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News & features published on 24 April 2018
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Waterloo Foodbank has provided 10,000 food parcels since 2012

Waterloo Foodbank says that it has seen a sharp increase in demand for its services in the past 12 months.

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Work starts on new 23.5 million home for Lambeth Palace Library

The Archbishop of Canterbury has performed the ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on a new building to house the Lambeth Palace Library.

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Blackfriars Road 'fatberg' to be dissected on Channel 4

Five tonnes of 'fatberg' found in sewers near St George's Circus will be examined in a Channel 4 documentary to be broadcast on Tuesday evening.

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Stabbing at Swan Mead: victim's injuries 'could be life-changing'

A 25-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed at Swan Mead in Bermondsey on Saturday morning.

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Woman jailed for stabbing fellow busker at London Bridge

A woman has been jailed for four and a half years after stabbing a man in a dispute over busking spots at London Bridge Station.

Tweets on 24 April 2018

Bermondsey MP @coyleneil has tabled a question to @michaelgove about urban foxes.

To ask the Secretary of State f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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TLRailUK ⚠️ Following a broken down train earlier today between Elephant & Castle and Shortlands some lines will be reopened shortly.

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RegenerationEX The Businesses of the Old Kent Road are being ignored stevenboxall.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/the… and this is shocking, short-sighted, and wrong

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deansouthwark The choice is ours. The important thing is to vote in We are glad @Southwarkcathed to pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tune in to Channel 4 now to learn about the 5 tonne fatberg removed from the sewers below Blackfriars Road in the p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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And that's it from tonight's hustings. You can watch the whole thing online: youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Now @AmirEden1993 is inviting the candidates to share their closing remarks youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Final Q is from Paola, on behalf of parents campaigning for new secondary school at Southwark Fire Station. Will al… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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It's an "absolute scandal" that TfL has cut the RV1 bus service, says @cllr_anood. Urges more people to sign petiti… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says the council has beaten its own target for increasing walking and cycling in the borough. Coun… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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escarr15 Lost my Fitbit Flex today. Really rather too upset about it.

If anyone spots a black Fitbit wristband on the South… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next Q is about air pollution, traffic jams, bus delays etc. What will council do?

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Now @cllr_anood is highlighting the 'golden goodbye' payments to retiring cabinet members introduced by Labour. Cri… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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MillsArchive Happy St George's Day to all our UK followers 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Lantern slide depicting St George's Mill, Southwark. It was l… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says only 19% per cent of Southwark young people who need mental health care actually receive it,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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PeoplesAudit FYI-Old Vic received £300K from as part of Culture 2020: moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/documents/s773… and provided free tickets… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next Q is from Maureen Lynch about cuts to youth services, and the dramatic rise in youth violence. youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Cllr @peterjohn6 cites @peckhamlevels as a good example of how Southwark has supported local businesses with innova… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next Q is from Felix, a leaseholder on the Aylesbury Estate, who questions the council's treatment of homeowners on the estate.

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Next Q is from @Piers_Corbyn [who introduces himself at public meetings as "brother of..."] who says at a l… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next Q is from Mark of @VitalOKR who is highlighting the threat to local industry from regeneration schemes - eg th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lib Dem @cllr_anood recites litany of private developments in Cathedrals ward with hundreds of private homes and 0… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says there has been "to-ing and fro-ing" between cllrs and professional planners about whether a l… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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dpcassidyC3 A scene from the Tower of London today - the 62 Gun salute to the newborn royal. pic.twitter.com/0c5Co6f3im

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Next Q is from Russell Gray of the @ovbnf, citing the Capital House proposed skyscraper in St Thomas Street. Says c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next Q Is @MarionMarples about the need for a 'local list' of heritage assets. Points out that council's brand new… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says that recent meeting about Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre development was a good exa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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CDPS_Southwark Brilliant to see Charles Dickens talent on display at the Royal College of Art as part of Thank you… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next question is from Tim Wood on behalf of @WeAreBankside @BanksideForum @CoinStreet. Asks for a pledge on local d… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lib Dem @cllr_anood highlights Southwark Labour decision to give £1 million to Tate Modern extension. Says she'd pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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SouthwarkMusic Our weekly David Idowu Choir rehearsals return Thursday 26th April at 5pm, Haddon Hall, 22 Tower Bridge Road, SE1 4… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says there's a review under way re. busking along the river. Results due in June.
youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Green @ellanOrnell says London Underground busking scheme works well. Says that council should be able to deal with… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tory Toby Eckersley says council should fund extra Met Police officers to tackle antisocial behaviour

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Next questions are about about antisocial behaviour linked to night-time economy near the river - and also about no… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tory Hon Alderman Eckersley says tougher approach to developers' viability assessments is needed. youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Tory Toby Eckersley says housing policy must consider needs of people who "do not aspire to council housing" - subs… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lib Dem @cllr_anood says Southwark Labour has made the housing crisis worse, not better, over last 8 years. Says pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Green @ellanOrnell says the model of building luxury towers in North Southwark and paying the council to build coun… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says @SouthwarkLabour has so far built 535 council homes towards 11,000 target. Plans are "most am… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Green @ellanOrnell says Community Land Trust is a good concept for affordable housing
youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Tory Toby Eckersley - who has worked closely with leaseholders affected - says Aylesbury Estate @se17 shouldn't be… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lib Dem @cllr_anood - "it's terrifying that regeneration has become such a dirty word" - people are being priced ou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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- Green @ellanOrnell wants rethink of Old Kent Road area action plan (AAP).
- @peterjohn6 says there will be "very… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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First question from the floor is from an Old Kent Road resident who is concerned about proposals for tall buildings… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tory Toby Eckersley wants a more "balanced highway policy" in Southwark - says walking & cycling is all very well,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Finally, hon Alderman Toby Eckersley, 33-year council veteran, is giving his 2-minute pitch for Southwark Conservat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Lib Dem @cllr_anood says power should reside with individuals and communities, rather than the state etc. youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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Now @swklibdems' @cllr_anood is giving her two-minute intro. Tells her own story of coming to Southwark as a result… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Green @ellanOrnell highlights the poor results of air quality monitoring in the borough. Says Southwark needs to ta… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next up, @ellanOrnell of @SouthwarkGP - "repair, refurbish, remain" - wants energy efficient homes in public and pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @peterjohn6 says @SouthwarkLabour aspires to make Southwark a "full employment borough" - lots of work on appr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Watch live as @peterjohn6 makes his opening statement.
He says @SouthwarkLabour has kept its manifesto promises fro… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next up, @AmirEden1993 is explaining the format for this evening's hustings. He's introducing the panel:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The panellists are now on stage. Live stream of hustings has begun: youtu.be/w7XtSxckXYo

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@TobyBrundin @skipratmedia You don't. Only in a conservation area or for a listed building. See the LSBU demolition… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The hustings will be chaired by @AmirEden1993 and the panel will include

- @peterjohn6 (Labour)
- @cllr_anood (Lib… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Live webcast of Southwark Leaders' Hustings begins 6.30pm on our YouTube channel - live f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@TobyBrundin @skipratmedia As it’s not listed or in a conservation area it could be demolished now. Now permission needed.

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eliegardner A man with quite a story - one that's taken him from truck driving along U.S. highways to making delicious waffles… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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MPSSBermondsey Today PC Kev from @MPSSBermondsey, PC Adam from @MPSRiverside and member of the local community / estate maintananc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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coyleneil This is a direct result of Lib Dem/Tory Coalition policies. I refer people weekly as a result of cuts & delays to v… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Waterloo Foodbank @WaterlooFB gave out 38 per cent more food parcels in 2017/2018 than in the prev… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Work starts on new £23.5 million home for Lambeth Palace Library as @JustinWelby performs ground-b… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Blackfriars Road 'fatberg' to be dissected on Channel 4 dlvr.it/QQcJ3T

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Chavender Dancers at Elephant pic.twitter.com/6rBsJOrOLa

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Just published - A 25-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed at Swan Mead - off Tower Bridg… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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LambethArchives Today's theme is . We chose this c.1948 pic of children using the remains of Field's Candle Fact… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - A woman has been jailed for four and a half years after stabbing a man in a dispute over busking s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The Cut will be closed to traffic on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/aLL4nAlZNP

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[Job ad] Housekeeper (part-time – 20 hours per week), @CoinStreet Community Builders: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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TowerOfLondon Today at 2pm there will be a 62 round gun salute to celebrate the birth of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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skipratmedia Down comes the sign for the Coronet? @se1 pic.twitter.com/e7FffKSZMP

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