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News & features published on 17 November 2018
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Statue of Boris aide Sir Simon Milton consigned to parking bay

A statue of Boris Johnson's City Hall deputy mayor and chief of staff Sir Simon Milton has been unceremoniously placed in a parking bay whilst a new plinth is made.

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London Bridge cycle strategy and action plan launched

A strategy and action plan to promote cycling in the London Bridge area has been launched by the Team London Bridge business improvement district.

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St John's Waterloo launches 'Reignite 2021' campaign

St John's Waterloo has launched a fundraising campaign to renovate the building as a "beacon on the South Bank" in time for the 70th anniversary of the Festival of Britain in 2021.

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Environmental protesters block five Thames bridges

Traffic on Lambeth, Westminster, Waterloo, Blackfriars and Southwark Bridges was halted on Saturday morning as hundreds of people took part in Extinction Rebellion protests.

Tweets on 17 November 2018

Dramatic Exchanges review – a history of the National Theatre in letters theguardian.com/books/2018/nov…

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se1 Just published - Statue of Boris aide Sir Simon Milton consigned to parking bay london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9756

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Archaeological excavations at Bermondsey Abbey ... 30 years ago today, Thames News broadcast this report youtube.com/watch?v=EXLMbd…

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Update: at least 70 people arrested today during environmental protests on Thames bridges london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9753

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Just published - Statue of Boris aide Sir Simon Milton consigned to parking bay london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9756

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deansouthwark Wonderful to see in this week’s @ChurchTimes our own @AmirEden1993 highly commended for his interfaith work. Congra… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLTrafficNews Westminster Bridge has re-opened following an earlier demonstration, however Bridge Street remains closed for ongoi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLTrafficNews Lambeth Bridge has just re-opened following an earlier demonstration, so Westminster Bridge is now the remaining closure.

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TfLBusAlerts Blackfriars Bridge has reopened. Routes 45,63,388 are back to line of route.

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cameraZoe Blackfriars Bridge at the @ExtinctionR - @GeorgeMonbiot - 'A fantastic sense of strength and solidarity here' pic.twitter.com/OvBJeSHZeI

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MetPoliceEvents Officers continue to engage with protesters who remain on four bridges preventing traffic from passing. Despite cal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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damiengayle Police moving in to arrest protesters on blackfriars bridge pic.twitter.com/FZWfJ6wt9J

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TfLTrafficNews Waterloo Bridge has re-opened following an earlier demonstration. The following bridges are still closed: Westminst… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Update: Met says 45 people have been arrested as four Thames bridges remain blocked by protest… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Just published - @stjohnswaterloo launches campaign to revamp building in time for 70th anniversary o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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damiengayle Baroness @GreenJennyJones is on Westminster Bridge supporting today's protest pic.twitter.com/X4veqBVXpQ

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Just published - Environmental protesters blocked five Thames bridges on Saturday morning london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9753

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TfLTrafficNews Update on protests - Southwark Bridge has re-opened both ways. Other bridges (Waterloo, Westmi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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petemaclaine @metpoliceuk are not allowing press card carrying journalists onto Lambeth Bridge to report on Extinction Rebellion protesters.

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MetPoliceEvents The Metropolitan Police have requested that all protestors make their way to Westminster Bridge where we will facil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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GeorgeMonbiot An amazing atmosphere on Blackfriars Bridge, which we continue to hold.

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mrmatthewtaylor Arrests starting to cheers from the crowd on Lambeth Bridge pic.twitter.com/1tZrm46VNZ

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mrmatthewtaylor Police moving onto Lambeth Bridge. Telling protesters move or be arrested pic.twitter.com/3Ne4AIbv6O

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On Waterloo Bridge most protesters have stayed put despite threat of arrest

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Police warn protesters on Waterloo Bridge they may face “removal and arrest” pic.twitter.com/BcTJrNGaWf

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Police telling protesters to relocate from other bridges to Westminster Bridge - otherwise peo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCTravelAlert ✅ Tower Bridge, London Bridge, Vauxhall Bridge and bridges west of Vauxhall remain open. The Rotherhithe and Blackw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ExtinctionR Southwark bridge fully shut down. Several arrests. Music and dancing commencing. via @ClimatePsych pic.twitter.com/qOrMcUl16M

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GreenRupertRead It's happening. This photo I've just taken is at the middle of Lambeth Bridge. We've just taken the Bridge. 250 of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCTravelAlert ⚠️❗️Because of the demo: Lambeth, Westminster, Watelroo, Blackfriars and Southwark Bridges are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TomEmburyD Southwark Bridge brought to a complete standstill pic.twitter.com/oNmEQLGTPW

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OccupyLondon Declaration of being read on Southwark now @ExtinctionR pic.twitter.com/Bj4Az6eDKX

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smgholliday Southwark bridge is fully blocked and getting jolly pic.twitter.com/oQ8PCwjynP

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FFNewham With @ExtinctionR blocking Blackfriars Bridge to raise awareness on pic.twitter.com/kSfRfa1Xns

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TfLTrafficNews UPDATE: The has now *fully closed* Blackfriars Bridge, Lambeth Bridge & Southwark Bridge (Wate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLTrafficNews UPDATE: The has now closed A302 Westminster Bridge (both directions). Moderate delays on diver… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCTravelAlert Update:
• Waterloo Bridge closed
• Westminster Bridge closed
demo. All other Central London b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLBusAlerts Buses serving Waterloo are disrupted following the closure of Waterloo Bridge due to an unplanned demonstration. Pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfLTrafficNews A301 Waterloo Bridge remains fully blocked in both directions due to the ongoing demo. The Str… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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merlinfulcher A few more snaps from the Waterloo Bridge climate change protest... As you can imagine lots of irate taxi, bus, tru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ExtinctionR Around 50_80 people are gathering and chatting here at participating in twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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newint Thousands are joining the in London today
The plan? To shutdown 5 bridges in London… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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charlie__ Some excellent climate related civil disobedience on Waterloo Bridge atm! pic.twitter.com/fYcNTatEVl

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TfLTrafficNews A301 Waterloo Bridge is fully blocked in both directions due to an unplanned/impromptu demo. Long queues are buildi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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merlinfulcher Climate change protest on Waterloo Bridge has a very 'Children of Men' feel to it -- plus this chap has enough pump… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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At @TateExchange today: an afternoon showcasing some of the civil society groups making Southwark a better place. london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Today: Christmas market in Borough High Street brings together local crafts people, artists, designers and local bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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