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Wednesday 2 May 2012

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News & features published on 2 May 2012
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Boris Johnson and Al Murray in Waterloo to meet Holland-bound war veterans

Conservative candidate Boris Johnson visited Waterloo on the final day of the City Hall election campaign to wave off a convoy of London taxis taking veterans of the Second World War to the Netherlands.

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Richard Farleigh succeeds Sir Trevor McDonald as LSBU chancellor

Entrepreneur Richard Farleigh - a former star of the BBC's Dragons' Den series - has been appointed as the new chancellor of London South Bank University.

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SE1 children plant herbs at Borough Market's 'nomadic allotments'

Pupils from Snowsfields and St Joseph's Primary Schools visited Borough Market on Tuesday to help put in a new batch of plants at the market's mobile allotments.

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Tower Bridge Road junction safety improvements start this week

Advanced stop lines for cyclists will be painted on the road this week at the Bermondsey junction where student Ellie Carey was killed last December.

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Stoney Street shut after crater appears outside Borough Market

Part of Stoney Street was sealed off on Tuesday evening after a hole appeared in the road surface.

Tweets on 2 May 2012

Wed recap: Big hole in Stoney Street; Boris in Waterloo; TBR junction safety work starts; ex-Dragons' Den man at LSBU http://t.co/ewhtjEjD

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RT @PeepScarf: strange spotlights by the shard http://t.co/LIUkupOz -- as discussed here: http://t.co/W3n7mYdH

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Just published - Boris Johnson and Al Murray @ajhmurray at Waterloo's @unionjackclub to wave off @vetsroadtrip http://t.co/OD16FtSf

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Several people have reported that this week's SE1 Direct email was blocked by spam filter. Read latest edition here: http://t.co/Jn0Jb1ze

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RT @duncr: What should have been a great documentary on the building of the Shard ruined by the Big Brother style narration #channel4

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[Forum] Lights over the Thames - London Bridge area http://t.co/PXzNZFuv

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Reminder - programme about the Shard starting now on Channel 4

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RT @secretlondon: access restored at elephant roundabouts

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RT @TfLTrafficNews: Elephant & Castle - No access from northern roundabout to southern roundabout due to accident. Please use other routes.

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RT @roundaboutnews: Man (or woman) down in front of Northern Line station, heading towards Kennington. Ambulance in attendance. Big queues

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RT @_lingz: Elephant and Castle has been closed off due to a man collapsing in the road.

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Update on the relocation of the @BFI Library to the South Bank http://t.co/ssFTTG9l

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Boris Johnson on the Shard: "In five years' time 80% of the people who now don't like it will like it" http://t.co/2f38I4qS

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@Bushells I've already used that line once today

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Bushells

No word from @thameswater press office yet re. the great crater of Stoney Street: http://t.co/eAMKfLu7

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Just published - @FarleighRichard from Dragons' Den succeeds Sir Trevor McDonald as @LSBU chancellor http://t.co/cHD9Cffh

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Bankside Open Spaces Trust invites locals to the opening of its new EcoHouse HQ in Ayres Street http://t.co/w7XaSuvc

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18-seater pop-up restaurant to be installed on roof of Royal Festival Hall http://t.co/1pSa6d9P via @caterertweets

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Tonight 9pm on Channel 4 - 'The Tallest Tower: Building The Shard' filmed over the last 4 years http://t.co/QmKX0mu8

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Stoney Street crater: @lb_southwark's Barrie Hargrove says it's a collapsed @ThamesWater sewer & could take days to fix http://t.co/eAMKfLu7

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Councillor calls for Bricklayers Arms flyover to be replaced by playing fields for local school http://t.co/14sIIrtH via @CllrJamesBarber

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Terry's Cafe in Great Suffolk Street is now on Twitter: @Terryscafe1

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Just published - SE1 children plant herbs at @BoroughMarket's 'nomadic allotments' http://t.co/Wtr4sJBI

via Google

Just published - Tower Bridge Road junction safety improvements start this week http://t.co/sNZwLSO5

via Google

Just published - Stoney Street shut after crater appears outside Borough Market; police are looking into it... http://t.co/jyvhjiBx

via Google

RT @MPSSouthwark: Last night a 29 year old female was robbed of her Ipad in Great Dover Street, SE1. Police arrested a 14 and 16 year old.

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RT @MPSSouthwark: Police stopped a 19 year old male riding a bike in Borough High St. He was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

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RT @sparklerpix: @se1 six #parrots seen in tree in Wellington Mills, now flown onto tree on #Westminster Bridge Road

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