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News & features published on 2 June 2012
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Queen's Diamond Jubilee Weekend in SE1: Saturday 2 June 2012

With the Queen at Epsom for the Derby, Saturday was a day of preparations for the next day's river pageant.

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Thames diesel spill on eve of pageant as boat sinks at Festival Pier

A slick of diesel spread across the River Thames on Saturday night after a small boat moored at Festival Pier sank.

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Flower arrangements for Diamond Jubilee Pageant created in Lower Marsh

Flower arrangements for leading boats in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant have been created in Waterloo.

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Jubilee Gardens reopens just in time for crucial weekend

35 years after a green space was created on the South Bank to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee, the riverside park between the Royal Festival Hall and County Hall has reopened after a 5 million transformation.

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Tower Bridge's new colour-changing lights switched on

This week Londoners and visitors got their first proper look at Tower Bridge's new colour-changing LED lighting system.

Tweets on 2 June 2012

Just published - Thames diesel spill on eve of @riverpageant as boat sinks at Festival Pier http://t.co/xcmKNjr4

via Google

Just published - Flower arrangements for @riverpageant created by Lower Marsh market trader @lowermarshmrkt http://t.co/O4T32Kqn

via Google

MT @WinePantry: Last few tickets for http://t.co/698XMd0M to escape the crowds and celebrate history

via Twitter for Mac

Tomorrow London Bridge Station will be having a rehearsal of its Olympic entry/exit arrangements http://t.co/iK2d8kRR

via Twitter for Mac

The Jubiloo toilet welcomed its first paying customers this morning on the South Bank http://t.co/TEmDrUwa

via bitly

The Google Streeview car was in SE1 this afternoon - pictured here in Barnham Street near Southwark Council HQ http://t.co/2dNIYqVh

via Twitter for Mac

Wonder who is dining on the @coinstreet jetty tomorrow http://t.co/vHYpFv79

via Camera on iOS

South Bank Festival Pier Thames fuel spill update >> RT @LondonPortAuth: PLA on scene dealing with the incident.

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @gnixon88: Oil slick moving down Thames from Festival Pier http://t.co/BZT2O9Ic

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @stephenpunter: Woman takes her place 24hrs before start: 1st in line for River Pageant at Tower Bridge @Demotix http://t.co/E7Rc66Gz

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RT @Lewishamdreamer: Oil leaking into Thames from sunken small vessel at Festival Pier. Why not prevented? http://t.co/FuDVuk8O

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @gnixon88: The boat that sunk by Festival Pier is leaking oil and fuel into Thames and nobody is doing a thing about it

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @FedeJimenezb: Jubilee preparations @ London Bridge http://t.co/oxOXY7Qs

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RT @gnixon88: Oh dear a boat attached to Festival Pier has just sunk. Nobody on board thankfully. http://t.co/H4AHyMqQ

via Twitter for iPhone

Just in case you thought the Tooley Street roadworks had gone for good http://t.co/XF5XJWCv

via Diptic on iOS

Map of tomorrow's arrangements at More London http://t.co/jqVqz89m

via Camera on iOS

List of banned items on the More London estate tomorrow http://t.co/YY2V2EV5

via Camera on iOS

8 satellite trucks parked in yard of old St Olave's School in Tooley Street http://t.co/ohAVG9QU

via Camera on iOS

Access to Potters Fields Park opens 8am Sunday; bags will be searched; no "excessive alcohol"; no camping; no BBQs http://t.co/88wPNTIy

via Camera on iOS

International TV camera positions in Potters Fields Park inc NBC, AP, Eurovision/EBU http://t.co/YAfNAxLV

via Camera on iOS

No Jubilee decorations at City Hall despite @mayorofLondon assurance to Tory @londonassembly member who asked at #mqt http://t.co/5Nk5gTwm

via Camera on iOS

Passport control at London Bridge City Pier http://t.co/t8vsDWJN

via Camera on iOS

RT @Rob_Pointon: @riverpageant I'll be painting the pageant in Oils tomorrow from Bankside outside the @FoundersArms

via HootSuite

Fishmongers' Hall at London Bridge http://t.co/YuWttNA0

via Camera on iOS

Southwark Bridge bunting flapping v noisily in the breeze http://t.co/mHx0hOL1

via Camera on iOS

Big screen being rigged on lawn outside @tate modern http://t.co/FZSpeONk

via Camera on iOS

At least 10 tents now pitched on Bankside between @foundersarms and Millennium Bridge http://t.co/RLl0ybd2

via Camera on iOS

RT @GlosFireChief: Fireboat flotilla mustering at Lambeth Pier - very warm welcome from @LondonFire #RiverPageant http://t.co/ufoB0p7B

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@zefrog the granite ledges are for sitting on

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to zefrog

On this week's @BBCclick, @laralewington tests out personal security apps in the back streets of London Bridge http://t.co/GfFEvcSb

via HootSuite

Great pics of SE1 now from the #skycopter live on @SkyNews

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Pictures of the new-look Jubilee Gardens, which has reopened just in time for the #diamondjubilee http://t.co/SAlQeuCi

via Google

Just published - Tower Bridge's new colour-changing lights switched on http://t.co/i7xvW9dl

via Google

RT @andrew1js: Jubilee weekend begins! @ Maltby Street Market http://t.co/sSrUkAm1

via Twitter for Mac

Union flags on Blackfriars Bridge http://t.co/kVHt1Qy2

via Twitter for Mac

The @urbanbirder WI is this month's guest speaker at @BoroughBelles WI http://t.co/MXqZDHRR

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Boris Johnson on the "pushy Italian immigrants" who built the first London Bridge http://t.co/JVZv5QAF via @nprbooks

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@VentnorBlog @foodiesarah of course i meant to say we started in 1998, not 2008! Doh. @ChiswickW4 is of a similar vintage.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to VentnorBlog

Exhibition of poster design by artists from Poland at St George's crypt this weekend http://t.co/LvXL3R4Y

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The Indy's @davidlister1 highlights @southbankcentre's practice of charging a booking fee for free events http://t.co/il0gWqHh

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New auction house in Long Lane @KerryTaylorAuct to sell two hats worn by Duchess of Cambridge http://t.co/crkN9HIP via @britishvogue

via HootSuite

RT @se16: Bermondsey Carnival starts 12 noon in Southwark Park http://t.co/IFZ7r4hM

via Twitter for Mac

Learn about bees and beekeeping today in Archbishop's Park at the Big Buzz and Flutter @TheBBandF http://t.co/ZJizByLp

via bitly

Gun salute for Coronation Day 1pm today @ Tower of London (pic of previous event: http://t.co/B03tGZXD )

via Twitter for Mac

Gun salute for Coronation Day 12 noon today @ Tower of London (pic of previous event: http://t.co/B03tGZXD )

via Twitter for Mac

@VentnorBlog @foodiesarah We didn't start till 2008 - a mere 14 years

via Twitter for Mac in reply to VentnorBlog

Canon @giles_fraser's column today is about prosperity theology, inspired by a visit to the loos at E&C shopping centre http://t.co/2XYCkINs

via Safari on iOS

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