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Tuesday 7 February 2012

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News & features published on 7 February 2012
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1,000 homes could be built above Elephant Shopping Centre

Up to 1,000 homes could be built above the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre when the building is redeveloped, the centre's owner said this week.

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'Whale' on the Thames to highlight plight of endangered species

An 11-metre replica whale was towed up the the River Thames on a barge on Tuesday to highlight the plight faced by the western gray, one of the world’s most endangered whales.

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Blackfriars Road 'dog and pot' sign to be recreated for Dickens bicentenary

A replica of a distinctive shop sign known to Charles Dickens is to be installed at the junction of Blackfriars Road and Union Street later this year as part of the celebrations for the writer's bicentenary.

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Lambeth Bridge, St George's Circus & Waterloo in cycle safety review

Transport for London has announced that it is carrying out studies of three SE1 road junctions as part of a major review of cycle safety ordered by the Mayor.

Tweets on 7 February 2012

Tuesday recap: #dickens200 in Southwark; #whaleinthethames and TfL to review SE1 junctions for cyclists' safety http://t.co/EqRL29GK

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Cycle safety review: @BBCTomEdwards reports from Waterloo roundabout for @BBCLondonNews http://t.co/dW310QEL

via Twitter for Mac

5.30pm #dickens200 Choral Evensong at Southwark Cathedral followed by FREE Claire Tomalin talk at 6.30pm http://t.co/rQSgrBk9

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Dickens Parade on Bankside, 1974 http://t.co/tXWvdgoc via @The_Globe

via bitly

An 1803 watercolour of St George the Martyr (the 'Little Dorrit' church) in Borough #dickens200 http://t.co/nu7kxq77 via @LdnMetArchives

via Twitter for Mac

Listen to @thebikeshow's interview with the father of Ellie Carey, the cyclist killed in Tower Bridge Road in December: http://t.co/s5tFbSIl

via Twitter for Mac

Amazing wartime plans for a 'Southwark Circus' at London Bridge with St Thomas' Church in middle http://t.co/H5TJES29 via @PeteBSW1

via Twitter for Mac

The Shard: London’s fat lady? http://t.co/tgqja9g3 via @jonsnowc4

via Twitter for Mac

@WWF_UK_Politics Whereabouts on South Bank is your display?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to WWF_UK_Politics

Enough homes to fill Strata tower 2.5 times could be built above the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre http://t.co/lcRSXgqT

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - 1,000 homes could be built above Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre http://t.co/QtIICsAX

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Just published - 'Whale' on the Thames to highlight plight of endangered species #thelast130 @wwf_uk http://t.co/iEqqJFTF

via Google

The estates & IT department of Guy's & St Thomas' NHS trust is to be renamed 'Essentia' - shades of Consignia!

via Twitter for Mac

Cycle safety review story updated with reaction from @ValShawcross and @GreenJennyJones of @LondonAssembly http://t.co/76MbUUji

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New escalator being installed at Waterloo Station leading to new balcony shopping arcade http://t.co/XoKFANrp

via Twitter for Mac

Dickens biographer Claire Tomalin is giving a talk at Southwark Cathedral tonight 6.30 http://t.co/rQSgrBk9 #dickens200 FREE, all welcome

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Whale on barge just passed @towerbridge heading for Westminster #Thelast130 @wwf_uk

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Just published - Historic 'dog and pot' sign to be recreated in Blackfriars Road for #dickens200 http://t.co/S6j17C2L

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via Twitter for Mac in reply to skyponderer

From 12 noon: special #dickens200 peal of bells at Southwark Cathedral http://t.co/Hu2qDfQg

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RT @ChrisLivett: Towing a 45 ft Whale down the Thames for @wwf_uk today, head down to catch a glimpse! #thelast130 http://t.co/bDIp9RTe

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#dickens200 Edward Petherbridge at St George's church, Marshalsea Prison, Lant St & @GeorgeInn1677 http://t.co/M7rcAF4j via @ClaudiaMRedmond

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#dickens200 Maggi Hambling to create Dickens sculpture for Tabard Street http://t.co/v5YU2IPS << in case you missed it yesterday

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Just published - Lambeth Bridge, St George's Circus & Waterloo in cycle safety review http://t.co/v6bE76F2

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Dickens letters & first editions on show at Southwark Cathedral today courtesy of Lord Harris of Peckham http://t.co/Hu2qDfQg

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Poetry workshop at Waterloo Library this morning http://t.co/af6KXj7a

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