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News & features published on 17 October 2012
Lord Mayor's fireworks display cancelled - but Boris confirms New Year pyrotechnics

There will be no fireworks display on the River Thames at the end of the Lord Mayor's Show on Saturday 10 November, the City of London Corporation has announced.

IWM "one of the finest museums in the world" says prime minister

"This is, I think, a very exciting time for one of the finest museums in the world," said prime minister David Cameron as he announced further government funding of £5 million for the redevelopment of the Imperial War Museum.

Millennium Bridge: deck to be lifted for structural inspection

The Millennium Bridge will be closed during the daytime next week to allow engineers to carry out a structural inspection.

Nolias 11 jazz club opens in Stamford Street

Jazz fans and several well-known players have been visiting 56 Stamford Street for a few weeks but it officially opened on Thursday evening when the Mayor of Southwark Althea Smith cut a red ribbon.

Southwark Fire Station 'under threat of closure'

Southwark Fire Station in Southwark Bridge Road is under threat of closure, according to a leaked London Fire Brigade document.

Tweets on 17 October 2012

BREAKING NEWS RT @councilassembly: Cllr Barrie Hargrove announces that a lollipop patrol will be introduced on St George's Road next Monday.

via Twitter for iPad

Tonight Southwark's @councilassembly will discuss urgent road safety measures in St George's Road after the death of a 5-year-old boy

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RT @politic_animal: There is a major weather front between Waterloo East and London Bridge.

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Wednesday recap: Millennium Bridge; @nolias11 and Southwark Fire Station

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For updates from tonight's Southwark Council meeting, follow @councilassembly

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Pics of yesterday's Doctor Who filming on the South Bank via @denofgeek

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Special night market at Maltby Street on Friday 26 October for London Mallorca Week:

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Just published - @cityoflondon cancels @lordmayors_show fireworks display - but Boris confirms New Year pyrotechnics

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@jonaths You have to sign up at to find out - but the song itself is a big clue...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to jonaths

Just published - @I_W_M "one of the finest museums in the world" says @david_cameron

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Just published - Millennium Bridge: @cityoflondon warns of daytime closures for structural inspection

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Baffled by Lambeth's 'cooperative council'? @cllrstevereed will explain all at South Bank Forum 2moro #lambethcoop

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Just published - @nolias11 jazz club and restaurant opens in Stamford Street

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MT @cllr_anood: cross party support for urgent help with lollipop person on st george's rd. Will give great reassurance after tragedy there

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Just published - Southwark Fire Station 'under threat of closure'

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@bitoclass imagine ticket office will still be 24/7 but advance windows will have similar hours to old travel centre

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The @sw_trains travel centre at Waterloo Station is closing down

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RT @BBCTravelAlert: Tower Bridge Road is part blocked Southbound with a crash at Queen Elizabeth Street. Queues already back to Tower Hill

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Tonight: Southwark @CouncilAssembly at @WalworthAcademy near Old Kent Road - theme: opportunities for young people

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The F Word Conversation at @LB_Southwark with @ForgivenessProj, Grace Idowu, @TheErwinJames & Bishop of @SouthwarkCofE

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@VapianoUK Can't make it, unfortunately, but thanks for the invite

via Twitter for Mac in reply to VapianoUK

Dramatic new photo of yesterday's Magdalen Street fire just sent in by a reader: (scroll down)

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Homeless people 'drinking themselves to death' with super-strength alcohol via @guardian

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Learn about Blackfriars Road development and @SouthbankCentre plans tonight at Waterloo Community Development Group:

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The @OasisSouthBank free school is holding an open evening tonight

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