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News & features published on 26 June 2013
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Communities minister visits Leathermarket JMB

Communities minister Don Foster visited Bermondsey on Monday to learn about the pioneering work of local tenant management organisation Leathermarket JMB.

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Heatherwick's Garden Bridge: "significant interest" from sponsors

Some of the costs of the preparatory work for the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames between Temple and the South Bank will be met from the public purse, Transport for London has confirmed.

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Elephant & Castle roundabout could be removed, says Mayor

Plans for a major redesign of the northern junction at Elephant & Castle are moving forward, says Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

Tweets on 26 June 2013

Wednesday recap: Heatherwick Garden Bridge update + Elephant & Castle roundabout removal news se1.info/1cmykZp

via HootSuite

Tonight at community council, cllrs allocated extra funds for repairs to the Borough War Memorial in Borough High Street

via Twitter for Mac

Lend Lease are moving their Elephant & Castle team into offices at Hannibal House above the E&C Shopping Centre

via Twitter for Mac

Hearing that tonight's Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council was a rowdy affair - meeting adjourned briefly for cooling down!

via Twitter for Mac

3 days after start of major cuts, notice outside Southwark Police Station still says it's open 24/7. pic.twitter.com/rBtxzTaaHk

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Now @cllr_anood is promoting the work of @TowerBridgeRd Alliance to improve the street

via Twitter for Mac

Just waiting for Andrew Gilligan to approve the plans before consultation starts

via Twitter for Mac

Update from @markgettleson re Tower Bridge Road / Abbey St jct - pedestrian crossing on W and N arms of junction - consultation starts soon

via Twitter for Mac

More Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Community Council tweets over at @se16

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Austin will be running more open-access sculpture workshops on Whites Grounds Estate this October - come & work with Portland stone

via Twitter for Mac

Local artist Austin Emery is telling community council about his Leathermarket Community Sculpture Project on Tyers Estate

via Twitter for Mac

Bermondsey Street Festival organisers are worried about saturation - 15,000 people came last year - don't want too many ppl from N of river

via Twitter for Mac

At community council: update on @BermondsStFest on 21 September - "bigger and better" but volunteers needed london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Lib Dem Simon Hughes condemns government's legal aid plans gu.com/p/3gq4c/tw via @GdnPolitics

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Crew Set to Break Non Stop Round Britain Rowing Record: afloat.ie/watersport/row…

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The online entry form for Bermondsey in Bloom will be available at the end of next week

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The Bermondsey in Bloom competition is open to residents in Grange and Riverside wards - closing date end of July

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Cllr Eliza Mann is announcing the return of the Bermondsey in Bloom competition which she organised in 2011

via Twitter for Mac

coyleneil @se1 I was invited to meet TRA chair here; heading to soon. Concerned at lack of Lib Dem cllrs who want more Community Council meetings

via Twitter for BlackBerry® (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Jun 26th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

New Bermondsey Labour parl candidate @coyleneil is here rather than at his own Borough, Bankside & Walworth CC which is also meeting tonight

via Twitter for Mac

At Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Community Council - first meeting with @GrahamNeale in the chair

via Twitter for Mac

Armed police officer snapped parking on double yellow lines at Borough Market - so he could stop to get a sandwich: dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…

via Twitter for iPhone

What Next? Southwark: an open invitation to local cultural practitioners - meeting @Unicorn_Theatre tomorrow se1.info/14x9CTr

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Govt confirms local council elections next year will be on 22 May to coincide with Euro elections: gov.uk/government/con…

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The Seven Sleepers: new artwork by Clare Abbatt arrives @stjohnswaterloo for @Waterloofestiv exhibition from 2moro pic.twitter.com/5lrfICe0cH

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Communities minister @DonFosterMP visits pioneering Bermondsey TMO @LeathermktJMB goo.gl/fb/ar22b

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Suspect some may beg to differ with Boris aide Sir Eddie Lister who told @LondonAssembly that there's "no community" at Elephant & Castle

via Twitter for Mac

Military Wives Choir (South London) @MWCSouthLondon performing in SE1 this Sunday: se1.info/18n0zut

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Colorama building: "soon to be yuppie flats you can't afford" pic.twitter.com/D2g22LL8Ae via @autodespair

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@CanaryinMine Network Rail put up these signs at London Bridge a few weeks ago: pic.twitter.com/eoe3JOkovz

via Twitter for Mac in reply to CanaryinMine

KCL is opening a maths sixth form 'free school' in Waterloo. Find out more today between 5 and 6 over a cup of tea: se1.info/17je65T

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150 years ago today, 130 tourists left
London Bridge Station for Newhaven + Paris led by a fellow called Thomas Cook se1.info/10kUQzB

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"Lesser-Spotted Bermondsey Tosser and the Pied Shoreditch Prat" - @ESfeatures verdict on Bermondsey Street clientele se1.info/18fYbF7

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Just published - Thames Garden Bridge: "significant interest" from sponsors but taxpayers will foot planning bill goo.gl/fb/9PWpI

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hoeykateMP Will present to Parliament tonight 40,000 petition protesting Southbank Centre's proposals to move skateboard park from longstanding site.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 2:19 PM, Jun 26th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Community Council meeting tonight at the Links Community Centre over in @se16 se1.info/120e5Lj

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Just published - Elephant & Castle roundabout could be removed, @MayorofLondon tells @DarrenJohnsonAM goo.gl/fb/YHqfH

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The Waterloo Festival starts tomorrow se1.info/kYf0dW follow @Waterloofestiv for updates

via Twitter for Mac

The Magic Flute - part-pantomime, part-opera se1.info/18bHB9l free @MerryOpera performances in The Scoop from 6.30pm tonight

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Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council tonight: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… Housing debate @riwingfield, E&C regen update + more

via Twitter for Mac

Soprano @CoyleNatalie is giving a free recital at Guy's Hospital this lunchtime with @BreatheAHR se1.info/1aMOr4E

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Most flats in the Strata tower are owned by buy-to-let landlords, Professor Loretta Lees of @KCLGEOGRAPHY tells @LondonAssembly regen cttee

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[Job vacancy] Maintenance Officer (Mulberry Housing Co Operative), @CoinStreet Community Builders se1.info/12oZclF

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Apparently the new flats opposite the fire brigade HQ on Union Street offer an "exhilarating lifestyle opportunity": london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/1…

via Twitter for Mac

Peter Hendy: “devolution to TfL of rail services in southeast London is unlikely for the time being”.

via Tweetbot for Mac

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