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News & features published on 5 October 2016
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TfL revises plan for Tower Bridge Road / Tanner Street junction

Transport for London has launched a public consultation on its revised plans for the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Tanner Street.

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Vodafone fined for Borough High Street roadworks

Vodafone has been fined after pleading guilty to offences linked to roadworks in Borough High Street and St Thomas Street earlier this year.

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Councillor's sponsored swim to raise funds for the Dragon Cafe

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Cllr Helen Dennis, Southwark’s deputy cabinet member for mental health, swam 3 km to raise money for the Dragon Cafe.

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Sainsbury's Bermondsey Square to support cancer care charity

Sainsbury's Local on Bermondsey Square has selected Southwark-based Dimbleby Cancer Care as its charity of the year.

Tweets on 5 October 2016

southwarkfoodbk Anybody got a few cans of tinned fruit? We are running low and we would really appreciate any donations of tinned f… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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@MrBaileyM @EleanorKerslake No - it's general optimisation of phases using the SCOOT system

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MrBaileyM

Anti-abortion protests outside Blackfriars Medical Centre in Colombo Street featured in @C4Dispatches tonight twitter.com/coyleneil/stat…

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ozkizilphotog Spotted on a @Se_Railway train at London Bridge this evening. Bit harsh, but I suppose that's one way of commenting… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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se1 Tower Bridge closure: "congestion has not been as bad as we initially thought (except Jamaica Road)" - Mufu Durowoju (TfL) tells

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:46 PM, Oct 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Tower Bridge works "already ahead of programme" says @cityoflondon Paul Monaghan - he hopes work will be done this side of Christmas.

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Tower Bridge closure: "congestion has not been as bad as we initially thought (except Jamaica Road)" - Mufu Durowoju (TfL) tells

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: Mufu Durowoju from TfL is explaining the thinking behind the Tower Bridge closure diversion plans

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Paul Monaghan from @cityoflondon is updating about the Tower Bridge closure

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BermondseyBees Bermondsey Street Honey popping up @Fortnums! A bit like leaping from the "Old Kent Road" to "Piccadilly" in a sing… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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riwingfield @se1 @cityoflondon what I actually said was the City and TfL have been discussing this since 2012 but locally we were only told recently

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Richard of @roundaboutnews is putting the counter case re. Elephant & Castle to TfL's Thomas Holmes

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Elephant & Castle traffic signals to be tweaked at the end of the month, says TfL's Thomas Holmes

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TfL's Thomas Holmes says there will soon be activities in the piazza at the Elephant before it's dug up for the Northern line works

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Elephant & Castle TfL's Thomas Holmes says there will be pop-up market stalls outside Metro Central Heights soon

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TfL's Thomas Holmes - old Elephant & Castle layout had highest number of collisions of any junction in London

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TfL's Thomas Holmes - Elephant & Castle has highest number of bus interchanges in Europe without a dedicated bus station

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TfL slide re Elephant & Castle bus performance - "not optimised yet" says TfL man pic.twitter.com/GQTv82gOl2

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"Buses are slower and less reliable ... there's no point pulling the wool over people's eyes" - TfL's Steve Kearns

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Bakerloo line extension - further consultation on station locations by early next year says TfL man

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TfL Steve Kearns tells there'll be big publicity push re fares freeze; Z1/Z2 residents may find PAYG cheaper than travelcard from Jan

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Coming up at ... TfL talks about Tower Bridge closure impact + Elephant & Castle road layout.

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@Markblackfriars @TfL @BlackfriarsSett can confirm that @EleanorKerslake raised the issue on your behalf and asked @FloEshalomi to take up

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Cllr @riwingfield criticises Boris for pushing through Quietway cycle routes before he left office without full consultation

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standardnews Anger as cyclists 'brazenly' flout riding ban on Tower Bridge standard.co.uk/news/london/an…

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Cllr @riwingfield says he is "fully appraised" of the traffic problems in Harper Road since the changes to Elephant & Castle junction

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Cllr @riwingfield blasts @cityoflondon for handling of Tower Bridge closure

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Cllr @riwingfield Southwark transport strategy based on "twin pillars of accessibility and safety"

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@FloEshalomi underlines importance of making sure pedestrians are properly represented when road and cycling schemes are developed

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- @FloEshalomi says air pollution is "silent killer" - should be higher up agenda

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@FloEshalomi AM is talking about key transport issues at City Hall inc Hopper fare, Night Tube etc (Jubilee line starts this Fri)

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George @TwoWheelsGoodUK suggests a complete closure of Harper Road to motor traffic

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Lady at wants better pedestrian crossing by East Street Library on Old Kent Road. TfL has previously said no: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8235

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TfLBusAlerts @FionaStout delayed due to the extra congestion in Elephant & Castle area caused by closure of Tower Bridge. Craig

via Engagor (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Oct 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Markblackfriars Not able to get to but hope you can thinking about @TfL Dial a Ride
@BlackfriarsSett says LOTS of issues to address....

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:47 PM, Oct 5th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

£250,000 Range Rover featuring images of Shard and London Eye in the interior: dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/art…

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Harper Road residents want its B road status removed

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Harper Road residents want better road signs to discourage through traffic, and want large vehicles banned.

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Residents of Harper Road are making a deputation to about traffic in their street - claims of rat-running due to Elephant changes

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cllr @cathedralsdavid is giving an update on @SowNeighbours neighbourhood plan

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Very excited to learn @OasisFarmSE1 will be selling their own sausages at their Christmas Fair on 3 December

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TfL man promises to investigate pedestrian timings for crossing nr @eaTheCastle Newington Butts - not long enough for school grps to cross

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se17 Pupils from Robert Browning School are reading letter to cllrs re. the short pedestrian phase at Newington Butts nr @eaTheCastle ctre

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At we are hearing from the SE1-based charity @connectaphasia

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From official answer. It was only reported in Swk News in 2015 cos they got it from SE1 website. And we got… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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Southwark council made official objection to Tower Bridge closure plan pic.twitter.com/CTBAR3qaSl

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Transport themed session of Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council about to begin - tweets to follow here + @se17

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Fire brigade just arrived at LSE student halls Great Dover Street - crews from OKR and Dockhead pic.twitter.com/P5Y9zIFFz2

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A lovely evening for a stroll from one corner of SE1 to another for community council pic.twitter.com/w97GH3XN4E

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Police examining abandoned Vespa in Christ Church Garden

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Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council tonight - packed transport agenda - meeting in Old Kent Road london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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TfL revises plan for Tower Bridge Road / Tanner Street junction: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8931 pic.twitter.com/hpPCESzLnR

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Vodafone fined for Borough High Street roadworks: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8930

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Cycling on Blackfriars Road superhighway tomorrow? You might get more of a reception than you bargained for london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Tate Modern update: just had email from curtain company offering 30% discount to Neo Bankside residents

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Sainsbury's Local on Bermondsey Square has picked @DimblebyCancerC as charity of the year: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8928 pic.twitter.com/oL0kYBJBwd

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With all this fuss about Tower Bridge, perhaps we should reopen the Tower Subway london-se1.co.uk/news/view/6661 pic.twitter.com/lcUcPsbgPM

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Royal visit to the South Bank this Monday twitter.com/KensingtonRoya…

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peterjohn6 Lots of justified complaints about jams since Tower Bridge closure - @TfL need to open more congestion charge free routes now

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:42 PM, Oct 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

A United Kingdom - movie shot in Waterloo streets showing tonight Leicester Square london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8552 pic.twitter.com/L1Wk5Aq49r

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politic_animal Garden Bridge Rules - addendum:
347) Wolf whistling compulsory at all times.
348) No sensitive flowers to be grown.

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-375624…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:21 PM, Oct 5th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Christian Marclay film projection outside @_WhiteCube in Bermondsey Street - tonight: cotton buds: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Harvest Sale at @boroughmarket tomorrow - buy produce grown by local schoolchildren: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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BTPLondonBridge Found the end of the on the new concourse pic.twitter.com/eo6W8ngAHh

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Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council transport theme w @FloEshalomi @riwingfield TfL reps et al: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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