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Tuesday 17 December 2013

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News & features published on 17 December 2013
Bermondsey schoolgirl designs Southwark Council's Christmas card

An 8-year-old pupil at Grange Primary School near Tower Bridge Road has won a competition to design Southwark Council's official Christmas card for 2013.

Local scenes feature on 2014 calendars

If you're in need of a last-minute Christmas gift - or simply a way of keeping track of the coming year on your own wall - then two 2014 calendars featuring local images are now available.

Tweets on 17 December 2013

AnnalisaVC Accident involving car and pedestrian at Southwark St traffic lights. Delays are road cordoned off

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:54 PM, Dec 17th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

TfL reporting road traffic collision in Southwark Street near Borough High Street junction.

via Twitter for Mac

branchenergy Streets all blocked off with loads of police and ambulances at end of @se1

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:41 PM, Dec 17th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - South Bank and Tower Bridge scenes feature on 2014 calendars

via Google

thedailygrowl Santa Claus just drove round Elephant & Castle roundabout in a dumper truck. So that's how he does it?

via web (retweeted on 6:18 PM, Dec 17th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@her_welshness there's supposed to be an options appraisal re new library but it's all running months late so business as usual for now

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to her_welshness

Self-service machines for book issuing and returns to be introduced at Waterloo Library next spring

via Twitter for Mac

Eileen House planning application: Boris has spent £25k on noise consultants which he hopes to reclaim in part or full from the developers

via Twitter for Mac

Minister @khopkinsmp laments that only he and @SimonHughesMP have turned up for debate on housing and jobs

via Twitter for Mac

Simon Hughes says councils should be allowed to build homes for sale & market rent to cross-subsidise affordable homes

via Twitter for Mac

GSTTnhs Two new Barclays cycle hire docking stations near Guy's and St Thomas'

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:54 PM, Dec 17th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@SimonHughesMP criticises Southwark Council for allowing developers to provide less affordable housing than policy suggests

via Twitter for Mac

Westminster Hall debate on affordable housing and jobs with @SimonHughesMP starting now:…

via Twitter for Mac

"The urban, treeless landscape of Bermondsey and its garageland art galleries seem a long way from St Petersburg..."…

via Twitter for Mac

Talking to independent businesses in and around Blackfriars Road feeling the pinch since Pret and Sainsbury's came on the scene.

via Twitter for Mac

Tomorrow: @BachtoBaby's Christmas concert for babies and toddlers at St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey Street:…

via Twitter for Mac

4.30pm - @SimonHughesMP leads Westminster Hall debate on "Housing and related jobs in Greater London" - watch live:…

via Twitter for Mac

Whatever you think of the Shard, not sure how Anthony Horowitz can claim it's "so far away" from the Square Mile:…

via Twitter for Mac

Open Air Carols this evening in Thorburn Square, Bermondsey:…

via Twitter for Mac

Great to meet @OpenStreetsLDN and find out about their exciting plans for event on Blackfriars Road, Southwark Street + Borough High Street

via Twitter for Mac

Bispressoffice .@vincecable with a group of @PwC_UK apprentices this morning

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:35 AM, Dec 17th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Coffee House Carols from 1pm: Grab a drink from @oasishubcoffee and sing along with the Salvation Army brass band

via TweetDeck

"At @NEOBankside ... concierge staff have been asked to play cricket outside on Christmas day" via @TelegraphLuxury

via Twitter for Mac

Today is the final London Bridge Farmers' Market before Christmas

via Twitter for Mac

"The Vikings are coming!" but this time in peace

via Tweet Button

Councillors will consider licence of Pardis Wine Bar in Old Kent Road this morning after GBH incident last month:…

via TweetDeck

Model of @TowerBridge wins top prize at Houston gingerbread build-off… via @culturemap

via TweetDeck

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