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Saturday 17 March 2012

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News & features published on 17 March 2012
Abseilers fit highest LED lights at Tower Bridge

The project to fit new energy-efficient colour-changing lights to Tower Bridge took a big step forward this week when abseilers attached the highest of the 1,800 LED lights, 61 metres above the Thames.

HMS St Albans arrives in Pool of London for five-day visit

Royal Navy warship HMS St Albans passed through Tower Bridge on Saturday morning at the start of a five-day visit to the capital.

London, Chatham and Dover Railway crests returned to Blackfriars

Two 148-year-old cartouches bearing the crest of the London, Chatham and Dover Railway have returned to their home at the southern end of Blackfriars Railway Bridge a year after they were dismantled for restoration as part of the Thameslink scheme.

Tweets on 17 March 2012

Saturday recap: Historic railway crests returned to Blackfriars; warship in Pool of London; Tower Bridge abseilers

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Watching @bbcCultureShow feature on David Bomberg & the Borough Group of artists: new @LSBU gallery opens 14 June

via Twitter for Mac

@MsTiggerN1 Victoria's not back yet is she? At least it was still missing on Thursday. Cartouche work continues tomorrow.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MsTiggerN1

Just published - Abseilers fit highest LED lights at Tower Bridge

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Just published - HMS St Albans arrives in Pool of London for five-day visit

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Just published - pics & video - London, Chatham and Dover Railway crests returned to Blackfriars

via Google

Interesting to see how many people use Thames beach as shortcut when Thames Path at Blackfriars is shut to pedestrians

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @The_Globe: We just got an envelope addressed to Mr William Shakespeare...

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Local charity @blackfriarssett is looking for a volunteer to run participatory cooking sessions

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The Blackfriars Railway Bridge cartouches are being returned to their rightful place this weekend after a year away

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[Forum] How the owner of Bermondsey @streetcoffee plans to help save a drop-in for dementia sufferers & their carers

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RT @UK_Richard: Is the top of the #Shard emerging in the drizzle this morning? @se1 @LDN

via Twitter for Mac

12 noon - International Women's Day Walk from @SE5 to SE1 with @cooltan4

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Southwark's mobile recycling centre is on the Rockingham Estate this morning and at Tabard Gardens this afternoon

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HMS St Albans progress report RT @ianvisits: I'd say 10 minutes late as the ship only just passed Canary Wharf.

via HootSuite

Tower Bridge due to lift 9.40 for @Royalnavy frigate HMS St Albans

via HootSuite

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