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News & features published on 22 March 2016
Taylor Wimpey gets green light for 47 homes in Rushworth Street

Southwark's planning committee has unanimously approved plans by Taylor Wimpey to build 47 new homes on the site of a small industrial estate on Rushworth Street.

Edible Bankside: BOST hands over food-growing projects to locals

A six-year project that has encouraged more than 1,200 people to grow fruit and vegetables on housing estates in SE1 came to an end with a celebratory event at Red Cross Garden on Sunday.

Strike shuts Waterloo Library as row over Lambeth plans continues

Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh was closed on Tuesday as staff went on strike in protest against Lambeth Council's plans for major cuts.

Neil Coyle MP resigns his Southwark Council seat

Cllr Neil Coyle - elected as Labour MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark last May - has resigned his seat as a Southwark councillor for Newington ward.

Tweets on 22 March 2016

Warning: video contains flashing images

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@packface see news item here - it's the red brick light industrial units.

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RT @TBSRetropia: Explore The Land in the Dome of Discovery at the 1951 Festival of Britain on the South Bank: https…

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MayorofLondon We are flying the Belgian flag outside City Hall today to demonstrate London's solidarity with Brussels

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Just published - Taylor Wimpey gets green light for 47 homes in Rushworth Street

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47 new homes on Rushworth Street unanimously approved by Southwark planning committee - inc 12 affordable, of which 8 social rented.

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RT @moongolfer: Excited to discover that my play #BlakeinLambeth is scheduled to go out on @BBCRadio4 next Weds (23/3) at 14:15. https://t.…

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Plans to redevelop the old Branston pickle factory in Bermondsey will be decided tonight

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At Southwark planning committee where developments on Rushworth Street and Crimscott Street are on the agenda

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Diagonal crossing of Borough High Street from Barclays to @boroughmarket now in operation

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ICYMI - Neil Coyle MP has resigned his seat on Southwark Council, sparking a by-election contest on 5 May

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Just published - : @coyleneil MP joins celebration of @BOSTSE1 food-growing project

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#GardenBridge - @coinstreet have published an updated statement of their position:

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Just published - Strike shuts Waterloo Library as row over Lambeth plans continues

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Lambeth Labour cllr accuses union of "political campaign ... rather than simply an industrial dispute"

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Working_Title Bridget is back! See the first trailer for BRIDGET JONES'S BABY tomorrow

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@Claire_Hickson @roundaboutnews Bill Clinton promised to visit the E&C with Boris in 2009 but we’re still

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Jonathan Meades on Heatherwick: "a cute salesman for himself with an abject record of design failures"

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RT @Neetsy77: Bus gridlock... #ElephantandCastle roundabout @se1 Get off the bus and get on the tube 😞

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TfLTrafficNews A201 New Kent Rd j/w Harper St - one lane is partially closed e/bound (collision). Q's on approach reach the Elephant & Castle.

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RT @SJuryDada: Desperate advertising 🍰🇪🇺🇬🇧 #EUref #makesnosense

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AllanSiema Avoid New Kent Road / elephant and castle due to an accident. Jammed up and slow moving traffic

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Just published - Neil Coyle MP resigns his Southwark Council seat triggering by-election

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Neil Coyle MP resigns his seat on Southwark Council, triggering Newington by-election @se17

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Q&A on urban gardening tonight at @coinstreet with reps from @BOSTSE1 @rootshoot:

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New Mill Street Surgery could face relocation as lease ends:

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Fire authority picks developer for Albert Embankment development:

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Blackfriars Road will be closed overnight again tonight for resurfacing

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ICYMI - Soldiers who defused the to received bravery awards from the Queen

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