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News & features published on 13 May 2018
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Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp named as Africa Centre director

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE has been named as the next director of the Africa Centre, to oversee the next stage of development of the Great Suffolk Street venue.

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Bernie Spain Gardens: West 8 chosen to upgrade South Bank park

30 years after Bernie Spain Gardens was opened on the South Bank, a design by Dutch firm West 8 has been picked for an upgrade to the popular riverside open space.

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Obituary: David Edwards, former Provost of Southwark

Former Southwark Cathedral Provost David Edwards has died at the age of 89.

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Designers sought for Tooley Street public realm competition

Architects and designers have been invited to submit ideas to improve the triangular pavement space at the junction of Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill, opposite London Bridge Station.

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150 years since Queen Victoria started building of new St Thomas' Hospital

It's exactly 150 years since Queen Victoria visited Lambeth to lay the foundation stone for the new St Thomas' Hospital on the South Bank of the Thames.

Tweets on 13 May 2018

Just published - @KennethTharp has been named as director of Great Suffolk Street's @TheAfricaCentre dlvr.it/QSkvBG

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Just published - Bernie Spain Gardens: West 8 chosen to upgrade @CoinStreet's South Bank park dlvr.it/QSkp9X

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Just published - Obituary: David Edwards, former Provost of Southwark dlvr.it/QSkhy6

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Just published - Designers sought for Tooley Street / Duke Street Hill public realm competition @LFArchitecturetwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Will Alsop, the architect of TfL's Palestra office building in Blackfriars Road, has died. He is pictured here dres… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tomorrow: Waterloo Action Centre @WAC_Lambeth Annual General Meeting: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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On this day 150 years ago, nearly 3,000 people gathered on the South Bank to watch Queen Victoria lay the foundatio… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Man stabbed on South Bank this afternoon - air ambulance landed in Bernie Spain Gardens bbc.co.uk/news/uk-englan…

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GrahamRKings Gloriana at Tower Bridge. pic.twitter.com/brNh400UOU

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Overnight road closures on Waterloo Road for resurfacing this week pic.twitter.com/H8A7x5vWzj

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southbankcentre Visitors please note Royal Festival Hall will be closed to the public today while Virgin TV British Academy Televis… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The @LDNairamb in Bernie Spain Gardens on the South Bank twitter.com/guillaumephoto…

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zoekennedy The Air ambulance just flew disturbingly close to our block, setting off a line of car alarms and landed in what lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next week @WesleyGrykLLP is offering a free advice meeting at @WAC_Lambeth for European nationals & family members… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@ukpubbitch They’re due at Tower Bridge 4 ish. There’s a tracker thing to check progress twitter.com/rowjoelane/sta…

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Just published - On this day 150 years ago, Queen Victoria laid the foundation stone for the new St Thomas' Hospita… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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peterjohn6 Following the sad death of Dame Tessa Jowell, who served as constituency MP for Dulwich & West Norwood between 1992… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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deansouthwark I’m so sorry to hear that Baroness Jowell has died. She was a regular visitor to @Southwarkcathed and served her co… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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