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News & features published on 1 April 2020
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WHSmith at St Thomas' Hospital now stocks Sainsbury's groceries

WHSmith has added a range of Sainsbury's groceries to the shelves of its St Thomas' Hospital branch to help NHS staff stock up on essentials.

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Boarding school pupils make 'thank you' posters for NHS staff

Pupils at SE1's only boarding school - DLD College opposite St Thomas' Hospital - have displayed 'thank you' posters to acknowledge the work of NHS staff dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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St Thomas' researchers launch COVID-19 symptom-tracking app

We all know the symptoms of coronavirus by now persistent cough, fever, shortness of breath. But loss of taste and smell could be the best way of predicting if you have COVID-19, according to Kings College London researchers based at St Thomas' campus.

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Bermondsey 'co-living' accommodation offered to NHS workers

A firm offering 'co-living' accommodation aimed at young professionals has postponed the launch of The Italian Building at Dockhead and is working with Guy's and St Thomas' to make rooms available for NHS workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Shake-up for Southwark and Lambeth's NHS governance

The clinical commissioning groups that oversee NHS provision in Lambeth and Southwark have been merged into a new body covering six boroughs in South East London.

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Southwark Community Relief Fund launched

Local funders have joined forces to launch a 455,000 relief fund to help Southwark charities, community organisations and social enterprises deal with the impact of COVID-19.

Tweets on 1 April 2020

Private Eye says the new Lambeth Palace Library is “a strong contender for ugliest new building of the year” and li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

GSTT_ICU Another very generous donation of food gratefully received!! twitter.com/TrishMcCready/…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:19 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Wednesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 474 cases
(+59 from Tuesday)

Lambeth: 462 case… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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'Millennial hobbit homes' in converted biscuit factory offered to NHS workers london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10194

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ICYMI - COVID-19 - Southwark Community Relief Fund launched by @UnitedStSaviour @SwkCharities @GSTTCharitytwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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WHSmith has added a range of Sainsbury's groceries to the shelves of its St Thomas' Hospital branch to help NHS sta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LeathermktJMB Volunteer Opportunities bit.ly/3bzU6yS

via JMBtpost (retweeted on 5:12 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

TeamLondonBdg We 💚 our community 😊 Here are our BID officers @tlbpolice delivering boxes of food kindly donated by @Tescotwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:10 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSLondonBridge The team came across this safe while patrolling today! 🔑 I’m guessing it didn’t fall out of somebody’s pocket 😬 Was… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 5:09 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

For better or worse, today is the first day of a new NHS governance structure in Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambet… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Pupils at SE1's only boarding school - @DLDcollege opposite St Thomas' Hospital - have displayed 'thank you' poster… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Prof @timspector: app devised by SE1-based team “gives us an evolving map of the UK of where s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

mamuska_net New improved radius (2 miles!) and new improved delivery fees structure! It's not a joke! use code MAMA… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer (retweeted on 4:25 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

MPSChaucer PC Lock on bike & PCSO Smith on foot. We have covered all of Chaucer today. Dealing with social distancing, helping… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:39 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

New hours for London Bridge Post Office. pic.twitter.com/6bNtpit2bW

via Twitter for iPhone

deansouthwark Lovely message from @WimbledonChoral ‘We were so sad not to get to perform the Rachmaninov vespers @Southwarkcathedtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:21 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

NEW:

Another three COVID-19 patients have died whilst under the care of Guy’s and St Thomas’ - taking the total number to 26.

via Twitter for iPhone

MPSSouthBank Due to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and government guidelines to stay home, unfortunately the skate area… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:11 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

GSTTnhs Today we opened our pop-up emergency supplies food support service at St Thomas' Hospital marquee for staff who are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:51 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Temporary opening hours for NatWest Lambeth North. pic.twitter.com/eKIN58tf5F

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georgethemartyr The Borough Free Fridge is delivering free fresh food to local households this week. If you are self-isolating or… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:57 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

NorthcrossNel Once a factory for Jacobs biscuits, accommodation at the Italian building at Dockhead is being made ava… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 12:44 PM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

We all know the symptoms of coronavirus by now – persistent cough, fever, shortness of breath. But loss of taste an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The FT's @Lucywwatson's review of The Italian Building is worth a read ft.com/content/6edb39…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

A firm offering 'co-living' accommodation aimed at young professionals has postponed the launch of The Italian Buil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The clinical commissioning groups that oversee NHS provision in Lambeth and Southwark have today been merged into a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Hayward Bros of Union Street SE1 is featured in @HistoryOfStokey's new BBC Sounds podcast about coal hole covers.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Co-op has temporarily closed many of its stores in the Square Mile and the West End. One store south of the riv… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Local grant-giving bodies @UnitedStSaviour @SwkCharities @GSTTCharity @PeterMinetTrust have joined forces to launch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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lukecabrahams New piece on @lifeinsider @businessinsider. The deserted streets of London amidst the crisis.

insider.com/photos-show-lo…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:15 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

RoisinRoycroft More activity from the @GSTTnhs team today bagging biscuits, delivering fruit & veg to Guys, setting up… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:08 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

PA Harrow, Southwark and Lambeth saw high levels of coronavirus cases per 100,000 population compared with other areas… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:01 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

@KnZsMum @lb_southwark The Borough Free Fridge at @georgethemartyr might be able to help.

via Twitter Web App in reply to KnZsMum

@KnZsMum Is she in Southwark? There’s a ‘food access page on the @lb_southwark website.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to KnZsMum

stjohnswaterloo We’re awaiting their reply... twitter.com/waterloofestiv…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:42 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

“This week we are sending the first food parcels out to extremely vulnerable residents in Southwark, including thos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBCTomEdwards Pollution in London - today vs 2016 average. Sensors were registering such low levels they told @KingsCollegeLon sc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

On this day 7 years ago, SE1’s roving correspondent travelled to Torbay to inspect the model of the Shard that had… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TheAfricaCentre This time last year - 1 April 2019... Great Suffolk Street, SE1.

Beautiful flowerbeds outside @TheAfricaCentre, l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:03 AM, Apr 1st, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Vietnamese investor buys £30 million worth of apartments at Southbank Place (the Shell Centre) via @PrimeResi primeresi.com/vietnamese-inv…

via Twitter Web Client

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