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News & features published on 10 June 2014
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'Homes not Spikes' protest outside Southwark Bridge Road flats

Southwark Council leader Peter John joined a small group of protesters outside a block of flats in Southwark Bridge Road which has been at the centre of an international media storm after spikes to deter rough sleepers were installed at the entrance.

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Former England footballer John Barnes at Southwark Tube Station

Former England footballer John Barnes visited Southwark Underground Station on Tuesday to launch a partnership between Transport for London and football website ESPNFC to bring live World Cup updates to tube passengers this summer.

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Bankside Quarter: new name for Blackfriars riverside development

The American company redeveloping two prime sites at the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge has announced that the scheme will be known as Bankside Quarter.

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Southwark Council to buy Waterloo Road hostel for homeless

A hostel for homeless women in Waterloo Road is to be taken over by Southwark Council.

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Boris deputy: Shell Centre scheme will affect Westminster heritage

One of Boris Johnson's deputy mayors has admitted that the proposed redevelopment of the Shell Centre will have a "big impact" on the Westminster world heritage site.

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Boris Johnson tribute restaurant opens on South Bank

A restaurant and bar named after Mayor of London Boris Johnson has opened on the South Bank.

Tweets on 10 June 2014

Tuesday recap: Bankside Quarter launched; Boris deputy breaks ranks over Shell Centre; council buys hostel + more: london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-06-10

via TweetDeck

sam_parham This afternoon Southwark Council leader joined protesters against anti-homeless spikes including @keichysparkle london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7625

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:07 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LondonPortAuth London Bridge at dusk. pic.twitter.com/Y90eyjiXBJ

via iOS (retweeted on 10:04 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - protest outside Southwark Bridge Road flats - photos & audio goo.gl/fb/IT726

via Google

The new Subway in Waterloo Road is far cry from the old Enis's cafe: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/vOlon6dt9j

via Twitter for Mac

MintStMusicFest Line-up for @MintStMusicFest on 12 July looking great but we need volunteers to make it happen - msg us if interested.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:12 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

eric_perlberg 60,000 outraged sign anti-spike petition. here's the demo. Fake outrage doesn't help the homeless. pic.twitter.com/fmj9zGeSqU

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 7:13 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Berkeley Homes drops price of One Tower Bridge apartment from £7 million to £5.45 million: rightmove.co.uk/new-homes-for-… Bargain!

via Twitter for Mac

gregwtravels Cartoon Boris Johnson, panda and shark advertise restaurant on South Bank london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7620 via @se1

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 6:40 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Spikes add to London's architecture of deterrence on.ft.com/1kiEcGx via @FT

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pjspooner Though what I really don't get about that is why did they decide on ominous expensive metal spikes rather than a plant pot?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:33 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Police remain in foyer of 118 Southwark Bridge Road to prevent further occupation

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worldviewmedia RT @se1: Harriet who started the petition audioboo.fm/boos/2241355-h… via @audioboo @keichysparkle

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:04 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Protestors occupying foyer of building in Southwark Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/wet05s3BNM

via iOS

UKChange Update from Harriet, petition starter calling for removal of anti-homeless spikes: change.org/p/mayoroflondo…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:35 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

The protest outside 118 Southwark Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/TteWZjRK6u

via Twitter for iPhone

Council leader @peterjohn6 is at the Southwark Bridge Road spikes demo. More police and journalists than protestors so far

via Twitter for iPhone

Extra cycle parking at Waterloo Station pic.twitter.com/GSTihO3bqf

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poynterlubz memory card found at london bridge station, contains photos from 2012 & 2013. RT so the owner can be found?! pic.twitter.com/V3buBpT30D

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:52 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Former England footballer John Barnes @officialbarnesy at Southwark Tube Station goo.gl/fb/ih2Ag

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mattfromlondon Plastic Boris Johnson teams up with shark and space-panda to sell Japanese tapas bit.ly/1ji4rgM

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:36 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Bankside Quarter: new name for Blackfriars riverside development with no on-site affordable housing goo.gl/fb/Ep7RZ

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oldvictheatre Props from Cinderella, All About My Mother and Resurrection Blues now up for grabs on our eBay channel! ow.ly/xPF9r

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 2:59 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Come and sing Ode to Joy with @southbanksinf at @stjohnswaterloo during @Waterloofestiv london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… registration ends Friday

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Just published - As debate rages, Southwark Council announces plan to take over SE1 hostel goo.gl/fb/sJdXY

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What do you do when your photo is retweeted 26,000 times? rhythms.org/article/photo-… via @worldviewmedia

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Just published - Boris deputy: South Bank Shell Centre development will affect Westminster world heritage site goo.gl/fb/jPoap

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@georgenturner Did anyone see Sir Eddie's face when he said that?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to georgenturner

Waterloo Road tree to be felled by Lambeth Council pic.twitter.com/Onqd2YIWWG

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@SkintLondon I don't understand what you are asking. Click on the link to read the article

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to SkintLondon

MrSteerpike Boris tribute tavern opens bit.ly/1mBIkmn

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 1:02 PM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

A cluster of skyscrapers around the Shard at London Bridge would be a "real shame", Julia Barfield tells @LondonAssembly planning committee

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Boris berating the anti-homeless spikes shows what a ruthless pragmatist he is gu.com/p/3qxcn/tw via @hugh_muir in @guardian

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Would you dine at a restaurant named in honour of Boris Johnson? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7620

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New £1 million + homes on site of Valentine pub in Long Lane rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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Spikes are just tip of broader issue of rising homelessness centrepoint.org.uk/news-events/ne… - @centrepointuk blog by ex Southwark cllr @PaulNoblet

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The solar panels on the roof of City Hall 'don't work' according to deputy mayor @kitmalthouse at @LondonAssembly planning committee

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@DamienCheetham That was @CathedralsTom - he later corrected it to next week. It's a viewing for prospective buyers

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The Blackfriars Road skyscraper cluster is an "error", @RowanMoore tells @LondonAssembly planning committee

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The Shard might one day become a listed building, says Nigel Barker of English Heritage @LondonAssembly. "Good building, wrong location"

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Deputy Mayor Kit Malthouse a bit off-message re. Shell Centre. Says it will have "big impact on the world heritage site". @LondonAssembly

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TowerBridge 6 bridge lifts today: it all kicks off at 1345 where we willl have two vessels passing through! bit.ly/bridgelifts

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:25 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Design of Strata tower "simply not good enough" Julia Barfield (of London Eye fame) tells @LondonAssembly planning committee

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Charlie_Boss News breaking at Southwark Tube Station -this from @ESPNFC & @england legend John Barnes doing service announcements pic.twitter.com/h9K1XJrdEp

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:19 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just remembered that Boris Johnson's 2008 election campaign HQ was at County Hall: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7620

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MrMLloyd Boris Johnson tribute restaurant opens on South Bank. Features @MayorofLondon with a panda on his shoulders. bit.ly/1l3tpA1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:03 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Boris Johnson tribute restaurant opens on South Bank goo.gl/fb/5SHVA

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PascalMitter Winter smog. View from Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/YQ9UtOlhud

via iOS (retweeted on 10:34 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

More than 30,000 people have now signed the petition change.org/nohomelessspik… started by @keichysparkle

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Unexplained death at Millennium Bridge - @CityPolice appeal for witnesses pic.twitter.com/A7uJl96oTB

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MoslehChowdhury John Barnes outside Southwark Station @ Southwark London Underground Station instagram.com/p/pDsx7Bt_Mk/

via Instagram (retweeted on 10:05 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

From 10am the @LondonAssembly planning committee is discussing tall buildings in the capital

via Twitter for iPhone

steveainger I think @Se_Railway should remake Groundhog Day and call it 'Congestion in the London Bridge Area Day.'

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 8:45 AM, Jun 10th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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