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Tuesday 12 May 2015

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News & features published on 12 May 2015
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Commuters 'will use shortcut to avoid new cycle superhighway'

Most bike commuters will take a shortcut to shave 350 metres from their journeys on Transport for London's flagship £17.5 million cycle superhighway, Southwark Council has warned.

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Model Lily Cole opens shop near London Bridge

Model Lily Cole has opened a shop selling ethical and 'thoughtful' products with interesting stories behind them.

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Hotel Indigo plan for Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court

Proposals to turn the former Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court in Tooley Street into a 200-room hotel were revealed last month.

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Bankside busking: borough adopts Boris's code of conduct

Southwark Council has introduced a voluntary code of conduct for buskers and street entertainers on Bankside.

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Taxi drivers to be urged to switch off engines at Waterloo

Lambeth Council is to recruit an officer to urge taxi drivers at Waterloo Station to switch off their engines whilst waiting for fares on the rank.

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Local senior citizens invited to tea at Ark Globe Academy

Ark Globe Academy hosted its first 'Communi-tea' this week when elderly members of the local community were invited to join students at the school for afternoon tea.

Tweets on 12 May 2015

People in Bermondsey "were terrified of a Tory government" @SimonHughes tells @EvanHD

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"I had a few minutes of tearfulness" after election defeat, @SimonHughes tells @EvanHD

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Just published - Commuters will take shortcut to avoid new £17.5m cycle superhighway, council warns goo.gl/fb/Pqhgaa

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Just published - Model @lilycole opens @impossible shop near London Bridge goo.gl/fb/mJs72L

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@CDPS_Southwark Great story about an alumnus of your school here: telegraph.co.uk/news/obituarie…

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Victorian Southwark and Lambeth to feature in Assassin's Creed Syndicate: digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/feature…

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Elephant & Castle subway mural picture of the day pic.twitter.com/hdbMtxU6o0

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"Turn that engine off!" - Lambeth council to hire official to tell cabbies to stop idling at Waterloo london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8261

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Bernard Davis BEM - obituary of a Southwark hero: telegraph.co.uk/news/obituarie… via @Telegraph

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City Hall has prime view of the £15m penthouses at One Tower Bridge pic.twitter.com/u2PVGsRWLC

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Boris Johnson with @TeamLDN volunteering certificate winners from Lambeth & Southwark pic.twitter.com/HmCZRgaQzu

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Boris now presenting @TeamLDN award to @FitzroyLodge boxing club

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TeamLDN HMS Belfast Warship Volunteers help keep the shift afloat pic.twitter.com/OVzPrUY9qg

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Mayor of London presenting @TeamLDN certificate to warship conservation volunteers from @I_W_M

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"We will go ahead with the Bakerloo line extension" Boris Johnson tells Lambeth/Southwark community reps @ City Hall pic.twitter.com/To1f8o92Zn

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Bermondsey's former MP @SimonHughes is on Newsnight at 10.30pm

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Just published - Hotel Indigo plan for Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court goo.gl/fb/rRQgQ6

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TeamLDN Tonight at 1830 the @MayorofLondon will present Team London Community Certificates to residents of Lambeth & Southwark.

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Just published - Bankside busking: borough adopts Boris's code of conduct goo.gl/fb/Bguk9s

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CathGormally SLAM staff and service users at London Bridge today between 10am and 7pm giving info and advice as part of MH Awareness week

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Just published - Local senior citizens invited to tea at @ARKGlobeAcademy goo.gl/fb/hS0VGQ

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Just published - Taxi drivers to be urged to switch off engines at Waterloo Station in bid to reduce air pollution goo.gl/fb/wYtLNl

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The Beehive pub in Bartholomew Street is for sale: agg.uk.com/properties/lon… (thanks @bricklanecoffee)

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TurnipRail Main line Main line station indicator at Waterloo Station in 1898. @SW_Trains @se1 pic.twitter.com/xzPvJtTdDi

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The @CooperativeFood blames "technical issues" for much-delayed opening of Lower Marsh store
twitter.com/cooperativefoo…

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Garden Bridge designer Dan Pearson reveals final plans for ‘magical place in the centre of London': standard.co.uk/news/london/ga… @EveningStandard

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Lambeth Council has given @redboxcoffee permission to turn this phone box outside @lambethpalace into a coffee kiosk pic.twitter.com/mZFv7R4SDq

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se16 New post: Archaeological finds at Chambers Wharf se16.com/3307-archaeolo…

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'Expresso A La Carte' - revamped cafe under the railway bridge in Blackfriars Road: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/bLyTUOwQHH

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Exactly 15 yrs ago ... queue outside @Tate Modern on first day of public access after previous day's opening ceremony pic.twitter.com/msyRCrjljo

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