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News & features published on 16 August 2016
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Waterloo gains Stansted coach link (but loses Heathrow & Gatwick)

A quiet revolution in transport links between SE1 and London's airports has taken place this summer.

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St Thomas' Hospital stars in 'Missing Type' hunt for blood donors

St Thomas' Hospital features in a new TV advert to help NHS Blood and Transplant recruit new blood donors.

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Garden Bridge might not be built, admits Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has conceded that the Garden Bridge might never be built - but he is reluctant to pull the plug when so much public cash has already been spent.

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Jeremy Corbyn at London Bridge to call for rail nationalisation

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited London Bridge Station on Tuesday morning to call for rail and bus services to be returned to public sector ownership and operation.

Tweets on 16 August 2016

£725k for a studio flat in the old IPC tower: foxtons.co.uk/property-for-s…

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Foxtons reckons these are Southwark residents' favourite places to visit pic.twitter.com/mAYyhJcMgQ

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msloobylou @MikeHollandarts @se1 @itskatywithay Tourists once asked me where London Bridge was and I told them they were on it. The disappointment!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:42 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

MikeHollandarts @itskatywithay @se1 The French get confused too. I found this in Calais last night... pic.twitter.com/wT503faVq4

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:40 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Former member of Iraqi parliament wants to open rooftop private members' club in SE1 with views of Palace of Westminster.

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Albert Embankment nightclub facing licence review tonight after shooting last month twitter.com/lbldemocracy/s…

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jenwrenmosley Cement mixers stacking up on Upper Grd at 18.40pm.no respite for residents @CanaryWharfGrp pic.twitter.com/jsLpIFUB5R

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:58 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@Mavrie12 there were some rather lively scenes at previous meeting when controversial Brixton Arches scheme was discussed.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Mavrie12

Lambeth haven't yet gone as far as Westminster who require public to sign declaration they won't disrupt council meetings.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

Four or five security officers on duty at Lambeth planning applications committee.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

Security tightened at Lambeth Council planning committee. Public must now give their name at desk and have bag searched.

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CllrJSimpson I'll be joining 9AlbertEmbankment residents at LambethPlanningCommittee this eve 2support their concerns re an open-air bar terrace proposal

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 6:06 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - 24-hour coach link from Waterloo and Southwark to Stansted Airport goo.gl/fb/L7l9sK

via Google

You can now sit in a deckchair and watch the Elephant & Castle traffic go by at @mamuska_net pic.twitter.com/SGzZOjX4Q0

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ScottDodsworth Great @British_Airways service into @LondonCityAir, including @NickFox__'s usual approach over @TheShardLondon! pic.twitter.com/aeeOMKqWt0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:37 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - St Thomas' Hospital stars in campaign to find blood donors @GSTTnhs goo.gl/fb/zJINma

via Google

New student accommodation at Elephant & Castle - annual rent is £22,185 for a deluxe penthouse. Cheapest is £14.7k. unilodgers.com/uk/london/port…

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martinsdoodles Sitting in the sun sketching at the Elephant and Castle pic.twitter.com/vopblX9J1P

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:29 PM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Now open in Tooley Street - @CarveCity. Main dishes £2.50 instead of £6.95 today/tomorrow: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/PAgARkv2PM

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Just published - might not be built, admits Sadiq Khan goo.gl/fb/D5Oohj

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Anyone know what the filming in St Thomas Street is for?

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[Job vacancy] Graduate Trainee Account Executive, @outstandingb: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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Westminster City Council planning an invasion of SE1: committees.westminster.gov.uk/mgIssueHistory…

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All children in Lambeth schools in years 5 and 6 to receive cycle training moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/documents/s833…

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itskatywithay H: Okay then, thanks! *heads off following my directions, looks at phone then turns around and heads to London Bridge*

WHY BOTHER ASKING

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

itskatywithay H: I might go and see London Bridge first
M: It’s literally just a road
H: Oh
M: Yeah not worth it, go to Tower Bridge

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

itskatywithay Me: With the big towers and the road that *does opening bridge action with forearms*?
H: Yes!
M: Okay that’s Tower Bridge *gives directions*

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

@se5_camberwell Overall the rail network receives a heavy Government subsidy. Also franchises v tightly specified/controlled from Whitehall.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to se5_camberwell

itskatywithay Just helped a tourist who wanted to see London Bridge:

Me: Do you mean Tower Bridge?
Her: No London Bridge

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 9:16 AM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews A collision is partially blocking Lambeth Palace Road outside the hospital heading twds Westminster Bridge. Traffic is slow on approach.

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Just published - Jeremy Corbyn at London Bridge to call for rail nationalisation goo.gl/fb/TOzkgC

via Google

@jezbourbyn didn't hear properly - but the thrust was that he was complaining that Corbyn had ruined Lab's electoral prospects.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to jezbourbyn

Jeremy Corbyn harangued by commuter at London Bridge. His reply: "Well hang on - be sensible." pic.twitter.com/S9vnImuTP0

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Jeremy Corbyn at London Bridge rail demo pic.twitter.com/HHC59F8UQq

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SouthwarkStory "Vet surgery" drawn by Geoffrey Fletcher in 1965 corner Bermondsey St & Morocco St pic.twitter.com/JwIw5exCWZ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:06 AM, Aug 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Rail nationalisation demo at London Bridge. Awaiting Jeremy Corbyn. pic.twitter.com/yJhwb4LVzD

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