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News & features published on 17 February 2014
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Elephant Park: the new name for the Heygate Estate

Exactly a decade after Southwark Council approved its masterplan for the Elephant & Castle regeneration, Lend Lease has revealed that the redeveloped Heygate Estate will be known as Elephant Park.

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First Boris bikes then Boris buses ... now here's the Boris baths

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has agreed to spend City Hall cash on a feasibility study for the creation of a new open-air swimming pool in the River Thames.

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Former SSAFA charity HQ to be turned into luxury flats

A plan to convert the former SSAFA building on the corner of Queen Elizabeth Street and Lafone Street has been agreed by Southwark Council.

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Greyhounds at City Hall as Boris is urged to save Wimbledon track

Hundreds of supporters of greyhound racing assembled with their dogs outside City Hall on Monday to demonstrate their backing for the future of the Wimbledon track.

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Lambeth Council serves enforcement notice on Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has been served with an enforcement notice by Lambeth Council in a dispute over the occupation of a disused office block by live-in guardians.

Tweets on 17 February 2014

c_g_citizen Boris, if you're so keen on watery things, like a lido london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7411 or
Why not reopen fire stations? Useful water!

via web (retweeted on 11:15 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

AnnaELeask If this comes to fruition I think I may well cry with joy, just pls don't call them Boris baths! london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7411

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:15 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Monday recap: Council serves enforcement notice on Prince + Elephant Park + Boris Baths + Greyhounds at City Hall se1.info/1hq9NLm

via TweetDeck

The best and worst bridges for crossing the Thames on a bike: londoncyclist.co.uk/best-worst-bri… via @londoncyclist

via Twitter for Mac

The old Universal Tyres premises in Union Street is for sale - 'residential development potential' zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/detai…

via Tweet Button

howlingtwirls@se1:Would you take a dip in the 'Boris baths'?se1.info/N3uiPU” I sometimes feel like Boris treats London like a big game of SimCity

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:31 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Would you take a dip in the 'Boris baths'? se1.info/N3uiPU

via TweetDeck

_DesignCycle Saw three police motorcycles riding over London Bridge in formation tonight, all with the same reg plate. Weird?

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:57 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Elephant Park: the new name for the Heygate Estate goo.gl/fb/JNcZ4

via Google

Just published - You've heard of Boris bikes and Boris buses ... now here's the Boris baths - Mayor plans Thames lido goo.gl/fb/HlkCm

via Google

Council serves enforcement notice on Prince Charles: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7408

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Former SSAFA charity HQ in Queen Elizabeth Street to be turned into luxury flats goo.gl/fb/mWTvX

via Google

Just published - Greyhounds on parade at City Hall as Boris is urged to save Wimbledon dog track goo.gl/fb/Raug9

via Google

se17 Vehicle fire outside Hampton Court Palace Pub, near Elephant & Castle (thanks to local resident for the pic) pic.twitter.com/xKg8d9BXz4

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:41 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Defunct St Thomas Street bus stop has been turned into Shard taxi rank. Cabbies unhappy as it's so far away. pic.twitter.com/guLyAtkEfr

via iOS

Deputy Mayor Sir Edward Lister meets Wimbledon dog track campaigners outside City Hall pic.twitter.com/8wB01p5L2n

via iOS

Greyhound fans hope to flatter Boris into saving Wimbledon dog track pic.twitter.com/cRToAXmPtZ

via iOS

Greyhound racing enthusiasts converging on City Hall to show support for Wimbledon dog track pic.twitter.com/dRNmRmtCVw

via iOS

Bus stops in Southwark Street still marked as out of use even though buses running normally now pic.twitter.com/dYCSgBRGfo

via iOS

If you're near City Hall this lunchtime, this is why there are lots of greyhounds around: racingpost.com/news/greyhound…

via Twitter for Mac

Sculpture inspired by London Bridge commuters up for sale: artparks.co.uk/artpark_sculpt…

via Twitter for Mac

Extract from that enforcement notice sent to Prince Charles by Lambeth Council london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7408 pic.twitter.com/o68OHUHwOP

via Twitter for Mac

Why do people get drunk? South Bank University builds a mock pub for students to find out standard.co.uk/news/london/wh… via @EveningStandard

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scavgourmet Anyone know what's going on at ? Feds with motorbikes on platform and train delayed more than half an hour pulling in! @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:10 PM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

You read it here first - Prince Charles receives enforcement notice from Lambeth Council: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7408

via Twitter for Mac

@OliverJPugh Thanks - appreciate that. Thought it'd cause a bit of a stir...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to OliverJPugh

Just published - SE1 EXCLUSIVE: Lambeth Council serves enforcement notice on Prince Charles goo.gl/fb/5hSbM

via Google

'Elephant Park' is the new name for the redeveloped Heygate Estate, Lend Lease has announced. Full story to follow.

via Twitter for Mac

FirstCC We will run a reduced service across the Thameslink route for the remainder of the day. More info here bit.ly/HnmK8k

via Conversocial (retweeted on 9:32 AM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

BBCTravelAlert Southern - Delays of 20mins in/out London Bridge as someone's been taken ill. Not thought to be affecting FCC/Southeastern - P

via web (retweeted on 9:20 AM, Feb 17th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Today @TheDragonCafe reopens in the crypt of St George the Martyr: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

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