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Tuesday 11 February 2014

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News & features published on 11 February 2014
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Boris: Bakerloo line extension would cost 2 billion

A southern extension of the Bakerloo line would cost "in the region of 2 billion", says Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

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South Bank neighbourhood planning area gets Lambeth approval

Proposals to draw up a neighbourhood plan for the South Bank and Waterloo have moved a step closer to reality after Lambeth Council approved the intended boundaries of the plan.

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More tributes to Lambeth Mayor Mark Bennett

A week after his death, public figures in Lambeth and Southwark are continuing to pay tribute to Mayor of Lambeth Mark Bennett.

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Pets at Home opens Old Kent Road store

Pet shop chain Pets at Home has opened at the Cantium Retail Park in Old Kent Road.

Tweets on 11 February 2014

electricfoto .. & treated to silhouettes of Royal Navy pier @TowerBridge & @TheShardLondon against a crystal clear sky 2/2 pic.twitter.com/FOQJtyoN4F

via Buffer (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

electricfoto Tonight I followed my nose, squeezed past scaffold, found an old dark staircase to the Thames foreshore, Wapping..1/2 pic.twitter.com/rbmqWP0LPa

via Buffer (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

AlanBarrierEA The 9th consecutive closure has started. It will hold back the tide to allow the Thames upstream to flow unrestricted.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 8:51 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

lostcitylondon Hawksmoor Churches viewed from the Shard wp.me/p41HCZ-hg

via WordPress.com (retweeted on 8:08 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Lambeth planner describes the Old Vic as "a big lump of a building"

via Twitter for Mac

Redevelopment of Book Warehouse site in Waterloo will reduce width of pavement by 3 metres

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Boris: Bakerloo line extension would cost £2 billion goo.gl/fb/eCUK6

via Google

@MsStreatham78 nine new flats, a restaurant and a shop.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MsStreatham78

@MsStreatham78 It was the Hoxton Hotel - that plan went out the window a long time ago

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MsStreatham78

Meanwhile at Southwark, councillors will decide on redevelopment of old SSAFA hq at Queen Elizabeth Street. Also Costa Azul restaurant plan

via Twitter for iPhone

Redevelopment of Book Warehouse site opposite the Old Vic on agenda for Lambeth planning applications committee tonight

via Twitter for iPhone

marshsaturday Had to explain to concerned passer-by that wasn't in fact a) mad b) mourning the loss of a leek pic.twitter.com/9rrsPf9IJK

via web (retweeted on 5:48 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

LSHTMlibrary they used to eat cabin boys!! london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via web (retweeted on 5:34 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

OldeBritain London Fire Brigade HQ, Southwark, 1890s pic.twitter.com/8CsEb73bDW

via oldebritain (retweeted on 4:49 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Lambeth approves boundaries for South Bank & Waterloo neighbourhood plan goo.gl/fb/404jy

via Google

prodnose This is Shad Thames Bermondsey 1979. Now good luck getting a restaurant table here. pic.twitter.com/4lw3m8OgJD

via web (retweeted on 2:14 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

prodnose My old man on the landing of some Bermondsey council flats that stood exactly where Boris Johnson's office is now. pic.twitter.com/U6mQl7wpdv

via web (retweeted on 2:13 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@deptfordpudding Think the camera's to take pics of damage for insurance purposes. Also water purification tablets, torch & radio.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to deptfordpudding

A few years ago the Environment Agency issued flood kits in north Southwark. Here's ours in the SE1 office: pic.twitter.com/ze3MvVPjDC

via iOS

UsborneMktg Shipwrecked? Draw lots and eat one of the survivors - that's the Custom of the Sea! Great history event in @se1 bit.ly/1em1VlW

via web (retweeted on 1:07 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Customer trapped INSIDE Waterloo bank after staff forget her in side room and lock up branch bit.ly/1kyjFmt via @DailyMirror

via Twitter for Mac

OKRFire Latest photo of the new station, although theres not much to see yet! pic.twitter.com/Wyohuhk36M

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:12 PM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Just published - More tributes to Lambeth Mayor Mark Bennett @cllrpeck, Mayor of Southwark, @deansouthwark & Bishop goo.gl/fb/PNdUv

via Google

Just published - @PetsatHome opens Old Kent Road store goo.gl/fb/A0k7M

via Google

10 years ago today, Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen sprinkled mineral water over a newly planted tree in Borough High Street london-se1.co.uk/news/view/821

via Twitter for Mac

[Forum] Are we at risk of flooding? (and if not why not?) se1.info/1lu3tRl

via bitly

KieraLeeG Scoop! Free @belVita breakfast biscuits being handed out at London Bridge. I have a pocket full!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:58 AM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Tonight learn from @PCAarchaeology about the recent excavations at Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre site london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

MPSCathedralSgt Car crime has been on the increase in for a crime prevention kit or advice please contact the team pic.twitter.com/rdf8YIiTxR

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:12 AM, Feb 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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