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News & features published on 1 March 2016
Melior Street Garden to share in Tesco carrier bag windfall

A small public garden in the back streets near London Bridge Station is to receive a grant from the Tesco 'Bags of Help' scheme - but shoppers will determine how much cash the garden receives.

Prince Philip to join Shakespeare 400 commemoration in Southwark

The Duke of Edinburgh is to visit Southwark to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.

WeAreWaterloo BID expands to include LSBU campus and IWM

Businesses in Waterloo have backed the local business improvement district (BID) to continue for another five years. WeAreWaterloo now covers an extended area stretching almost as far as the Elephant & Castle.

Tweets on 1 March 2016

TheGardenBridge Amazing new Garden Bridge film by @leedsbeckett university students entitled

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:30 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

StGeorgesCath We've been featured in a new book detailing the best stained glass sites in London. More at:

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:24 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Allies and Morrison are working on designs to redevelop the former council offices on Harper Road, sold by Swk 2014

via Twitter for Mac

16,000 bags of litter were collected from Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank between June and August last summer.

via Twitter for Mac

The #gardenbridge is having a fundraising gala tonight

via Twitter for Mac

Reminder - New Kent Road closed westbound and Newington Causeway shut southbound 9pm-5am for Elephant & Castle resurfacing

via Twitter for Mac

Former Southwark head of development management Gary Rice back at planning committee tonight - appearing as consultant for applicant

via Twitter for Mac

LS_College Not sure what to get for ? We are giving away goodies @LewishamShoppingCentre and Southwark Tube station on 4/3/16!

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 8:21 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

London Bridge 'functionally obsolete' via havasunews

(the one in Arizona)

via Twitter for iPhone

@SwkHeritage Please could you send full details of the monthly talks to [email protected] so we can include in our listings?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to SwkHeritage

mercurie80 Today in 1958 Buddy Holly played the first of 25 dates on his only UK tour at the Trocadero, Elephant & Castle in London

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 6:10 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Melior Street Garden to share in Tesco carrier bag windfall @TeamLondonBdg

via Google

The football pitch at Swan Mead is to be spruced up with £130k+ S106 from developers of site whereb found last year.

via Twitter for Mac

ShellyAsquith Students' banner calling for Prevent to be abolished - visible on Elephant & Castle roundabout!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:19 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Prince Philip to join commemoration at @Southwarkcathed with @The_Globe

via Google

Next week's South Bank Forum will be lively, with #gardenbridge topping the agenda:

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - @WearewaterlooUK BID expands to include @LSBU campus and @I_W_M

via Google

Waterloo businesses park their tanks on Elephant & Castle's lawn with BID expansion to take in LSBU campus:

via Twitter for Mac

WHurst1 Leading barrister calls procurement 'legally-defective throughout' @39EssexChambers @ArchitectsJrnal

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:31 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

@tom4camberwell Bakerloo not included due to forthcoming upgrade work. Work also due on Northern Bank branch so not getting night tube yet

via Twitter for iPhone

roundaboutnews BT confirm that damage by @TfL contractors is so bad dozens of phone lines will have remained dead for at least a month in @se1 Maddening

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:56 PM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @L15A_FRENCH: Thank you @se1 for the retweet on Wednesday, £305.73 was
raised at #Southwark station for @BCCare #BucketBrigade

Thank y…

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First section of new pedestrian square at Elephant & Castle now open to the public.

via Twitter for iPhone

@Dossross Cllr @hamishmccallum may be interested in this - he has been campaigning re. water pressure problems in that area.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Dossross

You can vote for Cruz, Trump or Rubio in an SE1 pub's 'piss poll' via @mashable

via Twitter Web Client

RT @boroughmarket: At 1pm in Middle Road @es_choir London’s top Welsh male choir will be singing their hearts out #StDavidsDay…

via Tweetbot for Mac

DrAnnaClark London's medieval metro
London Bridge (mind the gap),Elephant & Castle, Knightsbridge

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:13 AM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

AUDIO - @SadiqKhan on @LBC says there are "serious questions to answer" re #gardenbridge procurement :

via Twitter for Mac

theousherwood We should look into the procurement of the Garden Bridge, says Sadiq Khan.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:32 AM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Plans for Trinity House's development on Swan Street / Harper Road due to be approved tonight by Southwark cllrs:

via Twitter for Mac

ARKGlobeAcademy Students have been busy baking for a cake sale to raise money for the charity @centrepointuk look out for photos.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:21 AM, Mar 1st, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@AnneMcLaughlin Overnight work most nights till mid-March

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to AnneMcLaughlin

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