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News & features published on 11 March 2014
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Government could pour more cash into Elephant & Castle skyscraper

A proposed 44-storey residential tower at Elephant & Castle could receive a share of a £1 billion Government fund to boost the private rented sector.

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Old Kent Road has 'huge potential' says Boris

The Old Kent Road has "huge potential for meeting London's residential and employment needs," according to Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

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Young SE1 basketball player reaches Europe's top 40

Globe Academy pupil Samuel Japhet-Mathias has been recognised as one of Europe's top 40 basketball players in his age group.

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Lord Palumbo of Southwark makes maiden speech in House of Lords

New Liberal Democrat peer Lord Palumbo of Southwark has delivered his maiden speech in the House of Lords.

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£1.2m library to open in Elephant & Castle shipping containers

Southwark Council will this summer open a temporary public library at Elephant & Castle as part of The Artworks, a 'retail and creative business hub' built from 50 recycled shipping containers.

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Lambeth Fire Station: search is on for alternative sites

Lambeth Fire Station could be relocated from its current home on Albert Embankment to make it easier for the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority to sell its former headquarters complex.

Tweets on 11 March 2014

Tuesday recap: Old Kent Road's "huge potential" + Elephant & Castle + Globe Academy + Lord Palumbo of Southwark se1.info/1cN0Ytf

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RT @maidstoneonbike: New blog post: "Improving" Elephant & Castle. I show off amazing image editing skills (Spoiler: not actually amazing) …

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Potters Fields Park maintenance contractors seeking local resident for apprenticeship: http://t.co/JogHW1R6Ni via @prolandscaperjw

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peterjohn6 Thanks & well done to @JustinOnWeb for defending Southwark in @thetimes today!

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Linden Homes has bought ex-Southwark Council offices in Grange Walk, Bermondsey - see development plans next week http://t.co/g2zqXplY7E

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RT @Lambethsustrans: We are running a rock n roll #freebikeride tomorrow meeting at 1.30pm by the @IMAX join us! @lambeth_council @kclsu ht…

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First look inside Shangri-La hotel in the Shard fw.to/0SYa9Tf via @Telegraph

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More public cash for skyscraper to be built on public land? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7460

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Elephant & Castle roundabout consultation opens tomorrow https://t.co/GrLyXvUG4W

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Waterloo Open Spaces Forum se1.info/1ivD8Af important meeting tonight about local green spaces with @WCDG1 and @BOSTSE1

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Plight of Draper House E&C residents hits @eveningstandard http://t.co/AQfoUgUuvf Shame they lifted photo from SE1 website (in paper too)

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Tonight - learn about Recent Local Archaeological and Historical Work in Southwark & Lambeth se1.info/NWs2KY

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RT @thehidehoblog: 80 years ago, on March 11, 1934: Cab Calloway at London Trocadero Cinema, Elephant & Castle | http://t.co/BBfwiwK0sb via…

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Just published - Government could pour more cash into Elephant & Castle skyscraper scheme goo.gl/fb/x2CLR

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WWalks Museum of Life Sciences, Kings College SE1 (by farmers market Guy's Campus) open today ONLY (until 5.30!) pic.twitter.com/SjtMLEK5fQ

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Just published - Old Kent Road has "huge potential" says Boris goo.gl/fb/Lzrp0

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Useful new map of developments in London: newlondondevelopment.com

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Just published - Young SE1 basketball player reaches Europe's top 40 @ARKGlobeAcademy goo.gl/fb/R16zv

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Ministry of Sound's Lord Palumbo of Southwark makes joke at @SimonHughesMP's expense in House of Lords maiden speech: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7457

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Just published - @ministryofsound founder Lord Palumbo of Southwark makes maiden speech in House of Lords goo.gl/fb/3Z77M

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RT @UrbanDesignFRM: Job: Team Leader, Design & Conservation – Southwark Council https://t.co/3VoWwsAcbx

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se17 Lend Lease launches new Elephant Park website: elephantpark.co.uk "re-inventing city living for the 21st century"

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An evening of art, politics and science at @4749TannerSt: http://t.co/VZnhl6D9iF #home

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francisfrith @TowerBridge Just found another image, this one from TB's opening year! More of old London -francisfrith.com/london/photos/ pic.twitter.com/zc1YNYCXmT

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Overcrowding at John Harvard Library "leading to delay and other frustrations for customers" says Southwark Council: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7456

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Just published - £1.2m temporary library to open in Elephant & Castle shipping containersgoo.gl/fb/H4ZL5j

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Bob Crow speaking at a Fire Brigades' Union demonstration in Union Street last year pic.twitter.com/NyYH4S8QBa

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Just published - Lambeth Fire Station: search is on for alternative sites goo.gl/fb/XR4dk

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Access to Higher Education Open Day today at @MorleyCollege: http://t.co/zMGOvCImNT

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Have your seen our special offer for SE1 readers for The A-Z of Mrs P at Southwark Playhouse? http://t.co/STnlnqJ4jh

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Hot and Spicy Drugs: free lunchtime talk at @KingsCollegeLon Guy's campus http://t.co/CfKFrxXI2u #feedyourmind

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