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News & features published on 9 September 2014
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South Bank bar installs division bell to summon MPs to vote

A restaurant and bar at County Hall on the South Bank has installed a division bell which gives MPs an eight-minute warning to make their way across the river to vote in the lobbies of the Palace of Westminster.

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Southwark's free swimming could start with Fridays-only deal

The Labour leader of Southwark Council has said that one of his party's flagship election pledges - free swimming and gym access for local residents - could initially be offered on just one day out of seven.

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Tories pick James Bellis as Vauxhall parliamentary candidate

With eight months to go until the general election, Vauxhall Conservatives have selected James Bellis as their prospective candidate.

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Trinity House plans new residential development on Swan Street

A former sorting office and crown court annexe on Swan Street are to be redeveloped as housing under a scheme led by the Corporation of Trinity House.

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Bermondsey neighbourhood plan: council decision to be scrutinised

Opposition Liberal Democrat councillors have 'called in' a controversial decision by Southwark Council in relation to a future neighbourhood plan for the Bermondsey area.

Tweets on 9 September 2014

Tuesday recap: 'Free Fridays' for Southwark swimmers, Swan Street development plans and Bermondsey strife london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-09-09

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Southwark housing boss Gerri Scott admits council's letters to tenants and residents are too often 'lengthy & bureaucratic'.

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Gerri Scott: "I accept all the recommendations in the report"

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Southwark housing director Gerri Scott has apologised again to residents for the many problems with the major works project

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First Capital Connect @FirstCC holding final 'meet the manager' session at Blackfriars before their franchise ends pic.twitter.com/vEtT3LA4tk

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£1 million flat for sale at Empire Square: rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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@cllrmseaton argues that failings on this project are not necessarily systemic problems in Southwark housing department

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Southwark housing dept 'like an oil tanker' - v difficult to change course - says independent investigator Claer Lloyd-Jones

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Cllr @clairemaugham says what committee has heard re major works project is "deeply shameful"

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RupertMyers Looks like Labour Southwark's promise of free gym and pool usage was a big oversell via @se1 london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7832…)

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- Cllr @GavinEdwards77 admits Southwark housing dept "has culture of not listening to residents" & "being soft on contractors"

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Chair of Draper House TRA says refurb project "more traumatic and lengthy than we could ever imagine"

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AboutLondon South Bank bar @Gillrays installs division bell to summon MPs to vote london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7833 via @se1

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Draper House investigator says she found 'extraordinary things' when she visited flats to see major works - holes in walls & worse

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Southwark's housing scrutiny subcommittee hearing presentation on independent investigation on Draper House major works fiasco

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coyleneil Got positive response to flying Saltire on @lb_southwark Tooley Street offices - will be up soon. Small contribution to

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CathedralsTom Not even half six and already an orange sky. Autumn's coming... pic.twitter.com/oVOkmWhKIc

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samcousins25 @LondonFire your crews working at a flat fire in Elephant &Castle. pic.twitter.com/gROAx2UIkv

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drbenjohnson Tonight @lb_southwark housing committee will look at major works on draper house, elephant & castle. Lots of lessons hopefully learnt

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Just published - South Bank bar installs division bell to summon MPs to vote goo.gl/fb/ylixtl

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Just published - Southwark Labour's free swimming offer could start with Fridays-only deal goo.gl/fb/exwrtY

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Just published - Conservatives pick James Bellis @jh_bellis as Vauxhall parliamentary candidate against @hoeykateMP goo.gl/fb/HP7tYu

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Just published - Trinity House plans new residential development on Swan Street goo.gl/fb/qIaPNc

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BowArts 3 days to go til @BowArts Studios! Over 140 plus & more! ow.ly/i/6PiyE ow.ly/BhusD

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Just published - Bermondsey neighbourhood plan: council decision to be scrutinised goo.gl/fb/D0naHX

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Southwark Council to fly the saltire at its Tooley Street HQ from Saturday, says leader @peterjohn6

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Open air exhibition @NOISEfestival outside Blue Fin Building pic.twitter.com/Hjsc2Q3Sle

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Sainsbury's Local at Guy's Hospital looks like it will open today or tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/8vW79lQblD

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Assault at London Bridge tube station - police appeal pic.twitter.com/tMtxbU9Q12

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William Blake's Lambeth - walk/talk with @SouthbankMosaic as part of Lambeth Heritage Festival london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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@KenningtonPOB the @LondonAssembly transport committee asked for water fountains but Network rail said no

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guildnavigator @se1 @london_cycling @TfLTravelAlerts @TfLOfficial Cycle Lane, New Kent Rd closed. Do you know why and how long for? pic.twitter.com/dp7ZV0lUpT

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JJ_AG @se1 Curlew street closed to traffic until 20:00 due to filming purposes pic.twitter.com/vGJ6CGTXXQ

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Free bottles of Evian water for passengers at London Bridge tube station

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MPSSouthwark Male arrested on suspicion of drink drive following a stop on his vehicle in .

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