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.
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.
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".
Wednesday recap: King's Reach Tower luxury flats; Blackfriars Bridge 20 mph; Potters Fields Park http://se1.info/pZll7D
Appeal for witnesses to burglary at County Hall Apartments on the South Bank http://ow.ly/1uOpDx
@BorisWatch that's right, but the latest architects have done a hasty redesign since they showed it to Boris 10 days ago
@MayorWatch full story tomorrow re his latest intervention!
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
Controversial 9/11 artwork made of World Trade Center steel is "going to another borough", Southwark cabinet told http://se1.info/q9HAxr
New management for Lower Marsh market? Have your say tonight at WCDG http://se1.info/n0BjJV
Classical clubbing in Bermondsey Street tonight http://se1.info/pBXWGH
Just published - Council approves conversion of King's Reach Tower to luxury flats; fears of "rich ghetto" http://goo.gl/fb/OlFt3
Just published - Blackfriars Bridge: London Assembly calls for review of speed limit http://goo.gl/fb/jdrmt
Richard Barnes calls for enforcement of any speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge
"You are more likely to be mown down on Tooley Street by a speeding cyclist than a speeding motorist" says deputy mayor Richard Barnes
Tory Roger Evans recounts the occasion the boat he was travelling on hit with Blackfriars Bridge - "an alarming moment - my glass fell over"
John Biggs: cycling lobby shouldn't be taken too much into account as "they are a minority, after all"
John Biggs (Labour) says Tory amendment to Greens' Blackfriars Bridge motion is "mealy-mouthed pseudo-compromise"
Labour's Len Duvall: Speed kills - 20mph speed limits do save lives
@thebikeshow Yes - will email it to you
Cycling on Blackfriars Bridge "Turning right on both sides of the bridge is really dangerous" says Tory @AndrewBoff
Local history slideshow about workhouses and settlements this lunchtime at John Harvard Library http://se1.info/q1L9PR
City Hall will be closed to the public "for security reasons" during Olympic Games; will be called 'London House' http://t.co/f5tuajt
(Free) tickets for Olympic 'live sites' like Potters Fields Park will be first come, first served, unlike main ticket lotttery
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