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News & features published on 8 June 2015
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Holy Trinity Dockhead: listed building status upgraded

The Roman Catholic Church of the Most Holy Trinity at Dockhead has been upgraded from grade II listed building status to grade II*.

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Jonathan Dimbleby leads 50km walk to raise funds for cancer charity

More than 100 walkers took to the streets of London on Friday night to honour the memory of broadcaster Richard Dimbleby and the work of the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity.

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Old Kent Road's Thomas a Becket pub to be sold at auction

The famous Thomas a Becket pub in Old Kent Road is to be sold at auction later this month with a guide price of 1.9 million.

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Former council flat at Bankside goes on sale for 1.1 million

A flat in a riverside council block with views of St Paul's Cathedral has gone on sale with an asking price of 1.1 million.

Tweets on 8 June 2015

@sam_parham @AdeleCathedrals @BermondseyVoice Solum part-owned by Network Rail, so some pressure could be put on them as quasi-public body

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1897 plan for Elephant & Castle pub rebuilding: ribapix.com/image.php?i=10…

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Erno Goldfinger's design for the Elephant & Castle Pub, 1962 ribapix.com/image.php?i=47…

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BermondseyVoice Do you want to save the Tin Factory in @se1 on Tanner Street? Please come to @grange_pub this Thursday at 8:30pm! pic.twitter.com/o35YMUZh0v

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"A man may go round and round until he has exhausted his petrol ration before he can discover the way he wants to go" - MP 1948 re Elephant

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1937 - Elephant and Castle "known all over the world and particularly in London as a centre of traffic congestion": hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1937/a…

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"I was held up for six minutes in an omnibus at Bricklayers Arms and for another 11 minutes at Elephant & Castle" - Dr Alfred Salter, 1933

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1929 - Herbert Morrison answers parliamentary question about Bakerloo line extension: hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answer…

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1926 - Colonel Day suggests that a 'system of gyratory traffic control' be introduced at Elephant & Castle: hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answer…

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1925 - questions in the House of Commons about road safety and congestion at Elephant & Castle: hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1925/m…

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Thomas a Becket pub could be yours for £1.9 million: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8309

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1929 - Herbert Morrison answers parliamentary question about traffic congestion at Elephant & Castle: hansard.millbanksystems.com/written_answer…

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"May I ask respectfully what and where is the Elephant and Castle?" - House of Commons debate 1939 hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1939/a…

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Letter to the Times in 1959 lamenting the demolition of the old Elephant & Castle pub pic.twitter.com/ivu2kkIqDM

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'The Times' leader column welcomes the opening of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre pic.twitter.com/QvMUf0mCbF

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How the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre celebrated its second birthday at Easter 1967
(from 'The Times' archive) pic.twitter.com/U3ylXP7FM9

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Southwark's first million pound former council flat: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8308

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MPSSouthwark Have you seen Lidiya Datsyuk, 33? She went missing from Southwark between 7-8am on Saturday. Call 101 if seen. pic.twitter.com/Rrzy8GfI5O

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brigadese1 Tower bridge is up!! Cruise ship floating by our windows. Not something you are every day. @ScoopMoreLondon @se1 pic.twitter.com/Rcb7UKaMNR

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AndrewPotterNZ LIVE on : cruise ship goes under Tower Bridge in London periscope.tv/w/aEXEkTIzNDgw…

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Just published - Holy Trinity Dockhead: listed building status upgraded goo.gl/fb/UrmvgL

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clifflauson Crowds walking past a solid red line of buses as drivers tell passengers it is faster to get out and walk. &castle @TfLBusAlerts

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Tower Bridge due to lift at 6.15 for departure of Silver Cloud cruise ship

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TfLBusAlerts Please allow extra time if yr bus serves Elephant & Castle in rush hour as they can get seriously delayed due to Cycle Superhighway works.

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Just published - Sponsored 50km walk led by Jonathan Dimbleby raises £70k for @DimblebyCancerC goo.gl/fb/Nr9Xw3

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Google Street View car going round Elephant & Castle roundabout pic.twitter.com/JNdvs0aOR1

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Elephant subway ramp almost completely filled in pic.twitter.com/NW7ZPxElDh

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peterjohn6 The reality of Right to Buy in Southwark as former council flat up for sale for £1.1 million london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8308

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BTPWaterloo Hub officers are aware that there are dinosaurs currently at Waterloo. Do not be alarmed *Pats head of raptor* "Clever girl!" *Gets eaten*

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NofBermondsey A little about the wonderful Barry Albin who will be missed fb.me/2fHgKRnT9

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Signage now up for the new Carluccio's next to Tate Modern london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/be0srAYe3M

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jasonhawkesphot 2200ft over . 51°30'59" N 0°6'53” W @visitlondon, @London_PR, @LondonPortAuth pic.twitter.com/HuVeA19ETU

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RegenerationEX London Boris mortgages £90m of London’s future funding on the day George Osborne cut Transport for London’s funding by £31m.

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£1.1 million ex-council flat - have dug out some cuttings from 1970s SE1 newspaper re Falcon Point development london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8308

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Just published - Old Kent Road's Thomas a Becket pub to be sold at auction goo.gl/fb/UXKBp2

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Just published - £1.1 million: Is this Southwark's most expensive ex-council flat? goo.gl/fb/aZRZtt

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XBallooning This is a wonderful picture... The official @LMAppeal for the @citylordmayor over the pic.twitter.com/PhRgkkeNBD

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@jyatak @helendennis80 @deansouthwark earliest surviving written record of E&C name locally is in reference to the pub in 1765.

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@jyatak @helendennis80 @deansouthwark Clearly it's not the original pub, Janet. But for name of area, read Stephen Humphrey's book.

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[Job vacancy] Hospitality Assistant, Citrus Cuisine: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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South Bermondsey Community Choir - rehearsing every Tues in June for performance at next month's Bermondsey Carnival london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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MattLewisAuthor 8 June 1492 Death of Elizabeth Woodville, queen to Edward IV, mother to Edward V, at Bermondsey Abbey aged 55. pic.twitter.com/ndKh1ihRuK

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queentohistory 8th June 1492: On this day in history Elizabeth Woodville died at Bermondsey Abbey. facebook.com/queentohistory…

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therichwalters More scenes for the new James Bond film being shot in London this morning. pic.twitter.com/FdQniBMxcK

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lilredlizzie the new movie outside our hotel in on 👍 So cool!! pic.twitter.com/6sr4bg1dFI

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