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News & features published on 14 May 2019
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Elephant Shopping Centre: date set for High Court hearing

A crowdfunded legal challenge to Southwark Council's decision to approve the controversial redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre will reach the High Court in July.

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Landlord ordered to pay back more than 1m after illegal conversion of flats

Southwark Council has won one of London's largest proceeds of crime (confiscation order) claims from an unscrupulous landlord who chopped three flats in London Bridge into around 20 cramped studios and bedsits - putting profits before the quality of life

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Southwark's Carole Wright joins Big Lunch community walk

Local gardener and beekeeper Carole Wright has been selected to join the 2019 England team who will lead a two week community walk across the nation between 17 May and 2 June.

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Behind bars: teens who threatened Elephant & Castle estate agents

Two teenagers who threatened staff at an Elephant & Castle estate agent's office with a hunting knife and stole their phones have been sentenced to a total of eight years in custody.

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2,928 food parcels issued by Waterloo Foodbank in past year

Waterloo Foodbank has reported a 77 per cent increase in the number of emergency food parcels given to local people, as it publishes statistics for the year to the end of March.

Tweets on 14 May 2019

39 storey tower of high end student accommodation next to London Bridge Station approved by Southwark planning comm… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

feeflefifski Is anyone in @se1 missing their cat? We seem to have a stray (very friendly!) in Henley Drive. pic.twitter.com/csuWBG0sUZ

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:46 PM, May 14th, 2019 via Twitter for iPhone)

Decision on the 48-storey tower on the Old Kent Road deferred to a later Southwark planning committee, possibly on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android in reply to se1

Rents in the proposed student accommodation at London Bridge will be up to £22,000 a year, points out… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android in reply to se1

A survivor of the London Bridge attack has told the inquest about his "personal mission" to get help after coming "… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Workers at Richer Sounds will share a £3.5 million windfall after the founder of the retailer handed control of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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This is how the new student tower on St Thomas Street would compare in height to the Shard pic.twitter.com/qfWOHmlCHi

via Twitter for Android in reply to se1

The developer of the 905-room student residence next to London Bridge Station will pay Southwark Council £34 millio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1 from Camberwell, London

Plans for a 39 storey block of student accommodation on this site at the corner of St Thomas Street and Weston Stre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Watch live - Southwark planning committee meeting dealing with high rise developments on St Thomas Street and Londo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Interesting - row brewing about whether land in Old Kent Road owned by Strathclyde Pension Fund / Glasgow Council s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

@MazHem_ @LambethLibDems The newer ones will be redeployed. The older ones withdrawn

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to MazHem_ from Camberwell, London

These signs have gone up at RV1 bus stops but they don’t make plain the reality of the situation - the RV1 is due t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ggabs86 Can’t happen till the temporary shops for small traders are open on Elephant Road.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to ggabs86 from Camberwell, London

A crowdfunded legal challenge to Southwark Council's decision to approve the controversial redevelopment of the Ele… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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First homes in Blackfriars Road were marketed in Dubai

... and now homes in Dubai are marketed in Blackfriars Road pic.twitter.com/XUOXsqQMJE

via Twitter for iPhone

Plans for a 48-storey tower on the Argos site in the Old Kent Road will be considered by Southwark councillors this… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Landlord ordered to pay back more than £1m after illegal conversion of three flats at London Bridge into around 20… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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DoorkinsM I was delighted to welcome some lovely visitors from @BBCTheOneShow this morning so watch out for me on @BBCOne tomorrow evening at 7pm! 😺😽

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:55 PM, May 14th, 2019 via Twitter for iPhone)

A 72-year-old woman has denied a public order offence related to last month's Extinction Rebellion protests.

Genev… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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An exhibition of Emily South's panoramic drawings of UK cities opens this week @SouthwarkColl in The Cut london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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The London Bridge attackers stabbed a man when he unknowingly went to check they were OK after their van crashed in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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All trains from Waterloo delayed and disrupted pic.twitter.com/LB3GbnuAQA

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Southwarkcathed Now in stock at the Cathedral Shop - exclusive Dean of Southwark @deansouthwark hanging decoration. Remember a Dean… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:56 PM, May 14th, 2019 via Twitter for iPhone)

853london Climate protesters stage Silvertown Tunnel protest at City Hall 853london.com/2019/05/14/cli… pic.twitter.com/C4bS6RXkuK

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An interactive evening of medieval to classical birdsong music

Wednesday night at @Southwarkcathed with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Two teenagers who threatened staff at an Elephant & Castle estate agent's office with a hunting knife and stole the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Free lunchtime music with @boroughnewmusic in Borough High Street today london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Waterloo Foodbank @WaterlooFB has reported a 77 per cent increase in the number of emergency food parcels given to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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One week to go till the London Region European Elections Hustings hosted by @livingbankside at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tonight, @ForteanLondon presents

Mermaids: Fish, Flesh or Fowl?

at @themillerpub in Snowsfields

london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Tonight the Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society hosts a talk by Stella Bickelman from @MOLArchaeology on som… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Picture shows 'The Sunbathers' sculpture installed at Waterloo Station for the Festival of Britain twitter.com/HistoricEnglan…

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