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Wednesday 23 July 2014

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News & features published on 23 July 2014
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Fire on roof of Tower Bridge Road flats

Tower Bridge Road was brought to a standstill during Wednesday evening's rush hour when a fire broke out on the roof of a block of flats at the corner of Druid Street.

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The Crucible at The Old Vic

A terrifying and entirely believable rendition of Miller's best known work.

Tweets on 23 July 2014

Guy_Debordian Clases escolares en el metro londinense durante la II GM. Estación de Elephant&Castle pic.twitter.com/JoFslLhOW1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:17 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

deansouthwark This is what awaits the guests of A transformed Southwark Cathedral. pic.twitter.com/wSNdsjVQB0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:54 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Bex_Walton Anyone lost a small, chatty black cat nr @se1 / @se16 borders? It's been hanging out nr the Southwark Park Rd/Dunton Rd junction all night

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:24 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Public health stats for Borough, Bankside & Walworth from director of public health. pic.twitter.com/LF384RRf0e

via Twitter for iPhone

emmaharold sunset from the shard! 🇬🇧 instagram.com/p/qzn30sq180/

via Instagram (retweeted on 9:18 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 42, 78 and 188 have returned to normal route on Tower Bridge Road, SE1 following an earliera building fire. CLEARED

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:18 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Projected 32 per cent increase in population in Borough, Bankside & Walworth - major impacts for health services.

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Fire on roof of Tower Bridge Road flats goo.gl/fb/plckz1

via Google

Next at community council - Tina Johnston of @BlackfriarsSett to talk about activities for older people. Lots going on.

via Twitter for Mac

Theme of community council is health & wellbeing. @rebeccalury and @cathedralsdavid are introducing the topic and role of scrutiny sub cttee

via Twitter for Mac

@dcw7238 50 years old next year - there was cake and champagne for the 40th birthday

via Twitter for Mac in reply to dcw7238

Insp Barton says office burglaries - esp of Apple Mac computers - remains a problem in North Southwark

via Twitter for Mac

Next up at community council - local police update from Insp Richard Barton

via Twitter for Mac

Interestingly no-one asked the Delancey reps about the future of @TheCoronet during community council Q&A london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7701

via Twitter for Mac

Initial plans for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre redevelopment will be exhibited in the autumn, says man from Delancey

via Twitter for Mac

Delancey say they will provide "best in class" facilities for cyclists as part of Elephant shopping centre redevelopment

via Twitter for Mac

Tenants at E&C shopping centre are being given short leases of no more than 2 years due to redevelopment.

via Twitter for Mac

Delancey says footfall at Elephant shopping centre is up. About 12 million visits a year.

via Twitter for Mac

Update on Elephant shopping centre plans from Delancey. 6 vacant units under offer. Centre will then be full.

via Twitter for Mac

Learning about plans for licensing of buskers on Bankside

via Twitter for Mac

Chair @cllrmseaton introducing new Borough, Bankside & Walworth councillors: @ChaucerVijay @EleanorKerslake @mariaadderley @MaisieA

via Twitter for Mac

BTPwaterloo We have had a busy evening security marking bikes @bikeregister pic.twitter.com/WKSd7OKWjw

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:02 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@x00 Yes .. suspect @peterjohn6 won't be too keen on the cartoon ...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to x00

At Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council. Will tweet updates here and @se17 as appropriate.

via Twitter for Mac

Trenton Oldfield (of Boat Race fame) on why he is protesting outside Tory minister's SE1 home audioboo.fm/boos/2346797-t…

via Twitter for iPhone

Police watch protest outside home of Mark Harper MP in Westminster Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/GPWIoa8dwU

via Twitter for iPhone

Right_to_Remain Good noisy presence at the protest outside Mark Harper's flat, which Isabella cleaned for 7 years

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:26 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Protest outside Tory minister's home in Westminster Bridge Road re deportation of to Colombia pic.twitter.com/Y4NmQIr140

via Twitter for iPhone

Avoid Tower Bridge Road / Druid Street area. TBR blocked due to fire. pic.twitter.com/gaPqEX4MJe

via Twitter for iPhone

Tower Bridge Road fire - crews from Dowgate, Dockhead, Lambeth, Greenwich, Soho, Whitechapel, @OKRFire here pic.twitter.com/W4mB46YWsf

via Twitter for iPhone

_AmitK @TfLOfficial @TfLBusAlerts Buses on diversion between Tower Bridge & Druid street due 2 a fire incident. Bus#78, 42, 188 etc routes affected

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:55 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

jayforeman That firey smell you think you can smell all over SE1 is a fire. (On the corner of Druid Street & Tower Bridge Road) pic.twitter.com/r0JkkwqkCC

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:54 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

stackee @se1 View from London Bridge; looks pretty bad
pic.twitter.com/YBfhOkdybD

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:43 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Danoogie Second day in the new office an I've already seen my first fire. Avoid Tower Bridge Road for a while peeps pic.twitter.com/7vHwUf9Z3j

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:43 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

ZehraTG Fire on Tower Bridge Road. Hope everyone's ok! pic.twitter.com/c0MSNLur3w

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:42 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Blackwood_C Looks like a massive fire on tower bridge road. Horrendous

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:41 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

iancleverly Block of flats properly ablaze Tower Bridge Road way. Give it a wide berth.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:41 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

markwhaymand @se1 fire by tower bridge road and Jamaica rd junction. Smoke billowing out

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 5:40 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

London Bulgarian Choir performance tonight at The Scoop london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Remember immigration minister who resigned re. cleaner? deported tomorrow - protest outside his Waterloo SE1 home 6.15pm

via Twitter for Mac

"Knightsbridge-style" £1 million+ apartments in Lower Marsh standard.co.uk/news/london/16… via @standardnews

via Twitter for Mac

@BXcoalition @GLALibDems @CarolinePidgeon More to come. He was desperately trying not to preempt his own announcement

via Twitter for Mac in reply to BXcoalition

Just published - The Crucible at The Old Vic goo.gl/fb/OwtMcR

via Google

BTPwaterloo We will be security marking bikes for free at today from 4pm to 7pm outside exit 3 by the large bike storage area

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:37 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

S_warkFriends Books selling fast, come and look for a holiday bargain. pic.twitter.com/1UAG4HawmK

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 2:29 PM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Friends of Southwark Cathedral @S_warkFriends book sale on Bankside between @The_Globe and @Tate Modern

via Twitter for Mac

@Sparkes @BBCTomEdwards @CarolinePidgeon I don't think there's any doubt that there is now political momentum behind scheme.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Sparkes

Boris very reluctant to say much about Bakerloo line extension at - obviously planning a big announcement before very long.

via Twitter for Mac

Boris confirms he will "look at" options for Bakerloo line extension to serve both Old Kent Road and Camberwell @CarolinePidgeon

via Twitter for Mac

Boris says "wait and see" about Bakerloo line extension. Tells @CarolinePidgeon there will be more news in "soon-ish future"

via Twitter for Mac

_Woodgie So London Bridge Station is being evacuated, at least the alarms are going off and are really rather noisy!

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 11:30 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@urban75 @Jason_Cobb Thanks. Also wrong to say council wanted to 'axe' the tree. Application came from landowner (Diocese of Southwark).

via TweetDeck in reply to urban75

karleastham @se1 @ElephantSE1 BAKERLOOP! You heard it here first @peterjohn6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:00 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

New longer opening hours for the Boot and Flogger: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/re…

via Twitter for Mac

respros I doubt TfL want to create another tube line with branches. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7741…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:34 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council meeting this evening: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 4 26 59 68 76 168 171 172 176 188 341 are back to line of route in Waterloo Road SE1 .

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:16 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 4 26 59 68 76 168 171 172 176 188 341 are subject to diversion northbound in Waterloo Road SE1 due to a road traffic collision.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:16 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

hvaldina @tomrickards @LaurenKSandhu @TfLBusAlerts Looks like there was someone hit by a bus at waterloo road.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:15 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 4 26 59 68 76 168 171 172 176 188 341 are subject to diversion and delays in Waterloo Road SE1 due to a road traffic collision.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:14 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

@Jason_Cobb @urban75 My email address is on the poster ... please DON'T encourage people to send me more email about this

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to Jason_Cobb

@Jason_Cobb @urban75 The tree was 'saved' about 4 months ago ... council tree officer wouldn't entertain idea of felling it.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to Jason_Cobb

Free Evian water for commuters at Waterloo tube station today

via TweetDeck

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