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News & features published on 23 July 2015
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New council homes on Blackfriars Road: Southwark in £10m deal

Southwark Council is to spend more than £10 million buying homes from a private developer in Blackfriars Road to let at council rents.

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Avon Place mural unveiled

A colourful new mural in an alleyway off Borough High Street has been officially unveiled by Neil Coyle MP and Captain Ian McNaught of Trinity House.

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Prayers said at Cross Bones Graveyard as new garden takes shape

A service of regret, remembrance and restoration has been held at Cross Bones Graveyard as work to create a new community garden continues.

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Councillors urged to block Garden Bridge project

Objectors to the proposed Garden Bridge addressed Lambeth councillors on Wednesday night and urged them not to allow council land on the South Bank to be used for the river crossing.

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Squatters evicted from Elephant & Castle pub

Squatters have been evicted from the Elephant & Castle pub after occupying the building for more than a month.

Tweets on 23 July 2015

SimonHughes Fabulous performance 2nite of Sister Act by @quayplayers @greenwoodtheatre SE1 til Sat :don't miss, book now pic.twitter.com/Fv6Q6oa1b5

via iOS (retweeted on 11:25 PM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

RiversideTweats objections aired at Lambeth Town Hall:- london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8401

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Just got some BREAKING NEWS that's guaranteed to provoke a reaction. Watch this space.

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cathedralsdavid @se1 News @lb_southwark is buying homes from a developer is welcome-trust it's not the Linden Homes site built on land the council sold?!

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DanLThorpe Great to join @CllrDHyland @ValShawcross & @heidi_mp for a tour of the London Bridge re-build today. pic.twitter.com/OdvHiRREKC

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The Financial Times is to move out of its Southwark Bridge HQ twitter.com/johnhalton/sta…

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Metal sheets covering Elephant & Castle pub after this morning's eviction of squatters london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8400 pic.twitter.com/WyCMuvGGYP

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Ronald McDonald is making a personal appearance in Old Kent Road pic.twitter.com/TSDIEayKF0

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Official opening of new fire station in Old Kent Road pic.twitter.com/oN1z4Oom4v

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Opening of Old Kent Road fire station pic.twitter.com/0OwrpNbZNe

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Just published - New council homes on Blackfriars Road: Southwark in £10m deal goo.gl/fb/gMJt5S

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Open Forum meeting - Bankside Residents Forum @BanksideForum tonight london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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MPSCathedralSgt Exchanging Places Event - HGV cycle safety event that includes cycle marking and Dr Bike repairs. 24/7/15 Ontario St. 0730hrs - 1030hrs

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Just published - Avon Place mural unveiled by @coyleneil and @trinityhouse_uk deputy master goo.gl/fb/mtp8xZ

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Crossbones Garden is open this afternoon 3-6 - tours with @TheGooseSez: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Prayers said at Cross Bones Graveyard as new garden takes shape goo.gl/fb/xbHUlc

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deansouthwark Just discovered - the 12th century threshold to the Canons' Doorway in @Southwarkcathed by @Nathalie_Cohen Exciting! pic.twitter.com/JWFXmczSOo

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:04 AM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

AdeleCathedrals Why do organisations use the term "consulting" when they actually mean "informing"? Do they hope we won't understand/notice the difference?

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:49 AM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Nathalie_Cohen Investigations @Southwarkcathed last night revealed 12th century threshold preserved 0.7m below ground @deansouthwark pic.twitter.com/u85CqZtS4I

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Five years ago today, Southwark Council signed Elephant & Castle regeneration deal with Lend Lease: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/4712

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Just published - Councillors urged to block project goo.gl/fb/Bij9dP

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Will the Department for Health remain at Skipton House, Elephant & Castle? theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2015…

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Garden Bridge deputation at Lambeth Council audioboom.com/boos/3398848-g… via @audioBoom

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Just published - Squatters evicted from Elephant & Castle pub goo.gl/fb/BskuDO

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Express Supersave in Blackfriars Road facing licence review this AM re. minimum wage + illegal worker claims: moderngov.southwark.gov.uk/ieListDocument…

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LFB_Southwark Today is the official opening ceremony for Old Kent Road fire station. We will be welcoming guests throughout the day. Photos to follow

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 7:17 AM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

MPSSouthwark Bailiffs secured the old E&C Pub this morning. They removed about 20 Squatters. Police on standby thankfully no one from either side hurt ZG

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:17 AM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Hatspin Steam train at Waterloo this evening, very exciting! Childhood memories of being taken to Didcot.... pic.twitter.com/c3kMzyURL9

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:29 AM, Jul 23rd, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

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