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News & features published on 6 June 2014
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South Bank office building changes hands for 87 million

An office building opposite St Thomas' Hospital has changed hands in an 87 million deal.

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Southwark cabinet reshuffle announced

Southwark Council's Labour leader Peter John has announced his post-election cabinet reshuffle.

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Railway platform gap to be reduced at Elephant & Castle Station

Work is about to begin on a project to raise the height of platform 4 at Elephant & Castle railway station.

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Queen's Baton Relay comes to City Hall

The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay came to Southwark on Friday morning.

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Shell Centre development approved by Eric Pickles

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has given the green light to the controversial redevelopment of the Shell Centre on the South Bank.

Tweets on 6 June 2014

Friday recap: Shell Centre approved + £87m office block + Queen's Baton Relay + Southwark cabinet reshuffle london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-06-06

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Baby Poisoning: Dad Says Child 'Was Suffering' news.sky.com/story/1277070/…

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Father of newborn killed by 'infected hospital drip' calls for action dailym.ai/1kDxyAm via @MailOnline

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@John_Corey exploratory works for the - if it goes ahead, Blackfriars Pier will move east of bridge.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to John_Corey

CathedralsTom Viewings for @savesouthwark take place Tuesday 17th between 10am and 1pm. Anyone can just turn up to look round apparently. No need to book.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:46 PM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

DarrenJohnsonAM Bermondsey St: Mayor asked to consider through-traffic ban london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7604

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:41 PM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

[Job vacancy] Office Executive / Assistant / Administrator, Forster Communications: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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Update: @MayorofLondon says that new Shell Centre towers will be "a welcome contribution to London's skyline" london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7610

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Just published - South Bank office building changes hands for £87 million goo.gl/fb/J7Yz8

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Today's word of the day: optionality

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Just published - Southwark's new cabinet: @markwilliams84 takes on regeneration/planning/transport portfolio goo.gl/fb/8qaDv

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@leaftoleaf It's in the story london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7609 - Laing O'Rourke. Newsletter is posted on hoarding on New Kent Road.

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Just published - Mind the gap: work starts on project to raise height of platform 4 at Elephant & Castle @FirstCC goo.gl/fb/MAzSS

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The grim cost of putting cars ahead of people - by @nickcurtis: standard.co.uk/comment/commen…

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nickygavron Planning Cmte mtg on Tues 10 June to investigate tall buildings and their impact and implications for Londoners nickygavron.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/pla…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:13 PM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Google street view car in Southwark Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/jR9HoYWf71

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Just published - Boris Johnson welcomes Queen's Baton Relay to City Hall goo.gl/fb/jOpHt

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Opponents of the Qatari-backed Shell Centre scheme say that it will make the South Bank look like Doha london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7610

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Just published - Eric Pickles endorses Qatar-backed redevelopment of South Bank's Shell Centre goo.gl/fb/CqEJd

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2012govuk London just welcomed the Queens Baton Relay with @MayorofLondon @chrissyohuruogu @weRengland pic.twitter.com/HsPN1sMpzE

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:10 AM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Twitter Web Client)

MsRiaChloe The Queen's Bâton Relay outside City Hall pic.twitter.com/PCQETm1txZ

via Twitter for BlackBerry (retweeted on 9:43 AM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

AnnaCookson The Queen's Baton Relay is about to arrive at City Hall, children will run with it from Tower Bridge @BBCLondon949 pic.twitter.com/Y09i3BqoBN

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:39 AM, Jun 6th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Parents of dead baby Yousef Al-Kharboush meet hospital chiefs and Southwark coroner uk.news.yahoo.com/babys-parents-… via @YahooNewsUK

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