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News & features published on 6 August 2012
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Pop-up radio station broadcasts from bus parked in Montague Close

A pop-up radio station with its studio in a bus parked in Montague Close near London Bridge is broadcasting on DAB digital radio across London during the Olympic Games.

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Paris Garden student residence sold to Bahrain firm in 45 million deal

A new development of student accommodation located between Hatfields and Paris Garden has been sold to a joint venture including a Bahrain-based investment company.

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St John's Churchyard reopened in time for Olympics

The public park in the churchyard of the former church of St John Horselydown was officially reopened at the end of last month after a five-month closure for refurbishment.

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Britain in Bloom: London Bridge goes for gardening gold

Judges from the Royal Hortcultural Society toured London Bridge last month after the area reached the finals of the Britain in Bloom competition.

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Memorial to Southwark parishioners unveiled in Sidcup cemetery

A memorial to the 330 people whose remains were dug up as part of the construction of the Thameslink railway viaduct through Borough Market has been unveiled at the Kemnal Park Cemetery in Sidcup.

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Man dies in 'contaminated drugs' scare at Albert Embankment clubs

Police are warning clubbers in Vauxhall to be alert after one man died and two others fell ill this weekend at clubs on the Albert Embankment.

Tweets on 6 August 2012

Simon Hughes MP on House of Lords reform http://t.co/STxcLF9e via @itvnews

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Blackfriars Bridge turns purple for the Olympics http://t.co/QytSwnuu

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Monday recap: today's news, tweets and forum topics http://t.co/PB4QSLLN

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At Southwark Chamber of Commerce Vince Cable jokes that Shard offices should be made available 4 small startups while Sellar looks 4 tenants

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Photographer Homer Sykes speaking this evening @CitizenM in Bankside as part of #citizenmreports season w @lccLondon http://t.co/Iy2Fy0QY

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Business secretary @vincecable at @GeorgeInn1677 addressing members of Southwark Chamber of Commerce http://t.co/zFzhslQ1

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Councillors in Waterloo are campaigning for a pelican crossing in Baylis Road near @oasisjohanna http://t.co/t2wlyMe6

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London street sound snapshots http://t.co/2ToNAzMK - featuring SE1

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How fire authority spinners tried to keep Kate Hoey in the dark over Albert Embankment appeal plan http://t.co/VyhWRqQR via @vauxhallsociety

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Shakespeare's Bankside - guided walk this evening http://t.co/lokWTXMi

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Just published - Pop-up DAB radio station broadcasts from bus parked outside Southwark Cathedral http://t.co/KzrR9bS3

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Just published - Paris Garden student accommodation sold to Bahrain firm in £45 million deal http://t.co/K4YEgUwo

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Just published - St John's Churchyard reopened in time for Olympics http://t.co/2kf746ic

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[Forum] Engagement ring lost somewhere between Upper Ground and Waterloo on Friday http://t.co/RDjqT8SJ

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Just published - Britain in Bloom: London Bridge goes for gardening gold with @TeamLondonBdg http://t.co/hcCVcOeo

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Just published - Memorial to Southwark parishioners unveiled in Sidcup cemetery http://t.co/meYmR4Gg

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Tomorrow: help to make clay pots to be fired on the Bankside foreshore during @thamesfestival http://t.co/8aJoqIl3

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Charles Dickens' Walk Against Child Slavery http://t.co/lu1TDn2B

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Just published - Man dies in 'contaminated drugs' scare at Albert Embankment clubs http://t.co/OevSJGWM

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Shard: architect calls for Renzo Piano to be locked up in Tower of London "to contemplate his folly across the river" http://t.co/72DUnoQo

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Free circus workshop at Potters Fields Park plus today's big screen schedule: http://t.co/zyVATQSt

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RT @se17: David Beckham's great grandfather was among Walworth Scouts saved from Thames disaster http://t.co/yaEAgn9W via @DailyMirror

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RT @TfLTrafficNews: Borough High Street - Accident now cleared and traffic is flowing well on northbound approach to #LondonBridge.

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RT @stealthtractor: Have the Olympics run out of fuel? @ Lambeth Bridge http://t.co/pk1NwzO6

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RT @BBCTravelAlert: Accident on Borough High Street northbound just before London Bridge station, queues to Borough Station

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