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Tuesday 14 August 2012

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News & features published on 14 August 2012
£4.5 million lottery cash for IWM's First World War galleries

The Imperial War Museum has secured £4.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help finance the creation of new galleries which are due to open in time for the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in Summer 2014.

Urgent care centre opens at Guy's Hospital in place of minor injuries unit

An urgent care centre staffed by general practitioners as well as emergency nurse practitioners has opened at Guy's Hospital in place of the former minor injuries unit.

Young entrepreneurs visit Borough Market to refine business idea

Teenagers taking part in The Challenge, a summer programme for young people, visited Borough Market this week to get expert advice from traders.

Projections on Thames mark Olympic handover from London to Rio

A water projection on the Thames - designed to be viewed from the South Bank - marked the handover of Olympic host city status from London to Rio de Janeiro.

255,000 visit House of Switzerland during London Olympics

The House of Switzerland at London Bridge welcomed 255,000 visitors during the London Olympics, according to the Swiss authorities.

Rail campaigners stage train fares protest at Waterloo

Transport campaigners and trade unions staged a protest outside Waterloo Station on Tuesday morning to highlight the impact of planned increases to train fares.

Tweets on 14 August 2012

Tuesday recap: today's news, tweets and forum topics

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At Lambeth Town Hall where plans for redevelopment of Eastbury House on Albert Embankment are being considered by planning apps committee.

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Just published - £4.5 million lottery cash for @I_W_M's First World War galleries

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See just how decayed the Reverdy Road cherry trees were: via @daintydes

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Just published - Urgent care centre opens at Guy's Hospital in place of minor injuries unit

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Just published - The Challenge @TCNUK comes to @BoroughMarket

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Just published - Projections on Thames mark Olympic handover from London to Rio

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Southwark Craft Group launches this week at Bankside Community Space

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Could you help water the @gibbonsrent garden? @TeamLondonBdg wants people to pop down with a jug or watering can. Taps available in garden.

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See architecture students' alternative ideas for Elephant & Castle

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Just published - 820kg of Swiss cheese, 8,000 sausages, 1,200kg of rösti, 12,500 litres of beer at @HosLondon2012

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Just published - Rail campaigners stage @fairfaresnow protest at Waterloo

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MT @laraloobrush: Cherry trees come down on Reverdy Road. Everyone standing outside their houses watching. Sad times.

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