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News & features published on 12 June 2013
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Hops planted in Borough's new market hall

Pupils from Notre Dame School last month visited Borough Market where they helped to plant hops which will be grown in the new glazed hall at the corner of Borough High Street and Bedale Street.

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Mayor's Thames Festival to become 10-day event

The Mayor's Thames Festival has announced plans to expand from a weekend event to a 10-day programme over a wider geographic area.

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Leathermarket JMB scoops national award for pioneering work

Leathermarket JMB, Southwark's largest tenant management organisation, has won a national award in recognition of its pioneering work gaining self-financing status.

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Extra floors for South Bank skyscraper: 30 to 36 to 41 storeys

The developers converting Richard Siefert's King's Reach Tower into luxury flats have applied to Southwark Council to add eleven floors to the top of the 30-storey building.

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Three new cycle hire docking stations coming to London Bridge

Three new Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations are to be installed in the London Bridge area.

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Ed Miliband and David Miliband at Tate Modern: but did they meet?

Labour leader Ed Miliband and his brother David both gave speeches under the same roof on Tuesday night - in separate rooms.

Tweets on 12 June 2013

Wednesday recap: King's Reach Tower to sprout 11 more floors; more at London Bridge and other local news se1.info/ZJqYwB

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Just published - Hops planted in Borough's new market hall goo.gl/fb/qiE1G

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Just published - @ThamesFestival to become 10-day event goo.gl/fb/HqsM4

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Boris still comparing Shard's energy use with Colchester even though his dodgy stats debunked ages ago nickbarlow.com/blog/?p=2318

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chrisdeerin Those human statues on the South Bank etc - fascinating interview with the daddy of them all spitalfieldslife.com/2013/06/10/mat…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:28 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

ONECampaign In ? Come to @Tate today til 11pm & watch @DavidGray_Music @rizmc @crowdermusic perform pic.twitter.com/BFXnlzGpPa

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Biffy Clyro to play open-air Bankside gig outside Tate Modern, tonight 8pm gigwise.com/news/82213/bif… via @Gigwise

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joshfarrington ... and everything seems to be over as soon as it began. Southwark St reopened, police moving off.

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CJSR89 Suspect package at the menier. Southwark Street on lockdown...

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:29 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

joshfarrington Police officer has told colleague there will be a controlled explosion of a device on Southwark Street.

via web (retweeted on 6:29 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

BBCTravelAlert SE1 Southwark St is closed btn Southwark Bridge Rd and Borough High St because of an 'incident'. Unsure as to what it is, but expect delays

via web (retweeted on 6:28 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@FionaColley thanks for clarification. Come to think of it I Dedring may have used same phrase or v similar in SE1 interview last week too

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to FionaColley

FionaColley @se1 coined by Dep Mayor Isabel Dedring. Part of her effort to convince TfL that E&C and Blackfriars Rd are places not just roads.

via Echofon (retweeted on 5:27 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

FionaColley @se1 actually it was the other Fiona (Fletcher Smith of GLA) on the panel. But I support the sentiment.

via Echofon (retweeted on 5:24 PM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @jessica_siegel: Overheard at London Bridge: American man to wife, 'But honey, we can't take the Northern Line! We want to go south!'

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RT @VictorianLondon: Another post on stillborn children and (lack of) funerals, a Bermondsey scandal catsmeatshop.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/stillb…

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Just published - @LeathermktJMB tenant management organisation scoops national award for pioneering work goo.gl/fb/GQ36r

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@MayorWatch Are you going to produce buzzword bingo cards?

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Southwark's @FionaColley told delegates that post-regeneration Elephant & Castle will be a "placey place" (via @paulkaz)

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Oswin Street SE11 RT @hotwaterfactory: People queuing to see a flat for sale by auction in Elephant & Castle... pic.twitter.com/C43GtPrTlH

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thetablecafe Onions. Ordinary onions. From an allotment just under the Shard. Run by Iain of St Mungo's, tended by… instagram.com/p/adlZ5Kx_Is/

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Just published - Extra floors for South Bank skyscraper as developers add more luxury flats: 30 to 36 to 41 storeys goo.gl/fb/AoZu3

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Just published - Three new cycle hire docking stations coming to London Bridge - up to 76 docking points goo.gl/fb/TZ3yY

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Will the rain stay away for first night of @ThePantaloons Sherlock Holmes open-air play at The Scoop? london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Kristine3108 @se1 Power cut in Borough High St - told it may last several hours.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:46 AM, Jun 12th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

[Forum] No More Grey - Bermondsey Street se1.info/11yBDaU

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RT @RichHeap: Rafael Vinoly urges Irvine Sellar to make Shard viewing platform accessible to public for free on some days. Whaddaya reckon?

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RT @CarolinePidgeon: Visiting Southwark Fire Station w Simon Hughes MP to talk to firefighters about Boris' proposed fire station closures

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Just published - Ed Miliband and David Miliband at Tate Modern last night - but did they meet? goo.gl/fb/3yvCf

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Live music by Cuban guitarist at Guy's Hospital this lunchtime se1.info/11GmZ4y @BreatheAHR

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Photographs of the South Bank skate park gu.com/p/3gfma/tw via @guardian

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