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News & features published on 25 April 2015
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Convicted murderer arrested in Waterloo after Crimewatch appeal

Convicted murderer William Kerr - who was wanted for emergency recall to prison - was arrested in Waterloo on Friday, according to North Yorkshire Police.

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My shoplifting shame - by Labour candidate Neil Coyle

The news that Labour parliamentary candidate Neil Coyle was arrested for shoplifting at the age of 10 was the most eye-catching revelation at Friday's Bermondsey & Old Southwark election question time hosted by ARK Globe Academy.

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Tickets go on sale for Shrek's Adventure at County Hall

Tickets for the new Shrek's Adventure attraction at County Hall went on sale this week at a pop-up gingerbread ticket office on the South Bank.

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Old Vic to launch 10 preview ticket scheme

The Old Vic theatre is to sell more than half of all seats at the first five previews of each production for just 10.

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NHS faces 'major funding gap' warns Guy's and St Thomas' boss

The chairman of the trust which runs SE1's two hospitals has issued a pre-election warning that the National Health Service faces a "major funding gap".

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Coffin carried from college to City Hall to highlight FE threat

Campaigners against cuts to further education carried a coffin through the streets of SE1 on Saturday to highlight their fear that the sector could be fatally damaged by a funding crisis.

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Dead man's mother: 'we are desperate to know what happened'

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man whose body was found in the River Thames in an effort to trace anyone who may have seen him prior to his death.

Tweets on 25 April 2015

Celebrate St George's Day Catalan style at @boroughmarket tomorrow: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Convicted murderer arrested in Waterloo after Crimewatch appeal goo.gl/fb/Sk4fpi

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The Observer has a picture of @nickclegg visiting @boutchercofe school earlier this month: theguardian.com/politics/2015/…

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Elephant & Castle subway mural picture of the day pic.twitter.com/Jc31JvkinS

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daisypowles Interesting hustings event in Southwark Cathedral this eve, Q of housing is an important one @se1 @Southwarkcathed pic.twitter.com/j00TJf41SH

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Interview: Andy Beadle, UKIP candidate Bermondsey & Old Southwark audioboom.com/boos/3121123-i… via @audioBoom

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Thank you to @StephenHance1 and @Southwarkcathed for allowing us to stream - more next Sat 7.30pm St James Bermondsey

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@coyleneil "I will not vote for anything I think will harm this community"

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Tory @jpfloru says other parties are all about "robbing Peter to pay Paul"

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@jpfloru Hughes was elected 1984 [sic] in "dirtiest election country has ever seen"

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Will Lavin says he's looking at privatising the railways. Think he means nationalising.

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Will Lavin @SouthwarkGP: "We're facing catastrophe if we don't act now on climate change"
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@Andy_Beadle - "most important election for a generation"

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@SimonHughes makes affordable housing his key point.

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Final statements from candidates as hustings ends

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Hughes says wasn't Govt decision but quasi-judicial ministerial planning decision

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Next Q is from UKIP agent John Hellings re the

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Next Q: how would parties prevent tragedies like recent death of migrants in Med boat disaster?

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"Refugees are welcome in the UK" says UKIP's @Andy_Beadle

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Will Lavin: UK not doing enough to share burden of refugees

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@coyleneil Labour is "party of internationalism" - UN should enforce its own resolutions on Israel/Palestine

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@SimonHughes says he believes UK should recognise Palestinian state

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Next Q is on foreign policy: how would parties improve Middle East situation?

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@SimonHughes says voters should be able to rank candidates by order of preference

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@coyleneil supports giving public ability to recall MPs

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Government should be compulsory subject at school says @coyleneil

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@coyleneil supports proportional representation and compulsory voting

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"Most political parties pretty poor at engaging with young people" @coyleneil

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@Andy_Beadle cites y'day's @ARKGlobeAcademy hustings as excellent ex of youth engagement

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Greens could get millions of votes and no MP - "that's not democratic" says Will Lavin

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Tory @jpfloru says he likes direct democracy and referendums

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@lucy4baos asks panel: What would you do to make Britain more politically engaged?

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@steviecryan Thanks; glad its useful - but fear high % of listeners are usual cllr/activist suspects!

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@jpfloru says Palace of Westminster should be maintained and restored

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@coyleneil says Parliament should move to more functional building

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@RepSocialist asks whether Palace of Westminster should be turned into hotel, flats or museum

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@RepSocialist candidate Steve Freeman is setting out his 'broken democracy' agenda

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bojates Listening live to local hustings being streamed over the internet. Amazing and useful. Thank you @se1. mixlr.com/se1/

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Next Q from @JohannaBaxter (Lab activist) about access to justice - legal aid cuts etc

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@RepSocialist asks that he and @lucy4baos (not on platform) be able to contribute

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Ken is a governor of @GSTTnhs - says young doctors/nurses can't afford to live nearby

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First Q from the floor is from Ken Hayes - local resident since 1984

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"Inevitably this housing bubble is going to burst" says Will Lavin (Green)

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Will Lavin @SouthwarkGP - Green Party has plan for 500k social homes

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UKIP @Andy_Beadle - even on MP's salary couldn't afford housing locally

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UKIP @Andy_Beadle - profiteering in rented sector needs to be addressed

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@SimonHughes - London should have 50% affordable housing in new developments

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@SimonHughes - opposed to Tory RTB policy without like for like replacement

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@SimonHughes - right to buy decisions should be devolved to

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@SimonHughes - coalition 1st Govt to leave net increase in social homes

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@StephenHance1 queries Tory policy state requiring private orgs (RSLs) to sell property

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Tory @jpfloru says 5.2m housing association tenants would benefit from right to buy

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@jpfloru - problem re housing "is not having built enough in the last decades"

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Southwark's housing record is "a strong one but we want to do more" says @coyleneil

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Housing is "front and centre" of @BOSLabour campaign says @coyleneil

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Many in Southwark find affordable housing a "mirage" says @StephenHance1
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@SimonHughes says he has same passion + commitment as in 1983

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@SimonHughes cites coalition achievements e.g. falling unemployment

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@SimonHughes mentions local campaigns he's lost "but we never give up"

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@SimonHughes cites local stns on Jubilee line ext. among achievements

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@SimonHughes says he has helped thousands of people at his surgeries

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@SimonHughes says he's tried to be a "Beveridge liberal"

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Green Will Lavin - other parties are silent on environmental issues

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Will Lavin - we should be scared of the looming climate "catastrophe"

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Will Lavin "never experienced a time like this for Green politics"

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Will Lavin @SouthwarkGP - been a party member for 30 years

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Attlee government "best Govt this country has ever had" - @coyleneil

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7,000 people using food banks in Southwark - "unacceptable" @coyleneil

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@coyleneil says he believes his grandfather was ordained in @Southwarkcathed

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is "a choice between freedom and subservience to big government" @jpfloru

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@jpfloru cites Margaret Thatcher as one of his inspirations

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Doorkins, the @Southwarkcathed cat, has strolled away from the candidates towards the exit while Mr UKIP is speaking

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UKIP's @Andy_Beadle says he voted Labour in 1997

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First candidate statement is from UKIP's @Andy_Beadle

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Canon @StephenHance1 has introduced the evening's format

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The have started - audio LIVE here - mixlr.com/se1

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Listen LIVE: Bermondsey & Old Southwark hustings @Southwarkcathed: mixlr.com/se1 - stream works on phones, tablets etc

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This poster in Maiden Lane has obviously been up for a while but I'd not spotted it before pic.twitter.com/pxMGsjOAp9

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From 6pm we'll bring you audio of another but here's the report from yesterday @ARKGlobeAcademy london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8208

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Just published - My shoplifting shame - by Labour candidate Neil Coyle goo.gl/fb/ngRCgO

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Just published - Tickets go on sale for @ShreksAdventure at County Hall (£26 a head) goo.gl/fb/VC5F3g

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Just published - Old Vic to launch £10 preview ticket scheme goo.gl/fb/Akcn5n

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clifffart The Shard 87 stories shouting money and power whatever way you look at it.
cliffface.co.uk/buildings-icon… pic.twitter.com/LkzDd6A2tP

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Just published - NHS faces 'major funding gap' warns Guy's and St Thomas' boss goo.gl/fb/XgnJYc

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RNHeaton The fantastically cool Radio Days on Lower Marsh will close at the end of 2015. Lee and friends will be missed!
@se1 pic.twitter.com/By8ZMQjVf9

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Just published - Education campaigners march from @LesocoLondon The Cut to City Hall goo.gl/fb/8fyVag

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Defend Lifelong Learning March from LeSoCo Waterloo to City Hall vine.co/v/eWAEpOE17n0

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FE protest march in Southwark Street pic.twitter.com/oRDNMDzzZk

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Panorama Defend Lifelong Learning March from LeSoCo Waterloo to City Hall pic.twitter.com/tXfOHg5NGv

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Defend Lifelong Learning March from LeSoCo Waterloo to City Hall vine.co/v/eWAPJ9MJhdw

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LIVE on : Defend Lifelong Learning March from LeSoCo Waterloo to City Hall periscope.tv/w/Vxy1kzE0Mzk3…

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@Martin_Hoscik @neilbradleys I think the UCU protest was originally planned for Westminster but was re routed to City Hall

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'Defend Lifelong Learning' protest march assembling outside @LesocoLondon in The Cut. Heading to City Hall. pic.twitter.com/9ci0OJpjbz

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StGeorgesCath Requiem Mass remembering those killed in one of WW1's bloodiest campaigns begins shortly at 12.30 today.

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Martin_Hoscik Another pointless march on City Hall in protest at policies & decisions the Mayor isn't responsible for

ucu.org.uk/media/pdf/i/1/…

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KamahlAJE From today's @popbitch: Someone who works in London construction projects told us "The Shard is sinking".

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The @ucu union is holding a march from LeSoCo in The Cut to City Hall this PM against cuts to further education
ucu.org.uk/media/pdf/i/1/…

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Mexican restaurant on Old Kent Road - launch party tonight london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/ueGxkfrL6R

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Table Top Sale at Queensborough Community Centre - stalls and refreshments.

In aid of local charities.

Details: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - 'We are desperate to know what happened' - mother of man last seen at Bankside goo.gl/fb/NAfxL1

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10.45am for 11am - join The Great Southwark Dragon Quest with @TheGooseSez: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… @GeorgeSouthwark

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