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News & features published on 7 July 2020
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Bulk of GLA staff to remain in SE1 even if City Hall heads east

Despite the high-profile proposal for London's city government to leave its current riverside HQ in favour of a new City Hall in the Royal Docks, the Greater London Authority will still have more staff based in SE1 than E16 if the move goes ahead.

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Rising Sun: petition launched calling on council to save pub

Plans to demolish the last pub on the Rockingham Estate and replace it with a block of flats have sparked a petition calling on Southwark Council to veto the proposals.

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Tanner Street Park tennis courts: online booking introduced

Tennis players wanting to use the courts at Tanner Street Park in Bermondsey will need to make an online reservation when a new system is introduced from Thursday 9 July.

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Portable toilets installed on South Bank

Portable toilets have been installed along the South Bank to meet demand from visitors whilst the doors of many of the riverside attractions remain closed.

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Bermondsey Street to be closed to through motor traffic

An experimental closure of part of Bermondsey Street is to be introduced this summer as part of Southwark Council's package of measures to improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists during the COVID-19 crisis.

Tweets on 7 July 2020

tlbpolice PC Lee led a joint operation today with @BTP @MPSSouthwark & @CityPolice, inc plain clothed officers & search dogs,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:04 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Richard_rail Great quote from @MickWhelanASLEF, General Secretary of @ASLEFunion regarding @BorisJohnson's driverless trains com… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:45 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

se1 As visitors return to the South Bank, many of the usual loo stops like the Royal Festival Hall and National Theatre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer (retweeted on 7:28 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

BTPLondonBridge Following on from our previous tweet, todays operation resulted in 3 arrests. 1x immigration related, 1x for going… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:59 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

BTPLondonBridge Wow what a day!

Today we joined forces with @MPSSouthwark, @MPSChaucer, @CityPolice + UK immigration to execute… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:59 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Tuesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,437 cases
(no change from Monday)
452.9 per 100… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

deansouthwark Delighted to see @The_Globe dressed to proclaim that theatre is part of the life blood of community. It always has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:23 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

swkplay Today we had our first IRL team meeting in months! Then we turned all the fridges back on and designed some massive… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 6:20 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Closure of Boots at Elephant & Castle. pic.twitter.com/er27zaiWwx

via Twitter for iPhone

Tate_United Hundreds of some of the lowest paid most diverse staff working at @Tate in the shops and cafes, many are also artis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:41 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSLondonBridge The team arrested a wanted male this morning for rape & theft! 🚨 Once we done our bit straight off to twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 4:02 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Even if City Hall moves east to the Royal Docks, the GLA will still have more staff based in SE1 than in E16, it em… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

WHurst1 Get this. Publication was suppressed on the grounds that the DfT needs to protect the interests of the Garden Bridg… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:38 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

WHurst1 The gov is keeping a report on the Garden Bridge secret even though taxpayers lost £43m on this folly. Dan made his… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:38 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

Today NHS England confirmed that one more patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 has died whilst in the care… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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PCSCultureGroup Tell @NationalGallery and @Tate that galleries aren't safe to open for visitors if their contractors are not paying… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:08 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Innovate4Growth Great to see @se1’s own @PaulMCleal giving evidence to @CommonsDCMS on inclusion in sport today.

Still a huge moun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:33 PM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The @WalworthSociety has launched a petition calling on Southwark Council to veto plans to demolish the last remain… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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'People say we don’t exist': the scandal of excluded black architects - @ollywainwright puts the spotlight on South… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

Tennis players wanting to use the courts at Tanner Street Park in Bermondsey will need to make an online reservatio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

South Western Railway boss says around 12,000 to 13,000 commuters a day are arriving at Waterloo during the morning… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

"We know that white privilege exists, and this is reflected in the profile of staff on our Leadership Team and acro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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southwarkfoodbk For a start, if you are shopping at @asda Old Kent Road this week & can pick up some toilet rolls for our collectio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:46 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

As of today, Tate Modern is taking (free) bookings for visitor slots when it reopens later this month london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10336

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ShapingElephant From 15 July, we will be making necessary improvements to Elephant Road ahead of the closure of the shopping centre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:18 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

MedusaNW @se1 @SouthBankBID The BFI bar toilets have also been open to those buying drinks there (they do take-away drinks).… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:11 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

cllrhumaira @Livingstone_RJ @se1 @southwarkcycle @TeamLondonBdg The effort we ward councillors put in is often underreported or… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:10 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

(Does anyone know how long ago the toll for spending a penny at the Jubiloo on the South Bank doubled from 50p to £1?)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

willnorman Great to see @lb_southwark plans for Bermondsey Street to be closed to through motor traffic - giving space for peo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:05 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

As visitors return to the South Bank, many of the usual loo stops like the Royal Festival Hall and National Theatre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

Livingstone_RJ @cllrhumaira @se1 @southwarkcycle Yes, team effort. @TeamLondonBdg
have also lobbied for it.
It is one I personally… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:49 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

cllrhumaira @se1 @Livingstone_RJ @se1 you omit the work done by Bermondsey Street. London chair Clare Birks and Cllr Damian O'B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

A proposal to close part of Bermondsey Street to through motor traffic is one of the measures in Southwark's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

SwkHeritage Ahh…the trusty Bunsen burner
And two nice bunches of flowers on the teacher's desk, pictured here at St Saviour's a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Swat.io (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

georgethemartyr Thank you so much to @McGee_Group and Native Land for the loan of a people carrier during lockdown. It's been inva… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:46 AM, Jul 7th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

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