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News & features published on 18 July 2017
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Zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for rest of summer

The Zip World London zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for the rest of the summer after Lambeth's planning applications committee gave the scheme the green light.

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BRF in call for community-led housing on TfL's Southwark land

Bankside Residents' Forum has urged Southwark Council to support efforts for community-led affordable housing on sites in the Bankside area being redeveloped by Transport for London.

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Ignacio Echeverria: award for Spaniard killed at London Bridge

The Spanish National Police have awarded a posthumous medal of merit to Ignacio Echeverra, the Spaniard killed in last month's terrorist attack at London Bridge.

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Roman sarcophagus found at Swan Street construction site

A Roman sarcophagus has been found by archaeologists working on a development site at the corner of Harper Road and Swan Street in Southwark.

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Lambeth North newsagents faces licence review over tobacco claims

A newsagent and off licence in Kennington Road is facing a review of its licence to sell alcohol after claims that "illicit and counterfeit tobacco" was found on the premises.

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Green flags for Mint Street Park, Nelson Square and Tate garden

Three parks in SE1 - Mint Street Park, Nelson Square Gardens and the community garden at Tate Modern - have been awarded 'green flag' status for the first time.

Tweets on 18 July 2017

MrAndyPowell Lightning punctures the @se1 sky. Note the plane heading towards it above Tower Bridge. pic.twitter.com/di7cippY3Q

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:49 PM, Jul 18th, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Security barriers to remain on Thames bridges for the "foreseeable future" Mayor tells @CarolineRussell pic.twitter.com/wxDNEfXjfj

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American student talks about his summer internship at @southwarkbeer under the arches in Druid Street
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se1 Roman sarcophagus found by @PCAarchaeology at Swan Street / Harper Road development site in The Borough london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9335

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Archbishop's Park zip wire 'more expensive than flying business class to New York' claims cllr @kevindcraig dlvr.it/PWXlqp

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Just published - Zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for rest of summer, say Lambeth councillors dlvr.it/PWXlqp

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Sadiq Khan: "Public consultation for Cycle Superhighway 4 (Tower Bridge to Greenwich) is planned to start later this summer."

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Southwarkcathed Coming soon....Roman objects excavated from underneath the Cathedral Choir in 1977 will be on display in Lancelot's… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SE1 now has 13 parks and open spaces with Green Flag status london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9333

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lambeth_council "ALL Cultural institutions must be involved in LambethEquality Commission ambitions" Southbank creative director Jude Kelly

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Massive Blackfriars Road development likely to be OKed 2moro.

Part of the affordable housing to be 1.2 miles away. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9332

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Met Police asks retired detectives to return amid staffing crisis post and news.sky.com/story/met-poli…

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Objectors to the zip wire include Waterloo Community Development Group and the three Bishop's ward councillors twitter.com/se1/status/887…

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Heading to Brixton for Lambeth planning app committee on controversial Archbishop's Park zip wire… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@LBLDemocracy Will you be live streaming from PAC tonight?

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Roman sarcophagus found by @PCAarchaeology at Swan Street / Harper Road development site in The Borough london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9335

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"Brace yourself for further challenges ahead" Southwark finance boss Duncan Whitfield tells cllrs; lots of uncertainty re future funding

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Sorry for intermittent web stream from Southwark cabinet - first time using YouTube Live from iOS app. youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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@lana_preston Councils do have emergency plans. Southwark has 3 full time staff working on emergency planning

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@Cookee1010 We reported it more than a week before the Southwark News :-) london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9210

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@markwilliams84 Of those affordable homes, 1,407 were for social rent, 577 intermediate and just 5 at Govt's 'affor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Last year Southwark approved 4,957 new homes - 1,989 of them affordable, @markwilliams84 tells cabinet youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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At Cabinet, @peterjohn6 acknowledges that @SouthwarkLabour won't meet target to complete 1500 council homes by 2018. youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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There's a suggestion that Southwark councillors should get some extra training on what happens if there's a major emergency in their ward

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Southwark Council's top 100 managers had a resilience training event yesterday, including reflections on attack

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Southwark has three full-time staff dedicated to emergency planning youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Cllr @BarrieHargrove is telling cabinet about Southwark's emergency plan for major incidents like youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Southwark cabinet hears of need to differentiate between 'cladding' and 'wrapping' of high-rise buildings youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Barista at Waterloo Costa refuses to sell customer sandwich because he was buying it for a homeless man standard.co.uk/news/london/wa…

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Watch LIVE as Southwark cabinet talks about fire safety post-Grenfell + the borough's emergency plan youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Cool Runnings is tonight's free open-air movie at The Scoop london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - @BanksideForum in call for community-led housing on TfL's Southwark Street land dlvr.it/PWThXy

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Watch LIVE as Southwark cabinet talks about air quality strategy youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Watch LIVE - @BanksideForum deputation to Swk cabinet re affordable community-led housing on TfL's Southwark St land youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Police appeal for witnesses to racist incident at Elephant & Castle independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/…

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se17 Watch live as @WalworthSociety makes deputation to Southwark cabinet re future of Walworth Town Hall + Cuming Museum youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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Live webcast of Southwark cabinet youtu.be/JLfG00zy0So

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MPSSouthwark On 13/07/17 this knife was found by North Jet Council wardens at SMEADON COURT following intelligence from… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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MPSSouthwark On 12/07/2017 this 7" knife was found at Hamsworth House with razor blades by Officers and Southwark Council W… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Just published - Ignacio Echeverria: posthumous merit award for Spaniard killed at dlvr.it/PWSxxv

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Just published - Roman sarcophagus found at Swan Street construction site dlvr.it/PWSFX6

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TowerRNLI Person recovered from the water at London Bridge with @MPSonthewater @CityPolice @Ldn_Ambulance @RNLI

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Estate agents blame as Southwark and Lambeth house prices drop by 3 per cent: standard.co.uk/news/london/ho…

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Just published - Lambeth North newsagents faces licence review over 'illicit tobacco' and street drinking claims dlvr.it/PWRXbf

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Just published - Green flags for Mint Street Park, Nelson Square and @BOSTSE1's Tate garden dlvr.it/PWRXMP

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Free mini cans of Lucozade at Waterloo Station again today.

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"Hot weather alert" in force on @SW_Trains from Waterloo pic.twitter.com/N1ztYaDS7A

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Tonight councillors decide whether to approve Archbishop's Park zip wire london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9213 pic.twitter.com/84Q3YpPbUe

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[Job ad] Accounts Assistant / Admin Support, BridgeOne Telecom Ltd: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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Sam Russell plays Bach's First and Second Cello Suites on electric guitar: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Parliamentary answer re is something of an understatement - DfT didn't just 'assess' it put up £30m theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017…

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Some Borough Market traders may go out of business due to terrorist attack standard.co.uk/news/london/bo…

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james_hatts South London Press sold to Romford-based leaflet distribution firm holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2017/news/bi-w…

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Grangousier @se1 Can’t see thoughtful urban planning winning. Sort of like a battle between an elephant and a hamster.

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Bankside "poised on a knife edge, balanced precariously between hyper-development and thoughtful urban planning" nyti.ms/2vws2Y6

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(Tate Modern vs Neo Bankside) has hit the New York Times nyti.ms/2vws2Y6

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