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News & features published on 18 April 2012
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Storytellers embark on pilgrimage from Southwark to Canterbury

On a wet Wednesday morning a bedraggled group of walkers gathered in Talbot Yard to embark on a literary pilgrimage from Southwark to the shrine of St Thomas Becket tracing the route taken by Chaucer's fictional pilgrims in the Canterbury Tales.

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Rowan tree planted in Archbishop's Park

A rowan tree has been planted in Archbishop's Park as part of a programme teaching children about the importance of trees.

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Waterloo Station 'cycle hub' to open before Olympics

A 'cycle hub' offering secure parking along with bicycle sales, hire and repair will open at Waterloo Station before the start of the Olympic Games at the end of July, transport minister Norman Baker confirmed this week.

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Council says sorry to neighbours for late-night window cleaning

Southwark Council has apologised to residents of Tooley Street after their sleep was disturbed by window cleaning at the authority's headquarters in the early hours of the morning.

Tweets on 18 April 2012

Wednesday recap: Canterbury Tales; Waterloo cycle hub to open this summer; council sorry for waking the neighbours http://t.co/ciw6sxGO

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Just published - Storytellers embark on Southwark to @Canterbury2012 pilgrimage in aid of @Literacy_Trust http://t.co/LANJaOV5

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Just published - Rowan tree planted in Archbishop's Park http://t.co/441GthO9

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Just published - Waterloo Station 'cycle hub' to open before Olympics http://t.co/3gCKyBI2

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Just published - Council's grovelling apology for late-night window cleaning at Tooley Street HQ http://t.co/x9EMF267

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2 for 1 on tickets for 'Black Battles with Dogs' at @swkplay Southwark Playhouse when you use code 'SE1': http://t.co/mpWXap5V

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On top of the Shard: Crane operator describes the best view in London http://t.co/v7P84YDa via @standardnews

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Evening Standard: @BrianPaddick gets down with the kids at the @ministryofsound http://t.co/kMRSZalz

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Multicultural St George's Day celebrations this weekend - follow @GeorgeSouthwark for updates.

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Accident on Lambeth Palace Road, police and ambulance on scene, outside Becket House, traffic is chaos via @Pops1978

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Today the YWCA Central Club opens its new @the_bridge_uk women's fitness & wellbeing centre in Southwark Bridge Road http://t.co/flQnsmn0

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RT @lb_southwark: Celebrating #100daystogo at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park with a free #outdoorgym session 3pm to 5pm http://t.co/wRLrzyTS

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Today's #r4shakespeare is all about an Elizabethan fork excavated at @rosetheatreSE1 site, Bankside http://t.co/u4n4W71e 1.45pm @BBCRadio4

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Kate Hoey MP gives the @guardian website short shrift http://t.co/YLGlSn6Y via @hugh_muir

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RT @peterjohn6: Off to LSBU Confucius Institute this morning for visit of Mr Li from Chinese Politburo.

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@thoroughlygood No problem - I've changed the licence on that image to CC attribution.

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RT @AndrewLainton: Bermondsey Councillors #NPPF Confusion over Money Shop Application - Case Study for all Councillors http://t.co/lvu3FLh8

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MT @OWC_Oxford: On this day in 1394, Geoffrey Chaucer's 29 pilgrims met at the Tabard Inn to prepare for their departure to Canterbury.

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Audioboo: Henry Eliot & the @canterbury2012 pilgrims set out from Talbot Yard http://t.co/UENEAKPO

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