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News & features published on 3 March 2015
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Tesco Express Queen Elizabeth Street store approved

Controversial plans for a new Tesco Express convenience store at the corner of Queen Elizabeth Street and Curlew Street have been approved by councillors.

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Sainsbury's Local opens in Long Lane - chain's 10th SE1 branch

Sainsbury's has opened ten mini supermarkets in SE1 in the past 12 years.

Tweets on 3 March 2015

Midnight and Southwark planning committee is still going re. new church at Elephant & Castle - LIVE audio mixlr.com/se1

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Still live streaming from Southwark planning committee hearing re. new church at Elephant & Castle mixlr.com/se1

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hellonikkihere @lambeth_council the answer is a massive YES! @LambethCyclists pic.twitter.com/zMf2Zfh1ev

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james_hatts 71 people listened to at least part of @se1's live audio stream of the Tesco Queen Elizabeth Street on @mixlr.

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@louisemtait Yes to be fair Tesco could do 95% of what they wanted to do without any permission at all, so cllrs didn't have much scope.

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Just published - Tesco Express Queen Elizabeth Street store approved by councillors after three-hour hearing goo.gl/fb/y94B6W

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LIVE audio of planning hearing re new Crossway church at Elephant & Castle - starting NOW - mixlr.com/se1

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Labour and Tory cllrs voted for Tesco planning application. Lib Dems against.

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Planning committee about to start considering new Crossway church next to Strata and @DraperEstate. Live audio soon mixlr.com/se1

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Tesco Express Queen Elizabeth Street approved by 6 votes to 2.

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Cllrs Adele Morris and Hamish McCallum have tabled a motion that permission for Tesco be refused. Legal officer warning of risk of appeal.

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@NickTheGreek81 sometimes these meetings are still going at 1am. Happens less now than it used to.

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Planning committee has been dealing with Tesco Express Queen Elizabeth Street application for three whole hours.

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NickTheGreek81 And to think that people are "waiting outside" to talk about other planning issues, not relating to Shad Thames. Poor souls. @se1

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Committee urged to restrict Tesco opening hours in QE Street to less than 7am-11pm daily by @cllr_anood

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Now @cllr_anood tells committee re Tesco: "I urge you to be brave enough to say no to this applicant"

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Resident of LSE halls in Gainsford Street comes forward to speak in support of Tesco in QE Street, to general surprise in the room.

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Tesco planning consultant - Tesco Express will "provide additional choice" for Shad Thames residents

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Tesco planning consultant put back in his place by Southwark lawyer Jon Gorst.

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Tesco agent unwilling to answer questions about conduct of delivery drivers etc. Refers to 'Wednesbury' principle (unreasonableness)

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Public in gallery at Southwark planning committee getting frustrated with conduct of the chair Nick Dolezal.

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Cllr @MerrillDarren wants reassurance Tesco won't clutter the pavement with empty cages outside QE Street store

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LIVE audio from planning committee dealing with controversial Tesco Express plans for Queen Elizabeth Street: mixlr.com/se1

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Council officers say that Tesco Queen Elizabeth Street planning application boils down to creation of 2 square metres of new retail space

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ValShawcross London Bridge in (c)rush hour. @networkrail why don't your new signals work? pic.twitter.com/kzWrG295BV

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"There will not be undue amenity impacts" as a result of Tesco Express in Queen Elizabeth Street - planning officer Rob Bristow

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Council has received approx 160 objections to the proposed Tesco Express at The Circle in Queen Elizabeth Street.

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No planning permission required for change of use from (Lovage) restaurant to Tesco supermarket. Decision relates to the dentist next door.

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Big turnout for Tesco Shad Thames planning committee hearing - LIVE audio mixlr.com/se1 pic.twitter.com/j0PQGTHcvt

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LIVE audio stream from Southwark planning committee deciding on plans for Tesco Express in Queen Elizabeth Street mixlr.com/se1

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Tonight cllrs decide on plans for Tesco Express in Queen Elizabeth Street. Many objectors london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7955 pic.twitter.com/NWPlBOoGAZ

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RuthFT Wow there is some grade A passive aggression going on on my train today! I thought we were going to go right to punching

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BlowersSon If you kettle 1000's of commuters through 2 small doors and lock down every single gate, this happens pic.twitter.com/Ouqrs15nVM

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:49 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

A new church at Elephant & Castle? Councillors decide on plans this evening. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/6583 pic.twitter.com/0H58oam66l

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girlaboutthames Beautiful sunset on n the Shard from Waterloo East tonight @Se_Railway @TheShardLondon @se1 @london24 pic.twitter.com/owfMVO52Rb

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Just published - There are now 10 branches of Sainsbury's Local in SE1 goo.gl/fb/rcSK00

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NickiDietrich No overground. No mainline. London Bridge is utter carnage, people playing human skittles and the… instagram.com/p/zxmFeFtEsW/

via Instagram (retweeted on 6:11 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

BlowersSon This is what commuters are forced to do at London Bridge to get to platforms on time. Disgusting pic.twitter.com/RQ3IRHEATb

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GabbyGriffith London Bridge has reached peak chaos. pic.twitter.com/QEGPhPKX7L

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Skinwarp London Bridge is closed. No idea what's going on - no info being given @BBCLondonNews pic.twitter.com/DRtrksQUeG

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markthefisher London Bridge chaos tonight on platforms 10-13. swamp crowd barriers by the look of it @NetworkRailLBG

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Danoogie Yup, it's yet another evening to avoid London Bridge station @se1 pic.twitter.com/HvwUqvTqoW

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Danoogie Police vans arriving and all entrances now flashing "Emergency Do Not Enter" @se1

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NetworkRailLBG Due to service disruption station is extremely busy and crowd control measures are in place. Please consider alternatives if possible.

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@tuppenwaterloo What time is the event? I'll add it to our what's on database.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to tuppenwaterloo

tuppenwaterloo Table Top Sale Queensborough Community Centre Scovell Road , SE1 on 25th April £10 per table for booking contact Lynne 0n 07879811810

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Air ambulance trauma team car heading down New Kent Road

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Spring has sprung at Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/8DxfqVmTCR

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MPSSouthbank Stolen bicycle restored to its owner and suspect to be charged. Please report all bicycle thefts so we can trace you and return your bike.

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@jonaths Oops - thanks - read that too quickly

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@zoekennedy Indeed. I've been meaning to do some digging to find out what will happen to the empty ballet space.

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London Bridge work is going 'very well', Costain assures stuck commuters: standard.co.uk/business/busin…

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Near City Hall at midday? Gun salute from Tower of London to mark state visit by Mexican president pic.twitter.com/D1IlmCVh1H

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A scene for the new series of 'Luther' is being filmed in Trinity Church Square today.

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Russian billionaire buys Hatfields / Paris Garden student halls for £61 million: standard.co.uk/business/busin… via @standardnews

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