Firefighters from across London converged on the London Fire Brigade headquarters in Union Street on Monday afternoon to protest against plans to close 12 fire stations in London, including Southwark Fire Station.
A scaffolder from Orpington has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after he launched an unprovoked attack on a father and son at London Bridge Station last spring.
Monday recap: firefighters' demo in Union Street + man jailed for London Bridge assault http://t.co/cFPDqQMR
Boris on Elephant & Castle: "it is essential that we use this once in a generation opportunity to improve the road network at this location"
@ValShawcross But it means another line will lose 4 tph to/from the northern half of Thameslink to compensate - Govt quiet on that aspect!
Means that @mayoroflondon will now have to decide whether to use his powers the closure of Southwark Fire Station + 11 others
Labour, Lib Dem and Green members on the fire authority have voted down station closure proposals, reports @MayorWatch
Cameron and Clegg "worse than Thatcher", John Cryer MP tells fire cuts demo
Follow @mayorwatch for updates from inside the fire authority meeting which is considering the future of Southwark fire station + 11 others
Ear splitting noise in Union Street from @londonfbu demo
Bob Crow of the RMT will be addressing the fire cuts demo in Union Street very soon.
Kate Hoey MP has arrived at the anti fire cuts demo in Union Street
Union Street is shut to traffic between Great Suffolk Street and Southwark Bridge Road due to demo outside @londonfire HQ
FBU gen sec Matt Wrack having lively but friendly talk with @jamescleverly outside LFEPA HQ.
People assembling for firefighters demo in Union Street http://t.co/ZKFrDHYT
Firefighters from across London will be protesting against station closures outside @LondonFire HQ in Union Street from 1.30 today.
RT @NHSHealth: Free NHS Health Checks today at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, Unit 231, 11.00am - 4.00pm
Just published - London Bridge Station: man jailed for 16 months for violent attack on father and son http://t.co/obWNB5U4
Lunchtime Organ Recital at Southwark Cathedral http://t.co/fNMxP5Gk
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