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News & features published on 1 April 2015
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'Inadequate' Lewisham Southwark College faces 'daunting' challenges

Ofsted inspectors have published another damning report on Lewisham Southwark College, the further education institution with campuses in Waterloo and Lewisham.

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News UK hosts election conference for young journalists at SE1 school

Dozens of aspiring young journalists from south London schools took part in a special pre-election conference at ARK Globe Academy on Wednesday.

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TfL: rumours of road closure were greatly exaggerated

Despite flashing signs displayed since last weekend, Westminster Bridge Road failed to close to traffic from midnight on 1 April.

Tweets on 1 April 2015

Save_IWMLibrary Room hours cut &telephone enquiry service disappearing-update on at Imperial War : …mperialwarmuseumlibrary.wordpress.com

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:29 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

standardnews Amazing pictures show central London plunged into darkness after fire in Holborn bit.ly/1BNvOHG pic.twitter.com/sCMABDTvQ3

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:18 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Blueskizid London blackout - the view from Waterloo bridge. Large chunks totally in the dark! pic.twitter.com/AhPkGOeCp6

via iOS (retweeted on 9:01 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews Holborn Fire- full closure remains on Kingsway & Waterloo Bridge (n/bound). Kingsway likely to stay closed until tommorow. Q's on diversion.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:00 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

faisalislam Social media tells me that there are massive generator lorries just driving over Waterloo bridge to deal with this London blackout.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:00 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

@urbanshepherd Tweet referred to Co-op in Southwark *Bridge* Road

via Twitter for Mac in reply to urbanshepherd

@urbanshepherd The college? No. Waterloo campus in The Cut opposite Southwark tube. They've sold the Bermondsey one to developers.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to urbanshepherd

Just published - 'Inadequate' Lewisham Southwark College faces 'daunting' challenges - Ofsted goo.gl/fb/Htxypu

via Google

CathedralsTom Either he has a doppelgänger, or I just saw Christopher "9th doctor" Eccleston buying 8 Staropramen in the co-op on Southwark Bridge Road.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:14 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via TweetDeck)

Just published - News UK @the_newsacademy hosts election conference for young journalists at @ARKGlobeAcademy goo.gl/fb/Jol7BL

via Google

MPSonthewater Look closely at approx 6am at Tower Bridge there will be a replica of Thunderbird 4 on her way. No strings attached.. pic.twitter.com/rmB0uNOqmB

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:46 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Small London Bridge-based charity @TeensandTodds is looking for runners for the BUPA London 10,000: teensandtoddlers.org/support-us/bup…

via Twitter for Mac

The minutes of the board of Tate galleries are always V V heavily redacted to take out anything remotely interesting pic.twitter.com/pJtr8Acr2u

via Twitter for Mac

James Braidwood - fire superintendent killed in Tooley Street 1861 - gets lengthy writeup in US firefighters journal: firehouse.com/article/120534…

via Twitter for Mac

Bike hangar coming to Leathermarket Street southwark.gov.uk/downloads/file…

via Twitter for Mac

peterjohn6 Roxy licence suspended by @lb_southwark Licensing Cttee following weekend brawl.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:16 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews Holborn Fire- closures remain on Kingsway & Waterloo Bridge (n/bound). Southampton Row also now closed s/b from Vernon Place to Kingsway.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 5:01 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

bbc5livetravel Central London severe congestion, Trafalgar Sq, Waterloo Bridge, The strand Underpass is closed, 10 bus routes are on diversion

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:57 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 59 68 X68 171 188 are cutting short to Waterloo from ongoing building fire on Kingsway, WC2

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:55 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Holborn Fire – 4 & 26 diverting via Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford St. Route 6 & 9 curtailing to Trafalgar Sq. RV1 curtailing to Waterloo

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:55 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Holborn Fire - Route 168 is currently operating a split service from Hampstead heath to Russell Sq & Old Kent Rd to Waterloo.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:55 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

mishamura @ Waterloo Bridge instagram.com/p/08AfHiJR-V/

via Instagram (retweeted on 4:54 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

LBLDemocracy Temporary consent for the 'Udderbelly' touring theatre structure was APPROVED last night by PAC. Ward

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:47 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Is Chris Dercon leaving Tate Modern for Berlin theatre?news.artnet.com/in-brief/chris…

via Twitter Web Client

spode Can just about see the electrical fire from the restaurant i'm in at the shard. pic.twitter.com/a4vVpKanf9

via Twitter for Android Tablets (retweeted on 3:58 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

AndrewPotterNZ Fire in Holborn as seen from @TheShardLondon pic.twitter.com/MgxNx1z788

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:58 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

SE1 resident jailed for 42 months for possessing bomb making manual: dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3…

via Twitter for Mac

Perched on a chimney at Hopton's Almshouses, Bankside pic.twitter.com/cWTsmOqQvd

via Twitter Web Client

chelle_83 @se1 Do you know what's being filmed near today?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:08 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Great to meet the @OpenStreetsLDN team and hear about their exciting plans

via Twitter for iPhone

Borough High Street brawl - councillors are meeting this afternoon to decide whether to suspend Roxy's licence

london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8174

via TweetDeck

Marie Curie Field of Hope at Elephant & Castle dug up as roundabout removal starts pic.twitter.com/J6hOkk6FP2

via Twitter for iPhone

Chavender Seen in Elephant & Castle underpass pic.twitter.com/vHuIrXB4x1

via iOS (retweeted on 12:57 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

rachelvbray Sad to see that local @se1 restaurant, The Great Wall, has shut down and is being replaced by a chain restaurant @Chilango_uk

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:51 PM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Crucifix Lane Nightclub To Close After Easter: clashmusic.com/news/crucifix-…

via Twitter Web Client

The lovely @lambethpalace garden is open to the public between 12 and 3 this afternoon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… pic.twitter.com/lkWmRUv8ki

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Phantom road closure - a TfL April fool? goo.gl/fb/GyZnrA

via Google

2 of the developers who sponsored Lambeth trip to Cannes signed Telegraph 'vote Tory' letter: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8140 pic.twitter.com/3YDCvoHibz

via Twitter for Mac

Today's first day of expanded @BetterBankside BID - south to Webber Street and west to Hatfields: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7988

via Twitter for Mac

19 per cent probability of Labour gain in Bermondsey & Old Southwark says @Election4castUK: electionforecast.co.uk

via Twitter for Mac

se17 Tory cllr @harryph on Elephant regeneration: "just the replacement of one awful scheme with another" - @ConHome conservativehome.com/localgovernmen…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:29 AM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

scouts The world’s tallest climbing wall is being built in the UK-on The Shard! Want to go? bit.ly/1FgdoE9 pic.twitter.com/6jTKfPYY7E

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:22 AM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Today's the 50th anniversary of the shakeup of London local government that gave us the present day boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth.

via Twitter for Mac

deansouthwark Great new development proposal @Southwarkcathed will re-establish our place on the London and ecclesiastical skyline. pic.twitter.com/9g18BTfAg7

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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