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News & features published on 11 February 2016
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Further scrutiny for Garden Bridge from London Assembly and RIBA

Members of the London Assembly this week passed a motion calling on the Mayor of London to withdraw public funding from the Garden Bridge project.

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St Thomas' Hospital chapel restored

The historic chapel at St Thomas' Hospital has been officially reopened and blessed after eight months of restoration work.

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Tower Bridge drivers told: "please turn your engine off"

New signs have been installed on the approach to Tower Bridge encouraging drivers to switch off their engines whilst waiting for the bridge to lift for a passing river vessel.

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Statue of Boris deputy Sir Simon Milton to be erected near City Hall

A statue of Sir Simon Milton, a former Deputy Mayor of London who died in 2011, is to be erected in the One Tower Bridge development.

Tweets on 11 February 2016

RedCllr Disagreed with his politics but Sir Simon was passionately committed to & the real mayor. A fitting tribute. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8650

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:50 PM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

langrabbie .@MayorofLondon Who is behind spate of statues of late Sir Simon Milton?
Seeks to rival Hadrian's Cult of Antinous? twitter.com/se1/status/697…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:23 PM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Statue of former Westminster Council leader to be erected in Southwark london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8650

via Twitter for iPhone

mbainesy More replacing of the road goings on tonight on Great Suffolk Street @se1 pic.twitter.com/l8OrWmxb96

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:46 PM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Accordion concert for babies and toddlers with @BachtoBaby tomorrow in Bermondsey Street: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via TweetDeck

Wulliexk8 Illuminated clouds over @TowerBridge @se1 pic.twitter.com/TEfa7A62Qs

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:52 PM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Water splashing over the Bankside river wall at high tide vine.co/v/inqwa9zln5t

via Vine for Android

Lost (?) or abandoned (??) cat, Henley Drive SE1: london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

via Twitter for Mac

@MartinHoscik @robertwoolley My favourite More London photo debacle involved a 'Clowns against the Congestion Charge' demo by Zippo's Circus

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MartinHoscik

Just published - Further scrutiny for from @LondonAssembly and @RIBA goo.gl/fb/txHD3G

via Google

Rush Hour Concert 6pm: @SouthbankSinf & @ASMForchestra present works by Beethoven, Brahms and Haydn @stjohnswaterloo london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via TweetDeck

Just published - St Thomas' Hospital chapel restored goo.gl/fb/7TeseJ

via Google

Just published - Tower Bridge drivers told: "please turn your engine off" whilst waiting for boats to pass goo.gl/fb/PqWQn9

via Google

LambethMPS Can you help us ID these 49 people who are wanted for questioning?
bit.ly/1otX2V4

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@follyforlondon there is a garden bridge link - Milton's partner Robert Davis chaired Westminster committee that gave planning permission

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to follyforlondon

Flood alert for tidal Thames: apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/34681.as…
Often means you get water coming over the wall at Bankside pic.twitter.com/pVVFWY7G4r

via Twitter for Mac

TowerBridge Today's is from @SouthwarkLibs' collection. Taken in 1895 a frozen Thames is captured pic.twitter.com/NllWTicA64

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:03 AM, Feb 11th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

According to developer's video for new ££££ flats near Lambeth Bridge, they're handy for shopping in Bond Street: youtube.com/watch?v=7M5kU-…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Statue of Boris deputy Sir Simon Milton to be erected near City Hall goo.gl/fb/Rp8Zua

via Google

Statue of Boris Johnson's deputy Sir Simon Milton to be erected near City Hall: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8650

via Twitter for Mac

Does any modern public figure have as many statues, busts and memorials as Sir Simon Milton? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8650

via Twitter for Mac

1pm Michael Leach gives free piano recital @georgethemartyr including pieces by Scarlatti, Janacek, Berg and Ravel: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via TweetDeck

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