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News & features published on 18 November 2015
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Waterloo's Leake Street to become 'restaurant & bar destination'

Plans by the Department of Transport to turn disused railway arches below the former Waterloo Eurostar terminal into shops and restaurants have been approved by Lambeth Council.

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Council could use CPO powers at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Last month Southwark's cabinet paved the way for the use of the council's powers to apply for compulsory purchase orders to get rid of businesses which might block the redevelopment of Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.

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The Co-operative Food opens Waterloo and Bankside stores

The Co-operative Food has opened two new convenience stores in SE1.

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Waterloo Library staff stage walkout over closure plans

Waterloo Library - and every other Lambeth library - was shut on Wednesday after staff staged a 24-hour walkout over plans for massive cuts to the service.

Tweets on 18 November 2015

sclibs Mark Hynes, Director of Corporate Affairs, London Borough of Lambeth. Libraries in the age of austerity, a UK perspective

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:54 PM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

sclibs Mark doesn't manage libraries, but says he's never been reticent about talking about things he knows nothing about ;)

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Quote from Lambeth council officer giving advice at Australian libraries conference twitter.com/ania30/status/…

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CatyJ Lambeth is UK's 1st cooperative council - doing things with local people rather than doing things to local people

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CampbelltownLib Mark Hynes talking about cooperative councils - doing things with local people instead of to them

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Ania30 Lambeth cooperative council-uk's 1st cooperative council"easy jet" council approach-council doing things with not to residents

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Ania30 Examples of scope in Lambeth pic.twitter.com/FanMdWID4e

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!!! Lambeth council director speaking at Australian conference on how to combat 'save our library' campaigns! twitter.com/ania30/status/…

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construction starts "February/March", Thomas Heatherwick tells

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"The human scale isn't nurtured or looked after" on vehicle-dominated Waterloo + Blackfriars bridges, says Thomas Heatherwick

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Listen to Thomas Heatherwick talk about on - 21 mins in ... bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06…

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Leake Street - Government agency gets go-ahead for 8 new shops/restaurants along and beside graffiti tunnel: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8544

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AUDIO - @TCOSLondon deputation urges Lambeth councillors to pull plug on : audioboom.com/boos/3828700-t…

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AUDIO - @TCOSLondon petition against presented to Lambeth Council meeting by Cllr @jenwrenmosley: audioboom.com/boos/3828693-c…

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Hopefully this train is actually going to take me back to SE1 after Lambeth council meeting in SE27 vine.co/v/iu5bXlhOW95

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JaneEdbrooke Brian's contribution to preserving and promoting Lambeth's history was significant. His hard work enriched Lambeth. twitter.com/summerstown182…

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jenwrenmosley @kevindcraig asking question of leader. pic.twitter.com/pzZOxMYWC5

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Leader @cllrpeck tells @kevindcraig that it's a matter for Labour Group and he should contact group officers to put on agenda

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BREAKING - Waterloo councillor @kevindcraig calls for free vote on

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@kevindcraig - "When will we as Labour cllrs ... get a chance to have a free vote and a proper political discussion...?"

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Cllr @kevindcraig is asking a supplementary question to @cllrpeck about

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@Juvelad What about Nick Clegg? He's a fan of it ...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Juvelad

lylasays @se1 @cllrpeck i go to Waterloo Library at least once a week, it's always busy. They provide a really valued service.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:44 PM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

benkind Here's @jenwrenmosley presenting the @TCOSLondon petition against the Garden Bridge which has 13k signatures! pic.twitter.com/Tp0iRB1FTD

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Tory Cllr Briggs says that if the Conservatives ran Lambeth then all libraries would stay open

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Lambeth Tory leader Tim Briggs on @LambethLabour: "Its instinct is always to pretend to be co-operative but to take control"

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@her_welshness It would do even better if the opening hours weren't so poor

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Turning some Lambeth libraries into gyms may make them "more vibrant community hubs" says @cllrpeck

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Neighbourhood libraries such as Waterloo "are less popular and do have less users" says @cllrpeck

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"We do value libraries - they are a treasured service ... but we can't afford as good a service as we have got at the moment" says @cllrpeck

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@cllrpeck defending her deal to convert £20m of TfL support for bridge from grant to loan

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In response @cllrpeck says she is willing to continue to meet opponents of

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"You 63 Lambeth councillors have the power to pull the plug on this vanity project" Jeremy of @TCOSLondon tells meeting

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plans to raise maintenance costs by selling T-shirts "not credible" says @TCOSLondon spokesman

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"What happens when they've built half the bridge and don't have the money?" asks Jeremy of @TCOSLondon

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Lambeth guilty of "scandalous abdication of responsibility" re says Jeremy of @TCOSLondon

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Jeremy from @TCOSLondon says senior councillors and officers won't talk to them about 'vanity project'

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The @TCOSLondon deputation to Lambeth Council regarding the is about to address the meeting

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"Mr Mayor she's a Tory" shouts heckler from public gallery as @JaneEdbrooke defends her plans for Lambeth libraries

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"We don't want to close community libraries or sell them" says @JaneEdbrooke - says only Waterloo will be sold.

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More boos and hisses from gallery and cries of 'resign!' as @JaneEdbrooke stands to defend cuts to libraries in Lambeth

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More chants of 'listen to the people' from public gallery.

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Laura Swaffield gets standing ovation from public gallery and the one Green cllr for speech against library cuts

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"Please stop this car crash ... please look past the alternatives .. be a co-operative council" Laura Swaffield tells cllrs

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Laura Swaffield, chair of Friends of Lambeth Libraries says Lambeth plans "at odds with basic decency and at odds with the law"

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Deputation against cuts to libraries is about to address Lambeth Council

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Chants of 'listen to the people' as @Scott4Streatham presents petition against library closures to Lambeth Council

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The @TCOSLondon petition of 13,008 signatures against the has been presented to Lambeth Council by cllr @jenwrenmosley

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Interesting debates/performances about urban regeneration coming soon at @WeAreUglyDuck with @_blackballoon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Lambeth council meeting beginning with themed debate on how the borough can respond to the refugee crisis

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Giving up on live audio - not enough bandwidth

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LIVE audio of Lambeth Council meeting mixlr.com/se1

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Lambeth Council meeting with deputations re library cuts and starts soon. Live audio stream to follow. pic.twitter.com/4t3udyFpM1

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Protest against libraries cuts outside Lambeth council meeting pic.twitter.com/ZeKBoTUN2k

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En route to Lambeth Council meeting. Will bring you the latest on and Waterloo Library

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@playermcgrail weekend of 5 to 6 December. You'll have to do the maths...

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Daily countdown till abolition of Elephant roundabout in December pic.twitter.com/4uTfIYBPrM

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Warwick University spending £11 million over 10 years renting space in the Shard: thenationalstudent.com/Student/2015-1…

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Southwark asks for opinions on potential council tax increase in budget consultation survey: consultations.southwark.gov.uk/housing-commun…

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Just published - Council could use CPO powers at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre goo.gl/fb/hw57UD

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Just published - Waterloo's Leake Street to become 'restaurant & bar destination' goo.gl/fb/KQ3BhA

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Jamie__Lewis Wind is so strong in Elephant and Castle the leaves are blowing around like flocks of birds. pic.twitter.com/jsHJJwJqpw

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:46 PM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

ICYMI - the new Co-op in Lower Marsh is FINALLY open feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SE1newstwit…

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Keith Vaz has tabled an EDM congratulating Dr Neeraj Patil re @basaveshwara1 statue: parliament.uk/edm/2015-16/716 pic.twitter.com/cCKmwWrYVg

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Buildington 22-29 Albert Embankment development is now called 'The Dumont' - who wants to guess why this name was chosen? buildington.co.uk/new_developmen…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:03 PM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

streathamaction Chapel was standing room only. Moving service to celebrate Brian Bloice's contribution to Streatham & Lambeth. twitter.com/MayorLBLambeth…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:35 PM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

EloiseBlack10 What's going on near Albert embankment? se1 - so many sirens and bits of wood and materials blowing off a scaffolding?

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Council considering chopping down tree in children's playground on Rochester Estate pic.twitter.com/wbLdZ0EV9v

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Lambeth libraries - unofficial strike "unhelpful and counter-productive" says cllr @JaneEdbrooke: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8541

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Tonight we'll be reporting from Lambeth's full council meeting - lively sessions on + library cuts are expected

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Just published - The Co-operative Food opens Waterloo and Bankside stores goo.gl/fb/aEFGa6

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Just published - Waterloo Library staff stage walkout over closure plans goo.gl/fb/Cf2sA6

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mjbarry101 Found on Black Prince Road. Other trinkets attached - looks of sentimental value. @se1 @LambethMPS pic.twitter.com/kmG2UbIb4Z

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:57 AM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

charlottor to Lambeth Library workers who have WALKED OUT to try & stop libraries closing. Amazing! @UNITELEYouth pic.twitter.com/NMBPXuB605

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:51 AM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

ThamesPics HNLMS Luymes will be arriving in the upper pool alongside HMS Belfast early on Thur morning, staying til Sun 22 Nov pic.twitter.com/a0I7U2c03v

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:40 AM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TheGardenBridge Listen to Thomas Heatherwick - Bridge designer talk about the project on @BBCRadio4

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

london_cycling 13022 SAY - we handed in your signatures at City Hall this morning. Huge thanks to all who signed. pic.twitter.com/ZxgVNtuQaj

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Nov 18th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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