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News & features published on 20 January 2013
Tributes to Tabard Gardens Estate's Nell Western

Nell Western, for many years caretaker of Hankey Hall on the Tabard Gardens Estate, has died aged 76.

Balancing conservation and commercialism on the South Bank

Architects, arts programmers and conservationists met on Friday to debate how the competing considerations of commercialism and conservation can be reconciled in the refurbishment of the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery on the South Bank.

Local publisher becomes liveryman of City's Stationers' Company

Tej Sood, managing director of Blackfriars Road-based Anthem Press, was 'cloathed' as a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers at the traditional 'cloathing' ceremony last month at Stationers' Hall in the City of London.

Affordable housing reduced in latest Eileen House skyscraper plan

As the Mayor of London prepares to decide on controversial plans for a 41-storey tower on Newington Causeway, developers Oakmayne have reduced the amount of affordable housing proposed.

The View from The Shard names Booktrust as first charity partner

The visitor attraction at the top of the Shard has announced that for its first year of operation it will work with the Booktrust charity to promote the new Children's Reading Fund.

New Archbishop of Canterbury named on notice at palace gatehouse

A legal notice announcing the election of Justin Welby as the next Archbishop of Canterbury has been posted on the Lambeth Palace gatehouse.

Waterloo 'free school' wins planning permission for Hercules House

Plans for a new secondary 'free school' in Waterloo took a step forward this week when councillors approved plans to convert a former Government office block to educational use - but the school has yet to gain control of the building.

Tweets on 20 January 2013

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Just published - Balancing conservation and commercialism at @southbankcentre: Friday's debate at @nlalondon

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Great pic of Roupell Street in the snow: via @whoissteveng

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Just published - Tej Sood of @AnthemPress 'cloathed' as liveryman of Stationers' Company

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Just published - Affordable housing reduced in latest Eileen House skyscraper plan; developers blame Mayor + TfL

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Just published - The View from The Shard @shardview names @Booktrust as first charity partner

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Just published - Obscure legal notice posted at Lambeth Palace as new Archbishop of Canterbury prepares to move in

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Just published - @oasissouthbank 'free school' wins planning permission - but will Government stump up £20 million?

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[Forum] Sledges: where to buy them in SE1

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