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News & features published on 5 June 2017
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Interview: Sir Simon Hughes, Lib Dem, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Listen as Lib Dem candidate Sir Simon Hughes tells us how he intends to challenge Southwark on affordable housing and why he believes the need to tackle knife crime is rising up the political agenda.

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Interview: Neil Coyle, Labour, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Listen as Labour's Neil Coyle talks about his proudest achievements during two years as MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark, and why he thinks you should vote for him again on Thursday.

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Interview: Elizabeth Jones, UKIP, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Listen to our interview with UKIP candidate Elizabeth Jones as she explains why her party remains relevant even though its principal aim - Brexit - is on the verge of being achieved.

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Interview: John Tyson, Green Party, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Green candidate John Tyson talks about why Caroline Lucas motivated him to join the party, and his assessment of the election race in Bermondsey.

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Interview: Siobhan Baillie, Conservative, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Conservative parliamentary candidate Siobhan Baillie talks about her campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.

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Interview: James Clarke, independent, Bermondsey & Old Southwark

Listen to our interview with James Clarke as we discuss Brexit, liberalisation of drug laws and getting religion out of primary schools

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South Bank & Bankside cultural venues react to London Bridge attack

Theatres and galleries in SE1 have issued a joint statement in the wake of Saturday's terrorist attack at London Bridge. Read it in full below.

Tweets on 5 June 2017

now talking about social cohesion in SE1

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@bridgewithout This is it but I don't understand what's 'infinite' about it shangri-la.com/london/shangri…

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@chsingthedragon It was possible to cycle southbound today, so I expect same tomorrow. But you may have to go via T… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SkyNewsBreak Metropolitan Police says all of the 12 people arrested on Sunday after the London Bridge attack have been released without charge

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jonathansamuels Breaking: @skymartinbrunt understands from sources that molotov cocktails were found in back of terrorists' hired van.

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lb_southwark Sign our book of condolence at 160 Tooley St from 9am tmrw. It will move to Southwark Cathedral when the cordon is… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Ldn_Ambulance A surprise delivery from a passer-by is being enjoyed by our HQ control room staff including Giles & Toni who respo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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lisaocarroll London Bridge residents say @metpoliceuk have told them to "contact Southwark council" "which is useless because they know nothing" /2

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:22 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

lisaocarroll @metpoliceuk Residents in London Bridge cannot get past line to homes. understandable. But going out of minds because no-one is liaising

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:21 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Just published - Interview: Sir Simon Hughes, Lib Dem candidate, Bermondsey & Old Southwark @SimonHughes dlvr.it/PK0FT4

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JustinWelby Moving vigil led superbly by @MayorofLondon, London united in calm dignified memory. Great civic leadership, let's pray on & persist in hope

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Hugh Grant speaking at Simon Hughes campaign event in Bankside tonight twitter.com/simonhughes4mp…

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Just published - Interview: Neil Coyle, Labour candidate, Bermondsey & Old Southwark @coyleneil dlvr.it/PJzsTC

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kevindcraig Great - @KateHoeyMP Hoey giving full support to our campaign to get Lambeth council to sort out the scaffolding here pic.twitter.com/Yzoqa0jsdj

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:32 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

se1 Reps of @boroughmarket, @Southwarkcathed & Bankside community will gather N side of @Tate Modern 11am Tuesday for national minute's silence

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:17 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via TweetDeck)

deansouthwark At the Vigil wonderful turnout of people standing in solidarity. Signed the book on behalf of… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:09 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via TweetDeck)

themillerpub Open as normal today folks. Residents and workers of London Bridge just getting on with life, because what else can you do.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

SarahHeadofSch Both Snowsfields and Tower Bridge Schools will be open tomorrow as normal. @SNSPrimary @tbprimary

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:48 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

lb_southwark If you are unable to get to homes behind the police cordon at tonight please call the council on tel: 0207 525 5000 for advice

via Swat.io (retweeted on 7:48 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Approximate area within police cordon as of 7pm Monday. pic.twitter.com/CpH0bgLTqH

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coyleneil Very sad duty to lay flowers for murdered civilians but an honour to hear @SadiqKhan speak for all London… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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BritishRedCross “This new fund will help those most in need of support & provide a focal point for those who want to help.” -… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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The @deansouthwark giving an interview to an overseas TV channel in Potters Fields Park after vigil. pic.twitter.com/s0BguzFBsr

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People adding their peace messages at Potters Fields Park pic.twitter.com/8z8I5MxaWb

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Police parked this across the entrance to Potters Fields Park during vigil pic.twitter.com/OL29g8z8Hx

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Spontaneous applause for ambulance staff at vigil pic.twitter.com/892i0wWzMN

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Amber Rudd and Diane Abbott among those on platform with Mayor, @peterjohn6 and faith leaders. pic.twitter.com/wku1lv65Di

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LisaGutwein1 Every shop in @se1 sold out of flowers as people buy them in remembrance of those who lost their lives pic.twitter.com/TAdGv4XPlA

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:35 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Chair and senior staff of @boroughmarket among those at tonight's vigil

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Southwarkcathed The Cathedral will remain closed tomorrow. Thank you for all your prayers and messages of support.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:28 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

itvlondon LIVE NOW: Vigil to honour victims of the London terror attack facebook.com/ITVLondon/vide…

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HuffPostUK BREAKING: Two terrorists have been named by police as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Faith leaders inc @JustinWelby, bishop @SouthwarkCofE, archbishop @RC_Southwark on platform with @peterjohn6 at vigil

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Officers from @CityPolice working alongside Met at Potters Fields Park vigil

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Big crowd at Potters Fields Park for 6pm vigil. Mobile signal v poor so hard to tweet pics

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'London Bridge is falling down' still playing on constant loop at @LondonTombs. So sorry for police officers assign… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Media encampment in Southwark Street pic.twitter.com/PzATn1h7uh

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Just published - Interview: John Tyson, Green Party candidate, Bermondsey & Old Southwark @JohnnyTyson dlvr.it/PJxW2b

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Just published - Interview: Elizabeth Jones, UKIP candidate, Bermondsey & Old Southwark dlvr.it/PJxW2v

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Audio interviews with 4 of the 6 Bermondsey & Old Southwark candidates here: london-se1.co.uk/news/cat/1 - last 2 published later today

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roggys Much of @se1 very quiet this afternoon. Almost in remembrance. pic.twitter.com/k1SwEFfkbb

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:57 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Just published - Interview: Siobhan Baillie, Conservative, Bermondsey & Old Southwark @Siobhan_Baillie dlvr.it/PJx7TM

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Just published - Interview: James Clarke, independent candidate, Bermondsey & Old Southwark @clarkeind2017 dlvr.it/PJwjXz

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Just published - South Bank & Bankside cultural organisations react to London Bridge attack dlvr.it/PJwJjj

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LDNBridgeCity We are deeply saddened by the events in London Bridge. Please note all Summer Festival activity has been cancelled until further notice.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 3:35 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

LDNBridgeCity Any flowers kindly left on the estate are currently being relocated to City Hall's flagpoles for tonight's vigil.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:34 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

DoorkinsM I wanted to let you know I am fine, it was scary but hid under my fav bush and look forward to seeing you at… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:23 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

boroughmarket Borough Market is a strong, diverse and creative community, a community that will pull together. Thanks for all the messages of support.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 3:16 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Reps of @boroughmarket, @Southwarkcathed & Bankside community will gather N side of @Tate Modern 11am Tuesday for national minute's silence

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SouthwarkCofE Bishop Christopher and @JustinWelby will be joining @MayorofLondon at tonight's vigil in @PottersFieldsPa. twitter.com/MayorofLondon/…

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se1 Flats in Long Lane SE1 marketed as "garden suburb" - in the South China Morning Post .... scmp.com/presented/busi…

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@SarahOwenvan @BBCRadio4 Some people are still in the closed area and haven't left since Sat. Cllrs… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Former @MPSSouthwark boro commander John Sutherland @policecommander on Radio 4 describing pressures cops will be facing after

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Clink Street residents on @BBCRadio4 describing experience of living inside the current police cordon.

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SouthwarkCAN : A Community United. Read our latest blog here: bit.ly/2qSOb4Z including details of a commu… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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MPSSouthwark A letter of Thanks for your help & support during this difficult time from Southwark Borough Commander Mr Messinger… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SouthwarkCofE Bishop Christopher is live on BBC News at the moment taking to Sophie Raworth pic.twitter.com/85s0hiof93

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On BBC News the Bishop of @SouthwarkCofE says police have told him cordon could remain for another 24… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Congratulations to Canon @StephenHance1 of @Southwarkcathed who has today been named as next Dean of Derby

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Watch the Mayor of London and Met Police commissioner speaking near scene of attack pscp.tv/w/bAPn7DFXZ0tn…

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damiengayle Sadiq Khan is speaking about the pscp.tv/w/bAPn7DFXZ0tn…

via Periscope (retweeted on 12:35 PM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Periscope)

As of midday the police cordon remains largely as indicated on this map. pic.twitter.com/QlVAjIfRBN

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Outside the Novotel by Southwark Bridge. pic.twitter.com/mV0R1Zs7po

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O'Meara Street still closed but access available to @PreciousBlood1 church for Mass pic.twitter.com/kFk2Ax5cUa

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Police horses on patrol around .

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Staff of @sainsburys Borough High Street have just placed flowers near the police cordon pic.twitter.com/FBgzImXrzz

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Flats in Long Lane SE1 marketed as "garden suburb" - in the South China Morning Post .... scmp.com/presented/busi…

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South Bank and Bankside cultural organisations have issued a joint statement after attack blog.shakespearesglobe.com/post/161462076…

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Lib Dem @CarolinePidgeon AM tells @LondonAssembly that incident is "an attack on our way of life"

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Real thanks must go to all supporters of our membership scheme - SE1 website, Twitter etc wouldn't exist without you london-se1.co.uk/membership

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Thanks 2 those who've sent appreciative comments re. coverage last few days. To those who've complained; we r always willing to listen+learn

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inTheOneTrue @se1 @Southwarkcathed 1.05pm Mass as usual today Borough Catholic Church as we return to Ordinary Time. Access to t… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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HuffPostUK London Bridge hero cafe owner reveals how he helped bring 130 customers to safety huffp.st/Y3QdLpF pic.twitter.com/AFaQ1Oj2pG

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LondonAssembly The London Assembly will hold an extraordinary meeting today at 11:30am in light of the attack in on Saturday

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TerrorismPolice Specialist support available for anyone who has been affected by the attack in gov.uk/guidance/londo…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:00 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Message from @RoyalMail - disruption to postal services in SE1 today pic.twitter.com/oav0hhc6Bx

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BBCTravelAlert cordon remains in place. Delays outside the cordon including around Elephant & Castle, The City and W… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Message from the three councillors for the area where attack took place @cathedralsdavidtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Tower Bridge Road snap poll: barbers and dry cleaners backing @SimonHughes; acupuncturists and Thai massage… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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MrAndyPowell London ❤ United. Didn't expect the world's media to be filming my Monday commute in @se1, but this is the message I… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

se16 Split political allegiances on Jamaica Road pic.twitter.com/8vloUuD9O1

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Forster_Comms The office is closed today but we are all working as normal elsewhere. Big thanks to our lovely neighbours… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Heading off to complete last in series of Bermondsey & Old Southwark candidate interviews. All online later today.

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Plans for massive Bankside street party on 18 June to promote community togetherness have new impetus after this dr… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Tonight: Bankside Information Meeting and Launch of Event Programme @BOSTSE1 at @HiltonBankside london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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KateHoeyMP Uplifting end to a sad day listening to the Okusinza Mu Luganda choir @stjohnswaterloo service for Uganda Martyrs pic.twitter.com/RYMYiJpWNh

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:04 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Reminder: @MayorofLondon @SadiqKhan invites Londoners to vigil 6pm Potters Fields Park london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Royal Oak pub in Tabard Street took in 150 people on Saturday night bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…

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gordon_gronbach Both ends of Waterloo Bridge pic.twitter.com/R3XMLO38hg

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:42 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

JDu1986 New barriers in place on pic.twitter.com/FT3c6SJbaL

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:42 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

SeidelClint Barriers on Waterloo Bridge. Hope space is made safe for cyclists @citycyclists @se1 pic.twitter.com/w549lWwb1u

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:41 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

@K_burrell23 @BBCTravelAlert Buses not running via London Bridge. Motor traffic can cross bridge northbound if it… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to K_burrell23

@K_burrell23 @BBCTravelAlert No. Not at the north end. South end of Street is open.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to K_burrell23

@metstudio No general pedestrian access within the cordon. Have heard of some ppl being escorted to offices but don't bank on it

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to metstudio

@CSParrott Really not sure what the score is. Have heard of some ppl given limited access to offices but I'm not in a position to say.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to CSParrott

8.15am update - this is the current extent of the police cordon at
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Police on this cordon must be going insane with London Bridge Experience's piped version of 'London Bridge is falli… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Business as usual - commuters on the Monday morning trudge across London Bridge to the Square Mile pic.twitter.com/tlz55gcA2J

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Railings and traffic lights next to @BarrowBoyB damaged where van crashed during attack. pic.twitter.com/TlR3jtQBoD

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More flowers at south end of London Bridge pic.twitter.com/RACs0a8yDO

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London Bridge open to northbound traffic coming via Duke Street Hill. Pedestrians can move freely between LB rail station and bridge itself

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St Thomas Street remains closed west of Joiner Street / Great Maze Pond pic.twitter.com/OHZoDHHRa2

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thefittingrooms The Fitting Rooms Gym will be closed until at least 5pm today. We will update when we can. Thanks for your patience! @BetterBankside @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:58 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

NetworkRailLBG We apologise for any disruption this morning & thank you for all the kind messages. Wishing everyone a good week.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:55 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Western limit of police cordon remains at corner of Park Street and Bank End next to Anchor Bankside pic.twitter.com/CVWiRLn1U3

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@Ben_Gorman I believe so, but you can only get there from the Station area as top of Borough High St still shut.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Ben_Gorman

Latest scene in Southwark Street which remains closed east of Southwark Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/VO307KMXkD

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Southern limit of police cordon remains at Union Street jcts with Recross Way and O'Meara Street pic.twitter.com/nxbOsIxU3j

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Borough High Street shut to pedestrians and vehicles north of Union Street. pic.twitter.com/ZmagZlE4zV

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Borough High Street remains closed to northbound traffic at St George the Martyr. Pedestrians can get through thoug… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Southwark Police Station @MPSSouthwarkf flags at half mast pic.twitter.com/JwqKElNMgk

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nationalrailenq station has reopened as normal this morning. twt.lt/qvtf

via bizVu_Social (retweeted on 7:19 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

networkrailPR UPDATED STATEMENT for media: London Bridge station open as usual @BTP @networkrailtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:00 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

paulthevegman @paulthevegman we may be shut @boroughmarket but we still deliver to our customers we will not be beaten by terrori… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:00 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

thamesclippers London Bridge Pier is now open, we will now stop there as per the timetable. We are operating a good service on all routes.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:57 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

NetworkRailLBG All of our exits are now open - the station is fully open

via Twitter Lite (retweeted on 6:47 AM, Jun 5th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

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