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News & features published on 25 March 2013
Massive fire at Walworth Town Hall; fears for Cuming Museum collection

Around 120 firefighters from across London were called to Walworth Road on Monday lunchtime to tackle a huge blaze at the former town hall building which houses Southwark's priceless Cuming Museum collection.

Tweets on 25 March 2013

Monday recap: devastating Walworth fire, plus today's tweets and forum topics

via HootSuite

Despite amendments the position re online publishers in post-Leveson settlement remains as clear as mud #hyperlocal

via Twitter for iPhone

Obituary of Brixton Hill parish priest Tom Heneghan who began his ministry at St George's Cathedral via @guardian

via Tweet Button

@George_C1986 Yes, have successfully extracted a fair amount from Mail over years due to their steal first, pay later policy...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to George_C1986

BBC, ITV, HuffPo all asked before using our Walworth fire photos. Daily Mail, surprise surprise, did not.

via Twitter for Mac

Presence of fire pumps means that southbound bus stops opposite Metropolitan Tabernacle are more chaotic than usual tonight

via Twitter for iPhone

se17 Fire brigade pumping water from hydrant outside Elephant shopping centre to tackle town hall blaze

via Camera on iOS (retweeted on 7:25 PM, Mar 25th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @se17: Cuming Museum - @peterjohn6 tells @itvlondon: "We may have lost all or part of that collection today"

via Twitter for Mac

BREAKING: Southwark Council cancels controversial plan to move bail hostel from Aylesbury Estate to Old Kent Road.

via Twitter for Mac

RT @se17: Council leader @peterjohn6 confirms to @lbc973 that part of Cuming Museum collection was stored in roof of Walworth town hall

via Twitter for Mac

RT @se17: Simon Hughes: Walworth fire is "dreadful, devastating and a real tragedy"

via Twitter for Mac

Lewisham College (ex Southwark College) is planning a revamp of its frontage on The Cut - public exhibition till 8pm

via Twitter for Mac

LondonFire The fire in Walworth's still ongoing. Salvage operations are beginning & crews will attempt to save artefacts from inside the museum.

via web (retweeted on 4:39 PM, Mar 25th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

The @FT's architecture critic blasts Strata, One Blackfriars and other SE1 skyscrapers

via Twitter for Mac

RT @SE17: Video of Walworth Town Hall fire from Wansey Street [thanks to Phil]

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Massive fire at old Walworth Town Hall @SE17; fears for Cuming Museum collection

via Google

RT @se17: Walworth Town Hall fire seen from Heygate Street about an hour ago

via Twitter for Mac

RT @peterjohn6: Told that some of Cuming Museum collection may be at risk in fire at Walworth Town Hall. V sad #walworth

via HootSuite in reply to peterjohn6

Lots of sirens in Blackfriars Road as fire engines rush to blaze at Walworth Town Hall / Cuming Museum @SE17

via Twitter for Mac

The old Walworth town hall @SE17 is on fire: via @omokad

via Twitter for Mac

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