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News & features published on 15 January 2014
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Boris: South Bank skateboarders should stay in QEH undercroft

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has advised Southbank Centre that he supports their Festival Wing plans to redevelop the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery - but not at the expense of the undercroft used by skateboarders.

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Missing man was last seen at St Thomas' Hospital

Officers are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 41-year-old man who was last seen at St Thomas' Hospital.

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Borough High Street armed robber was on day release from prison

An armed robber - who was apprehended by a police officer, a trainee ambulance driver, two roofers, two security officers and an ice cream man - has pleaded guilty to two offences.

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Bermondsey man jailed for Victoria Station handbag thefts

A thief who used a newspaper and his coat to shield his actions as he stole women's handbags from a busy railway station pub has been jailed.

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Boris proposes large-scale development along Old Kent Road

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has revealed proposals to designate the Old Kent Road as an 'opportunity area' for the development of at least 2,500 new homes.

Tweets on 15 January 2014

Wed recap: Boris proposes Old Kent Road development boom + advises Southbank Centre to save undercroft se1.info/1aoGRuJ

via TweetDeck

How a policeman, an ambulance driver, two roofers, two security guards and an ice cream man caught an armed robber se1.info/L6P3JE

via bitly

£200k competition for public art outside One Blackfriars skyscraper: southwarkartsforum.org/index.php?page… artist must be Southwark-based via @theSAFteam

via Twitter for Mac

Update - @southbankcentre says it is "surprised" by Boris Johnson's statement re skateboarding in undercroft: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7331

via Twitter for Mac

81 per cent of parking tickets issued in Southwark are to non-residents of the borough.

via Twitter for Mac

@ProfessorSpank Not clear. Her main complaint seemed to be that the cyclist didn't have lights (it was dark) and rode off shouting abuse.

via web in reply to ProfessorSpank

Former Southwark Mayor Cllr Lorraine Lauder says she was run over by a cyclist in Borough area last week and is now having physiotherapy

via Twitter for Mac

kennington Save Vauxhall Bus Station: Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall tell planners + politicians where to get off: vauxhallcivicsociety.org.uk/2014/01/save-v… @VauxhallSociety

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:13 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Dog fouling in Southwark is down 8 per cent, according to @BarrieHargrove

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Boris tells @southbankcentre: let skateboarders stay in QEH undercroft @Long_Live_SB goo.gl/fb/Rm2wA

via Google

Just published - Missing man was last seen at St Thomas' Hospital goo.gl/fb/nYMrc

via Google

WeAreBankside Compare and contrast views on value of local people in shaping local planning policy london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7326 & youtube.com/watch?v=6TIdWc… @se1

via web (retweeted on 3:55 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

It's five years since Doorkins the cat took up residence at @Southwarkcathed london-se1.co.uk/news/view/3695

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Just published - Borough High Street armed robber was on day release from prison goo.gl/fb/YyAqx

via Google

Have you heard the one about the cop, the ambulance driver, two roofers, two security officers and an ice cream man? se1.info/LdmlHx

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Just published - Bermondsey man jailed for Victoria Station handbag thefts goo.gl/fb/6zkOu

via Google

matbeal "I had the idea during a game of Monopoly" london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7327

via web (retweeted on 2:09 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Boris Old Kent Road home-building announcement raises prospect of Bakerloo line extension via Bricklayers Arms: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7327

via Twitter for Mac

Home-building targets for Waterloo and Elephant & Castle raised by Boris: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7327

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Boris proposes large-scale development along Old Kent Road: industry to make way for homes goo.gl/fb/n1cwh

via Google

Plans for new residential tower next to the Shard on show today and tomorrow: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7325

via Twitter for Mac

[Job vacancy] Full Time General Manager, independent cafe bar & cinema: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

via Twitter for Mac

Marcus Coates's extraordinary film about Elephant & Castle is showing at Gateshead @_workplace_: workplacegallery.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/marcus…

via Twitter for Mac

The frigate HMS Argyll is moored alongside HMS Belfast till Sunday afternoon: royalnavy.mod.uk/News-and-Event…

via Twitter for Mac

Illustrated talk on the lost 1930 @morleycollege murals by Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Charles Mahoney: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Job vacancies posted on 15 January 2014
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