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News & features published on 10 May 2014
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Edible Bankside food growing project wins new backing

A project to promote food-growing on housing estates in SE1 will continue for another two years thanks to backing from a local charity.

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'Social cleansing' or 'the right thing to do'? council candidates clash over affordable housing cash

Southwark Council's decision to allow luxury housing developments in the north of the borough with no on-site affordable homes was debated at hustings held this week in the run-up to the elections on 22 May.

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Are dogs being trained to fight in Tibetan Peace Garden?

The Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park have appealed for information about damage to trees in the Tibetan Peace Garden amid fears the space is being used to train dogs for illegal fights.

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Time capsule buried at One Blackfriars skyscraper building site

A photograph of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and a Tower Bridge snow globe are among the items representing Southwark in 2014 which have been buried in a time capsule on the site of a new skyscraper.

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Ukraine tensions overshadow Southwark Anglo-Russian Victory Day

The Ukraine crisis figured strongly in this year's commemoration of the allied victory over the Nazis at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park.

Tweets on 10 May 2014

deansouthwark Borough Market Curly Wurly cake on Eurovision. This is surreal - but not as much as Austria for whom I've voted.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:35 PM, May 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Whitesmiths Arms has finally shut down. Residential conversion. pic.twitter.com/6RXo3vV8Qp

via Twitter for iPhone

Just published - 'Social cleansing' or 'the right thing to do'? council candidates clash over affordable housing cash goo.gl/fb/FH5WD

via Google

Just published - Are dogs being trained to fight in Tibetan Peace Garden? goo.gl/fb/VhIfr

via Google

Just published - Time capsule buried at One Blackfriars skyscraper building site @NDSouthwark goo.gl/fb/WzqfW

via Google

Jumble Sale at Setchell TRA Hall this afternoon london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Ukraine tensions overshadow Southwark Anglo-Russian Victory Day event goo.gl/fb/ZEHhC

via Google

Tower Bridge lifts at 10.45 for cruise ship SeaDream I seadream.com/the-yachts

via TweetDeck

Shape of the Shard means hotel guests can see into other people's bedrooms: ft.com/cms/s/2/9b0e3d… via @FT

via Twitter for Mac

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