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Tuesday 18 October 2011

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News & features published on 18 October 2011
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Action group warns of 'heritage carnage' at London Bridge Station

Bermondsey Village Action Group has opened an information office in Crucifix Lane to draw attention to the rebuilding of London Bridge Station and other local planning issues.

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My Borough High Street roadworks were badly managed, admits Boris

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and chairman of Transport for London, has admitted that TfL's own scheme to resurface Borough High Street was "badly managed".

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Maltby Street wins Observer Food Monthly award

The group of food producers trading from railway arches in Bermondsey on a Saturday morning has been named 'best newcomer' at the Observer Food Monthly Awards.

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Waterloo will be marginalised by boundary changes, warns Coin Street boss

Iain Tuckett, group director of Coin Street Community Builders, has warned that Waterloo and the South Bank face marginalisation if proposed changes to parliamentary constituency boundaries go ahead.

Tweets on 18 October 2011

@cicom There's a low-res version of the map in the council report here: http://t.co/JXuL9jQT a slightly clearer version was available @ mtg

via Twitter for Mac in reply to cicom

Tuesday recap: Maltby Street; boundary changes; 'heritage carnage' at London Bridge; Borough High Street roadworks http://t.co/i6bSxeph

via HootSuite

RT @TimeOutLondon: North and south London divide?! @FreeSouthLondon certainly thinks so... http://t.co/qSrgSvFq

via HootSuite

Rushed to get to @lambethtownhall for planning committee only to find Albert Embankment application deferred.

via HootSuite

@cicom sheets with part of the map were available at meeting. Will tweet link when I find one. (I mean proficiency with a small P)

via HootSuite in reply to cicom

Plans for redevelopment of former @LondonFire HQ on Albert Embankment will be considered by Lambeth councillors tonight

via HootSuite

Cllr Richard Livingstone argues that new Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre should be regarded as part of borough's Olympic legacy

via HootSuite

Tonight Southwark planning committee will consider plans for new block of flats on site of The Bell pub in Webber Street

via HootSuite

Cllr Hargrove seems to be saying that if more people start cycling then the cycling target can be revised upwards

via HootSuite

Southwark Council rejects @southwarkcycle call for target of 20% mode share for cycling rather than 5% (existing is 3%)

via HootSuite

So far as I can see only roads in Bermondsey & Rotherhithe classed as "bike unfriendly" are Bricklayers Arms Flyover & Rotherhithe Tunnel

via HootSuite

Cllr Hargrove unveils new map of Southwark roads classified according to
level of cycling proficiency required to negotiate them

via HootSuite

Southwark cabinet now discussing cycling policy after @southwarkcycle and others asked for a rethink back in the summer

via HootSuite

Southwark leader @peterjohn6: "I'd be surprised if there aren't library closures in Lambeth"

via HootSuite

Could Southwark Council be poised to take over Lambeth's libraries? Remarks at Southwark cabinet suggest that discussions are under way.

via HootSuite

Cllr Veronica Ward says plans for volunteers in libraries are not about replacing professional staff and not about community management

via HootSuite

Southwark cabinet now considering review of libraries

via HootSuite

Just published - Action group warns of 'heritage carnage' at London Bridge Station; @peterjohn6 opens new exhibition http://t.co/6n5f2OK3

via Google

Photoshoot of woman carrying a Christmas tree has been going on for hours in Burrell Street

via Twitter for Mac

RT @helen_nicola: @se1 can you recommend a good cafe for a breakfast meeting near Southwark tube?

via HootSuite

Just published - My Borough High Street roadworks were badly managed admits @mayoroflondon http://t.co/V7SQVHVj

via Google

HMS Sutherland - Royal Navy type 23 frigate - will pass under @TowerBridge at 6.55pm tonight http://t.co/2WeX1KRm

via HootSuite

Just published - Maltby Street wins Observer Food Monthly @ObsFood award http://t.co/8DA7g2jF

via Google

New parliamentary constituency should be called 'Bermondsey & South Bank' not 'Bermondsey & Waterloo' say Lib Dems http://t.co/wK38pYrY

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Waterloo will be marginalised by parliamentary boundary changes, warns @CoinStreet boss http://t.co/yXYVRHBY

via Google

Long-awaited Velo restaurant in Tooley Street should be open by end of November http://t.co/DTqgEVf9

via bitly

Too many news stories to write today … and more meetings tonight that will lead to more stories. Wish the news would stop for a few hours.

via Twitter for Mac

Charlie Chaplin's London - free guided walk meet 7pm at Lambeth North tube http://t.co/FEeXU8a9

via bitly

RT @EGiOnlineEditor: Elephant planning struggles rumble on: Part 2 http://t.co/LfmjwZjI

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth Palace Road closed northbound due to an accident

via Twitter for Mac

Watching @londonassembly planning committee where Michael Ball of Waterloo Community Development Group is speaking re neighbourhood plans

via Twitter for Mac

Southwark Free School public meeting 11am at St George the Martyr crypt

via HootSuite

Cyclist's lucky escape in London Bridge HGV collision http://t.co/W2b0Wb6r via @lfgss

via bitly

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