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Olympic Torch Relay comes to Southwark

The Olympic torch relay made its way through SE1 on Thursday morning from the Millennium Bridge at Bankside to Borough, Bricklayers Arms and the Old Kent Road.

Tweets on 26 July 2012

The Times souvenir Olympic edition features wraparound cover pic of the Shard, Tower Bridge, City Hall http://t.co/i5EH5z3X via @hendopolis

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RT @ianvisits: There were also fireworks underneath the road on Tower Bridge... http://t.co/KlmNs5pe

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Pics of the torch relay in Old Kent Road by @stephenpunter http://t.co/H1yf4V98

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@Gromski They are retracted when large vessels pass through the bridge

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Gromski

Thursday recap: Olympic torch relay in Southwark - photos/video/audio http://t.co/6jqo7lNP

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@daisychainbaby There's a photo opp with the torch in front of the Tower Bridge rings but the detail of how it gets to City Hall is unclear

via Twitter for Mac in reply to daisychainbaby

Pics of tonight's fireworks from the top of Tower Bridge http://t.co/vFyAWr0n http://t.co/V5Rjy8os via @carolyons & @NIPAH_JOAT

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The Olympic Truce Flag will be flown from Millennium Bridge tomorrow from 7.30am in advance of @allthebells at 8.12am http://t.co/LpbPuC9V

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See the Olympics opening ceremony on a big screen at this @OasisWaterloo community event: http://t.co/PpArEBAw

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Official reopening of St John's Churchyard tomorrow 1pm http://t.co/8OeuB87y

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Video of Olympic torch in Marshalsea Road http://t.co/QIAS5XSw via @cathedralse1 school

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@bitoclass no limit - just that the NT made the point when asking us to list the event that they were keen to encourage locals to join in

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The @NationalTheatre is inviting SE1 locals to its 'Big Bell Breakfast' tomorrow for @allthebells http://t.co/8qO2lMKy

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A message from Southwark Council to those coming to Bankside and London Bridge areas to see the Olympic flame 2moro http://t.co/wiTUet8T

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Tonight 9.30pm - if you haven't seen enough flaming torches yet, head to the South Bank for the Fire Garden http://t.co/RwkETkMT

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Join @BoroughMarket for breakfast tomorrow for @allthebells at 8.12am http://t.co/cwH4Pwmg

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The floating Olympic rings are back http://t.co/FaV2DIaq via @foxgeo

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Steam train due to arrive at Waterloo Station at 8.47pm this evening http://t.co/ihSJKoWw

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The Olympic flame will be passing SE1 on the Thames tomorrow approx 11.45am-12.45pm http://t.co/wiTUet8T

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Jamaican photographer takes Londoners down memory lane at Elephant and Castle http://t.co/aO1ZBBvq via @jamaicaobserver

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New & secondhand M&S, Topshop and Zara clothes priced £1-£4 at @foundation66 jumble nr London Bridge http://t.co/NfxYAaGv open till 7pm

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Just published - Olympic Torch Relay comes to Southwark - pictures, audio, video http://t.co/tVM2mHVh

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Southwark torchbearer @domgoggins - who works for @cafod in SE1 - is interviewed by @BBCLondon949 http://t.co/OpakJAWh on @audioboo

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Government minister Lady Hanham from @CommunitiesUK at this morning's multifaith Olympic torch event at St George's http://t.co/SmPplTUN

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Tibetan buddhists from @KSDLondon on the steps of St George the Martyr Church this morning for the torch relay http://t.co/xaCnZinL

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RT @vickeegan: Me on central London's abandoned bridge - and what to do about it http://t.co/lL9kza5V

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Free glass coffee table available from @betterbankside http://t.co/FBGv29E8

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The new @benugo cafe-deli at Waterloo Station is now open - and it's rather nice. http://t.co/JzS6Dv1e

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Screens at Waterloo also displaying trains to/from "Weymouth & Portland" for #olympics http://t.co/1fZpTQcb

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Waterloo departures board advertising trains to "Windsor & Eton Dorney" - renamed from W&E Riverside for #olympics http://t.co/0fwJP5RN

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Chasing the Olympic Torch @StPaulsLondon and Southwark http://t.co/JieZzBLN via @arturofernandez

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Tonight: @Foundation66 Clothing Jumble near London Bridge Station http://t.co/NfxYAaGv All clothing priced between £1 and £4. Cakes on sale.

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RT @MPSSouthwark: Incident now over all roads open

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RT @topolovsky: Road closed, police incident corner Waterloo Rd and Westminster Bridge Rd, SE1. Traffic at standstill http://t.co/U1yYnJZT

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RT @AmandaHaxton: Potential bomb scare bus pile up on Westminster bridge road http://t.co/9pnoN4Rs

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In Kennington Road @SteveChalke arrives at @oasiswaterloo with his Olympic torch http://t.co/Pvto4GOa

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Shot from Sky News of the Olympic torch crossing Millennium Bridge as a @thamesclippers catamaran passes below http://t.co/seAPNMRn

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RT @1queer1: Sarcasm, pride, or resignation? @se1 by Borough #olympic #torch http://t.co/FE9II0Ag

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Olympic flame handover moment near Tesco on the Old Kent Road http://t.co/YhgvpjFi via @LaLa_JKing

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@SouthwarkBear @citycyclists I agree it's confusing. Took me a while to figure out what it was all about.

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Video of the Olympic flame crossing Borough High Street as seen from steps of St George the Martyr Church http://t.co/9UPPN8kk

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Olympic flame handover moment near Tesco on the Old Kent Road http://t.co/YhgvpjFi via @LaLa_JKing

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@SouthwarkBear @citycyclists Think those signs are due of closure of Montague Close for @HoSLondon2012, therefore NCN route 4 is blocked.

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RT @bporthos: Olympic Torch passing by where Union Street meets Southwark Bridge Road @se1 http://t.co/s34mTcSR

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Southwark Bridge protected cycle lane appears, disappears, reappears. What's going on? http://t.co/aXBbidIS via @citycyclists

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@markrlowe It doesn't. Tomorrow it will arrive on the Thames at Tower Bridge at 12.45pm

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Olympic torch at Marshalsea Road http://t.co/CcikDuGP

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Video: @AdeAdepitan passes Olympic flame to Ify Egesi at Bankside & is greeted by Mayor of @LB_Southwark http://t.co/76YIJSOU

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Mayor of @LB_Southwark with Ify Egesi carrying the torch at Bankside http://t.co/IRT2gD76

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Torch relay video uploading now ...

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The Bishop of Southwark and the Mayor of Southwark prepare to welcome the torch to the borough and diocese http://t.co/kc2oNIcI

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Traffic awful in Southwark Street

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Torch at Great Guildford Street http://t.co/Sqobh0kd

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Torch now at Great Guildford Street ahead of schedule

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Bishop of Southwark and pupils from @cathedralse1 school now at Bankside to greet the Olympic torch

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Crowd at Bankside now growing http://t.co/Wqp9APOC

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Mayor of Southwark at Millennium Bridge on @audioboo http://t.co/bmWaC1Eu

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Mayor of Southwark is on her way to Bankside to welcome the torch relay to the borough

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Olympic torch spectators gathering on Bankside with an hour to go. http://t.co/iOQ9e5hm

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@poleydee the flame is crossing M bridge but the support vehicles obviously can't

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Road convoy that accompanies torch relay can't cross Millennium Bridge so it will come into Southwark via Blackfriars Bridge #southwarktorch

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RT @Vicky_bo_: You don't see soldiers riding horses on Tooley Street every day

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RT @SocialPumpkin: horses going down Tooley Street currently causing minor delays :)

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Elephant & Castle guerrilla gardener @richard_001 is carrying the Olympic flame in Peckham Road @SE5 (by the old town hall) at midday

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Waterloo's @stevechalke will carry the Olympic flame along Queen Victoria Street in the City this morning

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@Miss_murphy101 BBC website probably easiest place: http://t.co/A73pdrVl (click on 'Street by street'

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In three hours the Olympic Torch Relay will be in SE1 http://t.co/95ArZElo

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Olympic torch relay, day 69: Shakespeare's Globe http://t.co/GOjX42Lf via @guardian

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