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Tuesday 24 March 2015

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News & features published on 24 March 2015
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Bermondsey bomb made safe after two days of drama

The streets of Bermondsey returned to normality just after 6pm on Tuesday when the World War II bomb found on a local demolition site the previous day was driven away to Kent.

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Protests as council leader speaks at 90-a-head developers' breakfast

Housing activists staged a protest outside the London Marriott Hotel at County Hall as Lambeth Council's leader arrived to speak at a 90-a-head breakfast briefing on 'the politics of planning'.

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Harriet Harman brings Labour's pink bus to Guy's Hospital

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman met NHS workers at Guy's Hospital when she brought the party's 'Woman to Woman' pink bus tour to London Bridge.

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Week-long 'Occupy Murdoch' camp set up at the News Building

Former Southwark Liberal Democrat councillor Donnachadh McCarthy served a mock 'arrest warrant' on Rupert Murdoch at London Bridge on Monday morning.

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Fr Richard Hearn installed as dean of St George's Cathedral

Fr Richard Hearn has been installed as dean of St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Southwark.

Tweets on 24 March 2015

TCOSLondon @se1 @CarolinePidgeon Lumley's 2004 book. And still no word of consulting residents in Coin Street pic.twitter.com/3t145Zek1v

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Just published - Bermondsey bomb made safe after two days of drama goo.gl/fb/L1p1Jt

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@SMGreenArts It's not a permanent thing - just for a year or two

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Planning permission granted yesterday for street food market in Bermondsey Street tobacco warehouse.

Story from Jan: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8031

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LordLucas Reminder how awful blitz must have been. Worth celebrating the number of people who survived because didn't go off in 1941

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:18 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

KintorewayNS Spa School were fantastic yesterday and took great care of us. Our chicks were also safely evacuated to a warm spots with Spa School hens.

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KintorewayNS Kintore Way Nursery School and Children's Centre will be open as normal on Wednesday 25th March.

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Live video stream of Southwark housing boss @Livingstone_RJ being questioned by at johnpophamlive.co.uk

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cllrharrington Very impressed with Guru @johnpopham live streaming from . View here -->> johnpophamlive.co.uk

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@zefrog A quarry somewhere in Kent for controlled explosion

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6pm today - the at Humphrey Street / Old Kent Road junction pic.twitter.com/lgZF5z8jdS

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BinaTomes Rain over the shard this evening pic.twitter.com/jR0hAE6Pdu

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Met: "The army's intention is to transport the device by road to a military leased quarry in Kent where it will be safely detonated"

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Westbound traffic very slow on Tooley Street

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Today's tweets have been fuelled by coffee from @WatchHouseSE1, @machinecc and @HEJCoffee

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@BStudios100 just went past and took photo of closure notice. Will publish news item 2moro. Bit busy today due to bomb drama...

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Simon Hughes "asking the police, army, and local authority to carry out a full review" to see what lessons can be learned from last 2 days

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Welcome to all new followers who've joined us during drama - and thanks to everyone whose said they found coverage useful.

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Recap: Bermondsey bomb drama is over. All roads reopened.

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drbenjohnson The bomb has gone! Cordon lifted - everyone can return home. pic.twitter.com/1fcmpKMPBv

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

lb_southwark 6.15pm: affected residents are now able to return to their homes and local transport can resume the use of roads ow.ly/KKvQi

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

coyleneil Will be meeting Purbrook residents with @LordLucas at 7pm to discuss local concerns - & happy to field Qs on

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:35 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

metpoliceuk WWII Bomb being transported to quarry for safe detonation - cordons removed - Thanks to all partners & public for support

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 6:35 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Jason_Cobb Coco Pops on the pavement - stuff the £90 Politics of Planning breakfast london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8158 via @se1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:31 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

More views of the site at the centre of the drama. pic.twitter.com/juShzshziK

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All clear at the site in Grange Walk where bomb was found pic.twitter.com/ldVxracpLy

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Grange Road fully open to traffic and pedestrians

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Police tape being removed at Grange Road / Dunton Road junction. Police still waiting for 'all clear'.

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@sirventes still other army vehicles etc in the area that need to leave.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to sirventes

LordLucas I have just been assured that the Army and police are still confident that everyone can get home tonight

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:06 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

libdemtimmcn Bermondsey bomb just gone past Asda Old Kent Road with huge police escort

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:06 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

@BStudios100 Yes we will cover it. Is OKR fire station now open then?

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to BStudios100

lucia_adams The heads down the old kent rd @se1 pic.twitter.com/kTfQCMz9em

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:03 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Army convoy heading towards Tesco then down Old Kent Road

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KyleEBurt86 Moving towards grange road end (dunton road) @se1 pic.twitter.com/zZsgFFturn

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:54 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Army trucks heading down Dunton Road with police motorcycle escort. Stuck in traffic. pic.twitter.com/qpi8lntjAQ

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BritishArmy Royal Engineers, of 33 EOD, build bunker for Royal Logistic Corp disposal experts to defuse device in pic.twitter.com/0r46UO0Lfa

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:50 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

KyleEBurt86 Movement on Grange road @se1 pic.twitter.com/ZHxGIJKMMR

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Site manager of the demolition site where the bomb was found is now being allowed back through the cordon.

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@mitchell_ckc situation not clear. People being allowed up Alscot Road. Beyond that can't say

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Large number of police motorcyclists going towards the UXB site. Presumably to escort the bomb away from the scene.

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Pedestrians now being allowed along Grange Road from Dunton Road junction pic.twitter.com/2XYiswAsFL

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Bomb disposal truck went up Southwark Park Road with siren pic.twitter.com/1rtqXOth7J

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This Royal Logistics Corps van just left Bermondsey pic.twitter.com/I1oBNFrQJY

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@jessflood56 all the signs are it will be this evening but no confirmed timetable yet

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New council homes in Willow Walk nearing completion. Part funded by Neo Bankside £££ flats next to Tate Modern. pic.twitter.com/whJFnvViXa

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VisitBankside We had a sneak peek at one of 's most expensive apartments - the penthouse at Neo. Just a… instagram.com/p/0nhSx5GwGp/

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LordLucas 200m corden still closed and surrounding roads v heavy traffic. Dunton Road gridlocked.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:11 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

steviecryan Full of admiration for @BritishRedCross working flat out to help residents evacuated due to in Bermondsey.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:11 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

There is no point getting irate with the police officers on the cordon! Yes it's frustrating but bombs are unpredictable.

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lb_southwark 4.30pm update: work is currently going according to plan and in line with the expected timescales ow.ly/KKaJG

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:39 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Council: "we have been advised that all is still on track for the device to be removed from the site today" - times not confirmed yet

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@Louise_GP89 awaiting further news. Nothing to report at present.

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boutchercofe School will resume normal service tomorrow providing our school caretaker is allowed back home to school. The bomb is going to Kent!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:18 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

habprincipal HAB will be open to Year 11 girls only on Wednesday 25 March. Full information at harrisbermondsey.org.uk

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:15 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

@lisa300 I think it's unlikely but you can always ask the police I guess

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Just published - Protesters picket Peck's planning politics presentation goo.gl/fb/eJIU9h

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LordLucas I have already been asked by the local Tenants Association if they can keep the bomb and use it as a sculpture in their garden

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:35 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

tom4camberwell We'll be streaming the interview with @Livingstone_RJ so you can watch at home. @johnpopham @se1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:31 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

The Garden Bridge - Coin Street Community Builders sets out its position: coinstreet.org/the-garden-bri…

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Lazy pigeon risks commuter chaos to board rush-hour train at London Bridge thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11875521.…

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BermondseySt @se1 Re: Bomb - ...how about taking it straight to the @I_W_M once it's safe..

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svenringling "@se1 they evacuated Shaun the Sheep. Wasn't aware he lived near the bomb site pic.twitter.com/9FuT1Z1hUW

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:24 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Developers pay £90 a head for "politics of planning" breakfast with council leader: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8158

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"In the face of disruption and genuine concern for some, I am proud to call Bermondsey home." - @SimonHughes

via Twitter for Mac in reply to se1

"I have been reminded of how close to each other the residents of our community are during the last day and a half." - @SimonHughes

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RuthZorko Bomb disposal teams have had to excavate it, to reach the fuse underneath. pic.twitter.com/gobSa71e96

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:02 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

RuthZorko Engineers are also building an 'igloo' over it to limit the affect of any explosion. pic.twitter.com/zj18mBh2Av

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:02 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

wtfiata News just in. to be moved by 'tea time' @se1 pic.twitter.com/mzPUUErGsT

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@dulwichonview Sorry, missed this in the blizzard of tweets. Yes, you can use pics with credit & link to london-se1.co.uk

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Council - "We hope to be able to inform people whether they can return home before 5pm ..." southwark.gov.uk/news/article/1…

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Bomb - "Once it has been made safe, the device should be leaving the site late this afternoon" southwark.gov.uk/news/article/1…

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MichaelSitu @lb_southwark @MPSSouthwark, @LondonFire and Army still working hard to try to get all residents back home today.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:30 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

LordLucas The Bermondsey update at 2pm is that the Army work is going to plan and the MoD hope to move the device to Kent via the A2 later today

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:30 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

ArmyInLondon @Rupert_Frere A protective @HESCOGroup wall has been erected around the UXB to protect the neighbouring buildings pic.twitter.com/r1JaO5pXdc

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peterjohn6 Signing up for a bike with @lb_southwark cycle scheme - available to all residents and staff

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SimonHughes Thank u 2 members of the Armed Forces & all involved in moving the 2 Kent today & grateful 2 local residents 4 patience.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:50 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

lb_southwark We understand frustrations, but cannot confirm timescales for residents returning home as everything is dependent on the MoD operation.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 1:50 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

drbenjohnson Latest news from the rest centre at Seven Islands is that the bomb should be removed from Grange Walk by "tea time"

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:49 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Funny smell at Tesco Old Kent Road - Tesco blames council. pic.twitter.com/N8835h3SaU

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Work in progress at Lynton Road for new Waterloo to Greenwich Quietway cycle route pic.twitter.com/eK3QBdtJki

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GrahamNeale Details of the type of SC 250 bomb found in Bermondsey @se1 yesterday (Sprengbombe Cylindrisch 250) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SC250_bomb

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:26 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

bermondseyarts We're open as normal tonight in spite of all the closures in our area. Hopefully everything in Bermondsey back to normal soon.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Proud_Sappers REBD and other experts called in to defuse WW2 bomb in Bermondsey London
bit.ly/1NawOw7 pic.twitter.com/W79zgQtp7J

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AmishaRestauran Today the restaurant will be close cause WWEXB

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 1:22 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

@iggle_ Abbey Street is shut from the Enid Street junction to Tower Bridge Road

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Police from Kensington & Chelsea on the Abbey Street cordon pic.twitter.com/8kWlIdLfBu

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Just published - Harriet Harman brings Labour's pink bus to Guy's Hospital goo.gl/fb/wrt8UY

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lb_southwark Southwark Council would like to thank residents for their continued patience while the MoD makes the unexploded WW2 bomb safe

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Just published - Fr Richard Hearn installed as dean of St George's Cathedral @StGeorgesCath goo.gl/fb/sW6S0l

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Just published - Week-long @occupy_murdoch camp set up at the News Building in London Bridge goo.gl/fb/etPbQ4

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Emily_R05E On my way to help out at one of the rest centres, hope this situation gets resolved soon!☺️

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:10 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

KeltieLLP A flock of Shaun the Sheep spotted on London Bridge heading north @TeamLondonBdg pic.twitter.com/9tyxLj5T8r

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earlyyearscop Yesterday my team and I secured the 100m cordon at UXB. Evacuating people and making the area safe was a duty we were all proud to perform

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

drbenjohnson Still major disruption on Southwark Park Rd - buses 1, 78, C10 diverted pic.twitter.com/vsihL99gKH

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LordLucas BREAKING: the Kintore Way Nursery chicks are safe @KintorewayNS

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25% off your food bill at PizzaExpress London Bridge london-se1.co.uk/promotions/piz…

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se16 Riverside Ward Safer Neighbourhoods Panel Meeting at @salmonyouth this evening: se16.com/event/riversid…

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LordLucas Best find so far today has been an old school Nokia. Tip for emergency planning depts: carry big box of lost property phone chargers

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:26 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LordLucas Evacuees of 2015 showing blitz spirit via mass phone charger swap in Rest Centre. The modern day cup of sugar

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:26 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@Legs__Akimbo from Abbey Street In the north to Enid street in the east to Grange road in the south to Tower Bridge Road in the west

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Sign at Bricklayers Arms still says Tower Bridge Road is shut. It is not. pic.twitter.com/fQKWaadBTA

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SMJwithPips Evacuee cat safe and sound at @HEJCoffee @se1 pic.twitter.com/R6YPDILGUu

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:46 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

RedCrossSouth We have 22 volunteers and staff running 2 rest centres in Bermondsey this morn for people evacuated from their homes due to the WW2 bomb

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:39 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

AysheaBuksh One elderly lady says to me near the cordon ‘I was evacuated during the war I’m not doing it again.’

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:39 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

drbenjohnson At the command centre with police, council, fire brigade, army, TfL, ambulance & Red Cross. Amazing coordinated response to

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:34 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

SimonConway local: "I survived the war, I'll survive this", ignoring advice to leave home following discovery of unexploded WW2 bomb. @LBC

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

SimonConway Local leisure centre being used as an emergency rest centre, hot meals and drinks provided. @LBC pic.twitter.com/gMn61s389g

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Boris: Bermondsey bomb is being taken to Kent. @itvlondon

via Echofon (retweeted on 10:21 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

lizziedearden Boris on the Bermondsey bomb: "Envisage a Nazi munition the size of Nick Ferrari...we can't take any risks with it." ind.pn/1LRK7pI

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KeithWalkerNews Boris reckons the unexploded WWll bomb in Bermondsey weighs the equivalent of two Nick Ferraris pic.twitter.com/8o9Xp422Yo

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:21 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

SimonConway .@lb_southwark say residents hopefully able to go home by 6pm following WW2 bomb discovery. MoD working to make it safe. @LBC

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:20 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

murray_liz Mary the Bermondsey Bomb cat evacuee has been safely airlifted to her Aunt in the countryside of SE3. pic.twitter.com/V4fcrmTUDK

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:20 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

lb_southwark : If you have mobility issues, small children or need help to get to centres, transport is available from The Fort pub on Grange Road

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@roowilliams 4pm has been mentioned but it will take as long as it takes

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drbenjohnson Map shows those who couldn't return home last night (red) and those evacuated today (blue) due to UXB on Grange Walk pic.twitter.com/cqiXNjkAtp

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:52 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Cllr @drbenjohnson tells us how the council found accommodation last night for all Bermondsey bomb evacuees audioboom.com/boos/3017990

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PottersFieldsPa Tower Bridge Primary School pupils plant holm oak at Potters Fields Park @tbprimary @PottersFieldsPa london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8152 via @se1

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@FNielk 4pm has been mentioned. But it will take as long as it takes. Can't really ask them to hurry the job.

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The closed-down payday loan shop in Tower Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/wT0yMlJqmd

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LordLucas We are all tired and a bit bored of being evacuated but just really grateful now to the Army who put their lives at risk to make us safe

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

LordLucas Seven Islands leisure centre Rest Centre open all day with teas, coffees, refreshments for those in today's 200m exclusion zone

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

9am update on Bermondsey bomb with Cllr Ben Johnson audioboom.com/boos/3017990-9… via @audioBoom

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@lucyannamoore if the police haven't knocked on your door you're probably ok.

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KintorewayNS Kintore Way Nursery School and Children's Centre remains closed today.

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CamberwellKevin @se1 Abbey Street facing west at neckinger junction. No traffic at rush hour, very quiet and pleasant. pic.twitter.com/xsretWUUJl

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MichaelSitu Canada Water Library ready & open to receive people affected by . Hotline still -02075250593. pic.twitter.com/qvSh9P4i55

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MPSSouthwark @se1 BOCU Com:Sorry if the leaflet was a bit blunt but we wanted 2be honest&persuade ppl that it's in their interest2leave (some don't)

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MPSSouthwark @se1 from BOCU Commander:Thanku 4 every1s support&cooperation.Our primary aim is2keep ppl safe and minimise disruption2the Residents

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:46 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

People sauntering along Abbey Street being told to get a move on and leave the cordon

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drbenjohnson Grange Rd closed as WWII bomb refused - all residents within 200m evacuated. Head to rest centre at Seven Islands pic.twitter.com/HkiPas2k6Q

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MPSEastWalworth All residents around the ww2 bomb should have left by now. Pls speak to an officer

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Still people wandering about in their onesies on the edge of the 200m zone.

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Amazing how many people just duck underneath the police tape and carry on regardless, usually with earphones in.

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sharkstar @se1 we got this on a knock at 5am this morning from a friendly policeman.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:37 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

KyleEBurt86 Got a 5am wake up call from the police and was told we had to be out by 8am and can't return till 4pm @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:34 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

LordLucas Police telling residents within the 200m exclusion zone that the Army hope to have removed and disposed of the UXB by 4pm today

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:34 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Officers from @LambethMPS now looking after the Abbey Street cordon in Bermondsey

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@Gert the UXB most assuredly has an SE1 postcode

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fbateallthepies @se1 my outlaws live just outside the evacuation area and they've had the knock at the door this morning !! They live on the neckinger !!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:27 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

You can just see one of the Army trucks from the Tower Bridge Road end of Grange Walk pic.twitter.com/Jt4Y4gFj0b

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8.20am and there are still people leaving the closed area.

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MPSSouthwark Thank you to @BritishRedCross for providing drinks and snacks to those displaced from their homes and the officer's on the cordons

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:13 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

boutchercofe @lb_southwark Boutcher CE Primary is also closed today.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:13 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

boutchercofe Thanks to SSSO school for their fantastic hospitality during yesterday's evacuation. (Re)living history! pic.twitter.com/cG9LWBbf5o

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:13 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Rupert_Frere So here are my photos of what a 250kg 2nd world war bomb looks like up close pic.twitter.com/17kRoqJ2HY

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:12 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

boutchercofe I hope our children are polishing their projects for Thursday, learning multiplication tables & reading! I'm tackling the budget...

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People wheeling suitcases along Curtis Street pic.twitter.com/kGzZOzB57f

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LukeJ_Sheppard The @se1 drama continues. Woken up by policemen at the door in the middle of the night telling us to evacuate from 6am.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:09 AM, Mar 24th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Still lots of people turning up at the Bermondsey cordons with no idea of what has happened.

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Islington police officer is telling people that Bermondsey road closures expected to continue till 4pm

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On a traffic light post in Grange Road pic.twitter.com/fxPtLYsV9f

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Emergency vehicles at Harris Academy pic.twitter.com/We8XargJSk

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Police from Lewisham on the Spa Road cordon pic.twitter.com/hOVh6OTtlq

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C10 doing 3 point turn outside Beormund Centre. pic.twitter.com/Oc7Je5JFDL

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This C10 bus driver didn't get the memo about the UXB pic.twitter.com/2XPKxv2Gzi

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Recap: WWII UXB in Grange Walk. 200m evacuation by 8am. Then Army will try to make it safe.

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MichaelSitu Thks Mike & @BritishRedCross volunteers who worked with @lb_southwark staffs to get SevenIslands Centre ready this AM pic.twitter.com/3XWIP6kgyI

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Maltby Street / Abbey Street junction pic.twitter.com/tzcH16rzxs

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Police from Greenwich and Redbridge guarding the cordon round the Bermondsey bomb.

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People being allowed out of Grange Road but not in pic.twitter.com/zryFJ34fNB

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Sign at Bricklayers Arms says TBR is shut. It isn't. At present. pic.twitter.com/Ja5py2STmF

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LAS_TacAdvisor : Residents in a 200m cordon are asked to leave their homes by 8am. Map approx area, helpline 02075250593 pic.twitter.com/B7UE9cbE04

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SimonConway In following discovery of unexploded WW2 bomb, residents within 200m told to leave homes by 8am. @LBC pic.twitter.com/O2wWjbY4DS

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TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 78 C10 42 188 RV1 remain on diversion following earlier closure of Grange Road, SE1 due to a security alert.

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ArmyInLondon @BritishArmy bomb disposal experts are working through the night to render safe massive pic.twitter.com/DBlsTVf7kp

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BexWills Properties near to unexploded bomb in being vacated as work begins at 8 to make it safe. @lb_southwark helpline 020 7525 0593

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Good morning. Will keep you updated as best we can on today's events in Bermondsey re the WWII UXB.

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bomielke Woke up in a hotel this morning as my home was evacuated yesterday. Looking to @se1 for updates on .

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LordLucas Just taken 3 generations of the same family to a B&B in Brockley. Seven Islands Rest Centre now empty but reopens at 6am

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MichaelSitu @lb_southwark has now offered home to all those who need one.Police remain#UXB site. Thk @steviecryan @BillWilliams01 @Kath59 @drbenjohnson

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