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News & features published on 19 September 2011
Simon Hughes urges Thames Water to pick Shad Thames 'super sewer' option

Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Simon Hughes has used a debate in Westminster Hall to urge Thames Water to avoid digging up the Alfred Salter Playground in Druid Street when it builds its proposed 'super sewer'.

Councillors "misled" over Elephant skyscrapers, claims Ministry of Sound

The Ministry of Sound has asked the Local Government Ombudsman to investigate Southwark Council's handling of two planning applications for high-rise buildings on Newington Causeway near Elephant & Castle.

Future of Hopton's Almshouses raised in House of Lords

The controversy over the future of Hopton's Almshouses was raised in the House of Lords earlier this month when Lord Shipley tabled an amendment to the Localism Bill to force almshouse owners to consult their residents on any change of control.

Scandal of Waterloo's unused 2.9 million platform raised in Parliament

Three years ago the Government spent 2.9 million converting one of the five former Eurostar platforms at Waterloo Station for use by domestic trains, but the platform has never been used, the House of Lords was told last week.

Tweets on 19 September 2011

Nick Clegg's PPS Norman Lamb praises SE1's Globe Academy via @guardian #ldconf

via Mr. Reader

Just published - Simon Hughes urges Thames Water to pick Shad Thames 'super sewer' option

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@markgettleson by coincidence @Exploring20CLdn has just tweeted this pic of Tanner Street workhouse

via Twitter for Mac in reply to markgettleson

Fascinating insights into the history of Charles Dickens Primary School via @talkingimo

via Twitter for Mac

BBC London News report on the @ministryofsound v @lb_southwark controversy including response from @fionacolley

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Packed agenda for tonight's Bankside Residents' Forum meeting

via HootSuite

Southwark Council's £4 million war chest to pay for redundancies via @standardnews

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Phone hacking involved 'big fish', says Simon Hughes via @standardnews

via HootSuite

Just published - Councillors "misled and misinformed" over Elephant skyscrapers, claims @ministryofsound

via Google

The @LBubble Grandchildren of the Blitz event this afternoon sounds fascinating

via HootSuite

Just published - Future of Hopton's Almshouses raised in House of Lords

via Google

Just published - Scandal of Waterloo's unused £2.9 million platform raised in Parliament

via Google

RT @tompeters1: Some absolutely stunning photos from the #Shard by @benterrett

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr Anood Al-Samerai, leader of @swklibdems, is speaking now at #ldconf in Birmingham

via Twitter for Mac

'You' magazine feature on @parentgym at Tower Bridge Primary School

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Possibly London's smallest theatre - a caravan with space for 6 people - is coming to Bankside today @mergefestival

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Simon Hughes lays into high-earning council tenants via @insidehousing #ldconf

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