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Tuesday 9 April 2013

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News & features published on 9 April 2013
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NPG's new Maggie Smith portrait was painted in Southwark studio

A new portrait of Dame Maggie Smith painted in the Southwark studio of artist James Lloyd has gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Boris considered cancelling New Year fireworks after sponsor pulled out

London's New Year fireworks display was almost cancelled when a major sponsor pulled out with just six weeks to go, prompting the Mayor of London to switch contractors and increase public spending on the event by more than a third.

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Abbey Street shut for three months for railway bridge restoration

Abbey Street will be closed to traffic for the next three months whilst the historic railway bridge across the street is restored.

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Sainsbury's Borough High Street reopens with reduced Sunday hours

Sainsbury's Local in Borough High Street has reopened after a week's closure for refurbishment and extension.

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Farewell to North Lambeth Methodist minister Rosemary Fletcher

Rosemary Fletcher has said farewell as Methodist Minister at the Lambeth Mission & St Mary's.

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Young Spaniards hold protest on Millennium Bridge

More than 150 young Spanish people living in London staged a demonstration outside Tate Modern on Sunday afternoon.

Tweets on 9 April 2013

Tuesday recap: Abbey Street, Boris & the fireworks, Sainsbury's Borough and Spaniards hold protest on Bankside http://t.co/QIDGEjPGlN

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Just published - @NPGLondon's new Dame Maggie Smith portrait was painted in Southwark @artacademy studio http://t.co/oImekRmu87

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Bach to Baby classical concert for toddlers tomorrow morning http://t.co/jNHdpc8Ak8

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Just published - Boris considered cancelling New Year fireworks after sponsor pulled out; cost to public purse up 33% http://t.co/j08gMSeWgL

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Just published - Abbey Street shut for three months for railway bridge restoration: C10 diverted via Grange Road http://t.co/ZMgXAqDZ0D

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Interested in Lavington, Ewer, Great Guildford, America, and Union streets? Join a discussion tomorrow: http://t.co/GeNW4K74lx

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Just published - Expanded Sainsbury's Local in Borough High Street reopens with reduced Sunday trading hours http://t.co/9V7AFxDx1D

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Just published - Farewell to North Lambeth Methodist minister Rosemary Fletcher http://t.co/iRDpdeg6ax

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Just published - Young Spaniards hold protest on Millennium Bridge http://t.co/5pmJHIfMf9

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[Job vacancy] Part time gardener, Bermondsey Street http://t.co/mHYFvvXbXN

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Lend Lease: "We will be putting the first cranes in the air at One The Elephant in the next few months"

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Is Swindon too posh for an Old Kent Road equivalent on the new Monopoly board for Wiltshire's largest town? http://t.co/nALfcgaYUe

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The Roman and Medieval Landscape at Bermondsey Square - lecture tonight http://t.co/SKppBMdCbs

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Job vacancies posted on 9 April 2013
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