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News & features published on 12 October 2015
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Soil from SE1 gardens included in Tate Turbine Hall installation

Soil from seven parks and gardens in SE1 has been included in a new art installation in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.

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30 million asking price for NHS office block in Lower Marsh

An office block in Lower Marsh currently occupied by the National Health Service has been put up for sale with an asking price in excess of 30 million.

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Firefighters tackle blaze in flats above Blackfriars Settlement

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were sent to tackle a fire in a block of flats on Pocock Street late on Sunday night.

Tweets on 12 October 2015

@garrettmears Cllr Peck very briefly asked cabinet to signify their assent, but there wasn't a formal show of hands

via Twitter for Mac in reply to garrettmears

twatterer Closing libraries and turfing over flower beds - all being done under the banner Culture. in @se1 twitter.com/se1/status/653…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:28 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Future of Waterloo Library really deserves greater scrutiny and attention than it received at Lambeth cabinet tonight

via Twitter for iPhone

Lambeth cabinet booed after approving library cuts vine.co/v/eE77hxhHQAv

via Vine - Make a Scene

could also mean closure of toilets in Archbishop's Park and some flower beds being turfed over to save money.

via Twitter for iPhone

Lambeth plans approved by cabinet. Waterloo Library to close in its present form by next April.

via Twitter for iPhone

Local Government facing deepest cuts since WWII says @JaneEdbrooke defending her proposals for libraries and parks in Lambeth

via Twitter for Mac

@hhrca have to say there's more than a grain of truth in the old joke that Lambeth only exists to make Southwark look good.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to hhrca

It's left to Tory @CllrBGentry to make case for library in Waterloo - pointing to Bishop's wards economic importance to borough

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth Tory leader Tim Briggs suggests Lambeth should completely outsource its library service as Wandsworth has

via Twitter for Mac

1 hour 20 mins into Lambeth cabinet meeting before 'cooperative council' is mentioned - and that is by Tory leader Tim Briggs

via Twitter for Mac

More applause from crowd when man lambasts Lambeth for initially supporting whilst cutting libraries & parks

via Twitter for Mac

Huge applause from gallery for man from Upper Norwood who denounced Lambeth as "bullshit spin" ... "worse than Tories"

via Twitter for Mac

An hour into the meeting, more people have finally been allowed into Lambeth cabinet meeting

via Twitter for Mac

@helenhayes_ MP addressing cabinet re libraries cuts. Says she believes strongly in value of libraries.

via Twitter for Mac

Smith says Lambeth will retain enough staff to "curate the neighbourhood libraries"

via Twitter for Mac

Levels of staffing in Lambeth libraries to be cut by around 25% says strategy director Adrian Smith

via Twitter for Mac

Re cuts to Lambeth parks - strategy director says they will "draw Friends groups through a cluster governance model ... going forward"

via Twitter for Mac

alexbigham Can't get into @lambeth_council cabinet meeting to see discussion on @Slamlib - room full and angry crowd outside after long journey

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:37 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Hisses as Lambeth officer gives his job title as "director of strategy and commissioning for neighbourhoods"

via Twitter for Mac

Chair of Lambeth Parks Forum criticises plans to shut public toilets and paddling pools etc

via Twitter for Mac

Jeremy_Clyne Hundreds of protesters excluded from @lambeth_council cabinet meeting held in Streatham allegedly so enough people could attend

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

People banging on the doors of Dunraven School demanding to be let in to Lambeth cabinet meeting discussing library cuts

via Twitter for Mac

Union rep suggests that Muslim Lambeth residents might not want to visit Waterloo temporary library in Christian Oasis Centre

via Twitter for Mac

KahraWL @cllrpeck replies to jeers "this is not a pantomime". then stop playing the bjg bad wolf, blowing our libraries down.

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 7:21 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Unison rep Tim O'Dell says Lambeth libraries staff unanimously reject the council's 'incompetent' proposals

via Twitter for Mac

Chants of 'let them in' as people remain kept outside Lambeth cabinet vine.co/v/eEWODprzXnP

via Vine - Make a Scene

Cllr @JaneEdbrooke explaining that if Lambeth doesn't cut £4m from libraries and parks, savings would have to come from social care etc

via Twitter for Mac

Boos and hisses from audience for Cllr @JaneEdbrooke as she introduces libraries and parks cuts proposals aka

via Twitter for Mac

Leader @cllrpeck is trying to start Lambeth cabinet meeting but people still waiting outside and seats are available.

via Twitter for Mac

13 people have asked to speak at Lambeth's cabinet meeting on libraries and parks cuts proposals

via Twitter for Mac

Claims that 100 people are outside Lambeth cabinet meeting not being let in despite seats still being available. Chants of 'let them in'.

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth cabinet meeting that will seal the fate of Waterloo Library is about to start. pic.twitter.com/VPagXpiL1x

via Twitter for iPhone

Lambeth library cuts plan "an illogical omnishambles" says speaker at protest rally pic.twitter.com/Teq56GVKaX

via Twitter for iPhone

Protest against Lambeth library cuts outside cabinet meeting pic.twitter.com/a7YZvsY92p

via Twitter for iPhone

tomholder Did anyone read the consultation questionnaire b4 they published it? @TheGardenBridge pic.twitter.com/tBQAPewDYa

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:28 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Westminster councillors to consider environmental management plan for next week committees.westminster.gov.uk/ieListDocument…

via Twitter for iPhone

jasonsyrett I spy Christmas trees and decorations going up in @boroughmarket London @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:18 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

At Dunraven School where Lambeth's cabinet will tonight decide fate of Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh.

via Twitter for iPhone

SouthwarkMayor Remembering those gone before by planting a tree of life @AgeUKLS with Pastor Tom & @steviecryan pic.twitter.com/CHxTRG2VEZ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:38 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

1984 TV report re. GLC buying @CoinStreet land from developers youtube.com/watch?v=8QrRSR…

via Twitter for Mac

Save £3 on tickets to Crushed Shells and Mud at Southwark Playhouse: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Soil from @BOSTSE1 gardens included in @Tate Modern Turbine Hall installation goo.gl/fb/ZuVyKW

via Google

Tonight Lambeth cabinet likely to endorse plans to shut Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh within 6 months pending sale london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8464

via Twitter for Mac

Has Paul Smith bought this historic office building next to the Shard? standard.co.uk/business/paul-… pic.twitter.com/TiAMs4CIjr

via iOS

Just published - £30 million asking price for NHS office block in Lower Marsh goo.gl/fb/D8z8xj

via Google

pm_harding @se1 shad thames parking. Now get out of that! pic.twitter.com/2wePkFOBJ3

via Twitter for BlackBerry (retweeted on 1:34 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

@rtruscott @Helzbels The rail bridge is Hungerford Bridge - the footbridges on the sides are the Golden Jubilee Bridges.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to rtruscott

peterjohn6 The view from one of the fantastic new @lb_southwark council flats in Willow Walk pic.twitter.com/vvygGSDTq1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:00 PM, Oct 12th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Firefighters tackle blaze in flats above Blackfriars Settlement goo.gl/fb/uN9A5N

via Google

From this evening, the downstream Golden Jubilee Bridge will be shut for maintenance for a fortnight. pic.twitter.com/6OqyKLEp7j

via Twitter for Mac

They're filming the new Bridget Jones movie around Borough Market today and tomorrow.

via Twitter for iPhone

Concert in aid of Robes Project winter night shelter tonight @stjohnswaterloo: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

No takers for £22m penthouse in SE1 so developers cut one third off the price london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8477

via Twitter for iPhone

@SpacePootler @veloevol the bus stop is open but the cycle superhighway is not yet.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to SpacePootler

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