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News & features published on 12 October 2011
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Elephant & Castle skyscraper vetoed by Southwark planning committee

Southwark Council's planning committee has voted to reject Oakmayne's controversial planning application for a 41-storey tower on the Eileen House site on Newington Causeway at Elephant & Castle.

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91-year-old pedestrian dies after Waterloo Bridge taxi collision

A 91-year-old woman has died in hospital after she was hit by a taxi on Waterloo Bridge during the evening rush hour on Monday 3 October.

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Police seek 'flasher' who exposed himself to children in SE1 streets

Detectives in Southwark are appealing for information following a number of incidents where a man has exposed himself to children aged as young as 6.

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Council leader's fury as Michael Gove approves two Southwark free schools

Southwark Council leader Peter John has accused education secretary Michael Gove of "fundamentally undermining community local governance" by approving two new free schools in Southwark.

Tweets on 12 October 2011

Wednesday recap: Ministry of Sound; free schools approved; flasher in Bermondsey; woman dies after Waterloo crash http://t.co/UZWZnRyp

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RT @councilassembly: Cllr @ChaucerClaire says her ward sees a lot of development all around it but rarely gets any direct benefit.

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RT @CllrJamesBarber: Phew. Have obtained agreement to not ban people wheeling cycles through markets. Mad it reached council assembly.

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RT @Riverside_Nick: Would be great for E&C regeneration to celebrate Bolivar's visit to Southwark to study Joseph Lancaster education ideas

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RT @councilassembly: Delegation wants Elephant & Castle officially recognised as a Latin American district

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@martgro John Harvard Library has a monthly early evening Scrabble club

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Follow @councilassembly for updates from Southwark Council meeting. Agenda includes deputation from Bermondsey Street residents

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#flashride at Blackfriars Bridge led by @greenjennyjones @ValShawcross @CarolinePidgeon and Brian Paddick

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Queue of cyclists stretches from Doggetts to @oxotowerwharf #flashride

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Huge #flashride of cyclists assembling in Upper Ground ready to cross Blackfriars Bridge

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Southwark's full council meeting (theme: 'State of the Borough') starts 7pm at Harris Academy in @SE15 - follow @councilassembly for reports

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Borough High Street will be closed northbound overnight for next 3 nights for resurfacing http://t.co/FCEu65BH

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Less than an hour until cyclists converge on Blackfriars Bridge for another #flashride http://t.co/X7YenzdZ

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@zefrog thanks - it has been a long day

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Just published - Elephant & Castle skyscraper vetoed by Southwark planning committee; round 1 to @ministryofsound http://t.co/S9XLIl7W

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Just published - 91-year-old pedestrian dies in Waterloo Bridge taxi collision: police appeal for witnesses http://t.co/q6CvE5RY

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Background piece in @Telegraph on the burglary at Liam Fox's SE1 home http://t.co/3Wagm1ly 17-yr-old was sentenced to 12m youth rehab order

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Free theatre in a caravan at Bankside Mix this afternoon http://t.co/T5dTgRc6

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A car has overturned on Old Kent Road near the Albany Road junction - two lanes blocked westbound

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Labour's @Len_Duvall calls for @LondonAssembly to carry out scrutiny of Mayor's handling of London River Park

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Just published - Police seek 'flasher' who exposed himself to children in SE1 streets http://t.co/ZC0nVqC8

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London Assembly's @Len_Duvall highlighting inconsistency of Mayor's position re London River Park: claims not involved yet signs agreement

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What a farce: nearly all of Evening Standard's "16 reasons to visit @SE16" are in SE1 http://t.co/tNe2qUTE

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Boris tells @LondonAssembly that GLA has "no financial exposure" to London River Park project

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CPS case worker kept drugs in a rucksack under his desk at Southwark Bridge Road http://t.co/TkfueW0h via @standardnews

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@Teddington_Town Absolutely Starving in Tooley Street (Hay's Galleria) sells that sort of thing

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Just published - New primary free school to be located near Great Dover Street; "Crazy!" says @peterjohn6 http://t.co/UTaytrFJ

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Tonight: South Bank #lff 'Films on Foot' Walk with @metwalkers & @RamblersGB http://t.co/yMoat74V

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Jay Jopling: Big space, big art, big ego http://t.co/o0E0chxe

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RT @SaveLambthLibs: southwark to replace professional staff with volunteers? http://t.co/lYliSnEw £120,000 cuts mean jobs will go

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RT @_mishy: The man at London bridge trying to break the record for silent disco looked very lonely at 6am today

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