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News & features published on 4 February 2013
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St Philip's Church in Avondale Square celebrates 50th anniversary

The Bishop of Southwark, Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, presided and preached at a special service on Sunday night to mark the 50th anniversary of the consecration of St Philip's Church in Avondale Square.

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National Theatre revamp gets £2.5m from Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced funding of £2.5 million towards the National Theatre's £70 million redevelopment project.

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Dog and Pot sculpture installed in Blackfriars Road

A lasting tribute to Charles Dickens will be unveiled this week at the climax of the authorís bicentenary year.

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Six-month trial for 20 mph speed limit at Waterloo IMAX junction

Transport for London says it intends to introduce a 20 mph speed limit for all traffic at the BFI IMAX junction at Waterloo on an experimental basis for six months.

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Elephant & Castle: council accidentally publishes details of Lend Lease deal

Southwark Council has accidentally revealed details of its top-secret agreement with developer Lend Lease for the regeneration of the Heygate Estate at Elephant & Castle.

Tweets on 4 February 2013

thebikeshow Cyclists are a quarter of all traffic at Waterloo IMAX roundabout, says @tflofficial http://t.co/x67pb9RQ

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:22 PM, Feb 4th, 2013 via Twitter for iPad)

Monday recap: Council leaks its own secret document; 20 mph limit at Waterloo; Dog & Pot sculpture installed http://t.co/E7U5y1xz

via HootSuite

Boris tells @carolinepidgeon that TfL will consult on plans for Tower Bridge Road / Abbey Street junction in "spring" http://t.co/Ia7KqW1T

via HootSuite

Planning permission granted for @HarrisAndHoole coffee shop front as part of Tesco Metro Tooley Street refit

via HootSuite

Watching welfare reform presentation at Southwark scrutiny committee. Scary how little info DWP has given council about the changes.

via Twitter for Mac

@faceofdog They got permission for the lights a while back, but they haven't done it yet

via web in reply to faceofdog

Golden sky over Rushworth Street http://t.co/MerytuVD

via Flickr

ITV wanted to put its logo on all four sides of the top of its South Bank tower. Lambeth Council has said no to "alien and incongruous" plan

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Bishop, Mayor and MP at St Philip's Church in Avondale Square for 50th anniversary celebrations http://t.co/WBhXgA7x

via Google

Shard to be London's highest wedding venue: Shangri-La hotel has applied for licence for weddings & civil partnerships

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - @National Theatre revamp gets £2.5 million from @heritagelottery Fund http://t.co/tmlF1pxn

via Google

Just published - Dog and Pot sculpture installed in Blackfriars Road http://t.co/ldsrYOZ5

via Google

Just published - Six-month trial for 20 mph speed limit at Waterloo IMAX junction http://t.co/B6ElsoUh

via Google

Southwark Council response to Lend Lease leak: "We are urgently looking in to what has happened." http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

The @dogandpot has been installed opposite Southwark tube. Official unveiling Wednesday afternoon 2.30pm http://t.co/9XcLhF7B

via OS X

Council leader @peterjohn6 "confident that the agreement we have reached with Lend Lease does represent good value" http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

Borough Market trader helped me to be big cheese http://t.co/UyinwVo2 via @standardnews

via Tweet Button

Still waiting for official Southwark Council response to their accidental publication of confidential information re the Lend Lease deal

via Twitter for Mac

"Labour did not get a good deal for local residents or council taxpayers" - @swklibdems on Elephant Lend Lease leak http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

Lib Dems react to council's Elephant & Castle blunder: Labour must face "uncomfortable questions" re Lend Lease deal http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

Chris Huhne walks out of Southwark Crown Court to face cameras and announce his resignation from Parliament: http://t.co/zQ5NVyHn

via OS X

The media scrum outside Southwark Crown Court this morning for #huhne: http://t.co/48fCqthk

via OS X

Subway under New Kent Road will remain when Bricklayers Arms tunnels are filled in, says TfL
http://t.co/GEo5UP5z

via bitly

Lend Lease: "no comment" on Southwark's accidental publication of secret financial details of Elephant & Castle deal http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

Awaiting reaction from @lb_southwark, @lendleasegroup, @swklibdems to massive Elephant & Castle foul-up by council: http://t.co/6Fm4X2j6

via bitly

Just published - Massive Elephant & Castle bungle as council accidentally publishes details of Lend Lease deal http://t.co/6AF9ZgIV

via Google

RT @peterjohn6: Delighted that Southwark has taken the decision to be a 20 mph borough. Implementation will start soon.

via Tweetbot for Mac

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