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Thursday 11 July 2013

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News & features published on 11 July 2013
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MPs win Thames boat race against Lords

The Parliamentary Boat Race has been won by the House of Commons.

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Saving Southwark Fire Station: fight goes on says council leader

The leader of Southwark Council says it's "incredibly disappointing" that the Mayor of London intends to press ahead with the closure of Southwark Fire Station.

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Elephant & Castle: escalator link to Northern line confirmed

New plans for the northern roundabout at Elephant & Castle are "everything we always wanted", says Southwark Council's regeneration boss.

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Heatherwick's Garden Bridge could cost up to 100 million

A charity is to be set up to build and maintain the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames between the South Bank and Victoria Embankment.

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Six Greenpeace activists climb the Shard

Six women have climbed the outside of Western Europe's tallest building.

Tweets on 11 July 2013

Thursday recap: Shard climbers; Heatherwick's £100m bridge; Elephant escalators; Southwark Fire Station se1.info/12GgTP6

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"Boris Johnson has completely let down Southwark," says @cllr_anood re fire station closures se1.info/15j6dru

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Just published - MPs win Thames boat race against Lords goo.gl/fb/FBNHc

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Take part in a Southwark Council focus group and receive a £50 voucher: se1.info/131UrmM

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RT @livingstreets: Vigil to remember cyclists & pedestrians killed by lorries on our streets - 5.30pm 2moro City Hall ow.ly/mRKqA

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Tonight at @southbankcentre - panel discussion about South Bank & Waterloo regeneration - free but booking needed: southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/regene…

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Fab picture from yesterday's Parliamentary Boat Race: pic.twitter.com/Vr9e6XKsdT

via Twitter for Mac

Also tonight at South Bank Forum - learn about plans for Blackfriars Road and development at @stjohnswaterloo se1.info/15yqWd8

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South Bank Forum tonight - main business is future of skate park at Queen Elizabeth Hall se1.info/15yqWd8

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shardview Due to today’s protest, we’ve been advised to temporarily close The View with immediate effect. We apologise to guests for the inconvenience

via web (retweeted on 1:56 PM, Jul 11th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Tomorrow morning - public consultation on @OasisSouthBank secondary free school at Lambeth North: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Saving Southwark Fire Station: fight goes on says council leader @peterjohn6 goo.gl/fb/7lN6g

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24 hours till the Waterloo Carnival - see a video of last year: se1.info/18PlGFd

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Just published - Elephant & Castle: removal of subways + new Northern line escalators confirmed by @FionaColley goo.gl/fb/jp6Jj

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10,000 people are watching the live video stream of the Greenpeace protestors climbing the Shard: iceclimb.savethearctic.org

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@vickifbrett Tweet us a picture if you see anything out of the ordinary!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to vickifbrett

Shard viewing gallery open as usual for those with advance tickets but they're not selling on the day tickets today

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Shard owners re protest: "We’ve asked them to stop climbing and come back into the building"

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Wonder if Joanna Lumley still thinks the Garden Bridge should be named after Diana, Princess of Wales? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/6962

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Dan Pearson brought in to provide landscape design for Heatherwick's Garden Bridge: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/6962

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge could cost £100 million (and £5 million a year to maintain) goo.gl/fb/zZoCs

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Just published - Six Greenpeace activists climb the Shard goo.gl/fb/KzrDR

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@alex_SE26 Because six women are climbing the Shard

via Twitter for Mac in reply to alex_SE26

Latest pic of the Greenpeace climbers at the Shard pic.twitter.com/LjeSIXALm7

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London Bridge station concourse half taped off below the Shard pic.twitter.com/oqLUjd0WAb

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TheShardLondon News: The Shard's being used by protestors. Our key focus is on safety of all at our building & we're working with relevant authorities.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 8:23 AM, Jul 11th, 2013 via web)

le1laD London bridge commuters seem hypnotised by pic.twitter.com/CTk4Gfe2UU

via Camera on iOS (retweeted on 8:22 AM, Jul 11th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

@AndyMcTravel There are no buses serving St Thomas Street till 2018 while they rebuild the station.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to AndyMcTravel

@AndyMcTravel There isn’t a bus lane on St Thomas Street (indeed, the street is blocked anyway). Think you mean London Bridge Street

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to AndyMcTravel

Greenpeace says the protestors will unveil "a fantastic piece of Arctic art" when they get to the top of the Shard

via Twitter for Mac

Live video stream from the @GreenpeaceUK climbers half-way up the Shard bit.ly/iceClimb

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Routes 48 and 149 are unable to serve London Bridge Station due to the Greenpeace protest at the Shard

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Simon Hughes says he doesn't support Vince Cable's plans to sell Royal Mail: theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=20…

via Twitter for Mac

mirandeee See those little dots?!! They are real life PEOPLE climbing up Western Europe's tallest building… instagram.com/p/bnbpXbLVtr/

via Instagram (retweeted on 7:57 AM, Jul 11th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

GreenpeaceUK Meet the climbers Sabine, Sandra, Victo, Ali, Wiola & Liesbeth. Wish them luck. They're awesome. pic.twitter.com/0T98JmSSbx

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 7:47 AM, Jul 11th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

GreenpeaceUK BREAKING: Look up London. We’re attempting to scale the Shard, Europe's tallest skyscraper. More soon on pic.twitter.com/WCzFlIPd6t

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 7:47 AM, Jul 11th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Greenpeace protestors are climbing the Shard - police called 4.20am

via Twitter for Mac

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