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Tuesday 21 January 2014

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News & features published on 21 January 2014
TfL wants 'landmark' development at London Road Bakerloo line depot

Transport for London is considering options for a high-rise development above the Bakerloo line tube sidings near St George's Circus.

Garden Bridge: public sector to meet 40 per cent of cost

The Mayor of London is to provide match funding for the Government's 30 million contribution to the construction of a tree-lined pedestrian bridge between the South Bank and Victoria Embankment.

Elephant leisure centre poll: council accused of 'North Korean' tactics

Opposition politicians in Southwark have criticised the choice of 'The Castle' as the name for the new leisure centre under construction at Elephant & Castle.

Tweets on 21 January 2014

War Horse puppet Joey takes a ride on the London Eye to mark 2,000th performance… via @EveningStandard

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Tuesday recap: Boris stumps up £30m for "meditation and contemplation" bridge + other stories

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AnnamKavanagh Bit dull going for 'The Castle', especially given the range of suggestions. Personally would have gone for 'Trunks'…

via web (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Jan 21st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

nickhumf Gotta love whoever suggested they name it the white elephant @se1: - Elephant leisure centre poll

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:29 PM, Jan 21st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

rossccunningham Photo: Misty morning sky around The Shard this morning. Nearly caused a road traffic incident stopping for...

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Footballer Moses Swaibu - of Tooley Street SE1 - in court on match-fixing charge:…

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@zefrog The houses that back on to the tube depot (Colnbrook Street etc) are in the West Square CA. St George's Circus CA is separate.

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@zefrog They are listed buildings as well as being in a CA

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Just published - TfL wants 'landmark' development at London Road Bakerloo line depot

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Story about Boris's £30m handout to Garden Bridge updated with comment from @CarolinePidgeon of @GLALibDems:

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This could be good news for many websites like ours - hope it comes to UK soon:…

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A quarter of England's homeless people live in Westminster, Lambeth and Southwark… via @GSTTnhs

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DailyMailUK The Shard pokes through London's pea-souper this morning

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Boris - Garden Bridge will be a place for "crafty fags and romantic assignations":

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Garden Bridge will have "bosquey nooks and bowery corners such as Kubla Khan might have called into being in Xanadu":

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citycyclists TfL to commit £30mil to rather random 'garden bridge'… TfL to commit £0 to properly useful bike bridge in east London

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Just published - Boris matches Treasury's £30m for Garden Bridge "with no purpose other than to recreate the soul"

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Just published - Elephant leisure centre poll: council accused of 'North Korean' tactics

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Just published - SE1 kids receive awards for air quality awareness projects @CDPS_Southwark

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@lispre They were handing them out at the store entrance yesterday. Today they were outside Southwark tube station.

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Promotional video for luxury flats on Albert Embankment:… several preposterous quotes from architects/designers

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citycruises Due to weather conditions on the River our 10am cruises have been cancelled from Westminster pier and Tower pier!

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New St Hugh's Church Crosby Row open today & ev Tuesday 0930-1200 for coffee/chat/a chance to look at the new church:

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Tracey Emin exhibition coming to White Cube Bermondsey this autumn via @Telegraph

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