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News & features published on 5 May 2015
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Finds from Dickens Square archaeological dig on show at museum

Items found during a recent archaeological dig at the Harper Road mosque have gone on display at the Museum of London.

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Lambeth to seek Garden Bridge guarantee from Mayor

Lambeth Council has revealed that it is to seek a guarantee from the Mayor of London or Transport for London that the borough will not become liable for any costs if the Garden Bridge Trust fails to meet its obligations.

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Lambeth Palace Garden: Archbishop extends public access

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has introduced regular monthly open days at the Lambeth Palace Garden.

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The Fort in Grange Road to be demolished 'to keep squatters out'

The owners of the former Fort pub in Grange Road have given notice that they intend to demolish the building to prevent it being occupied by squatters.

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Malaysian owners to clear 20 Blackfriars Road development site

The Malaysian owners of a prime development site on Blackfriars Road that has laid dormant for more than seven years have revealed they plan to raze the remaining buildings to the ground.

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The Sun urges readers to vote for Simon Hughes

Britain's best-selling newspaper has urged its readers to vote for Simon Hughes in Bermondsey & Old Southwark at Thursday's general election.

Tweets on 5 May 2015

AdeleCathedrals Great that Brandon House developers are suggesting "Hilary Mews" as their new internal street name after the late Cllr Hilary Wines. Result!

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:44 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Fire engines from @OKRFire and Lambeth fire stations at Wollaston Close fire at the Elephant pic.twitter.com/oi8JwSmgcv

via Twitter for iPhone

Fire on top floor of Wollaston Close, @DraperEstate, Hampton Street, Elephant & Castle. pic.twitter.com/rkWPl2A53C

via Twitter for iPhone

Railwaypast The nearly completed Charing Cross Railway Bridge pic.twitter.com/ULY6k7lzNF

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:21 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Railwaypast Interior of London Bridge Railway Station pic.twitter.com/u5usmwW6R2

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:21 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Railwaypast Waterloo Station and Engine House 1848 pic.twitter.com/9CrCZ906IP

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:19 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Railwaypast Part of the site of St Thomas's Hospital and Charing Cross Railway works in Southwark pic.twitter.com/KNo2MAouKH

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:19 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Finds from Harper Road mosque archaeological dig on show at @MuseumofLondon goo.gl/fb/dPs0rZ

via Google

London's beacon will be lit at the Tower of London on Friday at 9.32pm: london.gov.uk/get-involved/e…

via Twitter for Mac

Tintagel House on Albert Embankment sold for £20m+: standard.co.uk/business/busin…

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Elephant & Castle subway mural picture of the day pic.twitter.com/pegrlWFcf4

via TweetDeck

Battle for Bermondsey - Listen to our interviews:

Simon Hughes (LD) - london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8231

Neil Coyle (Lab) - london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8230

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Lambeth to seek Garden Bridge guarantee from Mayor goo.gl/fb/JhSWnt

via Google

Not sure @coyleneil has previously spoken publicly in these terms about "dodgy developers" and "corrupt practices": beaveronline.co.uk/general-electi…

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@GeorgeGreenwood Please credit the picture of the candidates you lifted from our Twitter account!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to GeorgeGreenwood

Just published - Lambeth Palace Garden: Archbishop extends public access goo.gl/fb/hm1W2S

via Google

London Nautical School was awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 1 (Major Improvement Necessary): scoresonthedoors.org.uk/business/londo…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - The Fort in Grange Road to be demolished 'to keep squatters out' goo.gl/fb/dUKiZG

via Google

Cyclists - sit in the cab of a lorry at Elephant and learn how little the drivers can see pic.twitter.com/vMVIpuqgSF

via Twitter for iPhone

SteveKith The river south of Westminster is full of TV crews bedding down for @se1

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:10 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

WVFCommuter What yourselves if you're walking up St to the station people. Some CRAZY strong gusts blowing through.

via Twidere for Android #3 (retweeted on 5:51 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

StephenKnight1 @se1 LFEPA members wanted a guarantee site would become a school, but told deal would fall through if we insisted on such in contract.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:37 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TeamLondonBdg The 1st of our design submissions in - very exciting! May 12th closing date teamlondonbridge.co.uk/newsdetails.as… pic.twitter.com/AGtSkiYmIC

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:35 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

CNN has set up a tent in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital for its general election coverage
twitter.com/errolcnn/statu…

via Twitter for Mac

LaserLesa in need of catering supplies for event London SE1 on Thurs pls email [email protected]

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:19 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

New Kent Road traffic "bumper to bumper westbound" according to @LBC

via Twitter for Mac

Strange goings on @ Potters Fields Park last weekend - was this really a guerrilla artwork?
mayonews.ie/index.php?opti… pic.twitter.com/x9g0Oc3ziu

via Twitter for Mac

olibennett @se1 @VictorianLondon @LandSecurities Whoever demolished Print shop by church / Blackfriars' Road is ignorant vandal pic.twitter.com/aeB8UTAUoP

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:52 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

The future of the Southwark Fire Station site becomes an ever more tangled web. Urgent meeting City Hall 4pm today moderngov.london-fire.gov.uk/ieListDocument…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Malaysian owners to clear 20 Blackfriars Road development site goo.gl/fb/w2CY4L

via Google

The upside-down house in Blackfriars Road will soon be demolished.

More here: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8237 pic.twitter.com/7vkEtVTkJA

via Twitter for Mac

@flaise 'late summer' was last I heard

via Twitter for Mac in reply to flaise

Old Kent Road: should there be a proper pedestrian crossing outside East Street Library? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8235

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Katie Hopkins branded 'vile' for tweeting that man in The Stranger On The Bridge should have jumped standard.co.uk/showbiz/celebr…

via Twitter Web Client

Just published - The Sun urges readers to vote for Simon Hughes goo.gl/fb/fRGacO

via Google

Faxsly There's more than 1 elephant in Elephant and Castle today! @CutAusterity @se1 pic.twitter.com/GBdjczJDm6

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:37 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Strong winds send bag of rubbish rolling across Waterloo Road youtu.be/1JR1iCQrt40 via @SilvioDeeJay

via Twitter for Mac

mpencharz Looking forward to attending opening @MayorofLondon pocket park this evening designed by @Zandra_Rhodes & Joe Swift: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8227

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:09 PM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Bike stolen from New Kent Road / Old Kent Road area pic.twitter.com/GwMwpW3Izr

via Twitter for Mac

TfLTrafficNews Collision cleared on A3 Elephant & Castle Rbt at Newington Causeway. Queues will take time to clear.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:57 AM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LeathermktJMB Political posters on JMB homes - our policy bit.ly/1ENd5kn

via JMBtpost (retweeted on 10:48 AM, May 5th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

hixterbankside @se1 Only Marco to add to the mix! And 2/3 makes a tasty Bankside already

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 10:45 AM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Looks like building work is starting today on the new Crossway Church at Elephant & Castle london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8125

via Twitter for Mac

Bermondsey and Old Southwark "potentially the biggest trophy" for @LondonLabour this Thursday says @simonharrisitv: itv.com/news/london/20…

via Twitter for Mac

NIM_1983 There's been a minor crash on the E&C roundabout. Bus and truck carrying gas have hit one another @se1 pic.twitter.com/oC5RWtvsaP

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:14 AM, May 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Simon Hughes tells us he wouldn't accept a peerage in an unelected House of Lords london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8231

via Twitter for Mac

Neil Coyle tells us he might remain as a councillor for a year or more even if elected to Parliament this week london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8230

via Twitter for Mac

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