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News & features published on 11 October 2016
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Emergency gas repairs - York Road shut northbound for a week

York Road in Waterloo will be closed to northbound traffic for around a week from 9pm on Tuesday while SGN carry out emergency gas repairs.

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Bermondsey Street photo wins National Portrait Gallery competition

Local filmmaker and artist Richard Miller has won a competition run by the National Portrait Gallery with his photograph of Al's Cafe in Bermondsey Street.

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December opening for New Kent Road Sainsbury's

The new full-size Sainsbury's store at Elephant & Castle will open by the end of the year, the supermarket chain has confirmed.

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Garden Bridge: ministers overrode civil service advice, finds NAO

A National Audit Office investigation into the central Government funding for the Garden Bridge has found that ministers went against advice from their civil servants when making decisions to back the project.

Tweets on 11 October 2016

DrKevan £185m for the Garden Bridge over the Thames seems a bargain for such an amazing spectacle in the centre of the capital.

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New Kent Road Sainsbury's opening soon london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8944

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- politicians set aside civil service objections when approving use of public £££: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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MP @Alison_McGovern quotes Spanish Civil War memorial in South Bank's Jubilee Gardens during Syria debate: liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool…

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York Road in Waterloo shut northbound for a WEEK due to gas repairs: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8947

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Prepare for more gridlock in Waterloo dlvr.it/MRC0by

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Just published - Emergency gas repairs - York Road shut northbound for a week dlvr.it/MRC0by

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MPSSouthwark We receieved a call yday from a member of public to these firearms on the bank of the River Thames behind the OXO… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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Just published - December opening for New Kent Road Sainsbury's dlvr.it/MR8GpL

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Five handguns found on Thames foreshore at Blackfriars Bridge: standard.co.uk/news/crime/tre…

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Hate Crime Awareness Week events taking place this afternoon at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre + London Bridge Station

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Westminster Bridge gambling - Lambeth cabinet approves clampdown plan: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8941

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MkSands Downing street says Theresa May still backing . Key concern is that taxpayer isn't left exposed.

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MinorPlaces The exchange between DfT permsec and minister on . VFM caution meets big picture political adventurism. gov.uk/government/pub…

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tomcopley My statement following damning NAO report: pic.twitter.com/bL6RkuouJf

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BermondseyVoice Please RT! We're rehearsing in St Anne's tonight 7:30pm in @se1 in case of any lovely new choir members are interes… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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"Politics.co.uk understands that mayor & those around him are privately strongly opposed to " politics.co.uk/news/2016/10/1…

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BBCTimDonovan Garden Bridge Trust responds: visionary project making strong progress. Mainly private money. £20m public investment

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BBCTimDonovan Couple of times dept of Transport officials said: don't allow them to spend a bit more. Over-ruled. NAO on

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: DfT has published exchange of letters between Perm Sec and Sec of State re ministerial direction gov.uk/government/pub…

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- top civil servant warned of "disproportionate level of exposure for Exchequer to risk of failure on… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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Lecture tonight re Borough High Street archaeological dig @PCAarchaeology london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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£30m of Whitehall transport cash given to tho it "did not align with any specific transport policies": london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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Kids Co another case where ministerial direction used to override civil servants' concerns about use of public £££ twitter.com/peterwalker99/…

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peterwalker99 Commenting on NAO report Meg Hillier of public accounts committee. compares Garden Bridge to Kids Co - ever more govt cash, little oversight

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FloEshalomi We need money spent on much needed river crossings not a vanity project propped up by previous Mayor. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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Markblackfriars Our Tina Johnson @BlackfriarsSett is mentoring 3 girls @TheLondonEye today. They will receive much from her wisdom… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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In May, David Cameron and George Osbourne were said to be frustrated at civil service reluctance to back… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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In May top civil servant believed Govt "at very limit of what he regarded as proportionate or prudent financial exposure" to

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NAOorguk Latest NAO report: Investigation: The Department for Transport's funding of the Garden Bridge… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…

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: "Wider benefits, such as those associated with tourism, were considered highly uncertain" by DfT: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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Department for Transport considered "was not predominantly a transport scheme" finds NAO report: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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Just published - Garden Bridge: ministers overrode civil service advice, finds NAO dlvr.it/MR4Pw2

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"Transparency is good for us at an uncertain time" says Trust london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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BREAKING NEWS: Government minister ignored civil service advice when giving £££ to project: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8943

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The old Sainsbury's sausage and pie factory - a pioneering concrete building - is being demolished: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8940

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'SE1 - birthplace of the first computer' - book review from SE1 community newspaper 1986

@FindingAda pic.twitter.com/pM6EAFSnTz

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@langrabbie @C20Society The piece in BD says it was turned down for listing in 2009

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