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News & features published on 10 March 2015
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Archbishop of Canterbury visits St Saviour's & St Olave's School

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby made the short journey from Lambeth Palace to Bricklayers Arms on Tuesday morning to visit St Saviour's and St Olave's School.

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Plans for new Crossway Church at Elephant & Castle approved

Plans for a new United Reformed Church building at Elephant & Castle to replace the Crossway church on the Heygate Estate have been approved by councillors.

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50 years of Southwark & Borough Market millennium celebrated

The 50th anniversary of the modern London Borough of Southwark and the 1,000th anniversary of Borough Market were celebrated at a civic service held on Saturday at Southwark Cathedral.

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Boris digs a hole to start work on cycle superhighway

Mayor of London Boris Johnson visited St George's Circus on Tuesday to mark the official start of more than a year of roadworks to create a new north-south cycle superhighway.

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London Bridge Station staff 'assaulted by angry passengers'

The general secretary of the RMT union has claimed that station staff at London Bridge have been "threatened, spat on and assaulted with hot coffee" by passengers furious at the recent disruption to train services.

Tweets on 10 March 2015

markwilliams84 Work now started on Blackfriairs Rd cycle superhighway - great to see & will help increase cycling in Southwark london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8123 @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:09 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

se17 Lend Lease already dropping the prices of the new homes on the Heygate Estate site it put on sale last week. pic.twitter.com/COZHrB6bHq

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:19 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Developer of SE1 riverside homes will provide equivalent of £12.9m for new council homes almost in Battersea.

via Twitter for Mac

nomis1066 Hmmm - Evening Standard tells us "Travel champions" will be in place at London Bridge to assist passengers. Who dreams up these job titles?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:11 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

St James Homes will pay a penalty if more residents of the luxury flats than expected actually drive their cars.

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth @CllrJSimpson says building underground car parking spaces (which r not expected to be used) "goes against most things I believe in"

via Twitter for Mac

The proposed 30-storey block of luxury flats on Albert Embankment will be the tallest building on the street at 99 metres

via Twitter for Mac

cathedralsdavid Residents concerns centred around design, the lack of consultation & the details about how the security doors & entryphones would be fitted

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:53 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

cathedralsdavid Residents not opposed to the security doors but the council must improve pre-application consultation & information on its own applications

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:53 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

cathedralsdavid Spoke at planning committee tonight with @kalliljas on behalf of Amigo Hse residents about their concerns about the proposed security doors

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:48 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LambethMPS Lambeth & Southwark Cadets helping the Commissioner at tonight's Road Show @MPSSouthwark @MPSCadets pic.twitter.com/IcX0W0ClK2

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:11 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Lambeth: on-site riverside affordable housing would have been at 80% of market rent, so putting it 1.6 miles away means much cheaper rents

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth Council: letting developers build underground car parks below luxury flats = more valuable homes = more £££ for affordable housing

via Twitter for Mac

Developer St James is proposing 30 storeys of luxury riverside flats with the affordable housing 1.6 miles away on Lambeth/Wandsworth border

via Twitter for Mac

Tonight Lambeth councillors are considering plans for a 30-storey tower on Albert Embankment pic.twitter.com/URNu96iqMi

via Twitter for Mac

MichaelSitu Just asked MET Commissioner how he can have confidence in policing Southwark with so much reduction in numbers of sergeants.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:24 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Guy's and St Thomas' doctors, nurses and managers to provide 'buddy' support to troubled Medway Maritime Hospital: kentonline.co.uk/medway/news/su…

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth Council planning officers seem to have have their job titles changed to 'area delivery lead'

via Twitter for Mac

Discussion re introduction of fees at Tanner Street Park tennis courts london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

Just published - Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby visits St Saviour's & St Olave's School at Bricklayers Arms goo.gl/fb/8ljeyy

via Google

ARKGlobeAcademy The Junior volunteer police cadets are ready to welcome the Commissioner.Come and have your say. @se1 pic.twitter.com/XdwBEekO4K

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:09 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

1991 - @KateHoeyMP campaigning to protect Lower Marsh Market when Waterloo International was built: youtube.com/watch?v=zGXYta…

via Twitter for Mac

lambethpalace .@JustinWelby speaks about reconciliation with students at St Saviour's & St Olave's School bit.ly/1999xOo pic.twitter.com/75e468JGci

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:59 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

1985 Thames TV report about the restoration of @OxoTowerWharf: youtube.com/watch?v=SsqmwK… featuring @CoinStreet's Iain Tuckett

via Twitter for Mac

Another 1989 TV report - office block above @RoseTheatreSE1 'a monument to philistinism': youtube.com/watch?v=0xFZqV…

via Twitter for Mac

Police appeal for witnesses to collision at Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/g5SEwzWhD1

via Twitter for iPhone

Date set for works to remove Elephant & Castle roundabout pic.twitter.com/fzZpP2DjNq

via Twitter for iPhone

1981 - @PeterTatchell accused of being 'more left wing than the Communists' in Bermondsey Labour Party row: youtube.com/watch?v=1tegdH…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Plans for new Crossway Church at Elephant & Castle approved @DraperEstate goo.gl/fb/fdexfh

via Google

Met Police boss Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe hosting meeting for Lambeth/Southwark residents today
london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… pic.twitter.com/a3skMkMehN

via Twitter for Mac

£5 notes given away on London Bridge: lbc.co.uk/5-notes-given-… via @LBC

via Twitter for Mac

@redhotoctopusUK Please send full details including times etc to [email protected] so we can include in our events guide

via Twitter for Mac in reply to redhotoctopusUK

PICTURE: The Shard turned into 'strange rocket' by morning sun newsshopper.co.uk/news/lewisham/…

via Twitter Web Client

Just published - 50 years of @lb_southwark & @boroughmarket's 1st millennium celebrated at @Southwarkcathed service goo.gl/fb/1pkMLj

via Google

ScottRice_SE1 Upper Ground reopened and staff returning to @ITV and @IBM
Still large police presence @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:12 PM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Stamford Street reopening now following security alert on South Bank.

via Twitter for iPhone

ScottRice_SE1 Full evacuation on upper ground due to suspicious vehicle. Police advising residents to stay away from windows @se1 pic.twitter.com/ZAU2PhXcpQ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:59 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

zefrog "The early superhighways were largely paint on the roads" says Andrew Gilligan bit.ly/1E2Eziy Good of him to finally notice!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:56 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

deansouthwark @JustinWelby with some of the students at St Saviours after assembly. pic.twitter.com/nhEa9ipWWs

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:38 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Boris Johnson digs a hole at St George's Circus to start work on cycle superhighway goo.gl/fb/hxeFc4

via Google

The South London Pottery Industry - talk by Brian Bloice this evening in Waterloo london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via TweetDeck

Just published - London Bridge Station staff assaulted by angry passengers, claims RMT union goo.gl/fb/YIwHXd

via Google

£3.6m home next to Tower Bridge advertised in Farmers Weekly property.fwi.co.uk/advert-detail/…

via Twitter for Mac

Andrew Gilligan tells us why Boris's original cycle superhighways weren't good enough audioboom.com/boos/2971426-a…

via Twitter for iPhone

Andrew Gilligan talks about the North South Cycle Superhighway audioboom.com/boos/2971426-a… via @audioBoom

via audioBoom from Camberwell, London

Tonight the Met Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is hosting a public meeting at @ARKGlobeAcademy: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via TweetDeck

"It will be worth it in the end" - Boris message to those affected by St George's Circus roadworks for cycle route pic.twitter.com/L4sWaSqOvz

via Twitter for iPhone

CllrJamesBarber @TfL continues war on cyclists closing London Rd @se1 cycle contraflow 4 no reason on top St.G rd works with @metpoliceuk enforcing it why?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Mischievous contractors have stuck an L plate on the digger driven by @MayorofLondon at St George's Circus pic.twitter.com/JwgMz4NusT

via Twitter for iPhone

Boris Johnson digs a hole at St George's Circus to start cycle superhighway work vine.co/v/OEYE996eZMJ

via Vine - Make a Scene

Final day of the Mexican exhibition at Potters Fields Park london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… pic.twitter.com/AXuIAH0T5K

via TweetDeck

AlanJonesPA Rail staff at London Bridge spat at and had hot coffee thrown at them by passengers caught up in delays, said RMT.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:58 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Big shakeup of council ward boundaries in Southwark in the offing: moderngov.southwark.gov.uk/documents/s525… may return to 1 and 2 member wards

via Twitter for Mac

fuelcellinsider FC buses to stay on London RV1 route till 2020; Mayor says 2 more buses will join current 8. @StephenKnight1 london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8121 via @se1

via Mobile Web (retweeted on 6:58 AM, Mar 10th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

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