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Wednesday 25 November 2015

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News & features published on 25 November 2015
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Blackfriars security alert 'perfect storm' - Southwark's top cop

Southwark's borough police commander says he wants his officers to be more proactive about using social media to reassure the public when there are major incidents on local streets.

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BBC One to broadcast Midnight Mass from St George's Cathedral

The BBC has confirmed that this year's live TV broadcast of Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve will come from Southwark's Roman Catholic cathedral.

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Filming for 'A United Kingdom' takes over Waterloo streets

Roupell Street, Whittlesey Street and Theed Street were closed this week whilst scenes for a new movie were filmed.

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Police officers rescue residents from Grange Road blaze

Ten people were rescued from a burning building by police officers during a dramatic late-night incident in Bermondsey.

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Chancellor pledges 240k for Mary Seacole statue at St Thomas'

Chancellor George Osborne used his autumn statement to announce that the Government will provide funding for the Mary Seacole statue to be installed at St Thomas' Hospital.

Tweets on 25 November 2015

getwiggy @TfL Jesus wept! Been stuck on a bus for 40 mins and so far we've only got from Waterloo to *almost* Elephant&Castle. It's 11:30pm wtf?!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:53 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews St George's Road is closed for resurfacing works btwn Elephant & Castle and Lambeth Road. Delays on all approaches.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 11:53 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

LadyBasildon Do we have to have almost permanent gridlock at Elephant? And at 11pm too? Appalling. twitter.com/se1/status/669…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:37 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Traffic VERY slow at the Elephant. Lots of beeping. pic.twitter.com/XWt888nku6

via Twitter for iPhone

alboreto @TfLBusAlerts 11.30pm and traffic is ridiculous at E&C - the 344 driver is taking directions from a passenger. Ridiculous! @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:25 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Ooh! The Castle leisure centre's new sign is all lit up. (Due to open next year) pic.twitter.com/9149MhFbgF

via Twitter for iPhone

Burst pipe outside Ivory Arch at top of Walworth Road vine.co/v/izY5Debwh9x

via Vine - Make a Scene

GrahamNeale No surprise that @TfL have brought to a standstill:
pic.twitter.com/Owayt8z20r

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:14 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

another section of E&C subway bricked up pic.twitter.com/Nhr6cbsF4d

via Twitter for iPhone

Ambulance with lights and siren struggling to get through near gridlock at Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/24buRCOZnz

via Twitter for iPhone

councilassembly Southwark is going to be one of 24 pilot boroughs for housing association right to buy, @peterjohn6 reveals he was informed by DCLG today

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:51 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Money likely to be released "tomorrow or the day after" to @LeatherMktCBS says @peterjohn6

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:45 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Next Q is from @drbenjohnson about council "dither and delay" holding up @LeatherMktCBS housebuilding project

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:45 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly The new leisure centre at The Castle will be open "in the new year" says @peterjohn6

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:41 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Coming up next - a deputation from residents of the Arnold Estate in @se1

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:37 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Estate agents Knight Frank want to put banners up Tower Bridge Road pointing to their office at 1TB pic.twitter.com/mRi9dYO92V

via Twitter for Mac

councilassembly Perusing the written answers to councillors' questions - Southwark's much-vaunted free swim & gym deal will launch fully in July 2016

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:34 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly "In some services a reduced budget will mean a reduced service" warns @FionaColley

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:10 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Next week Southwark will publish cabinet report with £67m of budget savings says @FionaColley

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Follow @councilassembly for updates from tonight's Southwark Council meeting - theme: employment and local economy

via Twitter for Mac

hoteltim @se1 filming on Pages Walk now...

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:21 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

'Where will we live?' – new play @swkplay explores London's gentrification crisis: theguardian.com/housing-networ…

via Twitter for Mac

Story about George Osborne's funding for @seacolestatue updated with reaction from Lord Soley: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8550

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Blackfriars Road security alert on Saturday was 'perfect storm' - Southwark's top cop goo.gl/fb/ulDyxm

via Google

Grange Road fire - story updated with pics of burnt-out cars london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8551

via Twitter for Mac

cathedralsdavid @se1 Just had it confirmed the application to demolish the Gladstone PH is void. Applicant will need to submit a new application to proceed

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:17 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Men arrested by armed police in Blackfriars Road on Saturday 'had been taking pictures of buildings' says top cop: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8554

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - BBC One to broadcast Midnight Mass from St George's Cathedral @StGeorgesCath Southwark goo.gl/fb/hSMkPQ

via Google

tom4camberwell Tonight at @councilassembly I'm asking TfL & council to make the 42 bus more reliable & frequent. pic.twitter.com/pCGpywjawf

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:40 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Filming for 'A United Kingdom' takes over Roupell Street, Whittlesey Street, Theed Street goo.gl/fb/tFhGHv

via Google

Does anyone know which block in Grange Road was affected by last night's fire? twitter.com/se1/status/669…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Chancellor pledges £240k for Mary Seacole statue at St Thomas' @seacolestatue goo.gl/fb/1LtvMl

via Google

Just published - Praise for @MPSSouthwark cops who rescued residents from Bermondsey blaze goo.gl/fb/Bp0aZ1

via Google

MPSSouthwark Bicycle Marking Event New kent Road SE1 Junction with Falmouth Road @MPSRTPC
Date - Today 25/11/2015
Time - 1400 - 1800 hours

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:16 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

councilassembly Get your bingo cards ready ... pic.twitter.com/w6DIMJ4UA8

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 1:11 PM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Big hole next to Waterloo station as tube vent shaft is relocated pic.twitter.com/TMaPuHKGu4

via Twitter for iPhone

TfL issues further warning to "expect delays" at Elephant & Castle over the week ahead pic.twitter.com/Adq3R7EujL

via Twitter for iPhone

Black balloons outside @stjohnswaterloo in memory of people who have died due to fuel poverty pic.twitter.com/7g8NDNirpX

via Twitter for iPhone

StGeorgesCath Music composed by our Organist, Frederick Stocken, will be sung live on @BBCRadio3 from @ChiCathedral 3.30pm today. bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:52 AM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Learn about the new Cancer Centre nearing completion at Guy's Hospital at a drop-in event this afternoon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

@robexondotcom It's from a collection of out-of-copyright books you can download on British Library website. Can't find the link right now.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to robexondotcom

@FotosynthesisUK We've added it to the events guide on our website

via Twitter for Mac in reply to FotosynthesisUK

Christmas Fayre in aid of @connectaphasia this afternoon at St Alphege: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

The future of affordable housing in Waterloo - discussion tonight at WCDG along with @WaterlooLib news london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Gilbert & George exhibition opens today at White Cube in Bermondsey Street: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

jaywalker2309 Ooh filming on Roupell Street again. Film unit and crews all over,taking down signs and street furniture.Wonder what it is for this time? :)

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:59 AM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Southwark Council meeting tonight - follow @councilassembly for updates

via Twitter for Mac

simoncrobinson @se1 filming now on

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:02 AM, Nov 25th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

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