnes calls for enforcement of any speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge

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"You are more likely to be mown down on Tooley Street by a speeding cyclist than a speeding motorist" says deputy mayor Richard Barnes

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Tory Roger Evans recounts the occasion the boat he was travelling on hit with Blackfriars Bridge - "an alarming moment - my glass fell over"

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John Biggs: cycling lobby shouldn't be taken too much into account as "they are a minority, after all"

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John Biggs (Labour) says Tory amendment to Greens' Blackfriars Bridge motion is "mealy-mouthed pseudo-compromise"

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Labour's Len Duvall: Speed kills - 20mph speed limits do save lives

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Cycling on Blackfriars Bridge "Turning right on both sides of the bridge is really dangerous" says Tory @AndrewBoff

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RT @elizabday: Simon Hughes: there should be 'no more back door visits to No. 10' by media giants #hackgate

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Blackfriars Bridge: "We need to look at slowing the traffic down to make sure that cyclists are safe" says @CarolinePidgeon @LondonAssembly

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Lib Dem @CarolinePidgeon says 20 mph speed limit on @TowerBridge works well.

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Tory @AndrewBoff has tabled amendment deleting text of @GreenJennyJones motion re @Blackfriars20 and replacing it with new text.

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At @LondonAssembly @GreenJennyJones is now moving motion re 20 mph speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge. Mentions death of Vicki McCreery.

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The @Blackfriars20 petition is now being presented to @LondonAssembly by @GreenJennyJones

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The @LondonAssembly is about to receive @London_Cycling petition of 1491 signatures calling for Mayor to consider @Blackfriars20 speed limit

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Local history slideshow about workhouses and settlements this lunchtime at John Harvard Library http://se1.info/q1L9PR

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City Hall will be closed to the public "for security reasons" during Olympic Games; will be called 'London House' http://t.co/f5tuajt

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Need somewhere secure to park you bike? Check out @BetterBankside's new bike park in Hopton Street http://ow.ly/5IQ66

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If you care about the future of Elephant & Castle do check out developer's exhibition in Walworth Rd @se17 today 11-6 http://se1.info/pNgFeP

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More details of @Jose_Pizarro's 2nd restaurant which will replace Bermondsey Kitchen this autumn http://se1.info/nKIQCC

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The City Hall cafe will be serving up cabbage grown in the @capital_growth allotment in Potters Fields Park http://t.co/e3M8xzX via @Jm1976

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(Free) tickets for Olympic 'live sites' like Potters Fields Park will be first come, first served, unlike main ticket lotttery

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This morning @LondonAssembly will debate @Blackfriars20 speed limit. Tory @AndrewBoff will call on @MayorofLondon to carry out further study

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