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Wednesday 13 June 2012

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News & features published on 13 June 2012
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MP: plans to speed up Old Kent Road traffic could hit local shops

Simon Hughes MP had added his voice to objections raised by Old Kent Road shopkeepers concerned about plans to reduce the number of on-street parking and loading bays in an effort to speed up the flow of traffic.

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Extraordinary subterranean fungal landscape opens in Waterloo

An underground horticultural installation has opened in a dark, dank railway arch at the Old Vic Tunnels in Waterloo.

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Six bidders in race for control of Living Space youth centre

Six organisations have put forward bids to run the Living Space youth centre in Waterloo Road as part of Lambeth's 'cooperative council' programme to share responsibility for services with local groups and residents.

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London Bridge rail heritage under "imminent death sentence"

Campaigners hoping to save two Victorian buildings likely to be demolished as part of the redevelopment of London Bridge Station have opened an exhibition of the work of the two architects responsible for the historic structures.

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Fewer Southwark Council staff drive to work since move to Tooley Street

The proportion of Southwark Council officers commuting to work by car has reduced significantly since the authority moved its offices in Tooley Street, according to a new survey of staff.

Tweets on 13 June 2012

Wed recap: today's news, tweets and forum topics http://t.co/uyKOfv30

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Low flying copter spoiled press night of Henry V at @the_globe

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RT @bitoclass: An impressive cloud+sunset combo a short time ago looked like a comet passing the Shard! http://t.co/yMRZ3H9g

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RT @Lorenzocadoux: had a well good day! picture i took from the top of the shard http://t.co/W6ecbutD

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RT @harrym: Big panorama: sunbeams over the river http://t.co/Z8H7ACCo

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RT @TfLTrafficNews: Elephant & Castle has reopened fully. Residual queues will take time to clear.

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RT @azizaazul: An eye-catching sunset this arvo from our balcony #igerslondon #bermondsey #android http://t.co/SX3F9emd

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Local pub not impressed by @kieranlong RT @FoundersArms: @thestandardarts umm concrete bunk?? Bit harsh! #londonslatestlandmark #howdareyou

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RT @TfLTrafficNews: Elephant & Castle is now closed northbound (by the shopping centre)after the accident earlier.

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RT @Sam_Ashby: Helicopter film unit doing a very slow panning shot of the Shard, nicely done too http://t.co/jrTjqbjo

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RT @hari_BPA: Strange light on #Shard this evening. http://t.co/kuTEcYjj

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RT @hamishmccallum: Cyclist knocked off a bike on Borough High Street, police and ambulance there

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The Shard: Renzo Piano's great glass elevator http://t.co/bVhW4Ore via @guardian

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RT @mylongtham: Another bike accident in elephant and castle. @TfLTrafficNews

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@dwils83 Yeah, I thought @kieranlong's criticism of the use of brick on the southern side was unfair. Entirely appropriate IMO.

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@dwils83 suspect if project began now, south stn would get higher spec finish, escalators etc. Local context changed since plans conceived.

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Planning application submitted for Eastbury House development on Albert Embankment http://t.co/fhkF4qfN via @EGi_research

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Tonight 7pm presentations on massive development plans for York Road and One Blackfriars at WCDG http://t.co/FQn1HTtm

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Just published - TfL plans to speed up Old Kent Road traffic could hit local shops, says Simon Hughes MP http://t.co/aoyoJpdn

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Just published - @cityscapes2012 brings extraordinary subterranean fungal landscape to @oldvictunnels http://t.co/kZSbWkpN

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Coming soon: a chance to see 'We Was All One' 1972 documentary about Bermondsey life http://t.co/ez2o6BGI

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Just published - Six bidders compete for control of Waterloo's Living Space youth centre #lambethcoop http://t.co/l41INEDF

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Just published - Vanishing Victoriana: new exhibition highlights London Bridge's under-threat railway heritage http://t.co/TF9SBzsi

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RT @henryhitchings: Have just heard guide tell group of tourists that the Shard is a temporary structure for the Olympics. #straightfaced

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Just published - Fewer @lb_southwark staff drive to work since move to Tooley Street http://t.co/49qxtw2K

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Oh dear. Some very dodgy stats in a Southwark Council press release. "The majority of respondents, 46 per cent, stated..."

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The Importance of Being Earnest - free open-air theatre with @thepantaloons tonight, tomorrow and Friday http://t.co/cJeUIk3i

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Seems that @LambethMPS is objecting to @oasiswaterloo plans for Olympics community event on 27 July at Waterloo Millennium Green

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Tonight @jeremycorbyn and 'red' Ted Knight are addressing Southwark TUC meeting at Elephant & Castle http://t.co/Rhf3NeKq

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The old Zipcar office in Borough High Street is to become a branch of Pret a Manger

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New Blackfriars Station at Bankside looks "like entrance to leisure centre in Slough" says @kieranlong http://t.co/i2g2wMMC

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#mqt @MayorofLondon says the train operating companies are being summoned for pre-Olympic meeting re lessons learned from Jubilee weekend

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#mqt Boris says London Bridge debacle shows importance of giving TfL more power over mainline trains in Greater London

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#mqt @ValShawcross tells @Mayoroflondon that @riverpageant crowd management at London Bridge mainline station was poor.

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RT @sixfifty: The Shard eclipsing the sun http://t.co/sc0GYIYr

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RT @VictorianLondon: Plans for a Thames airport, 1934 http://t.co/uJD0MKgq

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RT @TfLofficial @GAOTG: ROADSHOW: Wednesday 13 June, Southwark: London Bridge Station 7am-12pm http://t.co/6D8yxpKE

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RT @ian_fromBlighty: My contribution for today - Tower Bridge from a few thousand feet up http://t.co/RNqtl1bY

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