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Sunday 15 July 2012

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News & features published on 15 July 2012
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Paris comes to Park Street as Borough celebrates Bastille Day

Torrential rain didn't dampen enthusiasm at Saturday's Bastille Day celebrations in and around Borough Market.

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London Bridge escalator won't be fixed till end of Olympics

The 'skywalk' across Tooley Street from Hay's Galleria to London Bridge Station is likely to remain shut during the Olympic Games after one of the escalators broke down.

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Four years on: David Idowu remembered at Tabard Gardens peace day

Tabard Gardens was filled with young people and families on Saturday for the annual peace day held in memory of David Idowu and other victims of violent crime.

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County Street Urban Garden gives SE1's fourth plinth a green setting

A new 'urban garden' has been created at the end of a dead-end street just yards from the busy New Kent Road.

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Prince Andrew and Ffion Hague to abseil down the Shard

The Duke of York and the wife of the foreign secretary are among a select group who will abseil down the Shard on Monday 3 September to raise funds for The Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.

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Waterloo Carnival 2012: pictures, video, audio

The streets of Waterloo were filled with superheroes on Friday lunchtime as the Waterloo Carnival made its way from Lower Marsh to Waterloo Millennium Green.

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'Extreme dancers' leap from Millennium Bridge to launch Surprises: Streb

Seven 'extreme action dancers' led and choreographed by Elizabeth Streb leapt from the Millennium Bridge at 7.30am on Sunday morning to launch a day-long programme of extraordinary spectacles at landmark locations around London.

Tweets on 15 July 2012

Sunday recap: a bumper crop of news stories today... http://t.co/BbmElMEZ

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@GavinEdwards77 You do realise that the Queen's Park parish council is supported by Labour in Westminster?

via TweetDeck in reply to GavinEdwards77

RT @RowennaDavis: Bloody hell. Dancers are climbing down the London Eye (red dots in bottom right) http://t.co/Xxvqtl53 #surprisesstreb

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Preparing tomorrow's edition of our weekly email newsletter http://t.co/EdU2Dfjy

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Just published - Paris comes to Park Street as Borough celebrates Bastille Day; video of @bastillefest waiters race http://t.co/pYUc1i7a

via Google

Yesterday - assembling the international media platform at More London http://t.co/ZnbNfJQr

via Twitter for Mac

All Change at Waterloo guided walk tomorrow #waterloofestival http://t.co/gGK642jL @waterloofestiv

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Just published - London Bridge Station escalator won't be fixed till end of Olympics http://t.co/8GxSn5ml

via Google

Just published - David @idowufoundation Peace Day at Tabard Gardens @ReleasethePeace http://t.co/QM5fwjsR

via Google

Just published - County Street Urban Garden gives SE1's fourth plinth a green setting http://t.co/fGWiVwBD

via Google

Waterloo parish priest @gilesgoddard wows the crowd #waterloofestival fete with 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square' http://t.co/6uQq4OV1

via Twitter for Mac

The annual @RSPBLondon peregrine watch has resumed on Bankside outside @Tate Modern http://t.co/BvKtTLOy

via HootSuite

Today: a celebration of the act of walking at @siobhandavies Studios near Elephant & Castle http://t.co/NMxLfdZZ #SDDFootfall

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@hackneytours they've been doing that for years. Personally not a fan of their so-called humorous signs/notices.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to hackneytours

Ginger cat missing from Roupell Street, Waterloo http://t.co/LBItb2sO

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Green swap shop: bring along something you don't want and take home something you do at the #waterloofestival fete http://t.co/RjmDOmCA

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Just published - If you can raise £25,000 you can abseil down the Shard with Prince Andrew and Ffion Hague http://t.co/VDG5CoSe

via Google

Al Jazeera Sports Channel has taken up residence on the @coinstreet riverside for the Olympics http://t.co/1U731gml

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Just published - Waterloo Carnival 2012: pictures, video, audio @WaterlooCarn @OasisJohanna http://t.co/li0TQjQR

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The Millennium Bridge anchors itself as a 3D sound system http://t.co/Ql0KgoWG via @Telegraph

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Second and final day of this year's @TapasFantastica at Potters Fields Park http://t.co/gH8i6pL4

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Visit SE1's floating gardens this afternoon with @LondonNGS http://t.co/Rgh0lX28

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Community Fete this afternoon in Waterloo http://t.co/RjmDOmCA #waterloofestival

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Added a video of #surprisesSTREB at Millennium Bridge http://t.co/5o01rmZ1 (probably best viewed full-screen to see the dancers)

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If you want to be a volunteer steward for Olympic torch relay in Southwark, you need to apply by 9am tomorrow http://t.co/Rh0tDZaU

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Just published - 'Extreme dancers' leap from Millennium Bridge to launch #surprisesSTREB day http://t.co/SGmpFVb9

via Google

#surprisesSTREB dancers on the roof of City Hall at 10am

via Twitter for Mac

10 years ago today, the @mayoroflondon and @londonassembly moved in to the new City Hall building http://t.co/wDloUMdg

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RT @coyleneil: @SouthwarkLabour now has 6 members living in Strata tower. Guess this means we have friends in high places...

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Review of local restaurant posted on SE1 site was identical to review of Indian restaurant in Quebec posted on TripAdvisor four years ago.

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First @SurprisesSTREB performance 7.30 Millennium Bridge

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