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News & features published on 26 March 2020
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Thames Clippers suspends riverbus service

Thames Clippers have announced that they are suspending their riverbus service in response to a "significant drop in passenger demand".

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E&C Shopping Centre: rent waived for independent traders

The owners of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre have waived rent for independent traders and pledged to ensure that "essential food and pharmacy facilities" remain available if the COVID-19 crisis is unresolved when the building is closed.

Tweets on 26 March 2020

RT @Ldn_Ambulance: The very emotional moment we heard clapping and cheering from our headquarters in Waterloo.

Thank you all! 💚

#clapforn…

via Twitter for iPhone

See the moment the Oxo Tower’s lights changed colour https://t.co/ClMupc6OCA

via Twitter for iPhone

AbsRainbird @Southwark_News Cooper Close Housing cooperative SE1 pic.twitter.com/0AL1VxZno6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:05 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

A selection of better photos of SE1 landmarks turned blue this evening pic.twitter.com/q8iuETMSPn

via Twitter Web App

Thursday #coronavirus COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 253 cases (+44 from Wednesday)

Lambeth: 248 cas… https://t.co/9rf9eIBTcP

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New hours for Lloyds Bank Borough High Street pic.twitter.com/ChquBclgY1

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NatWest London Bridge offering counter service weekdays 10am till midday. pic.twitter.com/HskjtZkAHQ

via Twitter for iPhone

In Borough High Street, @pattyandbunjoe is providing a delivery service. No walk-in takeaways, in line with public… https://t.co/45Gmw4Aln6

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RT @Blak_Outside: Great show of support for the #NHS from the #residents @PeabodyLDN #Blackfriars @se1 this evening #ClapForCarers #Communi…

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Looking through Southwark Bridge to Cannon Street Railway Bridge @IlluminatedRiv pic.twitter.com/q94U7k0huM

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

RT @PreciousBlood1: The Shard lit up blue tonight as a tribute to the NHS dwarfing Guy’s Hospital to the right. Clapping and the Church be…

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The IBM building on the South Bank has a wash of blue light too pic.twitter.com/qJnT9Q9OFR

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

RT @PreciousBlood1: The Shard lit up blue tonight as a tribute to the NHS dwarfing Guy’s Hospital to the right. Clapping and the Church be…

via Twitter for iPhone

The @NationalTheatre is another South Bank landmark showing its appreciation for the NHS tonight pic.twitter.com/WG8Gd0OjZd

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

These days @TheLondonEye is generally lit pink in recognition of sponsor @lastminute_com - tonight it is blue for… https://t.co/PolAtwxtto

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RT @se1: Happy 55th birthday: the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened its doors on this day in 1965.

Update from Delancey:

▶ rent w…

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RT @se1: SE1 landmarks turning blue at 8pm in support of the NHS include @OxoTowerWharf, @NationalTheatre, @TowerBridge and @TheShardLondon…

via Twitter for iPhone

Updated opening times for Iceland Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/QLXlvd4Lxh

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @deansouthwark: Great to know that @IlluminatedRiv bridges in central London will be lit in blue light this evening in solidarity with €¦

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RT @OtsuKinya: A bakery, Zen Cafe, is donating freshly baked japanese style of bread everyday for nurses and medics who are fighting agains…

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RT @peterjohn6: A long wait for any £ if you’re self-employed as @RishiSunak announces income replacement scheme will not be running until…

via Twitter for iPhone

RT @evenor23: A long but orderly cue to enter @asda OKR with great emphasis on social distancing, and the shop was well stocked (well, apar…

via Twitter for iPhone

Latest from Guy's & St Thomas' -

"In order to help us manage the increasing demand on our services caused by coro… https://t.co/8tbiC7QwM6

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RT @MPSBoroughBank: Thank you people @se1 - much better adherence today 😷

#StayHomeSaveLives ❤
#SocialDistancinguk ❤
#LoveBorough ❤ https:…

via Twitter for iPhone

SE1 landmarks turning blue at 8pm in support of the NHS include @OxoTowerWharf, @NationalTheatre, @TowerBridge and… https://t.co/QAH68AiRko

via Twitter for iPhone

"Scheduled cleaning of residential roads will not take place whilst the current restrictions on leaving home are in… https://t.co/IaWvvJqX5o

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RT @MPSLondonBridge: Great news to announce our former member of the team PC Liam is now our new Sergeant! Amazing for us all he has return…

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RT @RobesProject: Does anyone know how we can electronically buy food vouchers for Tesco and Sainsburys for our homeless guests who have be…

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RT @deansouthwark: We will be supporting our #NHS this evening from @Southwarkcathed Deanery by joining in the wave of applause across the…

via Twitter for iPhone

Just heard from a local that the Co-op at Neo Bankside (Sumner Street) is closed at present. pic.twitter.com/6dO2Vjmlhp

via Twitter for iPhone

SwkCharities @se1 One of our old charities owned the E&C pub and the island site it stood on, and I want the statue returned please!!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @Distriandina: No Rent Relief from @thearchcompany means lots of independent arch traders in Elephant & Castle will not survive next few…

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RT @LatinElephant: On this day, 55 years ago... 🐘🏰❤️

#ElephantandCastle https://t.co/U74rxYxI4i

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How the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre celebrated its second birthday at Easter 1967 (from 'The Times' archive)… https://t.co/DYXoXNHTmT

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But two years later The Times' enthusiasm for Elephant & Castle had waned, lamenting in March 1967 that the shoppin… https://t.co/4R9NxwV90r

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On this day in 1965, Ray Gunter MP officially opened Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. A few days later The Times… https://t.co/O434rthHae

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Happy 55th birthday: the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened its doors on this day in 1965.

Update from Dela… https://t.co/Cov9lm9iQ0

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RT @MPSChaucer: PC Lock & PCSO Smith out and about. Checks on the Tabard for users in stairwells & robbery patrols also #stopknifecrime htt…

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Planning permission has been granted for the new @SantanderCycles docking station at the eastern end of Tooley Stre… https://t.co/miCSko8LWI

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There is an issue that many of the (in many ways laudable) local news initiatives promoted by Government, the BBC a… https://t.co/rsDnJ5Szc5

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Some of us are not totally comfortable with the appeal for Government funds but bold action is required to preserve… https://t.co/1zb5pI31ty

via Twitter Web App

Before and after: Images show the impact of coronavirus lockdown on London: https://t.co/DpzstQAsLh

via Twitter for iPhone

KevinCTL @se1 Nearest open post office to Waterloo is the Aldwych branch, staff very helpful.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:07 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @Antonialynch: Thank you @ParkPlazaHotels for letting us @GSTTnhs stay at the hotel, stay at work, keeping patients and each other safe…

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Meet the South Bank busker doing a self-isolation live tour https://t.co/hp5MFtkNyu

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More details on the @Waterloofb foodbank crowdfunder here (listen to interview below) and at… https://t.co/HnlKRlLqGk

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RT @OasisWaterloo: BULGARIAN SPEAKER NEEDED. There’s a guy who sells the @BigIssue near the Oasis Centre. He speaks very little English and…

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Tate Modern attack: French boy thrown from balcony now able to sit up https://t.co/uIHUgXvshk

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