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News & features published on 11 November 2014
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Bomb scare at IWM mars local Armistice Day events

An Armistice Day football tournament between local school teams - recalling the Christmas truce of 1914 - was called off after a bomb scare at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Tuesday morning.

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David Vilaseca: memorial tree for cyclist killed in Druid Street

A tree has been planted in memory of an academic killed whilst cycling in Bermondsey in 2010.

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Al Jazeera English opens new studio at The Shard

Evening news programmes on the Al Jazeera English channel are now broadcast from a studio on the 19th floor of the Shard.

Tweets on 11 November 2014

MalcolmClark77 That is one Planning Cttee I won't forget! Meeting over & catching up with chat - as enjoy seeing ppl engage w local politics

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:28 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Next step for Garden Bridge is Westminster planning committee hearing next month.

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Thomas Heatherwick and Joanna Lumley shown out of Lambeth Town Hall via back door.

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That's it from the Garden Bridge hearing. Thanks to those who made nice comments about the tweets.

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Shouting in the committee room. Resident says locals have been "sold down the river"

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Garden Bridge: Lambeth planning applications committee vote to grant permission by 5 votes to 2.

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Final Garden Bridge vote any moment now

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Cllr @ClairWilcox1: "we need to beg the Garden Bridge Trust to do much more" to genuinely work with local people

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Now @CllrBGentry asking for further discussion re public toilet provision at Garden Bridge, especially for disabled people

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Motion to refuse Garden Bridge application falls. 3 votes to 4.

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 seconds the motion that Garden Bridge be refused

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Cllr @SallyPrentice now moving a resolution that planning permission for Garden Bridge be refused. Will another councillor second it?

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Cllr @SallyPrentice re Garden Bridge "I just do not think this proposal is going to add to the amenity and enjoyment of the South Bank"

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Cllr @SallyPrentice: "It is not difficult to cross the river" - lots of bridges nearby

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Cllr @SallyPrentice: extra 3 million visitors would reduce people's enjoyment of South Bank. Applause from gallery

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Cllr @SallyPrentice: claims that South Bank needs regenerating are bogus - already v succesful

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Cllr @SallyPrentice says she can't support Garden Bridge.

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Vote maybe not quite imminent - several councillors indicating to speak / ask questions first

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Garden Bridge vote imminent at Lambeth planning applications committee.

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 asks about sponsorship of Garden Bridge. Will there be big logos etc? Public realm vs commercial space

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Councillors about to move to a vote on the Garden Bridge ... but first @ClairWilcox1 wants to know more about funding of bridge

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 "deeply uncomfortable" w rule that groups of 8+ should preregister to cross Garden Bridge + protest groups discouraged

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 wants assurances that free public access to Garden Bridge would be maintained in perpetuity

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Planner:"very difficult decisions" ahead about how Garden Bridge is built.

Possible closure of Thames Path for part of construction.

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"What bridges do is connect two sides of the river" - quote of the day from TfL's Richard De Cani

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TfL's Richard De Cani: "We feel we have consulted extensively with local people" re Garden Bridge

Shouts of "Lies!" from locals in gallery

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Cllr @ClairWilcox1 wants to know how the Garden Bridge Trust has consulted and communicated with residents.

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If there's space for a cafe at South Bank landing of Garden Bridge, there must be space for toilets, says Tory @CllrBGentry

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Now @CllrJSimpson says she doesn't think lack of public toilets is acceptable given projected visitor numbers to Garden Bridge

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 wants to know why no public toilets are being provided for Garden Bridge visitors

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Lambeth planning director David Joyce concedes that at times South Bank crowding post Garden Bridge will be "very uncomfortable"

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TfL man: "We've worked closely with the people that understand the South Bank best, which is SBEG and @CoinStreet" re Garden Bridge

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TfL man: Trust will pay £250k a year to mitigate off-bridge impacts of visitors to the Garden Bridge

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Thomas Heatherwick: "This is a garden unlike any other garden park in London" ... "The bridge will be different every time you go on it"

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TfL man: we are "looking for a step-free solution for Temple Station" but it's not part of Garden Bridge project

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Now @CllrBGentry asking about step-free access to the bridge and Temple tube + biodiversity issues

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Tory Cllr @BernardGentry raises objections submitted by Hon Society of Middle Temple who say it would be unlawful to approve Garden Bridge

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Councillors are now questioning the objectors and supporters re Garden Bridge, starting with @CllrJSimpson re cycling on the bridge

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Lord Davies of Garden Bridge Trust: "We were slow to engage with the local community ... and I apologise for that"

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Planning applications committee chair threatens to clear the public gallery if people continue to heckle

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Lord Davies of Garden Bridge Trust: confident they can raise enough money to build and maintain the bridge.

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TfL man heckled by Garden Bridge objectors: "He's talking rubbish". Chair threatens to throw out hecklers.

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TfL man: Garden Bridge will have health benefits, environmental benefits and relieve congestion.

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TfL man: "There is a very strong transport case for a bridge in this location"

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Thomas Heatherwick: London is a "thought-leading city" - Garden Bridge will create "new and extraordinary views"

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Garden Bridge objector to Joanna Lumley: "Build it in Vauxhall where you live"

Joanna: "I live in Stockwell, treasure"

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8pm on ITV: a documentary about the new Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard itv.com/tvguide/search…

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Joanna Lumley says she is personally responsible for decision not to allow bikes on Garden Bridge

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Joanna Lumley: Garden Bridge will be calm and tranquil - you'll hear birds sing and leaves rustle

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Joanna Lumley: "I've lived in Lambeth for 24 years and I love it" - but Thames is under-served

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Gillian Melling warns that approx 30 trees on South Bank will be chopped down in connection with Garden Bridge scheme

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Objector Gillian Melling: Garden Bridge Trust failed to consult local residents BEFORE submitting planning application

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Wei King Cheung @TCOSLondon plans to close Garden Bridge for corporate events undermine claims it's a transport project

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Wei King of @TCOSLondon: Garden Bridge Trust claim of 80 per cent public support is misleading.

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Michael Ball of WCDG: Garden Bridge "brings few local benefits and lots of problems" to South Bank: crowds, crimes

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Michael Ball of Waterloo Community Development Group: Garden Bridge will truncate "magnificent views" from South Bank enjoyed by millions

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Paul Wheeler: tourists will do circuit via Millennium Bridge and Garden Bridge, via pinch points at Blackfriars underpass & Oxo Tower Wharf

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Paul Wheeler on Garden Bridge: "This is an application for a theme park ... one of the biggest in Europe" - more visitors than Disneyland

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Objectors to Garden Bridge now addressing committee, starting with Paul Wheeler.

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Almo123 @se1 does the South Bank have the capacity to cope with that many extra visitors? Already rammed so probably not..

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:45 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

BBCTomEdwards Follow @se1 for updates on . We should have decision @BBCLondonNews 2230 bbc1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:45 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

BBCTomEdwards Be surprised if doesn't get go-ahead from Lambeth Council tonight.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:43 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

VictorianLondon The idea that the Garden Bridge will not be passed by planners, in a city which allowed this, sadly a pipe dream pic.twitter.com/5ZUgDvvztN

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:43 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Some options for Garden Bridge construction plan involve part closure of Thames Path and/or Bernie Spain Gardens + loss of more trees

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ITV not happy about building material for Garden Bridge being delivered along the alley alongside their studios.

via Twitter for Mac

At peak times, the South Bank Queen's Walk outside IBM building will have a comfort rating of 'D' due to crowding if Garden Bridge built.

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Garden Bridge expected to attract 7 million visitors - 3 million of them additional to current South Bank visitors

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Lambeth Council officer: Garden Bridge harm to view from Blackfriars Bridge "less than substantial"

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Garden Bridge will cause "marginal obscuring" of view of @StPaulsLondon from Waterloo Bridge, says Lambeth planner

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Trees on South Bank - including some with preservation order - will be felled to make way for Garden Bridge, says planning officer

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South Bank end of Garden Bridge: "The horizontality of the concrete podium has been a key driver" says Lambeth planning officer

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The operation & maintenance of the Garden Bridge will require around 20 full-time staff, Lambeth planning apps committee told.

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Westminster Council is due to make a decision on its half of the Garden Bridge in December, says Lambeth planning officers.

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@TheView_OpsDir Use of £60m public money, choice of location, crowding, loss of existing green space on South Bank etc

via Twitter for Mac in reply to TheView_OpsDir

Objectors to the Garden Bridge are holding up posters at the planning applications committee meeting at Lambeth

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Garden Bridge planning committee meeting about to start at Lambeth Town Hall

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Georgi Markov: Bulgaria inaugurates statue to dissident assassinated on Waterloo Bridge bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur…

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Thomas Heatherwick at Lambeth Town Hall for @TheGardenBridge planning decision

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Garden Bridge: today Lambeth Council published this official response from @JackHopkins_Lab to Q from @kevindcraig pic.twitter.com/gQ1kCewZlw

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frasereC4 Passed without remark by millions every year at Waterloo station pic.twitter.com/FLWF6q5XSM

via iOS (retweeted on 6:32 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

The @BFI is the latest South Bank organisation to write to Lambeth Council in support of Garden Bridge

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Joanna Lumley has arrived at Lambeth Town Hall for @TheGardenBridge planning application hearing

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Joanna Lumley, Thomas Heatherwick and Lord Davies are due to address councillors tonight in support of @TheGardenBridge

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At Lambeth Town Hall where the Garden Bridge planning application will be considered tonight.

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London Assembly mbr @ValShawcross has written 6 pg objection to Garden Bridge. Questions increase in SE1 land values as claimed benefit.

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Bishop's ward councillors are divided re Garden Bridge. @kevindcraig is in favour, @jenwrenmosley objecting. What about @benkind?

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So much about Garden Bridge we haven't had time to write up, including ITV's objection due to impact of drilling etc on their studios

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Bomb scare at IWM mars local Armistice Day events goo.gl/fb/6s9uAG

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Tonight Lambeth councillors decide the planning application for (half of) the Garden Bridge. Full coverage follows.

london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7926

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This morning's gun salute at Tower of London seen from across the Thames pic.twitter.com/MvIfruo1yb

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Tonight 8pm ITV - documentary about the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard:

itv.com/tvguide/search…

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cathedralsdavid Afterwards a painting by Cathedrals Ward resident Mary Gosling was unveiled to commemorate the centenary of WW1 pic.twitter.com/1TZ9qgDqSI

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:50 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Professor David Vilaseca: memorial tree planted @RoyalHolloway for cyclist killed in Druid Street goo.gl/fb/VEdJAE

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Livingstone_RJ First of Southwark's 11,000 new council homes @ Willow Walk will be finished by Easter. pic.twitter.com/FzT4ZtMid7

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 2:04 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Preserving the Past and Collecting for the future: 125 Years of @LambethArchives talk tonight

london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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daintydes Impeccable two minutes respect at Southwark memorial Borough High Street pic.twitter.com/q7jnnKU8Nq

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:53 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LondonFire Firefighters, officers and fire & rescue staff stood outside Winchester House to mark pic.twitter.com/YIkTNTsdli

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:52 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Al Jazeera English opens new studio at The Shard goo.gl/fb/Xs4Um6

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@Mailonlinepics No, due to previous bad experiences with the Mail picture desk. But thanks for asking.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Mailonlinepics

Lambeth North tube station closed due to gas leak

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havengore In towards Westminster for Remembrance Day @TowerRNLI pic.twitter.com/gQtHiufTtT

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:04 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Southwark's Mayor and Deputy Mayor pic.twitter.com/8sOcJ8OUcu

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amytandy @se1 hey I put an incorrect email on the last tweet. It's [email protected] to get involved in the TV shoot with free cake!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:19 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Leaders of South Bank Churches in Tibetan Peace Garden pic.twitter.com/Cl99Po7YR8

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amytandy @se1 pls RT! Looking for guests at a restaurant in Southwark for free coffee and cake from 2pm for a TV shoot email [email protected]

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:13 PM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Armistice Day football tournament between local schools in GMH Park cancelled due to bomb scare at IWM.

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Picture from 30 minutes ago: police deal with suspect package outside Imperial War Museum on Armistice Day pic.twitter.com/WalrEHbWq4

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SLondonCitizens How many hours would Oxo Tower cleaners on minimum wage have to work to eat in the restaurant? @NDSouthwark pic.twitter.com/oMlCnTa5DQ

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Girls from @NDSouthwark at armistice day service St George's Cathedral @coyleneil pic.twitter.com/zIdLQIakaE

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Pupils from @OasisJohanna primary with @coyleneil at South Bank Churches youth event for Armistice Day pic.twitter.com/y4QYJsOXjt

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Cllr @coyleneil deputy mayor of Southwark with St Jude's school at St George's Cathedral armistice day service pic.twitter.com/IsGmSTcW3r

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People now being allowed back into Imperial War Museum

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Something just went bang at Imperial War Museum. Public moved further back.

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Suspect package at Imperial War Museum. Plans for local kids to plant field of poppies altered. pic.twitter.com/OipfvPAqHA

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TrisShearing Friend left a DSLR camera with precious photos on a London Bridge - Beckenham train on Monday, anyone see it? Reward offered.@se1 @E_Dulwich

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:17 AM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Security alert at Imperial War Museum. Bomb disposal robot outside

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Costa coffee opening soon in Blackfriars Road pic.twitter.com/8rpOFEOhhi

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Just published - Bermondsey Street could be shut to through traffic goo.gl/fb/mRtRKD

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The LA restaurant named after the Waterloo & City Line is closing down: latimes.com/food/dailydish…

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Gun salute at Tower of London 10.30am. Tower Bridge lifts 10.58 as mark of remembrance for Armistice Day.

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tariqahmadbt In memory of John Vallentin VC + all those who gave their lives @se1 london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7936

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:48 AM, Nov 11th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Act of remembrance 10.50am at Guy's memorial arch pic.twitter.com/W0NsdusyMS

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Youth led Armistice day service at St George's Cathedral.

london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

Then football tournament in GMH Park.

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Interested in cycling, transport & regeneration in Southwark?

Audio of council scrutiny committee last night youtube.com/watch?v=T5rlL9…

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dirkboyten Sunrise on The Cut @se1 pic.twitter.com/V8S5vh1IxT

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Nicoleseelig Sunrise in @se1, London. pic.twitter.com/PodPpTXIhU

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