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Wednesday 21 March 2012

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News & features published on 21 March 2012
Matt Jones appointed as Globe Academy principal

Matt Jones has been appointed as principal of Globe Academy in Harper Road. He succeeds Jason Baigent who is principal designate of a new academy in the Olympic Park.

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Southwark to consecrate two bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams was at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday for the consecration of Archdeacon of Southwark Michael Ipgrave as a bishop.

Southwark approves new Elephant & Castle planning policy

The subways at Elephant & Castle's northern roundabout could be gone by 2015, says the man who has written the area's latest planning policy document which was approved by Southwark Council's cabinet this week.

Elizabethan fork excavated at Rose Theatre to feature on Radio 4

A fork discovered during excavations at the Rose Theatre on Bankside will be the subject of a programme presented by British Museum director Neil MacGregor on BBC Radio 4 this spring.

Vinopolis to shut wine tour for multimillion pound refurbishment

The Vinopolis wine attraction has announced that it is closing its wine tour later this year as part of a multimillion pound refurbishment project.

Cycle hire station shut for two months as workers damage cables

The Barclays Cycle Hire docking station outside the Strata tower at Elephant & Castle has been out of order for nearly two months after street lighting contractors damaged vital cables.

Tweets on 21 March 2012

Wednesday recap: 5 local news stories published today

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Why the Shard is the real star of the new series of The Apprentice via @guardian

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Just published - Matt Jones appointed as Globe Academy principal as Jason Baigent moves to Olympic Park academy

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[Job advert] Freelance sales specialist wanted for @southbanklondon website

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Just published - Archbishop of Canterbury visits Southwark to consecrate two bishops

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Just published - Elephant subways could go by 2015 - but taxpayers must find £140m for Northern line escalators

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What do you think of this proposed York Road development? Have your say tonight at @WaterlooMatters public meeting

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Tonight - Bermondsey Community Council meeting at Harris Academy (just across the @SE16 border)

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Today's #budget does include £15 million for #cyclesafe in London - see page 83 of this PDF

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Just published - Elizabethan fork excavated at Bankside's @RoseTheatreSE1 to feature in @BBCRadio4 series

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Just published - @VinopolisLondon to shut wine tour for multimillion pound refurbishment

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Just published - Strata @BarclaysCycle hire docking station shut for two months after workers damage cables

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Thoroughly recommend the Frescaccino iced coffee at Cafe Pronto in Blackfriars Road via @foursquare

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Final day of the flower arranging exhibition in the basement of City Hall - featuring @towerbridge & @thelondoneye

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The Archbishop of Canterbury is at Southwark Cathedral this morning for the consecration of the new bishops of Woolwich & Croydon

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Another disastrous review of Gregg's Table in Bermondsey Square, this time from @MarinaOLoughlin of Metro

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