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News & features published on 30 November 2016
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Peter Tatchell wins Albert Medal for human rights campaigns

In a lecture at the Royal Society of Arts, Peter Tatchell has described how his campaigning left him with a "real fear of being killed" in his Elephant & Castle home.

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Dockhead Fire Station reopened after PFI rebuild project

The new Dockhead Fire Station has received its official opening - exactly a decade after plans to rebuild it were first announced.

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Southwark Cathedral to receive 500k funding for roof repairs

Heritage minister Tracey Crouch MP visited Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday to see where the 500,000 grant the cathedral has been awarded from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund will be spent.

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London Eye ticket prices: MP calls on Government to intervene

A Labour MP has called on the Government to encourage the owners of the London Eye to make its ticket prices more affordable for lower income families.

Tweets on 30 November 2016

AlanCarr Oh you spotted us! We were being so discreet 😜🤓😎 twitter.com/boroughchoir/s…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:01 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

London Eye ticket prices: MP calls on Government to intervene: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9011

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se1 Bus route 47 might be restored to its full length - via London Bridge - from 17 December, TfL has provisionally announced.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:05 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

karleastham Good to hear @riwingfield continuing commitment to push TfL to co-operate with council officers on Harper Road issues @councilassembly

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:44 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly TfL "have their head in the sand" about impact of Elephant & Castle changes on local backstreets, says @riwingfield

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Property sales in Cathedrals ward up 114 per cent year on year, according to new Savills research

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councilassembly Five child refugees from the Calais 'jungle' have been accepted by Southwark - and more are coming, says @peterjohn6

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:24 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Southwark wants new developments along Old Kent Road to be "pretty much car-free" says @markwilliams84

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:55 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Now @CllrJamesBarber says council should lobby Sadiq Khan to revive the Cross River Tram

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:50 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @ladyolamb quotes Dr Johnson - frequenter of Anchor Bankside - in her speech on transport & Southwark's night time economy

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:40 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

summerstown182 BIG NEWS! We've found his family & are meeting them next week at for tour of all their SE1 haunts… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Lib Dem leader @cllr_anood adds her voice to Southwark's cross-party calls for funds to be reallocated to Rotherhithe bridge

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @rebeccalury says that during Elephant roundabout works she stopped getting the bus and walked to work instead. Urges others to switch.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:32 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

karleastham Pretty clear there's cross party support in Southwark to cancel the garden bridge @councilassembly

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:30 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly The is a "folly" but the the Rotherhithe bridge would be "for all Londoners" argues @BillWilliams01

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:27 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly 20 mph speed limit to be introduced on Tooley Street, @damian_obr tells council meeting

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:20 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @damian_obr argues that the Bakerloo line extension should include a station at Bricklayers Arms

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @damian_obr says TfL should abandon "doomed and pointless" in favour of Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf bridge

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:18 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Council working with TfL to ensure delays to buses linked to Elephant & Castle layout changes are reduced, says @markwilliams84

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:13 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

se1 Just published - Southwark Cathedral @Southwarkcathed to receive £500k Government funding for roof repairs dlvr.it/Mmyzw3

via dlvr.it (retweeted on 7:35 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

se1 Just published - Dockhead Fire Station reopened after @LondonFire PFI rebuild project dlvr.it/Mmzbjs

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boroughmarket The brilliant @BoroughChoir starting today's official Christmas switch on with a bang 🎄✨ pic.twitter.com/UMAZsRhlGg

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councilassembly Next up: an announcement from @steviecryan confirming Southwark will not implement the 'pay to stay' policy for high-earning council tenants

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:12 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Transport is the theme of Southwark council's meeting tonight. Follow @councilassembly for updates.

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Borough Market's Christmas Lights will be switched on at 6.30pm: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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themartinidiary Even Elephant and Castle looks good in this weather. instagram.com/p/BNcWkB_gAmp/

via Instagram (retweeted on 5:48 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - "Britain is moving towards becoming a post-homophobic society" - @PeterTatchell dlvr.it/Mn0FGg

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Just published - Dockhead Fire Station reopened after @LondonFire PFI rebuild project dlvr.it/Mmzbjs

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Janoir_ @Se_Railway Haha, your new auto announcements about the changes at London Bridge are so weirdly cheery. Emphasis on the 'weird'.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:50 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Bus route 47 might be restored to its full length - via London Bridge - from 17 December, TfL has provisionally announced.

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MarkWal71886854 Lovely sky this evening worth leaving early for although the train is being held at the Elephant & Castle # Yougiv… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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TLRailUK ⚠ Southbound lines are blocked between Elephant & Castle and Bromley South due to a broken town train at

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Just published - Southwark Cathedral @Southwarkcathed to receive £500k Government funding for roof repairs dlvr.it/Mmyzw3

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IsabelOakeshott What is Amanda Holden doing? In Borough Market... pic.twitter.com/NDgTLgBmhm

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 4:21 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Share your tips on where to buy a Christmas tree in SE1: london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

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Hydrogen powered double decker bus outside City Hall pic.twitter.com/32nXb6p85t

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Wheel's eye-watering ticket prices raised in Parliament dlvr.it/MmsBg0

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The @SouthwarkMayor with the newly unveiled plaque at Dockhead @LondonFire station. pic.twitter.com/gd69uoQlkM

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Commissioner Ron Dobson says Dockhead is "the most environmentally friendly fire station in the world" @LondonFire pic.twitter.com/XUlP6hh6X6

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The @SouthwarkMayor has just revealed she once appeared in a crowd scene on London's Burning pic.twitter.com/LcrWvjBbEV

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The @SouthwarkMayor is about to officially open the new @LondonFire station at Dockhead pic.twitter.com/ZxzN3ZnSPY

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Dr @fionatwycross AM at the opening of new Dockhead fire station @LondonFire pic.twitter.com/ydtu1ALVdl

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At the opening of new Dockhead fire station - plaque to be unveiled by @SouthwarkMayor pic.twitter.com/CgQnSUmQIb

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Blog post about the early history of St Anne's Church in Thorburn Square (South Bermondsey) by vicar @GaryJJenkins bermondseyvicar.blogspot.com/2016/11/the-be…

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SptSam Did a poster for @Elephancastle's NYE party.
Trump and Boris in mad alien trouble 👽 pic.twitter.com/l2eCO2pIKw

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:44 PM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Christmas Wonderland coming to Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre pic.twitter.com/HBUx7jP836

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Thought of the week at Tiendas del Sur, Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/rciWiXaCaN

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se1 Just published - London Eye's wheely high ticket prices: MP calls on Government to intervene dlvr.it/MmsBg0

via dlvr.it (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Just published - London Eye's wheely high ticket prices: MP calls on Government to intervene dlvr.it/MmsBg0

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se1 Are you perturbed by poor punctuation?

Question will be answered by @peterjohn6 at @councilassembly on Wednesday pic.twitter.com/7DvuwcqoHL

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:51 AM, Nov 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Not got an Advent Calendar? Local choc co @divinechocolate will be selling theirs @PottersFieldsPa today london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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This snap from last September is the image for September 2017 in our limited edition wall calendar - order now… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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ShelleyBurke23 London winter morning @se1 pic.twitter.com/YbQmTRWAPk

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Tonight @councilassembly Southwark Lib Dems will ask council to formally call on Sadiq Khan to drop TfL backing for

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