London SE1 community website

Thursday 6 December 2012

<< Wednesday 5 December | Friday 7 December >>
<< Same day in November | Same day in January >>
<< Same day in 2011 | Same day in 2013 >>
News & features published on 6 December 2012
...
Sir Ranulph Fiennes leaves London for Antarctic mission

Veteran polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes set sail for Antarctica on Thursday on board the SA Agulhas research vessel.

...
Mayor confirms 2013 New Year fireworks at the London Eye

London will start 2013 with the now-customary fireworks display on the River Thames around the London Eye, the Mayor of London confirmed on Thursday.

...
Dog and pot sculpture to be installed as Dickens bicentenary year ends

A lasting tribute to Charles Dickens is to be revealed in Southwark at the climax of the author's bicentenary year.

Tweets on 6 December 2012

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

via HootSuite

Father Christmas is coming to the Waterloo Green Winter Fair http://t.co/DXCF4xFm

via HootSuite

Tomorrow: Christmas Market in Lower Marsh featuring designer-makers from @MorleyCollege http://t.co/0lWWixO8 - part of the #portaspilot

via HootSuite

The two-day @OasisWaterloo Christmas Fayre starts tomorrow http://t.co/2IAzNWHn opposite Lambeth North tube

via HootSuite

Performance art in Bermondsey Square on Friday night: http://t.co/tpnWQc7v

via HootSuite

Don't forget - Waterloo Christmas tree lights will be switched on at 5.45pm http://t.co/iNw0f3bO

via HootSuite

Shops at Gabriel's Wharf are open till 8 tonight for Christmas shopping

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Sir Ranulph Fiennes leaves London for @coldestjourney Antarctic mission via @TowerBridge http://t.co/7mXoolks

via Google

Lots of snappers outside @BWChophouse to see @coldestjourney ship go through @towerbridge at 3.20

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @markgettleson: 142 high explosive bombs and 1 parachute mine fell on Grange ward during Blitz http://t.co/tHB1WHJB

via Tweetbot for Mac

Watch @towerbridge lift at 3.20pm as the SA Agulhas sets off with @RanulphFiennes on @coldestjouney http://t.co/kZiRlHzl

via HootSuite

The @wearewaterloouk Christmas lights will be switched on tonight 5.45 at Emma Cons Gardens opposite @oldvictheatre http://t.co/iNw0f3bO

via HootSuite

Waterloo Foodbank is looking for volunteers http://t.co/eybw6Gxh via @oasiswaterloo

via HootSuite

There was a thin layer of ice covering the old swimming pool at Elephant & Castle this morning: http://t.co/OLezd6Eh

via Twitter for Mac

Inside the old swimming pool at Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre (closed for c.15 years) http://t.co/lvpBfahW

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Dog and pot sculpture to be installed in Southwark as #Dickens200 year draws to a close http://t.co/kdD0tztp

via Google

Just published - @mayoroflondon confirms 2013 New Year fireworks at @TheLondonEye http://t.co/JlLBZg43

via Google

Monday is closing date for comments on Boundary Commission plan for new Bermondsey & South Bank constituency http://t.co/leTF7fFO

via Twitter for Mac

Prince of Wales will come to Southwark today to visit ice breaker SA Agulhas (alongside HMS Belfast) before it sets off on @coldestjourney

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @peterjohn6 at the demolition of the Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre http://t.co/Ejxkkw3C via @audioboo

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

Tonight: @cabrinicharity Christmas Carol Concert at St George's Cathedral http://t.co/UdFyRQkF

via bitly

Video - @FT talks to businesses around Bankside & Borough Market re Autumn Statement #as2012 http://t.co/ZmLFlMMG via @ChaucerClaire

via Tweetbot for Mac

Imperial War Museum is shut today in preparation for The Sun Military Awards tonight to be attended by Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall

via Twitter for Mac

February at a glance
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Welcome...
...to the London SE1 community website. Published since 1998, we aim to provide a one stop shop for all kinds of local news and information.

We also publish a website for Bermondsey and Rotherhithe called SE16.com.

This is your community website, so do get in touch with your comments and ideas.